Healthcare

Separating Real News from Fake News in the Stock Market

Separating Real News from Fake News in the Stock Market

For an investor trying to build wealth, the massive amount of news coming out of the financial media can be contradictory and confusing. Investors sometimes don’t realize that there are two sides to every stock trade. The seller doesn’t want to own the shares for a range or reasons, and the buyer does so with […]

3 Tech Stocks to Buy as Apple Moves Into Healthcare

3 Tech Stocks to Buy as Apple Moves Into Healthcare

More disruption is headed to the healthcare industry, challenging the power of the incumbents in the sector. I’ve already told you about the recently announced effort by JPMorgan, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) to get into the healthcare space. Their aim is to create a not-for-profit healthcare company to try to lower […]

Warren Buffett, chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway, pauses during a television interview in advance of a charity lunch with a group led by Courtenay Wolfe, chief executive officer of Salida Capital, at Smith & Wollensky in New York, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. Buffett, a billionaire who pledged the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy, said the need for charitable giving is unending. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The One Time Betting Against Buffett Makes All the Sense in the World

Could this be Warren Buffett’s Valentine’s Day Massacre? On February 14, Berkshire Hathaway filed a 13-F form with the SEC, updating the market on its quarterly holdings. It showed a surprising fourth-quarter acquisition – Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA). Berkshire bought 18.9 million shares for $358 million. Following the stock’s inevitable “Buffett Bounce,” […]

Sell These Healthcare Middlemen About to Get Amazoned

Sell These Healthcare Middlemen About to Get Amazoned

A few weeks ago, I told you about the announcement from Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) that it was joining forces with JPMorgan and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to disrupt the healthcare industry. More specifically, the venture is being aimed at the many middlemen in the U.S. healthcare industry including insurance companies and pharmacy benefit management companies. […]

Dump These Healthcare Stocks Getting Amazoned

Dump These Healthcare Stocks Getting Amazoned

Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) has often been referred to as the ‘Death Star’. In Star Wars, this was the ultimate weapon, capable of destroying an entire planet. Not a bad analogy, considering Amazon’s ability to totally disrupt the existing order of entire industries. Next on the list of industries to be disrupted looks to be healthcare, […]

Why These 2 “Laggards” Need to Be in Your Portfolio

Why These 2 “Laggards” Need to Be in Your Portfolio

Do you believe in the power of positivity? If so, roll up to Wall Street… because it’s abundant. According to the Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism index, investor optimism is at its second-highest level. The survey of 1,015 Americans with $10,000 to spend outside of their retirement funds recently hit 140 points – just […]