Why Warren Buffett’s Values Make Berkshire a Value
Can Berkshire survive the absence of Buffett, or should investors bail out before nature or changing life priorities take their course?
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Data from S&P shows the health of public retirement funds.
S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much.
Gary Shilling: 4 Warning Flags Threatening U.S. Stocks
There are several foreboding signs of darker times ahead for the market, Gary Shilling warns.
‘Regulatory Capture’ by Wall Street Caught on Tape?
Secretly recorded tapes that appear to portray a supine New York Fed fearful of offending Goldman Sachs prompts renewed scrutiny of Wall Street behavior.
Largest Public Pensions See 14.3% Gain
The holdings and investments in the 100 largest public-employee pension systems in the U.S. are at their highest since 1968, the Census Bureau says.
Global Realities Won’t Overcome Investor Complacency: Searching for Alpha for October 2014
Stocks, bonds and credit finished in the red in September, but the current bull market has as much to do with sentiment as fundamentals.
GOP May Take Senate, but No End to DC Dysfunction: Political Pundits
Inside-the-Beltway political 'handicappers' Stuart Rothenberg and Charlie Cook tell IRI crowd not to expect tax reform even if Republicans take control of the Senate.
How Far Will the Shale Boom Go?
Assessing the longer-term prospects of an energy revolution.
Energy: Powerful Production
On August 5, Southwest Gas Corp reported second quarter earnings of $0.21 per share vs. $0.22 per share last year. Excluding COLI, earnings were $0.16 per share versus $0.18 per share.