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  • Here are Warren Buffett's 15 largest stock holdings

    03/01/2021 8:14:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 03/01/2021 | Julia La Roche
    Warren Buffett’s famed stock portfolio has grown to a market value of $281.17 billion at the end of 2020, with a cumulative actual price for the entire portfolio of $108.62 billion. Last year, Berkshire earned $4.9 billion in realized capital gains and $26.7 billion in net unrealized gains from its stock holdings. In Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) shareholders, the renowned stock picker shared the 15 common stocks that had the largest market value at the end of 2020. Berkshire owns large stakes in companies like AbbVie (ABBV), American Express (AXP), Apple (AAPL), Bank of America (BAC),...
  • Dow skids 560 points to mark worst day in a month as surge in interest rates unsettles Wall Street bulls

    02/25/2021 1:32:01 PM PST · by cann · 66 replies
    marketwatch ^ | Feb. 25, 2021 at 4:05 p.m. ET | Mark DeCambre
    U.S. stock benchmarks on Thursday booked their worst selloff in weeks as a steady rise in government debt upended the market's bullish posture. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.75% fell by about 560 points, or 1.8%, to 31,402, to mark its worst day since Jan. 29. the S&P 500 index SPX, -2.45% closed 2.4% lower at 3,831, while the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -3.52%, the most sensitive to rising yields, ended the session down 3.5% to 13,119
  • SEC Suspends Trading in Multiple Issuers Based on Social Media and Trading Activity

    02/26/2021 1:52:58 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 43 replies
    SEC ^ | Feb. 26, 2021
    Today's action follows the recent suspensions of the securities of numerous other issuers, many of which may also have been targets of apparent social media attempts to artificially inflate their stock price. The SEC continues to review market and trading data to identify other securities where the public interest and the protection of investors require trading suspensions."The SEC's recent suspensions of trading in nearly two dozen securities – including 15 today – are one facet of our ongoing efforts to police the market and protect investors," said Melissa Hodgman, Acting Director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement. "We proactively monitor...
  • The Dow Just Goes Up

    02/24/2021 6:27:57 PM PST · by Barnacle · 116 replies
    Self | February 24, 2021 | Barnacle
    The Dow hit 31,961 today, up 424 points. During the Trump era, I attributed this trend in part to his policies and recovery from the COVID economic impact. But, Biden's election and his undoing of Trump's policies don't appear to have a cooling effect. As Larry Kudlow said recently, the economy is "red hot". But, why is that, and what's driving the market even higher? The Current S&P 500 PE Ratio is 39.97, hardily a bargain. One possibility is that it is a reflection of the real impact of the stimulus bills of trillions of dollars, whereby a tax payer...
  • Some investors face ‘colossal’ losses on U.S. Treasury bonds as yields surge

    02/24/2021 11:27:36 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 44 replies
    https://www.msn.com ^ | 2/24/2021 | Sunny Oh
    The multidecade-long bull market in Treasurys has delivered rich gains to patient investors, but a 2021 bond-market selloff is likely inflicting significant pain on some market participants. Though many were expecting yields to rise this year as the reflation narrative gained ground, few were prepared for the rapid rise in long-term bond yields since the start of this year. Yields move in the opposite direction of bond prices.
  • The Two Pins That Will Pop The Stock Market Bubble: It Has Happened Every Time In History.

    02/19/2021 4:14:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Real Investment Advice ^ | 02/19/2021 | Lance Roberts
    Yes. We are in a stock market bubble. The only question is, what will be the issue that eventually pops it? We alluded to this answer in Friday’s #MacroView discussing why more “Stimulus Won’t Create Economic Growth.”As discussed in our previous article, if market bubbles are about “psychology,” as represented by investors’ herding behavior, then price and valuations reflect that psychology.In other words, bubbles can exist even at times when valuations and fundamentals might argue otherwise. Let me show you an elementary example of what I mean. The chart below is the long-term valuation of the S&P 500 going back...
  • 3.35B shares have traded on the NASDAQ as of right now and there are 3.5 hours to go

