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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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Thu Jul 2

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Can Airline Stocks Take Off Again?

Airline stocks' long-term trend of outperformance looks threatened.

Wed Jul 1

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The Flaw in ACE Limited's $28.3 Billion Acquisition of Chubb Corp.

Property and casualty insurer ACE Ltd. picks up Chubb Corp. for $28.3 billion. Who's getting the better deal?

Tue Jun 30

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Celgene Corporation Pays Up For Juno Therapeutics Inc. -- The Market Says "Show Me"

Celgene pays a huge premium for a 10% stake in Juno Therapeutics as part of a wider deal.

Mon Jun 29

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Greece Stares at the Abyss: What It Means for U.S. Investors

The Greek crisis moves into high gear, but U.S. investors have little to fear.

Fri Jun 26

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Is This The Key to The Bull Market's Next Leg?

Corporations have been instrumental in supporting the bull market, and M&A could be the next driver.

Thu Jun 25

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Stock Watch: 1 Big Reason to Track TransUnion's IPO

Credit reporting agency TransUnion has a highly valuable asset.

Wed Jun 24

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Netflix's 7-for-1 Stock Split Is Bad News for Genuine Investors

Netflix will split its shares seven-for-one next month. The stock market likes the news, but investors shouldn't.

Tue Jun 23

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Stocks: Why Investors Should Want More Short-Sellers

Value-driven investors benefit from more, not fewer, short-sellers.

Mon Jun 22

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Stocks: Williams Companies Considers "Alternatives"; for Greece, They're Dwindling

Williams Cos. Inc. receives -- and rejects -- a $48 billion offer from Energy Transfer Equity LP.

Fri Jun 19

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Stocks: Following China's Correction, Will Biotechnology Be Next?

Chinese stocks record their worst week since 2008 just as biotechnology stocks hit new highs.

Thu Jun 18

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Forget the Fed, Look at Fitbit Instead!

Despite a 50%-plus first-day pop, shares of Fitbit could present an opportunity

Wed Jun 17

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Fed Day Is Here -- Buy the Big Banks!

The CEOs of Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase aren't selling their shares. Investors ought to consider buying them.

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The 4 Greatest CEOs of All Time

Great CEOs can create enormous value for shareholders; these are four of the very best.

Tue Jun 16

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1 Terrific Stock For a Gloomy Mr. Market

This high value-added manufacturer is available at a knock-down price.

Mon Jun 15

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Stocks: Focus on Greece and the Fed

Greece teeters on the brink, while the Fed convenes its monetary policy meeting

Fri Jun 12

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Flies the Coop; Here's What His Successor Must Do

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo failed to explain the social network's position and strategy

Thu Jun 11

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Apple Music Is Already Shaking Up the Market

Music streaming services including Spotify are responding to the competitive threat from Apple.

Wed Jun 10

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Shares of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. Pop on "Win-Win" Tokio Marine Takeover

Tokio Marine is paying up to acquire HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., but it's buying a high-quality franchise

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3 Reasons Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Could Keep Outperforming

Even after a blistering run-up, shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan could continue to outperform

Tue Jun 9

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Investors Could Be Forced to Buy China -- At the Very Worst Time

MSCI will decide whether to add Chinese 'A' shares to its benchmark emerging markets index.

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