Likely the most well-known of the Mini Berkshires, Leucadia National is still something of a mystery, with a complex history and an array of businesses that can look overwhelming on the surface. Here, we look deeper into the history of the company, and how it came to be involved in so many businesses.
The Mexican Senate has finally signed off on a bill that will end almost 80 years of state monopoly on oil production. Which stocks are the most likely to get in on this new market?
Breaking up Britain's long-standing "big four" banks has become a political hot-button issue heading into the May election. What this could mean, who is most at risk, and why it could be good news for some investors.
A look at three life insurance companies whose stocks offer growth on the cheap.
The Iraqi Oil Ministry has lost control of two major oil fields near Kirkuk this past week. Why could this restart the bidding process on those fields, and who has the inside track?
The US Commerce Department is under growing pressure to revise its definition of "crude oil" to allow exports of condensate. Here we examine some of the largest producers of condensates.
Both Portugal Telecom and Brazilian partner Oi SA are falling precipitously on fighting over undisclosed investments in Luxembourg. Here we explore why the selloff has gone too far.
With fall and winter just around the corner, the unresolved Ukraine gas dispute will soon become a continent-wide crisis, threatening vital imports. Here we examine which companies are in the best position to benefit from this, and who the big losers could be.
The interim nuclear deal with Iran is scheduled to end on July 20. With a deal unlikely, more threats to limit Iranian crude exports are likely, adding upward pressure to the Brent spot price.
BG Group has signed a letter of intent seeking a major purchase of natural gas from Israel's offshore Leviathan reservoir. Here we examine what this could mean for the primary companies involved in the project.
As Iraq fighting continues, the oil production in several parts of the nation has ground to a halt. Yet opportunities abound in the ongoing Iraqi breakup, with the city of Kirkuk the richest prize of all.
Economists are cheering Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to reduce the corporate tax to below 30 percent. Here we examine three major Japanese financials that could benefit a lot from the reforms.
The German government's decision to end the Verizon Internet contract was the latest blow to an American company stemming from the NSA backlash. What it could mean, and which EU companies might stand to benefit?
The latest oil boom has driven the oil majors up to new highs, and while it may be late to start investing there, oil and gas services companies are bargains not yet recognized by the market.
The transition to the latest generation of video game consoles was awkward, but sales are now picking up speed. We take a close look at where the big three console makers stand in the early going.
Iraq is falling apart, and as al-Qaeda fighters tear through the north and west of the country, a split seems more and more likely. But some companies are positioned to benefit from this.
When the market turns sour on a company, it can turn really sour. Here are three companies beat up beyond all reason, and which could all bounce back
Why the recent EPA emissions plans are unlikely to happen as proposed, and which coal companies are the best bargains right now.
Libya's oil exports have been dropping for a while, and may soon dry up entirely. Find out which Brent Crude producers are best positioned to cash in on this shortfall.
American technology companies have long been the dominant market leaders on the Internet. But, as government policy puts these companies' services at risk, can they sustain their leadership positions both at home and abroad?