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GM Doesn’t Need Money

by OptionPundit on March 12, 2009

AP reports that General Motor’s (GM) CFO says they don’t need $2billions as cost cutting is bearing fruits. Quite interesting, and possibly a good sign for GM’s survival. But I think more than cost cutting, they need to have cutting edge car models and this cutting edge doesn’t mean high tech, but the models that [...]

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Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) had its worst year on record, Chairman Warren Buffet told shareholders Saturday that the economy would remain in “shambles” during 2009 and beyond. His 22 page annual letter is full of wisdom nuggets. Also you may wanna read the annual report. Though I am capturing key points per my understanding, I shall [...]

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Is Berkshire in Trouble?

by OptionPundit on November 20, 2008

This 2 part series will cover recent market developments about Berkshire Hathaway, points to a strategy on how you may benefit more on the same trades he did recently and an option trading strategy that probably Berkshire uses for maximizing it returns on the underlying they find worth investing. Don’t forget to read the big picture [...]

A Terrible, and A Fantastic Week

by OptionPundit on October 5, 2008

It was a terrible week for U.S. stocks and equally for almost every major stock markets worldwide. The Dow fell 157.47 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 10,325.38, racking up a 7.3% drop for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 29.33 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 1,947.39 and lost 10.8% for [...]

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The Week Ahead

by OptionPundit on July 7, 2008

If you are looking for a qick list of the stock showing gapping activity, here is a list for both up and down: Gapping Up: CALM, DRYS, AAPL, APPX, BCE, FXI Gapping Down: TEVA, GSK, BHP, GLD AAUK, DIS, MRK, MI, ABX, APKT Most of the Asian markets closed higher. Particularly China , Hong Kong [...]

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