    02/18/2021 9:31:59 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 33 replies
    Financial News | 18 February 2021 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Just wow. 3.35B shares have traded on the NASDAQ with some pretty volatile swings on some shares. Pretty wild.
  • Stocks rise, S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq reach record levels, Bitcoin hits record $50,000

    02/16/2021 8:53:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 02/16/2021 | Emily McCormick
    Stocks rose Tuesday, extending last week's gains as traders returned from a long holiday weekend in the U.S. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq came off session highs after reaching record levels shortly after market open. U.S. stocks tracked gains in European equities, after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was "hopeful" the country's stringent lockdown restrictions could be eased in the coming weeks as the vaccine rollout continues and new daily infections fall further. Other risk assets also performed strongly. Bitcoin prices spiked to a fresh record high of more than $50,000, extending a meteoric rally after the...
  • The News Media is lying to cover for the Hedge Funds

    02/01/2021 10:23:04 AM PST · by saxonjf · 15 replies
    Medium ^ | February 1, 2021 | Matt Latsha
    The Stock Market rebellion has been a recent dynamic that has gone after hedge fund managers who use a technique called the “short-sell.” The short-sell strategy makes money by reducing the price of stocks that they never actually owned. They “borrow” stocks from other people, sell them at a relatively higher price, then buy them back after they’ve tanked, give the stock back to the original owner with a fee, and keep the rest of the profit. They’re basically hyenas. Ben Shapiro made a great video explaining what is happening. You expect the hedge fund managers who are losing money...
  • Here’s what the robot fund that’s beating the S&P 500 is investing in now

    01/31/2021 6:23:32 PM PST · by Aquamarine · 19 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | Jan. 30, 2021 | Barbara Kollmeyer
    A small struggle, led by technology, is shaping up for Tuesday, as a big earnings week is upon us and COVID-19 worries hover. One distraction right now — the war between short sellers and a group of stock enthusiasts behind GameStop GME, +67.87%. Shares of the videogame retailer are up 23% in premarket trading after Monday’s wild session. To some, this is stirring memories of the dot-com boom and bust, and fears history could repeat. Maybe one day it will be easier, when the robots can do the thinking for us. That brings us to our call of the day,...
  • Goldman Warns If The Short Squeeze Continues, The Entire Market Could Crash

    01/31/2021 6:31:16 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 120 replies
    Last Friday (Jan, 22) we advised readers who thought they had missed the move in GameStop (they hadn't), to position appropriately in the most shorted Russell 3000 names which included such tickers as FIZZ, DDS, BBBY, AMCX, GOGO and a handful of other names, as it was likely that the short-squeeze was only just starting. We were right and all of the stocks listed above - and others - exploded higher the coming Monday, and all other days of the week, with results - encapsulated by the WallStreetTips vs Wall Street feud - that has become the top conversation piece...
  • amd: robinhood limits purchases; time to buy?

    01/30/2021 12:18:23 PM PST · by SteveH · 91 replies
    me | 1/30/2021 | me
    what think ye, fellow amd beeches and wannabees? :)
  • The GameStop Saga Isn’t About Finance, It’s Part Of The Ongoing War Between Elites And Populists

    01/29/2021 6:14:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    the federalist ^ | January 29, 2021 | Sean Davis
    The rules here are simple: Heads Wall Street wins, tails you lose.For those who haven’t heard, there’s a bit of a brouhaha brewing with the video game retailer GameStop, which is publicly traded. Much of Wall Street soured on the company, believing it to be the next Blockbuster or Radio Shack: a dinosaur from a bygone era that has no hope of succeeding in the increasingly internet-run future. As a result, a major Wall Street hedge fund worth billions decided to make a bet that the company’s already low stock price would just keep going lower. The traditional way to...
  • Sam Thielman Redditors took on hedge funds over GameStop and AMC Theatres stock and won. So what now?

