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Obama administration's call for boycotting Russian stocks falls flat

Plus: Fed warns there's always time to worry about bubbles, Morgan Stanley doubles down on biotech, the cloud computing frenzy marches on, activist investor challenges Coke management perks, and index investing to cut the tax bill

Mar 27, 2014 @ 7:49 am

By Jeff Benjamin

  • No offense, Mr. President, but short-sellers are not taking your advice on Russian stocks. In fact, it seems the market is doing the opposite of what the Obama administration has suggested with regard to Russian investments. So much for White House influence

  • Fed's Bullard reminds the markets that bubble risk doesn't go away just because the Fed becomes less accommodative. In other words, sleep with one eye open. Unconventional policies

  • Where some see a bubble in biotech, Morgan Stanley gets ready to double down. Up 200% since 2011

  • Box Inc. plans to go public in the latest sign of the cloud computing frenzy. Did somebody say bubble? What could go wrong?

  • Activist shareholder Wintergreen Advisers is looking for help from Warren Buffett to challenge the sweet rewards Coke is serving to management. Coke management gets 14.2% of share capital, worth $24 billion

  • Index investing might be boring, but you will recognize the beauty of the strategy come tax time. Five ways that index investing cuts taxes

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