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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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Tue Sep 16

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FactSet Sets Itself Up For a Good Year

FactSet's business model shows its worth

Thu Sep 11

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The Original Meaning Of "Blue Chip Stock"

Blue Chip Stocks: Investing Essentials

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Blue Chip Stocks: Investing Essentials

Blue chip stocks can make good investments, if they're bought at the right price

Tue Sep 2

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Why Buffett Is Investing $3 bln in the Burger King/ Tim Hortons Deal

Here's Why Buffett Is Investing $3 Billion in the Burger King/ Tim Hortons Deal

Fri Aug 29

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Here's Why Warren Buffett Is Investing $3 Billion in the Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal

For Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital, Burger King-Tim Hortons is no one-time deal.

Thu Jul 31

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Dow: Investing Essentials

Everything investors need to know about the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Fri Jul 25

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2 Reasons a SodaStream Takeover Won't Happen

Bloomberg News reports that SodaStream is in talks to go private

Thu Jul 24

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Was SodaStream the Object of Insider Trading?

Shares of SodaStream pop on a report that the company is in talks to be acquired

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3 Stocks to Watch on Thursday: Ford, General Motors, and Facebook

Ford and Facebook impress with their earnings, while General Motors' are hurt by recalls.

Wed Jul 23

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Facebook Shoots the Lights Out -- What's Not to Like About the Stock?

Facebook reports impressive second-quarter results, but there's still a hitch.

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Microsoft: Is Nokia on the Bubble?

Nokia hurts Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter results

Tue Jul 22

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Apple's Guidance for Next Quarter Is Nothing to Obsess Over

Apple announces solid results for its fiscal third quarter

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Apple Shares Still Have Room to Run

Apple and Microsoft will report their quarterly results after Tuesday's market close.

Mon Jul 21

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The Most Important Sentence in Netflix's Earnings Report

Netflix streams another solid quarter.

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Are Biotechs Overvalued?

Is the Fed right when it says biotechnology stocks are overvalued?

Fri Jul 18

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With Shire, Did AbbVie Count Its Chickens Before They Hatched?

AbbVie acquires Shire in a $54 billion transaction.

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Tech Watch: New Priorities at Apple and Google

Board and management changes at Apple and Google hint at new strategic priorities

Thu Jul 17

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The Market Likes Google's Results -- Here's Why

Google shows solid growth in its second-quarter results.

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Microsoft CEO's New Memo: There's More to It Than Job Cuts

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella follows up on last week's "grand vision" memo.

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