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Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:

Company Description: Leggett & Platt Inc. makes a broad line of bedding and furniture components and other home, office and commercial furnishings, as well as products for non-furnishings markets...

Are Storm Clouds Gathering For These 4 High-Yielding Securities?

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Everyone wants to earn more. For investors in dividend growth stocks, the quick way to earn more is to select dividend stocks with higher yields. Swap those 2-4% yields in for stocks earning 7-10%, or more. Before making the trade, you should ask yourself the following two questions...

Southern Company (SO) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Company Description: Southern Company is an Atlanta-based energy holding company and is one of the largest producers of electricity in the U.S...

Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger & Bill Gates Interview

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  • Becky Quick on CNBC recently sat down with Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett for a one-on-one interview and then was later joined by Charlie Munger and Bill Gates for a discussion on a myriad of topics.
  • Then at the end of Buffett's 1-on-1 interview, Charlie Munger and Bill Gates also joined Buffett to talk about healthcare, tax reform, mistakes they've made, and other topics.

David Einhorn's Sohn Presentation: Short Core Labs

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Baupost Group Sells Vast Majority of Innoviva Shares

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  • Seth Klarman's investment firm Baupost Group has filed an amended 13G with the SEC regarding its position in Innoviva.
  • Per the filing, Baupost now owns 0.92% of INVA with just over 1 million shares.
  • This is a sizable decrease from the previous 14.93 million shares they owned at the end of 2016 per their most recent 13F filing.

How Warren Buffett does and doesn't want to be remembered

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Cramer: There's a change happening with investors, and Warren Buffett has something to do with it

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  • There's a fundamental change happening with investors: They're putting everything into index funds, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday.
  • At the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting on Saturday, Buffett told investors they should stick to using index funds, saying they are better off.
  • An index fund is a type of mutual fund with a portfolio constructed to track the components of a market index.

Here are 15 things that will happen during the next 20% sell-off for stocks

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Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya says he changed his mind on Apple, here's why

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  • Social Capital Founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Tuesday that Apple has an emerging business that no one has been paying attention to.
  • The comment came a day after investors pushed Apple's total market value to over $800 billion.
  • Billionaire investor Warren Buffett praised the company, calling the iPhone, "a very, very, very valuable product."

Billionaire Sam Zell disagrees with Buffett, saying Obamacare repeal is not a gift for the rich

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  • The tax cut in the GOP's health-care bill should not be viewed as a giveaway for the wealthy, Equity Group Investments Chairman Sam Zell told CNBC on Tuesday.
  • The GOP measure calls for the repeal of Obamacare's 3.8 percent investment tax, such as capital gains, and a 0.9 percent Medicare payroll tax.
  • Buffett, who supported Hillary Clinton in the election, said his personal tax bill would be 17 percent lower under the GOP health measure - about $680,000 on his tax bill of a "Little less than $4 million."

Cramer Remix: The casino stock to buy if you’re playing your cards safe

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  • More specifically, the "Mad Money" host suggested watching whether the acquirer's stock goes up after the announcement, as Sinclair and Coach's stocks both did on Monday.
  • "If it does, I think that's a classic sign that even though the market may value a company's stock at what seems like a high price, that stock may still be cheap to a company that wants the whole business," he said.

This start-up CEO bought shares of Berkshire 13 years ago and finally made it to see Buffett

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  • Thirteen years later, as CEO of a $1.1 billion software start-up called Gusto, Reeves took advantage of his Berkshire ownership and traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, for the company's annual shareholder meeting.
  • For Reeves, who's read a number of books about Warren Buffett, the event marked the end of a two-week, 12-city road trip visiting Gusto's small business customers.
  • Reeves spent Saturday at the CenturyLink Center in Downtown Omaha, listening to the entire presentation and question-and-answer session.

Sohn Conference New York Notes 2017: Ackman, Einhorn, Meister & More

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  • Below we're posting up notes from the Sohn Conference New York 2017.
  • Thinks the company's merger with Level 3 is a game changer.
  • Brexit doesn't really help the UK economy, thinks it costs U.K. around 7% of GDP. Thinks European stocks are at an inflection point.

Next Wave Sohn New York Notes 2017

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