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Here are Warren Buffett's most valuable investments

Buffett's holdings include a mix of subsidiaries like auto-insurer Geico, and publicly traded conglomerates such as Coca-Cola.<p>The most recent regulatory disclosure of long positions, released in February, showed that Berkshire invested as much as $5 billion more into airlines. That brought its …

He invests like a machine, buying and selling by rule

<b>Michael Epp</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Architect<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>A diversified selection of nearly two dozen stocks, including shares in Dorel Industries Inc., Metro Inc., 3M Co. and Verizon Communications Inc.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Michael Epp started his portfolio 15 years ago at the age of 40. He never owned a car, which helped …

You've Accumulated $1 Million: What Do You Value Most, Cash Flow Or Capital Appreciation?

Investors need to determine what approach to take with their investments.<p>Younger investors in accumulation mode may find growth and capital …

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Warren Buffett’s letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors explains how to use fear to your benefit

Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders (pdf) today. The 29-page document was full of investment advice and details on the conglomerate’s performance. The billionaire investor—behind Geico, Kraft Heinz, and a slew of other brands—saluted the US’s “miraculous” …

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Standard Chartered axes equities business, retail jobs in cost cut push | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Standard Chartered (STAN.L) Chief Executive Peter Sands moved aggressively on Thursday to reverse the Asia-focused bank’s fortunes by closing the bulk of its global equities business and axing 4,000 jobs in retail banking.<p>The lender said it was dismantling its stockbroking, …

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