No I’m just kidding, but yeah, he’s doing okay with his first seven stock picks at Berkshire Hathaway (disclosure: I’m a shareholder as are my clients). Here’s some color (Bloomberg via the Financial Post): Todd Combs, Warren Buffett’s apprentice stock picker at Berkshire Hathaway Inc., posted gains on his first equity bets at the company…
Visa Testing the "Never Sell at 90 Rule"
One of the first things you learn when you become a trader is that stocks that break above 90 per share usually go to 100, a ten percent how-you-doing that you get just for sticking around.
Charles Rotblut on the Irrational Mr. Market
Charles Rotblut’s piece about the irrationality and inefficiency of the stock market this week was among the best things I’ve read on the topic.
Behind the Bank Spanking
The XLF patch has now officially been declared a disaster zone by FEMA.
13F PATROL: Buffett and Einhorn Announce New Buys
I love 13F filings, it’s always exhilarating to hear about what my investing idols are buying
A European Buyout Frenzy?
The Boston Consultant Group is out with a survey that indicates 1 in 5 European companies is planning to do a deal in 2010, and that percentage jumps to 1 in 2 companies with market caps in excess of €20 billion.