Has Warren Buffett Lost His Touch?

Warren Buffett, one of the most iconic and successful stock investors of all time, has received some criticism lately after a couple of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) largest holdings stumbled in 2014. There’s no question that Buffett has made some incredible stock picks in the past that have helped him become the world’s third-richest person, with a net worth of over $72 billion.

But, at age 83, is Buffett starting to lose his touch when it comes to picking stocks? Has a “new money” era left Buffett behind? Continue reading

Macau Gaming Stocks Pop After Analysts Suggest It’s Time To ‘Get Back In’

Macau gaming stocks surged Monday after analysts at Union Gaming Research Macau suggested that now is the time for investors to start buying the stocks of battered Macau casino operators. With the stocks down an average of 50 percent in the last year, analysts believe that they have finally reached a bottom.

Shares of MGM Resorts International MGM 2.59%, Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS 1.6%, Wynn Resorts, Limited WYNN 1.01% and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (ADR) MPEL 0.48% were all up more than 4 percent during Monday’s trading session. Continue reading

Want To Take Your Company Public? Here’s What You Need To Know

Have you ever wondered what it would take to have your dog grooming business publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)?

Maybe you made $2,500 babysitting your neighbors’ kids last year and started thinking to yourself, “I could be the CEO of Nasdaq-listed ‘Babysitting Inc’! Wouldn’t that look nice on a resume?”

If you’ve ever thought about taking a business public, here are some listing requirements you should consider prior to your IPO. Continue reading

The Highest-Paid Athletes In The World

The Washington Nationals signed former Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Max Scherzer to an astounding $210 million, seven-year contract last week. After a record-setting $50 million signing bonus is included, Scherzer’s contract is worth an average of $30 million per year. Incredibly, Scherzer’s new contract barely cracked the top 10 largest current sports contracts. Here’s a breakdown of some of the highest-paid athletes. Continue reading