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

Jon Stewart on Hank Greenberg’s Suit: ‘Lawsuits of the Rich and Shameless’

blogs.wsj.com — Jon Stewart doesn't think Hank Greenberg has much of a case. In a segment called "Lawsuits of the Rich and Shameless." the late-night comedian on Thursday pilloried the former chief executive of American International Group Inc. for a suit he's leading against the federal government.

MBIA Says Server Of Its Cutwater Unit ‘May Have Been Illegally Accessed’

blogs.wsj.com — Bond insurer MBIA Inc. on Tuesday said a server holding customer information for an asset-management subsidiary that it agreed this week to sell "may have been illegally accessed."

Hewlett-Packard Split: The Street’s Early Reaction

blogs.wsj.com — Hewlett-Packard Co., the tech giant whose name is synonymous with Silicon Valley, announced a plan on Monday to break itself in two, hiving off its personal computer and printer division from its enterprise products, a story that was first reported by the Journal on Sunday. Hewlett-Packard is the company that made Silicon Valley.

Deals of the Day: Buffett Is Selling Cars Now, Salix Calls Off Its Inversion

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: Warren Buffett wants to sell you a car. The billionaire investor's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Buffett Bought a Car Dealership; Now Everyone Else Wants One Too

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Thursday announced a deal to buy Van Tuyl Group, the fifth-largest auto dealership firm in the U.S. Now investors want to buy car dealerships too. Van Tuyl was a closely held firm, but shares of its publicly traded rivals are jumping Thursday as investors re-evaluate the sector.

Buffett nabs car dealership as first step into fragmented market

marketwatch.com — Warren Buffett already had the planes and trains. Now he's got automobiles. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire Van Tuyl Group, the fifth-largest auto dealership firm in the U.S., and Buffett said he plans to use the newly acquired company as a platform to make an even bigger move into the fragmented market for car sales.

Buffett Car Dealer Purchase Is First Step Into Fragmented Market

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett already had the planes and trains. Now he's got automobiles. Mr. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire Van Tuyl Group, the fifth-largest auto dealership firm in the U.S., and Mr. Buffett said he plans to use the newly acquired company as a platform to make an even bigger move into the fragmented market for car sales.

Meet the CEO Working for $10.15/Hour

blogs.wsj.com — Meet the CEO working for minimum wage (sort of). Kevin DeNuccio, chief executive of publicly traded Violin Memory Inc., will make just $45,000 this year, according to a regulatory filing . The amount is based on the hourly minimum wage in Santa Clara, Calif., where the flash-drive maker is based - and will also cover Mr. DeNuccio's taxes, benefits, and purchases of company stock.

Podcast: With Gross Leaving Pimco, What Happens Now?

blogs.wsj.com — With the startling departure of Bill Gross from Pimco early Friday, the financial world is asking: What happens now? In the latest installment of MoneyBeat Week, our Friday podcast, the MoneyBeat crew looks at what's next for the Bond King and the company he co-founded.

Alibaba Deal Pummels Yahoo Stock

online.wsj.com — Dan Niles bought Yahoo Inc. shares in July. He dumped them last week having made a 17% profit. Mr. Niles, a founding partner at AlphaOne Capital Partners near San Francisco, isn't the only one selling. Yahoo shares have plunged 8.2% in the two trading days since Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
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Oct 20, 2014

RT @saumvaish: Options traders are betting on a 4% move from Apple after Monday's earnings report $AAPL on.wsj.com/1tFcbny

Oct 20, 2014

Big Blue's big drag: The Dow would be positive right now if it weren't for IBM on.wsj.com/1tETOz0 via @srussolillo

Oct 20, 2014

RT @WSJ: Investors seek to buy Reebok from Adidas, unwinding a disappointing 8-year marriage on.wsj.com/1wf8xP1

Oct 17, 2014

As much as I love Bumgarner on the mound, @katienolan rightfully calls him out for his off-field antics #shame #beer youtu.be/9u5qd2LKx2A

Oct 17, 2014

Mark Cuban: I'm buying Netflix stock; "someone will try to buy them" $NFLX on.wsj.com/1CwHEap via @srussolillo

Oct 17, 2014

Dept. of Irony: AbbVie can take a tax write-off for its breakup fee on the busted Shire deal on.wsj.com/1CwIrbh via @lizrhoffman

Oct 17, 2014

Even as the U.S. stock market sank, mom-and-pop investors weren’t abandoning ship on.wsj.com/ZxksMa via @alexandrascaggs

Oct 16, 2014

From WSJ: "Starbucks to Offer Customers a Chance to Win Free Drinks for Life" ...and now I'm scrambling to remember if they serve beer.

Oct 16, 2014

@PreetaTweets It's been there for years. At least since 2008. Probably longer.

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