MarketWatch recently ran a piece titled The next 10 investment bubbles by Wallace Witkowski, and I thought this would make a nice follow-up to last week’s commentary on the Two-Term Presidential Curse where two-term presidencies appear to end in bubbles and busts. 985 more words
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn sent a letter to Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook pushing the company to implement a $150 billion stock buyback plan. Mr. Icahn says he boosted his stake in the iPhone and iPad maker to 4.7 million shares and said a bigger buyback could push the stock up to $1,250 in three years. 1,196 more words
Warren Buffett was in Washington this week attending Fortune’s Most Powerful Women summit where he was interviewed on various topics including the recent political brinkmanship over the debt ceiling, the role of women, our economy and his company, Berkshire Hathaway. 715 more words
Gold has been going down quite a bit this year with the precious metal trading in the mid 12 hundreds down from about $1.900 an ounce last year. 1,167 more words
October 1 marked the beginning of the Affordable Care Act, popularly called Obamacare.
One of its key features is an online insurance marketplace where consumers can enter their age, health details and get quotes from competing insurance providers. 647 more words