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The Takeaway: Oakmark is winning and Buffett is tweeting

May 2, 2013 @ 1:54 pm

By Josh Brown


The May issue of the Mutual Fund Observer is out and includes: Oakmark alumni being such amazing managers and three messages from Rob Arnott. (Mutual Fund Observer)

On the absurdity of Sell in May, defensive stock valuations and other items that may stick in your craw. I don't know what a craw is btw...  (Forbes)

LinkedIn earnings report tonight, your preview here: (Risk Reversal)

BlackRock: Investors starved for income need to look outside of traditional income sources. (BlackRock)

The Biz

How Wall Street defanged Dodd-Frank. (TheNation)

RIA purchases jump in Q1, who is buying? (Financial Planning)

News is breaking on Twitter and investors are listening, are advisers paying attention? (Financial Social Media)

LinkedIn Study: Fully 63% of mass affluent consumers take action after using social media to learn about financial products and services. (Advisor One)


Warren Buffett just joined Twitter, here was his first tweet: (The Reformed Broker)


Disclaimer: Joshua Brown is an investment advisor representative with Fusion Analytics. The content above is for informational purposes only, nothing here should ever be construed as investment advice or a solicitation to trade any securities. Mr. Brown or his firm may be long or short securities mentioned above for client or personal accounts at any time.



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