Today was a good day for the majority of the stocks in the market as the Dow advanced 330 points. I do not normally pay attention to the day to day movements of the market as a whole except when searching for potential stocks that are trading at discounted prices. While most of the stocks […]
One of the reasons that I started this website is because I so admired the investing style of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. I have marveled at the investment strategy of Warren Buffett since my college days and have long since considered him one of the greatest minds in value investing. There is another reason […]
I was sad to just learn that the founder and chairman of Apple, Steve Jobs had died. Steve Jobs was the legendary entrepreneur who created Apple computer and took a startup company and made it the largest company in the United States at one point. Jobs was able to completely revolutionize the technology industry.
I have some good news to announce. This site Buy Like Buffett has been nominated for a Plutus Award for the best investing blog on the Internet. The Plutus Awards recognize the best financial websites in the blogosphere. There are a lot of good blogs out there so it was a privilege to be nominated. […]
Weakness in the stock market always brings about declining equity trading prices. Lower stock prices lead to lower market caps and lower valuations. With over $1 trillion dollars on balance sheets, cash rich companies like to go M&A shopping. The tech sector and pharmaceutical sectors have been hotbeds for M&A activity in recent years. Let’s […]
7-11 is handing out free Slurpees today to all store visitors. You do not have to buy anything to qualify for the free Slurpee. The store is giving away a free 7.11 ounce Slurpee to all store visitors for the company’s anniversary. This is a great promotion for 7-11 because a small Slurpee drink will […]
You might only think that regular people run into financial difficulties but the truth is that money problems can happen to anyone. There are more stories in the news about wealthy people going bankrupt. More and more athletes are having financial issues with several prominent athletes declaring bankruptcy recently. Now fiscally irresponsible businessmen are finding […]
Let me start off by separating my thoughts about AT&T (T) the company with my thoughts about the merger deal. AT&T is one of the best dividend stocks in the market and has an absolutely fantastic yield. AT&T currently has a 6.1% yield and has done a great job of growing its mobile subscriber base […]
The Oracle of Omaha has been on the news quite a bit recently. He has made some pretty bold calls on the stock and bond markets. As always Warren Buffett has been putting his money where his mouth is. Let’s take a look at what Buffett has been doing.
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