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Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews David Rosenberg, former chief economist at Merrill Lynch, now strategist and economist at Toronto’s Gluskin Sheff. They discuss how economic data impacts markets, and what investors should — and should not — pay attention on. Masters In Business aired on Bloomberg Radio. Barry Ritholtz’s Masters in Business: David Rosenberg The post Barry Ritholtz’s Masters in Business: David Rosenberg appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Published on Sep 15, 2014 Louisa Serene Schneider ’06 interviews Warren Buffett MS ’51 on his experience learning from Ben Graham, the father of value investing. We are not 100% sure this is new but CBS just uploaded the video today and Ill go out on a limb and say its new based on Buffett’s… The post Warren Buffett On Learning From Ben Graham: New? CBS Video appeared first on ValueWalk.

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CalPERS announced Monday it was winding down its hedge fund investment operationsThe California Public Employees’ Retirement System announced on Monday, September 15th that it plans to phase out its hedge fund investment operations, called the Absolute Return Strategies (ARS) program. CalPERS decision to end the hedge fund investment program relates to an ongoing effort to… The post CalPERS Cutting Hedge Fund Investments To Reduce Costs appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Price Deflation Hits Italy First Time in 55 YearsThe Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) reports that consumer price inflation declined by 0.1% from August 2013 to August 2014. Italian consumer prices fell 0.1 percent year-on-year in August of 2014, matching preliminary estimates. The country’s annual inflation rate touched the negative territory for the first time in nearly 55 years due to a drop in energy prices. Year-on-year, prices of energy fell 3.6 percent in August, mainly

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Global Growth: Finest Worksong by Salient Partners Take your instinct by the reins You’d better best to rearrange What we want and what we need Has been confused, been confused – REM, “Finest Worksong” (1987) The politics of dancing The politics of oooh feeling good – Re-flex, “The Politics of Dancing” (1983) The fault, dear… The post Global Growth – Why Is It So Slow? Finest Worksong appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Indonesia: Weekly Geopolitical Report by Kaisa Stucke and Bill O’Grady The results of the presidential election in Indonesia are final—Joko Widodo (“Jokowi,” as he is generally known) won the election with 53% of the vote. He will be sworn into office on October 20, becoming Indonesia’s seventh president. The election attracted international interest as both… The post Indonesia: Talk Of Trade Restriction Spooks Investors appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Not too long ago, becoming an astronaut was an amazing achievement that only a very few, rigorously selected and intensely trained pilots could ever hope to attain. But nowadays, while it's not exactly commonplace to be a space traveler, if you have enough disposable income, you could pay the Russian Space Agency for a ride or line up to buy a ticket on a commercial flight (to the "edge" of space). Over 500 people have been in space (from 36 different countries), and plenty more people will

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Apple gave retail employees a colorful poster of the new iPhone 6 instead of the actual deviceApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is celebrating the arrival of the new iPhone 6 by giving their retail employees posters of the new device. These posters show a black smartphone with brightly colored flower wallpapers from iOS 8. Back in 2007,… The post Apple Inc. Gives Retail Employees iPhone 6 Posters appeared first on ValueWalk.

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(Reuters) - The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to at least 19 deaths and said he has been meeting with top global automakers to develop a "new normal" for safety recalls.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Syrian military's air defenses would face retaliation if Syria attempted to respond to U.S. air strikes that are expected against Islamic State targets in Syria, senior U.S. officials said on Monday.

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  Next month, myself and some staffers will be visiting a few clients and prospective clients in the Washington, D.C. area. Many of you are familiar with my investing philosophy, but this is an opportunity to have a more in depth and personal conversation. If you are interested in meeting with us, hearing our views on the...Read More

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What's the secret behind the most successful tech startups? No, it's not having founders with perfect SAT scores or sealing a dozen coders in a room with cases of Red Bull. The answer often has more to do with refining and capitalizing on an established idea, than with conjuring up something new out of thin air. Or, as Isaac Newton quipped in 1676, "Success is standing on the shoulders of giants." More than a dozen search engines were already online by the time Google's Sergey Brin and Larry

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Passport will be powered by 2.26GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPUApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930) and other major smartphone vendors have already launched their flagship smartphones this year. Meanwhile, two other smartphones are creating a lot of buzz, and both are expected to hit the markets… The post BlackBerry Passport vs. Nexus 6: Which One Would You Go For? appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev, the brewer of Budweiser beer is rumored to be seeking financing for a possible deal to purchase rival beer-maker SABMiller, reports the Wall Street Journal. If the deal succeeds, it would combine the two largest beer producers in the world. The Wall Street Journal reports that its source, "a person familiar with the matter," says formal talks between the companies haven't yet begun, as AB InBev wants to secure funding from banks before making an offer. From the Wall Street Journal:  The talks about financing come on the heels of an approach by SABMiller to buy Dutch brewer Heineken NV, which Heineken said Sunday it had rejected. The U.K. brewer hasn't been discouraged by Heineken's initial rejection and would consider another bid, according to another person familiar with the discussions.

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Wall Street veteran Art Cashin does not fully trust the record levels at the stock market and draws worrisome parallels between the geopolitical tensions over Ukraine and the Cuban missile crisis.Art Cashin: The First Thing I Look For Is The Exit Sign by Christoph Gisiger, Finanz und Wirtschaft – reposted with permission From the assassination of… The post Art Cashin: The First Thing I Look For Is Exit Sign appeared first on ValueWalk.

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With the Dow trading back above the 17,000 level, and the U.S. Dollar Index holding above 84, today James Turk told King World News the world is about to see a repeat of 2011, when gold and silver skyrocketed, and stocks and bonds tanked as the Fed announced the end of QE2.

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The Education of a Value Investor: Part 1 The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment by Guy Spier The Education of a Value Investor: The Good, the “Bad,” and the “Ugly.” Editor: In full disclosure I received this book from the publicist, and I actually read the book. The title… The post The Education of a Value Investor: Part 1: The Good appeared first on ValueWalk.

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I don't known whether it's this week's sign the apocalpypse is upon us, or simply an acknowledgement of reality, but officials in Chongqing, China have created an entirely separate section of sidewalk just for pedestrians using cellphones. That is, people walking along with their noses down in their phones. It should help with those awkward near-collisions, but the signs do have a disclaimer: "Walk in this lane at your own risk." Chongqing City has set up China's 1st "exclusive sidewalk for mobile phone users ” to avoid possible crashes on Fri pic.twitter.com/jFiCbbE1yk — People's Daily,China (@PDChina) September 13, 2014  

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