Weekend Money Markets Roundup February 17, 2024

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Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett grew his stakes in Chevron, Oxy, SiriusXM in the last quarter of 2023.
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Warren Buffett’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway, which owns GEICO and Dairy Queen, sold off about 1% of its stake in Apple in the last quarter of 2023, the company revealed in new SEC filings. – Bruce Gil Read More

A monitor displays the Abercrombie & Fitch logo on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

It looks like a tech stock if you squint.
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A bitcoin coin in front of a trading chart.

A heavy coin.
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Amazon executive chairman Jeff Bezos

Amazon executive chairman Jeff Bezos is currently the world’s second richest man with an estimated net worth of $200 billion, according to Bloomberg.
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Different soft drinks including Coca Cola are displayed in a store in Mexico City, Mexico.

Different soft drinks including Coca Cola are displayed in a store in Mexico City, Mexico.
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Coca-Cola stock dipped after executives gave its investors an (apparently) unconvincing spiel about the company’s success on a Tuesday morning (Feb. 13). – Laura Bratton Read More

A sign is posted at Nvidia headquarters on February 05, 2024 in Santa Clara, California.

Nvidia headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif.
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaking in front of a memorial to the WWII Battle of Kursk.

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin speaking in front of a memorial to the WWII Battle of Kursk.
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Russia’s hot war with Ukraine is having some chilly callbacks to the Soviet Union’s longstanding detente with the United States, namely that state military spending is crowding out other forms of economic growth. – Melvin Backman Read More

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies, and Founders  Fund, as he holds hundred dollar bills during the Bitcoin 2022  Conference in Miami.

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies, and Founders Fund, as he holds hundred dollar bills during the Bitcoin 2022 Conference in Miami.
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It’s safe to say crypto is experiencing renewed interest since the crash of 2022. Bitcoin just hit its highest price since 2021, the SEC’s approval of spot Bitcoin ETFs has investors very excited, and the market cap for all crypto just breached $2 trillion. But everyone who’s ready to FOMO their way into crypto should ask themselves: Should we really be doing this again? – Matt Novak / Gizmodo Read More

Tarek El Moussa’s road out of debt to being a millionaire | Your Wallet

HGTV personality and author of the book Flip Your Life tells Quartz how he went from living in a roach-infested garage to buying a million dollar house

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Some of the biggest names in the fast food industry, including McDonald’s, Taco Bell, and Burger King, have said their fourth-quarter sales were impacted by Israel’s war in Gaza. – Laura Bratton Read More