Jeff Benjamin

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Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.

Say what? Most Americans feel like they've missed the market's historic bull run

Plus: Warren E. Buffett offers retirement advice, playing defense with luxury goods, Candy Crush at $21 per share, comparing QE to the telegraph, and Achman's never-ending obsession with Herbalife

Mar 12, 2014 @ 7:39 am

  • Even after a five-year bull market, most Americans feel the stock market's 176% rise has had little effect on their financial well-being. Of course, they have also set aside less than $30,000 for retirement. Poll exposes a generally gloomy mood

  • Warren E. Buffett isn't retired, but that isn't stopping him from giving advice to retirees. Check your emotions at the door

  • If you're still buying luxury goods stocks as a defensive play, pay attention to the inventory turnover trends. High-margin low-volume businesses

  • The much-hyped Candy Crush Saga initial stock offering will include 22.2 million shares priced between $21 and $24 each. PE firm Apax Partners sees its stake in the company shrink

  • Jeff Gundlach compares the significance of the Fed's record-level quantitative easing program to the invention of the telegraph. The largest holder of U.S. debt

  • Hedge funder Bill Ackman, who is making a career out of shorting Herbalife (HLF), now says the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking laws in China. Who knew China even had direct-marketing laws?

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