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Michael Burry of ‘The Big Short’ bets on a home shopping network stock and a rocket engine maker

Famed investor Michael Burry, known for calling the subprime mortgage crisis, jumped back into the market to pick up a few stocks in the third quarter, according to a new regulatory filing. “The Big Short” investor bought $10 million worth of Qurate Retail , the media company that owns home shopping networks QVC and HSN, …

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Warren Buffett’s equity portfolio is concentrated in just 5 stocks. Here’s what they are

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway just revealed that 73% of its equity portfolio was focused on just five names. Here’s a look at these massive bets from the “Oracle of Omaha.” The legendary investor kept his biggest holdings unchanged during the third quarter, as the broader market experienced heightened volatility due to the Federal Reserve’s aggressive …

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These are the most heavily shortened names on Wall Street, including one electric vehicle maker

Traders are increasingly betting against struggling electric vehicle maker Nikola . FactSet data showed short interest in Nikola increased by 12% to 97.4 million shares. That represents more than 35% of the shares available for trading. Nikola shares have taken a beating in 2022, losing roughly 67%. The stock has also fallen about 96% since …

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Analysts love these stocks set to report earnings in the week ahead

The corporate earnings season is in full swing, with roughly 100 companies having reported third-quarter results. So far, the results have been better than feared. FactSet data shows that 73% of the companies that have already reported have beaten earnings expectations, while 68% of those names have outperformed revenue forecasts. To be sure, an environment …

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These stocks are sharply growing earnings despite the economic slowdown, and analysts love them

The corporate earnings season is just around the corner, and expectations for corporate profits are muted at best. Data compiled by FactSet showed that third-quarter S & P 500 earnings are expected to grow by just 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. That lackluster forecast comes as corporations deal with rising interest rates and persistently high …

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These could be the stocks ‘Big Short’ investor Michael Burry is warning about

“The Big Short” investor Michael Burry has been warning investors about a 2000 and 2008 style market bubble on the horizon, with speculative stocks being most vulnerable for a crash. Burry, known for calling the subprime mortgage crisis, most recently sounded alarms on frothy stocks with an extremely inflated market capitalization but little earnings. “This …

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Credit Suisse says buy stocks with this characteristic popularized by Warren Buffett

Credit Suisse is recommending stocks with a characteristic favored by Warren Buffett for investors navigating growing risk in equity markets. The firm expects companies with “economic moats” could help investors shield their portfolios from increasing economic uncertainty. It’s a term popularized by the legendary investor that refers to a company’s ability to maintain competitive advantages …

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Wall Street’s favorite value stocks include a media giant that could surge 55%

This year’s tumble in stocks has led many on Wall Street to look at a previously underappreciated part of the market: value. Value stocks are those names that typically trade at a low multiple relative to the broader market and have stable fundamentals. In recent years, investors had been shunning value names in favor of …

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