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A hedge fund manager argues in the WSJ that the housing market is bottoming. Is he right… or out of his mind?
With asset prices falling and the markets in turmoil, there's been lots of speculation that this could very well be Warren Buffett's 'opportunity time' as the "last buyer standing." Today, the Wall Street Journal focuses on Buffett's potential opportunities. He tells the Journal, "I can spend money faster than Imelda Marcos when things are right" .. but when it comes to specifics it's up to everyone else to just keep guessing.
Several trends are very much in evidence today, including housing, corporate bonds and inflation.
Building materials maker USG posted sharply lower second-quarter earnings on Tuesday and said the housing market downturn was likely to continue for some time.
On Wall Street, the Berkshire Hathaway chief is a god. But does he still have his mojo after all these years?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... the family behind Dow Jones agreeing to meet with Rupert Murdoch... Wal-Mart's $15 billion buyback ... and more. Find out where they see fast money.
Hey everyone, guest blogger Jeff Mishlove is here with his picks for this last day of the trading week. We'll get right to his thoughts: Wednesday’s picks illustrated the principle (I’ve often emphasized on CNBC’s “How to Win” program) that the short-squeeze strategy is productive of large moves in both directions. Of course, I am not privy to inside information, so if the earnings report is below expectations, we can see a large downward move..
Picking through the housing rubble, Guy has a strong recommendation on Toll Brothers (TOL). It’s a homebuilder that doesn’t have the same exposure to the subprime contagion because it tends to work in the higher-end of the homebuilding world.
Cramer's got some advice for holders of Yahoo!, NYSE Group and Ford and more...