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Best Business Books of All Time

What business books should I read? Below is our must-read list of the best business books of all time. Perhaps you are a beginner just entering the business world or are looking for the best entrepreneur books. Or perhaps you are an experienced professional seeking the best management books. Or maybe, just maybe, you want to find the best books on how to run a small business. Reading great business books is one of the most cost-effective methods to become a whip-smart business person. As busine...
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Tesla is nearing $500 billion in market value. Elon Musk predicted self-driving cars would boost it to that level

Elon Musk. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicted last year that autonomous driving would boost his company's market capitalization to $500 billion.The electric-vehicle maker's market cap soared as high as $498 billion on Monday, even though Tesla is still refining its self-driving software and has only released a beta version to a limited number of customers.Musk made the claim during an investor call in May 2019, when Tesla's market cap was less than $45 billion, CNBC rep...
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Oil jumps to highest since early September on latest sign of vaccine progress

Drone Base/Reuters Oil futures gained to their highest since September 1 on Monday after AstraZeneca announced its coronavirus vaccine was 70% effective at protecting against COVID-19.The shot — developed in partnership with the University of Oxford — showed 90% and 62% effectiveness across two different dosing regimens. It joins Moderna and Pfizer and BioNTech's promising candidates.The news spurred new optimism for a swift economic recovery and stronger oil demand. West Texas Intermediat...
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Veteran investor Jeremy Grantham discussed the dot-com bubble, green investing, and America's poor handling of the pandemic in a recent interview. Here are the 10 best quotes

Morningstar / YouTube British investor Jeremy Grantham reflected on the dot-com bubble, trumpeted green investments, and criticized Americans' response to the pandemic in a RealVision interview released on Monday.The chief investment strategist of asset-manager GMO also praised Pfizer's partner BioNTech and Moderna for developing extremely effective COVID-19 vaccines in record time.Scroll down to read his 10 best quotes from the interview.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Reuters Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Global stocks rise as the US plans first COVID-19 vaccinations by mid-December. Here's what's happening on the markets.2. UK drugmaker AstraZeneca sees its shares slide. The company said its COVID-19 vaccine candi...
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Warren Buffett discussed the Fed's pandemic response, small businesses, and his ukelele collection at a recent Goldman Sachs event. Here are the 10 best quotes

AP Images Warren Buffett discussed the federal response to the pandemic, the challenges facing small businesses, his unwavering faith in America, and his ukelele collection at a private event last week.The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO spoke at a virtual Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses event to celebrate the graduation of 10,000 entrepreneurs from the program, and guide alumni on how to navigate the pandemic.A closer look at Buffett's comments can be found here.Visit B...
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The K-shaped economic recovery dividing America also applies to companies. Here are 4 implications of that trend, according to a Wall Street chief strategist.

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Just as the pandemic's economic fallout disproportionately hit low-income Americans and minorities, low-earning industries face a far more difficult return to pre-pandemic strength, said James Paulsen, chief strategist at The Leuthold Group. High-earning sectors' unemployment rate jumped to just 12% and now sits at 5.5%. Yet low-earning industries saw their unemployment rate rocket to 23%, and it now stands at 9.6%. Outlined below are the four implications of su...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its Costco stake last quarter. Here are 3 reasons why that's extremely surprising

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger REUTERS/Rick Wilking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its Costco position after investing more than 20 years ago, a filing revealed this week.The billionaire investor's company grew its stake in the big-box retailer from 355,000 shares worth $32 million in 1999, to 4.3 million shares worth $1.3 billion in June of this year.The sale is a shock because Buffett famously invests for the long term, two of Berkshire's directors sit on Costco's board, and ...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its $1.3 billion Costco stake last quarter. Here's why that's surprising

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger REUTERS/Rick Wilking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its Costco position after investing more than 20 years ago, a filing revealed this week.The billionaire investor's company grew its stake in the big-box retailer from 355,000 shares worth $32 million in 1999, to 4.3 million shares worth $1.3 billion in June of this year.The sale is a shock because Buffett famously invests for the long term, two of Berkshire's directors sit on Costco's board, and ...
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Weekend reading: Terror of Tesla

