The market was a selective shopper this week, latching onto the notion of more stimulus, but hesitating to buy into the Spanish bank bailout and cutbacks at Nokia.
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.
Who will get the medal in synchronized bailouts, the long fall, and golden archery?
Berkshire's cash stake, Buffett's politics, the housing market, succession, and more will be on the menu at this weekend's annual shareholder meeting.
Despite a mixed bag in the tech giant's fiscal first quarter, the firm's growing earnings power makes Apple shares attractive, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
Apple's gross margins likely will shrink over time, but the market is underestimating the long-term potential of the iPhone, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
Solid iPhone sales and aggressive share repurchases outweighed iPad weakness and a China slowdown in Apple's fiscal third quarter, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
By investing in high-quality, but capital-intensive, businesses, Buffett might be trying to prevent his successor from making a big mistake, says Sanibel Captiva's Pat Dorsey.
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