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Morning Agenda: Assessing JPMorgan’s Data Breach

A cyberattack on JPMorgan compromised 83 million households and small businesses. | Analysts say judge's ruling isn't a free pass for cities to cut pensions. | Warren Buffett moves into auto retailing. | Evaluating the nature of deal-making in a panic.

Write-Offs: 09.02.2014

$$$ Liquidity Rules Coming to Wall Street [WSJ] $$$ Oaktree Is Said to Seek $10 Billion for Distressed Fund [Bloomberg] $$$ Warren Buffett, Breaking Bad Superfan, Got a Very Detailed Walter White Birthday Cake [DI via Matt] $$$ Regulator...Show More Summary

Berkshire Hathaway Agrees To Settle U.S. Charges On Stock Deal

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. Show More Summary

Why Buffett Broke His Rule And Bought A Tech Stock

One of the most interesting holdings in the Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) portfolio is VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN), which specializes in domain names and internet security. What makes the company

70 Years Later - Warren Buffett's Dad Is Proved Right (About Everything)

Authored by Benjamin Weingarten, originally posted at The Blaze, Warren Buffett has famously supported the Obama administration and other Democrats, even lending his name to the so-called “Buffett Rule,” which calls for raising income taxes on high earners. Show More Summary

Flawed Buffett Rule Reintroduced in Senate

This week, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reintroduced the Buffett Rule under the name the “Fair Share Tax.” This tax would be used to pay for a program that allows students to refinance their higher education loans at lower interest...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren: Lower student debt by allowing loan refinancing

12 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a plan that would allow people to refinance their student loans—using the Buffett Rule to pay for it. Currently, few student loans can be refinanced, leaving borrowers stuck with high interest rates that they could lower if the loans had been for a car or house, rather than an education. Show More Summary

6 PRINCIPLES FROM 80 YRS OF MARKET-CRUSHING INVESTING

I'm going to post up the 6 vital principles that come to us from great Rule #1 investors starting with Ben Graham then Warren Buffett then on to today's greats like David Einhorn and Mohnish Pabrai. These principles are timeless butShow More Summary

Morning Agenda: A Saturday in Omaha

Warren E. Buffett fielded questions at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. | Wall Street banks are embracing a rule they once hated. | A Delaware judge upheld Sotheby's poison pill. | David Einhorn's hedge fund asked the S.E.C. to delay disclosures.

Profit With Less Risk With This Options Strategy

Capital preservation and minimizing losses should be the most important objectives of any investor or trader. Warren Buffett is credited with the saying: Rule No. 1: Never lose money Rule

Strike Zone

Warren Buffett would tell investors to "wait for your pitch." We live in a world where condensation rules, that time shrinks because of information transfer and people want immediacy.The markets aren't so simple. They can decide to trend, hesitate, and continue or reverse. Show More Summary

Taxing the rich is an American tradition

Paul Krugman points out that proposals to introduce higher taxes on the rich — like the Buffett rule — have received serious pushback from conservatives: As inequality has become an increasingly prominent issue in American discourse, there has been furious pushback from the right. Show More Summary

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • Golden rules of thumb (FT) • Warren Buffett’s 23 Best Quotes About Investing (Business Insider) see also Four Long-Term Investing Tips From Warren Buffett (MoneyBeat) • Get Real (Above the Market) • The long shadow of Steve Jobs: Tim Cook at Apple (WSJ) but see The Monuments of Tech (NY Times) • Tax Tricks And...Read More

Warren Buffett Reveals A 6th Rule For Investing

Earlier this week, Warren Buffett gave Fortune Magazine an exclusive clip of his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. The excerpt included "fundamentals of investing" that Buffett had identified. Fortune had these five bullets (emphasis added): You don’t need to be an expert in order to achieve satisfactory investment returns. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett's 5 Rules For Investing

Fortune Magazine has an excerpt from Warren Buffett's always-anticipated annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. He discusses two past property investment he had made. The first was a 400-acre farm in Nebraska, which he paid $280,000 for in 1986. Show More Summary

Missing from SOTU: 'grand bargain,' Buffett Rule -- and King Canute

One way of measuring a president’s agenda is by what he highlights in his State of the Union address. Another is by noticing what got left out.

RULE ONE VIRTUAL INTERVIEW WITH WARREN BUFFETT

This post is a virtual interview with Mr. Warren Buffett that I created by framing questions to match answers from his annual letters. Its not a long interview so I strongly urge you to read each answer closely. Really give it an effort to understand what he's saying. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett Has A Modest Proposal For "The Rich"

Speaking at Georgetown University's Business School alongside his best-bailed-out buddy BofA's CEO Brian Moynihan, Warren Buffett has some rules (or goals) for the "wealthy" that are summed up perfectly in this quote: BUFFETT: RICH MUST...Show More Summary

iShares Trust (HDV), AT&T Inc. (T): ‘Forever’ Funds, The Safest High-Yield Funds On The Planet (Part I)

In investing, there is one rule that supersedes all others. And this rule should be the first thing you consider when building the core holdings in your portfolio. Legendary investor Warren Buffett put it best: “Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Don’t forget rule No. 1.” There is no sure thing in [...]

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