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Who Owns the Top Dividend Stocks?

The Internet provides investors with so much useful and interesting information.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Best of 2007, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Online newspaper Alaska Dispatch buys Anchorage Daily News for $34 million

Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co.

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Related Topix: McClatchy, Publishing, Media, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Star-Telegram.com

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Home Listing, Home, New Canaan, CT

Star-Telegram.com

Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy would likely attract bidders for Oncor

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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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Texas, Construction, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

Canadian HR Reporter

Los Angeles should adopt Warren Buffett pension formula: Study

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.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Warren Buffett, Retirement, Construction, Investment Services, California

Watertown Daily Times

Small real estate firms in Northern New York joining with big brands is latest industry trend

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.

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Related Topix: New York, Construction, Investment Services, Adams, NY, Syracuse, NY, Jefferson County, NY, Watertown, NY

The Wilton Daily Voice

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Tops Harris Poll

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was recently named Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend study.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Real Estate, Fairfield County, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bloomberg

Moelis Prices Shares Below Range in Investment Bank IPO

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.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Investment Services, Food, Heinz H J, Construction, Warren Buffett, US News

The Motley Fool

Stocks to Watch Now: Amazon.com and Berkshire Hathaway

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.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

TheCourier.com

New Owners Offer Buyouts To Pittsburgh Heinz Staff

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.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

GuruFocus.com

U.S. Bancorp: Don't Forget About This Fair-Valued Bank

If you were to survey the field to name major banks, we're guessing that U.S. Bancorp wouldn't top too many lists.

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Related Topix: US Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services, Multistat, Wells Fargo , Bank of America, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Insider Monkey

Berkshire Hathaway Adds 4.93 Mln Shares to Stake in USG Corporation

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.

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Related Topix: Construction, USG Corporation, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Pocono Record

New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff

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.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Construction, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

Was Warren Buffett Wrong to Buy ExxonMobil Over Chevron?

Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio consists of 43 companies and is worth $92 billion.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

NetJets Nearing Official Launch in China

"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.

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Related Topix: NetJets, Airlines, Transportation, World News, Asia, China, Asia Travel, Travel, China Travel, Construction, Startups, Empire Group, Investment Services, Business Wire

Slate Magazine

Everybody Hates Surge Pricing

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 .

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Detroit Free Press

How Warren Buffett lost $1 billion in one stock

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.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

The Washington Post

Berkshire to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Buffett Fiesta Ducks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will sell rubber ducks of Chairman Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charles Munger wearing Mexican-themed outfits at the company's annual meeting, which falls two days before Cinco de Mayo.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Motley Fool

You'll Never Guess How Warren Buffett Plans to Make His Next Billion

In 2013, Berkshire Hathaway reported nearly 30% of its $19.5 billion in earnings available to shareholders came from its insurance lines.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

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