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Robinhood just went public. Warren Buffett, Michael Burry, and other top investors have blasted the trading app and warned day traders to be careful.

Michael Burry. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Robinhood joined the stock market at a $32 billion valuation on Thursday. Warren Buffett, Michael Burry, and other top investors have blasted the trading app as reckless. Market veterans have also warned day traders against rampant speculation and taking on debt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Robinhood went public at a $32 billion valuation on Thursday, capitalizing on booming demand from retail investors seeking to trade stock...
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Robinhood is going public. Warren Buffett, Michael Burry, and other top investors have blasted the trading app and warned day traders to be careful.

Michael Burry. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Robinhood is poised to go public on Thursday at a $32 billion valuation. Warren Buffett, Michael Burry, and other top investors have blasted the trading app as reckless. Market veterans have also warned day traders against rampant speculation and taking on debt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Robinhood is set to go public on Thursday at a potential $32 billion valuation, capitalizing on booming demand from retail investors seeki...
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Warren Buffett's next 'elephant-sized' acquisition may face antitrust risks after regulators tanked 2 megadeals this month

Warren Buffett. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Warren Buffett has been chasing an "elephant-sized" acquisition for years. The investor has seen two huge deals collapse over regulatory concerns this month. Buffett's company scrapped a $1.7 billion pipeline purchase, while Aon shelved a $30 billion merger. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett has been hunting for his next "elephant-sized" acquisition for several years now. The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO ma...
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A small Wyoming town is hoping Bill Gates' $1 billion nuclear power plant could save hundreds of jobs

Bill Gates' nuclear power company TerraPower is considering Glenrock, Wyoming as the site of its next-generation nuclear reactor. Hou Yu/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images Bill Gates is considering Glenrock, Wyoming, for his next-generation nuclear power plant. The plant could replace 200 jobs that are at risk as a local coal plant closes, the mayor said. Gates' company TerraPower is running the project with Warren Buffett-owned PacifiCorp. See more stories on Insider's ...
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US stocks log record highs as investors look to Big Tech to sustain earnings growth

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Dow industrials push further beyond 35,000 in Monday's record-setting highs for stocks. Tesla and Facebook earnings are among those on deck for this week's earnings wave. The Federal Reserve will start its two-day meeting on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Stocks finished at record highs Monday as investors set their sights on earnings reports from major technology companies and appeared to set aside concerns about economic recove...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Economy, Gmo, Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, US Treasury, Volkswagen, Federal Reserve, S&P 500


Warren Buffett has compared investing to Olympic diving, sprinting, and the high jump. Here are his 7 best quotes about the Games.

Warren Buffett. AP Images Warren Buffett has used the Olympics to explain several key ideas over the past 25 years. Buffett has compared investing to sprinting, diving, and the high jump. Fortune 500 CEOs aren't picked solely on merit like Olympic athletes are, Buffett said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett may well be tuning into the Olympic Games this week, given the billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO has repeatedly referenced the sports co...
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US stocks slip from record highs amid growth concerns ahead of Big Tech earnings

Spencer Platt/Getty Images All three major stock indexes pulled back on Monday after last week's record highs. Earnings season ramps up this week with Tesla and Facebook reports on deck. The Federal Reserve will hold a two-day policy meeting starting Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks sagged Monday, stepping back from record highs at the start of a busy week of corporate earnings led by Big Tech companies, as well as the Federal Reserve's moneta...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Hong Kong, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Gmo, Delta, Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, US Treasury, West Texas Intermediate, Volkswagen, Federal Reserve


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway faces a court battle with Volkswagen after rejecting its Dieselgate settlement deal

Warren Buffett. Getty Images Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is facing a legal clash with Volkswagen. The German carmaker settled with other insurers over Dieselgate, but Berkshire rejected the deal. Volkswagen is now preparing to take legal action against Berkshire to force it to pay up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is facing a legal battle with Volkswagen after rejecting a settlement deal with the German auto giant relat...
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10 Things in Politics: Fauci predicts booster shot for some

Hope you had a nice weekend! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside the turmoil at the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationFauci says Delta variant is running through '2 kinds of America'The climate crisis is upending real estate tooWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the Wh...
Tags: Utah, UK, England, Nbc, Mississippi, Congress, California, Washington Post, France, White House, Virginia, Israel, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


