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Alex DUMORTIER

Alex Dumortier writes a twice-daily column covering topical subjects from a contrarian, value-oriented perspective; he also co-authored 'The Astonishing Collapse of MF Global'. He received his degree in Economics and Political Economy from Princeton University and began his career in the City of London. After having lived in several capital cities, Alex now resides in Washington, D.C.. When he is not reading or writing, Alex likes to run and practice Bikram yoga (a form of "hot" yoga.)

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Stocks: This Is How Bad August Was

Yesterday closed the worst month of August for stocks in 14 years. So what?

Mon Aug 31

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Warren Buffett Rings the Bell on Energy With Phillips 66

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is now Phillips 66's largest shareholder.

Fri Aug 28

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Icahn Sounds the Value Alarm on Freeport-McMoRan

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn takes an 8.5% position in miner Freeport-McMoRan. Sound the value alarm!

Thu Aug 27

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Stocks: Where the Market Is Headed and How to Survive the Next Crisis

One valuation expert provides his fair value estimate for the S&P 500. Another gives his survival manual for a market crisis.

Wed Aug 26

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5 Rules to Achieve Happiness in a Bear Market

The recent of stock market volatility has rattled investors. Here are some suggestions to help you remain focused on your investing goals.

Tue Aug 25

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The "Flash Crash" in Stocks No One Is Talking About

A crash in stock prices at the opening of Monday's trading session produced a trillion-dollar loss in market value -- temporarily.

Mon Aug 24

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2 Growth Stocks to Profit From the Market's Correction

Some of the best businesses in the world are on sale in the stock market today; Apple and Mead Johnson Nutrition are two of them.

Thu Aug 20

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Mining for Long-Term Investment Value at Glencore plc

Shares of Glencore plc have been decimated along with the rout in global commodities markets, spelling opportunity for patient, value-oriented investors.

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3 Big Banks with the Best Chance of Outperforming in 2016

In a sea of expensive stocks, these three big banks are oases of value.

Wed Aug 19

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2 Great Investment Opportunities in a Trillion-Dollar Capital Flight

Over a trillion dollars has fled emerging markets over the past 13 months. As a result, these two markets look very attractive right now.

Tue Aug 18

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2 Cheap Sectors for Contrarian Investors

Emerging markets and the energy sector are reviled by investors. All the more reason for value investors to take a look.

Mon Aug 17

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Is Tesla Motors on a Collision Course With Uber?

Morgan Stanley believes Tesla Motors will enter the car-sharing business -- with a massive upside for the company's value.

Fri Aug 14

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Gold Bulls: China Won't Bail You Out

China just announced it bought 19 tons of gold last month, but don't expect that to revive the bull market.

Thu Aug 13

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Apple: Finally, a Guru Worth Listening to

Professor Aswath Damodaran has made some prescient calls on Apple's stock before. Today, he thinks it's undervalued once more.

Wed Aug 12

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China's Woes Creates Opportunity for U.S. Investors

Despite broad declines in the stock market, China's slowdown does not affect all companies equally.

Tue Aug 11

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Has Owning Coca-Cola Shares Become Indefensible?

Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is protecting its franchise in ways that are unethical and contrary to the public good.

Mon Aug 10

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2 Things Warren Buffett Saw in Precision Castparts That the Market Missed

Precision Castparts will be the largest acquisition in Berkshire Hathaway's history. Here's what Warren Buffet likes about the deal.

Fri Aug 7

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The Fed's Turn Is Nearing -- Here's What It Means for Stocks

History is a mixed guide to the end of zero interest rates, but stocks looks vulnerable in the short term.

Thu Aug 6

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Mondelez International: The Incredible Story of Bill Ackman's Flip-Flops

Activist investor Bill Ackman has a rich history with Mondelez International and its predecessor, Kraft Foods.

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3 Things Warren Buffett Does Better Than You

It's obvious: Warren Buffett is a better investor than you are. The question is why?

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