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Warren Buffett often jokes that he gets a quarter of his daily caloric intake from Coca-Cola. But an investment firm is suggesting that Kraft Heinz, which Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway owns a nearly 27 percent stake in, may want to buy Coke rival Pepsi.
Fixed income research shop CreditSights said in a report this week that Kraft Heinz (KHC) appears to still be itching to do a deal.....More>>>
In an announcement Tuesday morning from Shanghai, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese automaker Anhui Zotye Automobile to discuss the establishment of a 50-50 joint venture to develop, produce, market and service a new line of all-electric passenger vehicles (EVs) for the Chinese market.
Focusing on the market for electric vehicles in China....More>>>
Michael Lewis: A Warning for Index Investors From the Oakland A’s
Whats Best Investment Since 2000? Most Americans Guessed Wrong
Trump Tax Proposal to Include Estate Tax Repeal
Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke, who helped steer a flailing economy through the Great Recession into recovery, is worried about congressional proposals to unwind Dodd-Frank regulations.....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren Buffett, agreed Wednesday to buy a stake in the troubled Canadian mortgage lenderHome Capital Group in a $1.8 billionrescue plan.
Berkshire will pay $300.7million for a 38.4% stake of the Toronto-based company and extend a $1.5 billion line of credit.
“This investment from Berkshire not only addresses Home Capitals....More>>>
Non farm payroll numbers certainly disappointed Friday with the USD selling off following the report. Nonetheless, it is important to note that after revisions, an average of 232,000 jobs have been created over the last three months which is a very healthy pace of hiring.
Whilst hiring has been healthy over the last three months, low wage growth and underemployment continues to suggest the....More>>>
DETROITJapanese automaker Toyota revealed a redesigned version of the flagship Lexus car that launched the luxury brand nearly three decades ago: the LS sedan.
The fifth-generation LS sedan debuted Monday at the Detroit auto show. The 2018 model-year vehicle will hit the U.S. market by about late 2017 and will be sold in some 90 countries.
With a longer and lower stance, the LS sedan....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap 3D printer stock ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE) is scheduled for after the marketcloses onThursday (March 16th). 3D printer stocks had their day in the sun a fewyears ago, buthave been disappointing investors eversincethe 3Dbubble burst whileHP Inc (NYSE: HPQ) entering the printer market with its Jet Fusion 3D adds further headwinds. However,3D printershares appear....More>>>
Oil company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has been kicked to the curb in 2015 and 2016 on the back of a devastating energy price rout that has even pushed some companies into bankruptcy. Levered upstream companies Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINEQ) and Breitburn Energy Partners L.P. (OTCPK:BBEPQ) filed for bankruptcy earlier this yer because of falling price realizations, and a high debt load that....More>>>
Things have looked brighter for Lululemon and its brand of luxury athletic wear.
Lululemon (LULU) shares fell 17% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the company predicted its sales would drop this quarter. The culprit, according to CEO Laurent Potdevin: Its clothes don’t pop online.
“We have clearly identified the issues: An assortment lacking depth in color for....More>>>