Building an investing career based on writing

Jack Bogle did it. Warren Buffett did it. Ben Horowitz too. And Chris Dixon. So did Fred Wilson. So did Howard Marks. And David Einhorn. Gross and El-Erian. Fisher and Edelman. Gundlach and Grantham. They all did it. Many others too. Did what? Built investing careers and raised billions of dollars based on the ideas expressed in their writing – books, columns, memos, annual letters – their words. Barry Ritholt...The post Building an investing career based on writing appeared first on The Reforme...
Tags: Finance, Warren Buffett, Ben Horowitz, Fred Wilson, Grantham, Jack Bogle, Career/Lifestyle Advice, Chris Dixon So, David Einhorn Gross, El Erian Fisher, Edelman Gundlach, Barry Ritholt


Warren Buffett won't be following Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson into space - he ruled out a rocket trip 25 years ago

Warren Buffett. CNBC Warren Buffett won't be following Jeff Bezos or Richard Branson into space. The investor once said he admired space explorers but had no desire to board a rocket himself. Buffett joked he would charge less to insure Elon Musk's Mars mission if Musk was on board. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Virgin's Richard Branson blasted themselves into space this month, while SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's grand vision is colon...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Trends, Earth, Virgin, Richard Branson, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Mars, Jeff Bezos, Coca Cola, Berkshire, Musk, Gillette, Buffett, Elon


10 things before the opening bell

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, sign up here for Insider Investing, our weekly markets analysis newsletter.Let's get into it.1. US futures have got a boost today from a set of blockbuster tech earnings. The S&P 500 is now less than 1% below its record high of 4,393. Shares in Snap and Twitter are on the move. 2. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold Kirby after owning it for 35 years. At...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold Kirby after 35 years. The vacuum-cleaner company generated 5% of Berkshire's profits at one point

Warren Buffett. Carlos Barria / Reuters Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold Kirby after 35 years of ownership. The investor bought Scott Fetzer, the vacuum-cleaner brand's parent company, in 1986. Kirby once generated 5% of Berkshire's profits, and Buffett ranked it among his best businesses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway recently sold Kirby after 35 years of owning the vacuum-cleaner company. The famed investor...
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Understanding buy-and-hold investing - a long-term strategy that Warren Buffett swears by

Some investors say that buy-and-hold investing is the best way to manage risk. Delmaine Donson/Getty Buy-and-hold is a long-term investment strategy that involves purchasing securities and keeping them in your portfolio for a long period of time. Some investors say that buy-and-hold investing is the best way to manage risk and work toward long-term financial goals. Opponents argue that you could get better results with a hands-on approach to your portfolio. However, historic results typica...
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8 Best Warren Buffett Stocks of 2021

Warren Buffett is having another great year in 2021.
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Warren Buffett likely took a $6 billion hit on just 4 stocks during Monday's painful sell-off

Warren Buffett. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Warren Buffett probably took a $6-billion hit on four stocks during Monday's sell-off. The investor's Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, and American Express stakes fell in value. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made over $150 billion in total gains on those positions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett likely suffered a $6 billion blow to his stock portfolio on Monday, as four of his biggest holdings slumped in...
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Lumber prices are on a roller coaster. They might remind Warren Buffett of the time he doubled his money on a timber company

Warren Buffett. REUTERS Lumber prices have skyrocketed and plunged in the past 18 months due to the pandemic. Warren Buffett once doubled his money with a clever bet on Arcata, a timber company. The investor pocketed $22 million after the US government settled a dispute over a redwood forest. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pandemic has had a dramatic impact on lumber prices, dragging futures below $300 per thousand board feet in April 2020, then lifting them as high a...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway could bag a 60% profit when Paytm goes public

Warren Buffett. Bill Pugliano/Getty Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway could make a 60% profit when Paytm goes public. The investor's company owns 2.8% of the digital-payments startup, Paytm's draft IPO filing shows. Berkshire, Alibaba, Ant Financial, and SoftBank have all agreed to sell some shares in Paytm's IPO. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway stands to make a 60% profit on its Paytm shares if the Indian digital-p...
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The investor responsible for Warren Buffett's 25x gain on BYD just sold $320 million of the electric-vehicle maker's stock

Warren Buffett. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc Li Lu's Himalaya fund sold 15% of its BYD stake in two days, netting about $320 million. Li encouraged Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger to invest in the Chinese automaker in 2008. BYD's stock price is down about 5% this year after soaring 400% in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Li Lu introduced Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger to BYD, one of the pair's best investments over the past decade. T...
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Elizabeth Warren wants to investigate Warren Buffett and other billionaires' tax practices - and probe the banks and wealth managers behind them