What caught my eye this week. A las my co-blogger The Accumulator is too recumbent passive to bother with anything so energetic as sorting through the several hundred spam emails we get to Monevator each week in order to dig out reader messages. That means the readers who asked for our thoughts on the upcoming inclusion of $470bn electric car maker Tesla into the S&P 500 don’t get his comfy and sanguine words. Instead they get my snark. Let me first stress then that we’re flattered when anyone...
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US stocks slide amid dispute over Fed funds and spiking COVID-19 cases

Bryan R Smith/Reuters US stocks fell on Friday as conflict over the use of Federal Reserve funds offset positive developments for vaccine distribution.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged the Fed on Thursday to return funds set aside for emergency lending, setting up several relief programs for year-end expiration.The move marked a rare bout of disagreement, as the Fed replied with a call to extend "the full suite of emergency facilities" past their upcoming deadlines.Pfizer and BioNTec...
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A Wall Street investment chief reveals how he found stocks at 'extraordinary bargains' at the depths of pandemic crash — and reaped huge returns

John Rogers, Ariel Investments founder, revealed how he purchased stocks at 'extraordinary bargains' at the beginning of the pandemic in a Thursday CNBC interview. The veteran investor said that he bought shares of Vail Resorts, Mattel, Viacom, and Envista holdings when they were getting crushed in March, now many of those names are up over 80%. "If you think with a perspective of moving forward it allows you to make better decisions, these companies were getting crushed during the heigh...
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Billionaire investor Bill Ackman discussed his pandemic hedge, praised Trump, and explained his Berkshire Hathaway exit in a recent interview. Here are the 19 best quotes

Reuters/ Allen Fredrickson Hedge-fund billionaire Bill Ackman spoke about his lucrative pandemic trade, selling his Berkshire Hathaway stock in May, and why he launched a "blank-check" company at the virtual Sohn Hearts & Minds conference last week.The Pershing Square boss also tackled other topics including politics, activist shareholders, short-sellers, and the market outlook for 2021.Scroll down for his 19 best quotes from the interview.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
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How the right role model can help lead you to success

Role models and mentors can show up in many different ways — you don’t even have to know them or have ever met them. The trick is to really identify what you want and the lifestyle you want to lead, and find the people who are doing just that.
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How to Stop Worrying About Money

If you want to stop worrying about money, the first step is very simple. You need to get your finances in order. I’m talking about paying off your debt, saving for emergencies, and investing (even if it’s only $50 per month). If you have an automated system you can trust, most of your financial worries will go away. But what if you have already done all of those things, and you’re still worried about money? 3 things we noticed from people who don’t worry about money Over the past mo...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway plowed more than $5 billion into 4 pharma stocks last quarter. He's been teasing a bet on the sector for more than 20 years

Bill Pugliano/Getty Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought more than $5 billion worth of AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck, and Pfizer stock last quarter.The billionaire investor has been teasing a wager of that kind for more than 20 years."If we could buy a group of leading pharmaceutical companies at a below-market multiple, I think we'd do it in a second," Buffett said at Berkshire's annual meeting in 1999.Buffett also touted a "basket approach" to the pharmaceutical industry as a...
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Hedge-fund billionaire Michael Hintze steps up succession planning at his flagship fund after it suffered a record 40% loss this year, report says

Michael Hintze/ Thomson Reuters Thomson Reuters Hedge-fund billionaire Michael Hintze is stepping up succession plans for leadership at his firm CQS after it suffered a record 40% loss this year, Bloomberg said.Hintze is forming a group of senior partners that will together create firm-wide strategy initiatives and share higher equity stakes, according to a letter seen by Bloomberg.The formation of the group "reinforces our succession planning," Hintze said.CQS suffered a 45% loss at his fl...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Kyodo News/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Global shares are down as concern picks up over the economy. Here's what the markets are doing.2. Billionaire Mike Novogratz says Bitcoin will hit $65,000. This was his advice to 'Game of Thrones' ...
Tags: Apple, Finance, US, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, EIA, Costco, Maisie Williams, Rbc, Lowe, Ray Dalio


Billionaire Mike Novogratz says Bitcoin will hit $65,000 — and tells 'Game of Thrones' star Maisie Williams to buy the world's most popular cryptocurrency

