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Why institutional investors are buying more ETFs
16 Oct

Why institutional investors are buying more ETFs

With private equity firms sitting on a record amount of cash they’re struggling to invest, their clients are turning to exchange-traded funds for relief. BlackRock Inc. and State Street Corp., two of the world’s biggest providers of ETFs, say an increasing number of institutional investors are using their products to park money earmarked for private…

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Warren Buffett’s company buys into troubled Home Capital Group
02 Aug

Warren Buffett’s company buys into troubled Home Capital Group

Home Capital Group Inc. shares surged higher Thursday on news that the troubled mortgage lender has arranged $400-million in equity investments and other financial support from companies run by famed billionaire investor Warren Buffett. A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett’s main company, will also also provide a new $2-billion line of credit on better terms…

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Stock Basics
29 Mar

Stock Basics

When you invest in stock, you buy ownership shares in a company—also known as equity shares. Your return on investment, or what you get back in relation to what you put in, depends on the success or failure of that company. If the company does well and makes money from the products or services it…

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