Warren Buffett. CNBC Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized Warren Buffett's tax practices in an open letter. The senator wants an investigation into how banks and wealth managers enable tax avoidance. ProPublica recently reported how Buffett and other billionaires minimize their tax bills. See more stories on Insider's business page. Billionaires aren't paying their fair share of taxes, and the banks and wealth managers enabling them should be investigated, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and...
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Insider Advertising: CMOs need to get smart on price

Hello and welcome to Insider Advertising, a weekly newsletter where I break down the most important news and trends on Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Thanks so much to everyone who offered their feedback on last week's edition. Please do continue to send your comments, tips, and pun suggestions to [email protected] with this week's news:How the consumer price surge will imp...
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Billionaire investor Mario Gabelli slams stock promoters, touts batteries, and discusses his Berkshire Hathaway bet in a new interview. Here are the 14 best quotes

Mario Gabelli. Thomson Reuters Mario Gabelli questioned SPACs, touted batteries, and slammed pump-and-dump schemes on Twitter. The Gamco Investors chief told young people to work hard, save, and invest. Gabelli reflected on his lucrative Berkshire Hathaway investment in the mid-1980s. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mario Gabelli blasted pump-and-dump schemes on Twitter, warned that special-purpose acquisition vehicles (SPACs) vary greatly in quality, and trumpeted battery...
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Bank of America misses Q2 revenue forecasts - but smashes income estimates after slashing credit-loss provisions

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan. Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images Bank of America reported second-quarter earnings on Wednesday. The banking group's revenue fell short of Wall Street's forecasts, but it beat on net income. Bank of America counts Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway as its biggest shareholder. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bank of America reported second-quarter earnings on Wednesday. The banking group's revenue fell short of Wall St...
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Warren Buffett reversed plans to buy a $1.3 billion pipeline to avoid antitrust scrutiny - and its shows how the rich and powerful see Washington's growing regulatory threat

Warren Buffett in 2019. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway abandoned plans to buy a $1.3 billion natural gas pipeline. Buffett's energy company operates in states where the pipeline runs, which seller said the FTC could have used to block the deal. The abandoned purchase signals that Buffett sees a growing federal regulatory threat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Washington's beefing up its antitrust regulatory muscle, and...
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Warren Buffett's favorite banker has filed to take Weber public - and the grill maker could secure a billion-dollar valuation

Warren Buffett. AP Images Warren Buffett's longtime banker plans to take Weber public, SEC filings show. Byron Trott's BDT has been the grilling company's majority shareholder since 2010. Buffett has lauded Trott's dealmaking skills, expertise, and trustworthiness. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett's favorite banker has filed to take Weber public, paving the way for the grilling specialist to deliver a billion-dollar IPO.BDT Capital Partner...
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Berkshire Hathaway scraps pipeline purchase because of antitrust concerns

Warren Buffett may be one of the richest people on the planet, but even the Oracle of Omaha has to recognize the power of the United States government.
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Dominion Energy, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathway Energy terminate Questar Pipeline sale

Dominion cited "ongoing uncertainty associated with achieving clearance from the Federal Trade Commission under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976" as the reason for the termination.
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Buffett's Company Abandons $1.3B Natural Gas Pipeline Deal

Warren Buffett’s company is abandoning its purchase of a natural gas pipeline from Dominion Energy because of uncertainty about whether the deal could get regulatory approval.
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Warren Buffett allowed Ndamukong Suh to shadow him for several weeks. The NFL star shared his 3 key takeaways

Ndamukong Suh and Warren Buffett. CNBC NFL star Ndamukong Suh shadowed Warren Buffett for several weeks in 2010. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers player said every meeting was 100 times more valuable than a MBA. Suh's main takeaways were to keep things simple, focus on passions and people, and stay curious. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett allowed Ndamukong Suh to shadow him for several weeks in 2010. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers star told the story of how he landed ...
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Warren Buffett warned the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's CEO about the 'ABCs.' The investor has flagged those threats before

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. Reuters/Jason Lee Warren Buffett warned the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's CEO about the "ABCs" last year. The investor sees arrogance, bureaucracy, and complacency as major threats to large organizations. Buffett, who has gifted $33 billion to the foundation, once called the ABCs "corporate cancers." See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett told the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that the greatest threats to the phil...
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