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The anticipated bankruptcy filing of Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings Corp., taken private in the biggest leveraged buyout in history, is poised to put the most profitable unit of the power producer up for grabs.
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4 hrs ago | Canadian HR Reporter
Los Angeles, faced with nearly $10 billion in unfunded pension and retirement liabilities, should adopt the pension formula used by investor Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc to manage the city's growing retirement costs, a report recommended last week.
8 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
When Peebles Realty of Adams became Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CNY Realty on April 8, signs put up six years ago when the firm was opened by Karen A. Peebles were replaced.
Moelis & Co. raised $163 million in its initial public offering, less than it planned, in the first U.S. IPO of an investment bank since the financial crisis.
In this segment from Tuesday's Investor Beat , Motley Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Mike Olsen each discuss one stock popping up on their radar this week.
The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.
If you were to survey the field to name major banks, we're guessing that U.S. Bancorp wouldn't top too many lists.
USG ), following a conversion of notes into shares of common stock. As a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed, Berkshire received a total of around 4.93 million shares of USG, at a conversion price of $11.40 per share.
The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all 775 workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but says the move doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.
"We are making the necessary arrangements to launch our aircraft management business in China quickly once our license is approved," said NetJets Chairman and CEO Jordan B. Hansell.
Washington, D.C., might be taking a controversial page from Uber's book. Last week two D.C. Council members introduced legislation that would allow the city's Taxicab Commission to adjust fares based on demand , in a model known as "surge pricing," for passengers booking rides through an app .
With the first quarter of 2014 officially closed, one stock in the portfolio of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sunk the value by $1 billion.
In 2013, Berkshire Hathaway reported nearly 30% of its $19.5 billion in earnings available to shareholders came from its insurance lines.
On Tuesday night's "Mad Money," Cramer shot back. "Whenever I see an article that criticizes the stock holdings of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, I know it's time to break out his portfolio and look it over for some terrific ideas."
There was more going on beyond the share-price gyrations, though. Short interest clocked in at its highest level of the year.