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Thursday Aug 14 | Insider Monkey

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY), Resolute Forest Products Inc (RFP), SandRidge...

Fairfax Financial Holdings , the hedge fund founded and managed by Prem Watsa , recently made public its long equity holdings for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Thursday Aug 14 | Seeking Alpha

Tracking Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Portfolio - Q2 2014 Update

Fairfax Financial's largest five positions are BlackBerry, Resolute Forest Products, SandRidge Energy, EXCO Resources, and Overstock.

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Related Topix: Insurance, 9

Wed Aug 13, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Prem Watsa Buys 4 New Stocks

Prem Watsa , founder of Canadian insurance conglomerate Fairfax Financial Holdings , has been fully hedged on his equity positions since about 2010, reducing his returns as the market increased.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Insurance, Biotech, Medicine, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Startups

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

A.M. Best Assigns Debt Rating to Fairfax (US) Inc.'s Senior Unsecured ...

Fairfax is the guarantor of the notes. The outlook assigned to the ratings is stable.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Insider Monkey

Twitter Inc (TWTR), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) and Facebook Inc (FB): Prem Watsa Hates These Stocks

A closer look of Fairfax Financial Holdings' letter to its shareholders uncovers an interesting fact that the three tech-based companies, namely, Twitter Inc , Netflix, Inc. and Facebook Inc , which are usually in the lists of many investors, aren't the choice of Fairfax's Chairman and the CEO, Prem Watsa .

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Related Topix: Twitter, Netflix, Startups, Insurance, Product Recalls

Insider Monkey

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Why Prem Watsa Loves the Company

BBRY ) is now not even a competitor in the smartphone space, the company has been reduced to a niche player, but still there are a few people who have bet big on BlackBerry Ltd and continue to hold their bets.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Startups, Sybase

Sys-Con Media

Fairfax Announces Private Offering of Senior Notes

The Notes will be guaranteed by Fairfax. The Issuer intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to refinance certain notes and trust preferred securities issued by subsidiaries of Fairfax, and will use the remaining net proceeds to augment Fairfax's cash position, to increase short-term investments and marketable securities held by the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Insurance

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Tech Bubble 2.0 - Prem Watsa's List Of Social Media Stocks To Avoid Or Short

Value investor Prem Watsa sees a tech bubble 2.0 in the valuations of a group of social media stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Insurance

Sat Aug 02, 2014

EKathimerini

Gas station owner among three arrested for stealing air force fuel

Three suspects A- a 56-year-old Greek gas station owner and two Pakistani men A- have been arrested for stealing large quantities of jet fuel from a Hellenic Air Force pipeline that runs through the agricultural region of Oinoi in Viotia, north of Attica.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Greece, World News,

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The close: Stock markets lose more ground

A pair of traders work in their booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Leicestershire County, England, Warwickshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Seeking Alpha

Fairfax Financial Holdings' (FRFHF) CEO Prem Watsa on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning, and welcome to Fairfax's 2014 Second Quarter Results Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Financial Markets

The Globe and Mail

Fairfax Financial and CEO Watsa probed for insider trading

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Prem Watsa speaks during the company's annual meeting in Toronto on April 11, 2013 Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Prem Watsa speaks during the company's annual meeting in Toronto on April 11, 2013 Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd said Quebec's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Fairfax Signs Agreement to Acquire General Insurance Business of Sri Lankan Insurer

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the successful completion of due diligence along with regulatory and court approvals, and is expected to close by the first quarter of 2015.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Sri Lanka, Asia, World News

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Poor print ad sales hurt Toronto Star publisher's revenue

Canada's Torstar Corp reported a 7 percent fall in revenue at its media business, which publishes the country's largest daily newspaper, the Toronto Star.

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