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Goldman Sachs Scoffs at Your Little Stock-Market Correction

blogs.wsj.com — Global stock markets are in turmoil, and the major U.S. equity indexes are currently sitting in correction territory, but Goldman Sachs Group Inc. doesn't seem worried. In an article posted on its website late Monday, the team at Goldman Sachs Asset Management wrote that the underpinnings of the global economy remain strong, even if markets "appear to be repricing risk."
Aug 25, 2015

RT @erikholmwsj: Goldman on the stock-market correction: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ on.wsj.com/1WPT2es

Aug 25, 2015

RT @ritholtz: LOL Best headline of the morn: "Goldman Sachs Scoffs at Your Little Stock-Market Correction" on.wsj.com/1WPT2es via @WSJMoneyBeat

Aug 25, 2015

RT @ritholtz: LOL Best headline of the morn: "Goldman Sachs Scoffs at Your Little Stock-Market Correction" on.wsj.com/1WPT2es via @WSJMoneyBeat

Valeant’s Plan: Take ‘Female Viagra’ Global

blogs.wsj.com — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is making a bet that it can sell "female Viagra" to the world. The highly acquisitive drug company on Thursday announced a $1 billion deal to acquire Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc., a closely held firm that just became the first-ever company to win government approval for a pill designed to boost sexual desire in women.
Aug 20, 2015

With its $1 billion deal, Valeant is betting it can sell "female Viagra" to the world. on.wsj.com/1hsge2c

Deals of the Day: Liberty Buys Zulily, Pentair Nabs Erico

blogs.wsj.com — Deals of the Day is your one-stop-shop for the morning's biggest news from the finance beat, including M&A, IPOs, banks, hedge funds and private equity. Here's what's happening today: Liberty buys Zulily. The owner of home shopping network QVC is acquiring five-year-old Internet retailer Zulily Inc.
Aug 17, 2015

Small-merger Monday: Liberty Buys Zulily, Pentair Nabs Erico on.wsj.com/1NnDj21

Tesla Shares Climb in Face of Planned Share Sale

blogs.wsj.com — Tesla Motors Inc. is selling more shares, but existing investors-at least initially-don't seem to mind too much. Stock in the car company is up 1.8% to $242.33 in pre-market trading in the wake of the news that it plans to raise roughly $500 million to $575 million with an equity sale.
Aug 13, 2015

Tesla investors clearly expected (or feared) a bigger share sale than this. $TSLA up after news of its offering. on.wsj.com/1NsyP89

Is Google Really Becoming the ‘Berkshire Hathaway of the Internet’?

blogs.wsj.com — Google Inc. is undergoing a massive restructuring that has it embracing the conglomerate model. But is it fair to compare it to Berkshire Hathaway Inc.? That was the instinct of Stifel analyst Scott Devitt, who labeled Google the "Berkshire Hathaway of the Internet" in a note to clients Tuesday.
Aug 12, 2015

RT @WSJ: Is Google really becoming the ‘Berkshire Hathaway of the Internet’? on.wsj.com/1DMHx11

Aug 12, 2015

RT @WSJ: Is Google really becoming the ‘Berkshire Hathaway of the Internet’? on.wsj.com/1DMHx11

Aug 12, 2015

RT @WSJ: Is Google really becoming the ‘Berkshire Hathaway of the Internet’? on.wsj.com/1DMHx11

Aug 12, 2015

Is Google really becoming the "Berkshire Hathaway of the Internet"? The pros and cons on.wsj.com/1Nq8k3f by @erikholmwsj

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Symetra’s Deal Enriches Berkshire Hathaway

blogs.wsj.com — Two insurers most people have never heard of just agreed to a deal, and Warren Buffett's company is another $144 million richer. U.S. life insurance company Symetra Financial Corp. said Tuesday it agreed to sell itself to Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. for about $3.8 billion in the latest large acquisition in the U.S.
Aug 11, 2015

Two little-known insurers did a deal. Now Warren Buffett's company is another $144M richer. on.wsj.com/1Nnz9F7 pic.twitter.com/fCfNg7Oi3E

Precision Castparts Deal Shows How Warren Buffett’s Playbook Is Changing

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Monday pulled back the curtain on plans to buy aerospace manufacturing firm Precision Castparts Corp. for about $32 billion in cash. It represents Berkshire's largest takeover ever, topping its gigantic deal for Burlington Northern Santa Fe in 2010.
Aug 10, 2015

Berkshire's Precision Castparts deal shows how Warren Buffett's playbook is changing on.wsj.com/1NlI0Hw pic.twitter.com/9xoVz4gPqz

Aug 10, 2015

If you read only one post by a MoneyBeat writer today, don't read the one @paulvigna just published. Read this one: wsj.com/articles/BL-MB…

Aug 10, 2015

Good analysis by @erikholmwsj: Berkshire's Precision Castparts deal shows how Warren Buffett's playbook is changing on.wsj.com/1NlI0Hw

Warren Buffett Throws Cold Water on Mondelez Deal Talk

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett threw cold water Monday on the idea that he'd be involved in a deal for Mondelez International Inc. any time soon. Mr. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. revealed Monday that it agreed to buy Precision Castparts Corp. for about $32 billion, in what would be the conglomerate's largest takeover ever.

Carl Icahn’s On the Donald Trump Bandwagon

blogs.wsj.com — Carl Icahn is on the Donald Trump bandwagon. The billionaire investor just tweeted that he's willing to become the Treasury Secretary if Donald Trump is elected president. Mr. Trump had previously offered him the role, but Mr. Icahn had earlier said he wasn't interested in the job.
Aug 07, 2015

RT @WSJMoneyBeat: Carl Icahn just announced that he's willing to become Treasury Secretary if Trump is elected president. on.wsj.com/1MaGwRx

Aug 07, 2015

RT @WSJMoneyBeat: Carl Icahn just announced that he's willing to become Treasury Secretary if Trump is elected president. on.wsj.com/1MaGwRx

Aug 07, 2015

RT @WSJMoneyBeat: Carl Icahn just announced that he's willing to become Treasury Secretary if Trump is elected president. on.wsj.com/1MaGwRx

Aug 07, 2015

Sooooooooo.... Carl Icahn just announced he's willing to become Treasury secretary if Donald Trump becomes president. on.wsj.com/1MaGwRx

Aug 07, 2015

RT @erikholmwsj: Sooooooooo.... Carl Icahn just announced he's willing to become Treasury secretary if Donald Trump becomes president. on.wsj.com/1MaGwRx

July Jobs Report: Everything You Need to Know

blogs.wsj.com — Yes, it's that time again, folks. It's "Jobs Friday," when for one ever-so-brief moment the interests of Wall Street, Washington and Main Street are all aligned on one thing: jobs. With the Labor Department set to release July's employment report at 8:30 a.m. ET, focus on the numbers will be even more intense than usual.
Aug 07, 2015

Potentially more rollicking than GOP debate --> Live analysis of July #jobs report from the crew at @WSJMoneybeat | on.wsj.com/1Ma2oN4

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RT @ritholtz: LOL Best headline of the morn: "Goldman Sachs Scoffs at Your Little Stock-Market Correction" on.wsj.com/1WPT2es via @WSJMoneyBeat


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