Thursday Aug 14
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.
Thursday Aug 14
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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 .
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.
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)
Tue Aug 05, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
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.
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.
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)
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
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.