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Investors Are Scared Out of Their Wits

How to stay safe in a scary market

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Remember how stocks did nothing but go up all the time? That's so 2013.

Should Coke buy Keurig Green Mountain?

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Mark Twain allegedly said that you should write what you know. I drink a lot of coffee.

Ebola drug maker's stock surges

money.cnn.com — There is no cure for Ebola. But don't tell that to traders. Shares of a Vancouver-based company working on a drug to treat the infectious disease surged nearly 40% last week. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals popped on much higher trading volume than usual because investors are hopeful that health agencies in the United States might approve its drug, known as TKM-Ebola.

Boring bonds beat sexy stocks. Here's why

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

Don't bet against Tesla CEO Elon Musk ... the real Iron Man

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Tesla's stock performance lately has been as electric as its Model S car.

GM stock is eating Ford's dust

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Corvette or Mustang? Silverado or F150? Cadillac or Lincoln?

5 reasons why the market won't crash

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. There has been a lot of talk about how this bull market is starting to look like 2007 , 2000 or -- gasp!

Did Apple and IBM just kill BlackBerry?

money.cnn.com — BlackBerry has had a heck of a year. The stock is up nearly 40% in 2014 as investors embrace the turnaround strategy from new CEO John Chen. Now Chen may face his biggest challenge yet: A direct assault from two tech titans.

Tim Cook is NOT Steve Jobs. Who cares?

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Investors have had a love-hate relationship with Apple CEO Tim Cook.
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Feb 28, 2015

Buffett work done. Time to play with kids & count down hours until said kids in bed so @houseofcards watching can resume! Enjoy the weekend!

Feb 28, 2015

.@WarrenBuffett: Shareholders on "tight budget should check the Airbnb website" for Omaha lodging. Would $BRKA invest in @Airbnb? Doubtful.

Feb 28, 2015

.@WarrenBuffett knows who the next Berkshire CEO is. My story on the Oracle's 50th annual letter. $BRKA $BRKB money.cnn.com/2015/02/28/inv…

Feb 28, 2015

While @WarrenBuffett was coy, Munger seems to suggest CEO succession is two-man race between Ajit Jain and Berkshire energy chief Greg Abel.

Feb 28, 2015

Gotta love Munger. Notes the "weirdly intense, contagious devotion of some shareholders and other admirers, including some in the press."

Feb 28, 2015

So @WarrenBuffett says he knows who will take over for him as CEO. Internal candidate & relatively young. But he did not name names. Jain?

Feb 28, 2015

Buffett on future woes. "Essentially zero. We will always be prepared for the thousand-year flood" & sell "life jackets to the unprepared."

Feb 28, 2015

"The world is Berkshire’s oyster – a world offering us a range of opportunities far beyond those realistically open to most companies."

Feb 28, 2015

"Berkshire is now a sprawling conglomerate, constantly trying to sprawl further." @WarrenBuffett hints at more deals too. Possibly with 3G.

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