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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Profits must come through public confidence, and public confidence is given to any merchant in proportion to the service which he gives to the public.
Skeptics may say the market is ahead of itself but Jim Cramer is anything but a skeptic.
By sitting on huge cash reserves and not making acquisitions in this market, Apple is going against the mantra of Warren Buffett, Jim Cramer says.
Even though stocks are near all-time highs, Warren Buffett still thinks they are more attractive than other investments.
This asset manager says he's met with three new clients with over $1 million each but the "shock and awe" of 2008 still looms large in their psyche.
Buffett remains confident Berkshire's value will "over time surpass the S&P returns by a small margin." He's still on his "search for elephants."
Investors who have done well buying U.S. stocks this year could be doing even better with Nigeria.
Regulators have escalated an investigation into suspicious trades placed ahead of the $23 billion takeover of H. J. Heinz, focusing on a complex derivative bet routed through London, according to two people briefed on the matter. The New York Times reports.
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The lesson from the latest case: If you've got insider information about a stock, avoid trading it.
“All went from being benign to pernicious in one week,” said Jim Cramer. “Is that possible?”
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Heinz earnings beat forecasts amid strength in emerging markets but revenue fell short. The results came out nearly a week earlier than expected.
The FBI is looking at suspicious trades made before Warren Buffett's $23 billion acquisition of Heinz, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, weighs in on Einhorn's case against Apple, the FBI's investigation of potential insider trading in Heinz, and Dell going private.
The FBI is looking into alleged insider trading in the options of ketchup maker Heinz before its blockbuster deal to be acquired by Warren Buffett and 3G Capital last week.
Stocks finished modestly higher across the board Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at their best levels since October 2007, lifted by optimism for more M&A deals and after positive economic data from Europe.
The SEC has shown little evidence that anything illegal happened in the Heinz insider trading case.