Alex Berenson

Information technology departments must spend enormous amounts of time and money worrying about integrating big computer systems with billions of pieces of customer data.Alex Berenson

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Sochi started with the same problem as every Winter Olympics. Forget the crass commercialism, the fake amateurism, NBC's refusal to televise important events live to all its viewers. As an event, the Winter Games fail on the most basic level. They're lousy to watch.Alex Berenson

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Insider trading is hard to prove. To be convicted, a person must have bought or sold a stock based on material information that is both unknown to the general public and likely to have had an important effect on a company's stock price.Alex Berenson

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Volatility may be rising simply because investors must digest more information every day.Alex Berenson

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For investors who do want to speculate in high-yield bonds, one alternative may be a junk bond mutual fund, which can offer investors the relative safety of diversification.Alex Berenson

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It's one of the fundamental principles of the stock market: When interest rates go up, stocks go down. And along with financial companies and cyclicals, technology companies - with their sky-high price-to-earnings multiples - should be among the biggest losers in an environment of rising rates.Alex Berenson

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Hedge funds try to produce above-average investment returns using tactics ranging from traditional stock-picking to complex derivative and arbitrage plays. High minimum investments, redemption restrictions and aggressive strategies make them suitable mainly for more sophisticated and well-heeled investors.Alex Berenson

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Wal-Mart does not do big mergers, though it will buy much smaller competitors in so-called 'tuck-in acquisitions.'Alex Berenson

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Most of America never noticed, but the 1990s were good times for trailer homes, a.k.a. manufactured housing. From 1991 to 1998, annual sales of manufactured homes more than doubled, to 374,000 from 174,000.Alex Berenson

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Big banks have long had private equity divisions that put up capital for deals too complex or risky for individual shareholders to finance.Alex Berenson

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Shareholder meetings are not usually the occasion for utter candor - or for that matter, arch sarcasm - by chief executives.Alex Berenson

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If only the human body could handle trauma as well as biotechnology stocks do.Alex Berenson

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Accounting rules give financial institutions flexibility about when they choose to recognize venture capital profits.Alex Berenson

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Most unfortunately, Enron's plunge into bankruptcy court also cost many of its rank-and-file employees their savings.Alex Berenson

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Evidence of defendants' lavish lifestyles is often used to provide a motive for fraud. Jurors sometimes wonder why an executive making tens of millions of dollars would cheat to make even more. Evidence of habitual gluttony helps provide the answer.Alex Berenson

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Higher productivity enables companies to increase sales without adding workers. Even if job markets tighten and wages rise, corporate profits can continue to climb as long as worker productivity is growing faster than overall wages.Alex Berenson

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The fact that we haven't faced another major terrorist attack on American soil since Sept. 11 is a very significant achievement, and one that's easy to forget - it's the dog that doesn't bark.Alex Berenson

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The thing to do with mutual funds is to buy a couple of decent ones, set up an investment plan and then never, ever think about them again, except maybe once a quarter or so when you take a peek at your statements to make sure that you have not accidentally been buying the Fidelity Peace-in-the-Middle-East fund.Alex Berenson

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Like many other banks and finance companies, Green Tree used a process called securitization to resell its home loans to outside investors. Green Tree grouped thousands of these small loans into a pool worth hundreds of millions of dollars.Alex Berenson

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Individual income can grow only as fast as productivity rises.Alex Berenson

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In the short run, using militias might be the quickest and easiest way to improve order on Iraq's streets and uproot the terrorists and guerrillas who routinely attack American troops and civilian targets.Alex Berenson

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For a spy novelist like me, the Edward J. Snowden story has everything. A man driven by ego and idealism - can anyone ever distinguish the two? - leaves his job and his beautiful girlfriend behind. He must tell the world the Panopticon has arrived. His masters vow to punish him, and he heads for Moscow in a desperate search for refuge.Alex Berenson

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Of course, the discounting of future earnings should hurt all stocks. But it should hurt technology stocks more than others, because so many of them are valued at extremely high levels relative to their current earnings.Alex Berenson

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The notion that employees and companies have a social contract with each other that goes beyond a paycheck has largely vanished in United States business.Alex Berenson

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For value investors, General Motors is a tempting target. The company's share of the North American auto market has steadily declined for two decades, and analysts say the company suffers from weak management and unexciting cars.Alex Berenson

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Macroeconomics is the analysis of the economy as a whole, an examination of overall supply and demand. At the broadest level, macroeconomists want to understand why some countries grow faster than others and which government policies can help growth.Alex Berenson

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Publicly traded United States companies report sales and profits to investors every quarter.Alex Berenson

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John W. Snow was paid more than $50 million in salary, bonus and stock in his nearly 12 years as chairman of the CSX Corporation, the railroad company. During that period, the company's profits fell, and its stock rose a bit more than half as much as that of the average big company.Alex Berenson

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Even a war zone looks peaceful in most places, most of the time.Alex Berenson

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The American pledge not to negotiate with terrorists has been honored more in the breach than the observance from the moment President Ronald Reagan made it.Alex Berenson

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