From mergers and acquisitions to IPOs, here is a snapshot of the year in finance. Nina Zipkin Published 8:00 am CST, Monday, December 31, 2018 Photo: Monica Dipres Photo: Monica Dipres Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Monica Dipres Warren Buffett Has The Most Expensive Stock of 2018. Here Are the Top Finance Stories of the Year. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Hi, I’m Nina Zipkin and here are three of the biggest finance stories of 2018. In acquisition news, Keurig Green Mountain bought of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group for $26.6 billion in January, and T-Mobile purchased Sprint for $58.7 billion in March. Eventbrite, Docusign, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Dropbox and Spotify … [Read more...] about Warren Buffett Has The Most Expensive Stock of 2018. Here Are the Top Finance Stories of the Year.
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Ethel Jiang, provided by Published 2:06 pm CST, Thursday, November 8, 2018 Apple Apple this week reclaimed its crown as the most-popular stock among millennial traders on the free-trading app Robinhood. Shares fell 10% in the wake of the company's third-quarter results. Robinhood investors have been snapping up shares as the stock sits at its lowest level in almost three months. Watch Apple trade live Apple regained its position as the favorite stock among millennial traders after its quarterly results triggered a big sell-off. The tech giant on November 1 reported underwhelming third-quarter iPhone sales and said it would no longer reveal unit sales for its hardware. Shares dropped as much as 10% in five days following the results, pushing Apple's market capitalization below $1 trillion. With Apple trading at its lowest level in almost three months, millennial investors are snapping up shares. According to data from Robinhood, a … [Read more...] about Apple reclaims its crown as the most-popular stock among millennials (AAPL)
Apple was this week the most-popular stock among millennial traders on Robinhood. It retook the top spot from Facebook for the first time in eight weeks, coinciding with its big event that unveiled a new watch and new iPhones. Watch Apple trade in real-time here. Apple regained its position as the number-one stock of choice among millennial traders in the week of its big product launches. According to data from Robinhood, an online commission-free brokerage popular with younger investors, Apple replaced Facebook as the most-popular stock on the platform in the week through September 13. The world’s most-valuable company held its event Wednesday to unveil the iPhone XS, XR, and Apple Watch Series 4. Preorders for the iPhone XS and new watch begin on Friday and the products will ship a week from then. It’s unclear how much interest in Apple’s stock picked up after the event on Wednesday. For one, the company had no major surprises because the lineup of products … [Read more...] about Apple is the most popular stock among millennials after its big iPhone event
Rep. Chris Collins, a prominent backer of President Donald Trump in Congress, has been indicted for insider trading, along with his son and his son’s fiancée’s father. Collins is on the board of an Australian pharmaceutical company. The SEC alleges he tipped his son about a failed clinical trial, and that the son and associates saved $US750,000 by trading on the tip. This is a really stupid thing to allegedly have done. Why are members of Congress even allowed to trade stocks or sit on corporate boards? So they can pull this nonsense and get indicted? Every time I read a criminal complaint for insider trading, my first thought is, “How did they possibly think they were going to get away with this?” Of course, when there is a criminal complaint, that often means you are well on your way to not getting away with it. Perhaps insider traders seem like morons who should have known what was coming to them because what we see in the news are cases that get … [Read more...] about Indicted Rep. Chris Collins shows why members of Congress should not trade stocks
Published May 21, 2018 Markets Motley Fool Facebook Twitter Comments Print Warren Buffett is known for being a long-term investor, and that's one of the reasons why it's so rare to see the Oracle of Omaha make major sales from his portfolio of publicly traded stocks at Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B). Yet Buffett also isn't afraid to admit when he's made mistakes. More frequently, when better investing opportunities come along, he's also willing to take money from one pot and put it to better use in a more promising investment. Berkshire Hathaway just released its quarterly holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2018, and by looking at that report, you can find out what the Oracle of Omaha has bought and sold during the first three months of the year. In particular, three stocks stand out because of Buffett's decision to pare or eliminate Berkshire's positions in them. By looking at the thought process behind the sales, investors can … [Read more...] about Buffett’s 3 Most Important Stock Sales in 2018