In a sector where manager skill is critical, Costco CEO Jim Sinegal has added tremendous value for his employees, customers, and shareholders.
These three exemplary managers have widened their firms' economic moats and created real value for shareholders over the years.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Berkshire's buy, a boost for Costco, and more.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Samsung enters a new Galaxy, Yum serves improved China sales, inflows continue into bonds, and more.
Expect plenty of discussion of succession, politics, and dividends at the 2012 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting, says Morningstar's Paul Larson.
CEOs from three moat-worthy firms are in the running for this year's award.
Recent revisions helped 2012's employment growth look better than initial forecasts, but we don't expect a sizable surge (or decline) for 2013.
For several years, investors have been acting bullish (if not thinking bullish) in bonds, bidding up safe instruments, while the interest in equities is still modest, with the potential for more relative value, says Oaktree's Howard Marks.
Dec. 6-10, 2010.
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