    01/28/2021 2:03:25 PM PST · by libstripper · 73 replies
    NBC News ^ | Jan. 28,2021 | Sam Thielman
    Wall Street giants are calling foul after having been beaten at their own game by a bunch of guys on the internet. It's hard not to cheer. Sometimes heroism has a name, and sometimes — well, at least once — that name is u/ronoron. In recent weeks, users of a Reddit message board called r/WallStreetBets decided that they would like to do something they'd tried to do often in the past: mess with a big hedge fund trying to short a public company. In this case, they wanted to mess with the hedge fund attacking GameStop, the debt-mired retail chain...
  • Spits out Coffee: Bloomberg TV Guest Compares GameStop Stock Surge to Capitol Hill Riot

    01/28/2021 10:16:41 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 31 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/28/2021 | Joseph Vazquez
    GameStop dominated Wall Street in an odd financial tug-of-war. Investors on Reddit bought up the stock after big hedge funds had sold the stock short, essentially betting it would go down. GameStop’s stock price skyrocketed and short-sellers lost billions. Talking heads scrambled to make sense of the event. But one of the most brain-melting assessments of the GameStop short squeeze came from Bloomberg TV guest and President of Financial Insyghts Peter Atwater. Atwater was so perplexed that he actually compared individual investors on Reddit outsmarting the big short-sellers to the Jan. 6, Capitol Hill Riot during a segment on Bloomberg...
  • The GameStop Hedge Fund fiasco, explained. No, this isn’t a bad thing. Some are trying to position the GameStop populist uprising as something bad, even a "Ponzi Scheme." It's not.

    01/28/2021 8:54:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 172 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 01/28/2021 | Carl Durrek
    A subreddit, r/WallStreetBets, has caused mass hysteria in the financial markets as many hedge funds and Wall Street elites have lost billions as a result of their GameStop play. Was what they did “market manipulation?” Absolutely. Is that inherently wrong or even illegal. Absolutely not.Briefly, members of the subreddit noticed that most of the active shares for GameStop were in a short position, meaning hedge funds were betting that the stock price would drop dramatically, making them a lot of money. So, the Redditors put out the word to buy Gamestop stocks and drive the price up. It worked. One...
  • How a Bunch of Redditors with $600 Stimulus Checks Outsmarted Wall Street Hedge-Fund Managers: They did to hedge funds what hedge funds have been doing to companies for the longest time

    01/28/2021 8:06:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    PJ media ^ | 01/28/2021 | Megan Fox
    The craziest financial story of the week has got to be GameStop stock’s meteoric rise from $6 a share to $340 a share overnight. It all began when Melvin Capital hedge-fund managers decided to short GameStop, betting the stock would fall. But a lot of retail investors viscerally hate billion-dollar hedge-fund managers who make a living manipulating the stock market and driving small investors out of the game.The investors on Reddit’s “Wall Street Bets” page got together to buy, buy, buy GameStop and drove the stock way up, costing Melvin Capital billions of dollars. You could say it was a...
  • Stock Market crashes almost 500 points yesterday, "Hello" Democrat Joe...."Hello" sky high unemployment!!! "Hello" Biden/Harris dying economy!!!

    01/27/2021 10:38:16 PM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 81 replies
    Welcome to the continuing world of the Clinton, Obama, Biden failure team!!! I can assure my fooled, fellow Americans...."Happy Days" are not here once again!!!
  • Exchanges Ban Trades, Biden Administration ‘Monitoring Situation’ After Reddit Drives Wall Street Hedge Funds to Brink of Bankruptcy in Gamestop Short: Bankers are absolutely furious with the market's first populist uprising

    01/27/2021 6:50:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 153 replies
    National File ^ | 01/27/2021 | Jack Hadfield
    Wall Street traders and hedgefunds are currently very upset, as the “unwashed masses” lose them billions in a short squeeze of GameStop and other stocks.Users of the subreddit r/WallStreetBets are fighting back against the multi-billion dollar hedgefunds in a rather creative way. GameStop became one of the most shorted stocks on Wall Street last week, after a newsletter from a short seller, Andrew Left of Citron Capital, encouraged people to short the company. Gamestop had a short interest of 102% of its shares, making it one of the most shorted on the market.To “short” a company is to bet on...
  • Press Sec Says To Not Worry About The Stock Market Because Treasury Sec Is A Woman

    01/27/2021 12:51:40 PM PST · by lowbridge · 57 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 27, 2021 | Dinesh D'Souza 
    Press Sec Says To Not Worry About The Stock Market Because Treasury Sec Is A Woman