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Is our focus on quarterly earnings hurting the U.S. economy

By Dwyer Gunn (originally published by Pacific Standard) - Last week, Jamie Dimon, the chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase, and Warren Buffett, the well-known value investor and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal urging public companies to “consider moving away from providing quarterly earnings-per-share guidance… [Cross-posted from Pacific Standard publication of June 12, […]

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Sorry, Warren Buffett, buybacks aren’t that simple

By Joe Nocera (originally published by Bloomberg) - So Warren Buffett is “delighted” that Apple Inc. has decided to buy back $100 billion worth of its own stock. And really, why wouldn’t he be?… [Cross-posted from Bloomberg publication of May 8, 2018 at https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-08/apple-s-stock-buyback-isn-t-as-simple-as-warren-buffett-says]

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Pushing back on ‘quarterly capitalism’ and incentivizing more investment

By Jared Bernstein (originally published by On The Economy) – Interesting news out of the HRC campaign yesterday. They’re considering tweaking the capital gains tax rate schedule to incent more patient holdings and push back on what they call “quarterly capitalism.”… [Cross-posted from On The Economy publication of July 21, 2015 at http://jaredbernsteinblog.com/pushing-back-on-quarterly-capitalism-and-incentivizing-more-investment/]

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Why Buffett should vote ‘no’ on coke

By Rana Foroohar (originally published by Time Magazine) – The discussion over inequality is all the rage these days, and it’s been given a new wrinkle with the hoopla over Warren Buffett’s abstention from a vote over Coke’s new compensation plan, which would award billions of dollars to Coke managers in Coke stock if they […]

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