Mike Novogratz/Bloomberg Mike Novogratz says he expects the price of Bitcoin to hit $65,000 and told the "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams to buy the digital token.Williams conducted a Twitter poll Monday about whether she should buy Bitcoin. It caught the attention of several prominent names including Novogratz, Elon Musk, and the major cryptocurrency investor Barry Silbert.Bitcoin climbed as much as 4.8% to $18,480 on Wednesday, to a fresh three-year high, before tumbling by $1,000 ...
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Warren Buffett is buying a secret stock that could be revealed within weeks

Getty Images / Bill Pugliano Warren Buffett has a secret stock in his portfolio.The billionaire investor's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate omitted "confidential information" in its quarterly portfolio update on Monday, instead filing it separately with financial regulators."He is undoubtedly building a large position now," said David Kass, a finance professor at the University of Maryland and a close follower of Buffett and his company. "I suspect that Berkshire is building a large posi...
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Global shares ease, as weak US consumer spending revives fears over COVID-19 hit to the economy; Bitcoin hits $18,000

Bitcoin logo. Omar Marques/Getty Images Global equities ease from this week's record highs, after US data shows Americans barely hit stores last month, igniting concern over the threat of COVID-19 to the economy. COVID-19 cases in Europe continue to surge, with infections in France passing 2 million and the UK recording the biggest daily increase since May, knocking utilities and construction stocks. Government bond yields eased, although safe havens such as the Swiss franc and gold fell a...
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Warren Buffett appears to be buying a secret stock that could be revealed within weeks

Getty Images / Bill Pugliano Warren Buffett appears to have a secret stock in his portfolio.The billionaire investor's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate omitted "confidential information" in its quarterly portfolio update on Monday, instead filing it separately with financial regulators."He is undoubtedly building a large position now," said David Kass, a finance professor at the University of Maryland and a close follower of Buffett and his company. "I suspect that Berkshire is building ...
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US stocks fall from record heights as virus concerns persist

Getty Images / Xinhua News Agency US stocks slid from record heights on Tuesday amid continued investor concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of additional fiscal stimulus.Daily COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the US and around the globe, and lockdown restrictions are intensifying in states like California and Michigan.Another round of fiscal stimulus seems unlikely for now, especially after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Democrats' $3.4 trillion proposa...
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US stocks fall from record highs as virus concerns persist

Getty Images / Xinhua News Agency US stocks slid from record highs on Tuesday amid continued investor concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of additional fiscal stimulus.Daily COVID-19 cases are rising in the US and around the globe, and lockdown restrictions are intensifying in states like California and Michigan.Another round of fiscal stimulus seems unlikely for now, especially after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Democrats' $3.4 trillion proposal was "unserio...
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Warren Buffett makes big investment in US pharmaceutical firms

Berkshire Hathaway bought $5.7bn worth of shares in four companies in third quarte
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US stocks take a breather after hitting records as traders balk at spiking virus cases

Reuters / Andrew Kelly US stocks slipped, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average trading lower after closing at record highs on Monday.Major US indexes were up sharply on Monday after the release of positive data on Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine — but investors elected to take a breather on Tuesday.Watch major indexes update live here.US stocks slipped on in Tuesday following record closes the prior day for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average.Despite a steady rise in daily...
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AbbVie, Merck, and Pfizer shares jump after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reveals it bought them last quarter

Warren Buffett. Reuters The "Buffett Effect" lifted AbbVie, Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Pfizer shares on Tuesday.The four pharmaceutical stocks jumped after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway revealed that it invested in them last quarter.The famed investor's company disclosed stakes worth $1.8 billion to $1.9 billion in AbbVie, BMS, and Merck, as well as a $136 million Pfizer position.The four holdings were worth nearly $6 billion as of Monday's close, up from $5.7 billion at the end...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bets $8.2b on pharma stocks

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway placed a US$5.7 billion ($8.2b) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter, while trimming its stake in Apple and several big banks.Berkshire Hathaway added 21.3 million shares... [Author: [email protected]]
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Warren Buffett Bought 4 Pharma Giants in Q3

The Oracle of Omaha and his team opened new positions in the underperforming sector.
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Warren Buffett sells 36M Apple shares, picks up major drug stocks

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold about 36 million shares of Apple in the third quarter of 2020, trimming its stake in the...
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