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BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.B) - Get Free Report decision to buy back its own shares rather than those of other companies leads the day's slate of stories.

Warren Buffett

The Big Story

It looks like

Warren Buffett

had another epiphany in the bathtub as shares of his company dropped below $100,000 each.

FT Alphaville

For someone who has been vocal about buying U.S. stocks, is it concerning that

Buffett saw no better use of cash

than to buy back Berkshire shares?

Wall Street Journal

From 2009: an interview with Warren Buffett on the time

Berkshire announced a buyback

after the stock dropped from $90 to $40 in 1974.

PBS Nightly Business Report

Company News

Memo to



employees: Keep typing.

New York Times

Speaking of Yahoo!, board of directors are showing poor corporate governance by hastily firing CEOs. CC:


(HPQ) - Get Free Report


The Economist



(AAPL) - Get Free Report

the new


(MSFT) - Get Free Report


Abnormal Returns

Headline of the day:


failure hits

Goldman Sachs'

(GS) - Get Free Report




Barclays says the charts show the

post-2008 recovery is over


Business Insider

The SEC believes in

efficient markets

, meaning money managers can't beat the market consistently.



"dumb money" remains bearish

, which is actually a bullish indicator.

The Technical Take

Wither Monday morning M&A? Third-quarter

M&A activity down 23%

from a year ago.

Wall Street Journal

Investment Strategy


after-hours trading

has been bad for U.S. stocks.

Bespoke Investment

A 40-point checklist for

value investors


Old School Value

Odds and Ends

Perhaps before coming up with

tickers for future ETFs

like the

Daily BRIC Bear 2X Shares

( BRIS), Direxion should write them out and read them aloud.

Kid Dynamite

Breaking news:

Stock traders are psychopaths



In the NFL, the

Bills and the Lions are undefeated

. I feel like I'm taking crazy pills.

Wall Street Journal

Tickets for two

Radiohead shows in New York

this week sold out today in approximately three nanoseconds, leaving thousands to whine about being shut out. Don't complain too much; it's not like they'll play the hits like this gem.


-- Written by Robert Holmes in Boston


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