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Deputy Editor, MoneyBeat — Wall Street Journal

Deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal's MoneyBeat blog. Enchilada-maker. Amateur cat behaviorist. San Francisco Giants fan.

Not Everyone on Wall Street Likes Shake Shack-at These Prices

blogs.wsj.com — Shake Shack Inc. had investors salivating when it launched its initial public offering last month. But some Wall Street analysts argue that the stock has gotten too hot too fast. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Warren Buffett’s Customized Cadillac Sells for $122,500

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett 's Cadillac has found a new owner. After a flurry of late bids, Mr. Buffett's 2006 Cadillac DTS garnered a winning bid of $122,500 in an online auction that ended late Thursday. The proceeds from the sale will go to Girls Inc. of Omaha, a charity long supported by the Buffett family.

Buy This Used Cadillac, Meet Warren Buffett

blogs.wsj.com — For sale: One 2006 Cadillac DTS. 20,310 miles. Includes air conditioning, power steering, anti-lock brakes, heated seats... and Warren Buffett 's autograph scrawled across the dashboard. Starting Wednesday, Girls Inc. of Omaha is running an online auction for a car previously owned and operated by Mr. Buffett, which the famed investor signed in "authentic sharpie" before handing it over to the charity for the sale.

Apple’s Latest Record: The First $700 Billion Company

blogs.wsj.com — Apple Inc. just became the first ever $700 billion company in the U.S. With a 1.9% rise Tuesday that lifted it to another record close, the tech giant hit a market cap of $710.7 billion, becoming the first to ever reach the $700 billion milestone.

Super Bowl ads and investing

twincities.com — By Erik HolmDow Jones Newswires Posted: 01/30/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/30/2015 06:46:03 PM CST Some people watch the Super Bowl for the football. Some people watch for the commercials. Perhaps it's time to start watching for investment ideas. A 2011 study examined the stock market performance of the public companies that advertise during the Super Bowl.

Today, It’s the New York ‘Shack’ Exchange, With Free Burgers for All

blogs.wsj.com — In honor of its trading debut, Shake Shack Inc. has turned the New York Stock Exchange into the New York "Shack" Exchange. That's what the (temporary) sign on the front of the exchange said Friday, as the company's shares more than doubled in their first day of trading.

Watching the Super Bowl Commercials… For Investment Ideas

blogs.wsj.com — Some people watch the Super Bowl for the football. Some people watch for the commercials. Perhaps it's time to start watching for investment ideas. MoneyBeat this week was reminded of a 2011 study that examined the stock market performance of the public companies that advertise during the Super Bowl.

Apple Just Hit $120 for First Time Ever. What’s Next?

blogs.wsj.com — The shine from Apple Inc.'s record-setting quarterly results earlier this week continues to give the iPhone maker's stock price a boost. The tech giant's shares touched $120 Friday morning for the first time ever, and shares more recently were up 0.8% to $119.81, which would be a record for a closing high if it ended the day there.

New Type of Insurance Protects Firms from Troublesome Spokespeople

blogs.wsj.com — American International Group Inc. is now offering insurance that protects against a fall from grace. It isn't for us normal people. It's for celebrities. But it isn't actually the celebrities who collect on the policy if they face an unexpected scandal.

Graphing New Fed Voters Versus Old Suggests Rate Hike Isn’t Looming

blogs.wsj.com — When it comes to the Fed, you can never have too many dots. The graph above, generated by a research firm called Prattle Analytics, tracks the sentiment of speeches and other communications from the members of the Federal Open Market Committee.
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Feb 27, 2015

Did that whole dress thing really happen on Twitter last night? Or was it all a dream?

Feb 26, 2015

It began as a discussion over a dress. It ended in nuclear war. Those who survived acknowledged: sometimes it's better to agree to disagree

Feb 26, 2015

I see one of the llamas as black and one of the llamas as blue.

Feb 26, 2015

What I learned from our latest @telisdemos recap of Empire: "Hell hath no fury like a regulator who hears about an undisclosed risk factor"

Feb 26, 2015

WSJ's IPO reporter separates fact and fiction about the stock offering on Fox's "Empire" on.wsj.com/1ANKGbK pic.twitter.com/Wa7aBhBynM

Feb 26, 2015

"California dreamin' on such a winter's day." Sometimes I don't give the shuffle function enough credit pic.twitter.com/ihgWqnnwUV

Feb 25, 2015

MetLife’s "meaningful disconnect" with investors on its legal challenge on.wsj.com/1Dr9GXr via @lesliescism

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