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56 min ago | Seeking Alpha

Leucadia National Corp Has Too Many Moving Parts

Investors seem confused by Leucadia and determining its future earnings is difficult given the wide array of businesses it holds.

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Related Topix: Leucadia National Corporation, Financial Services, Investment Services, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Leucadia National

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seeking Alpha

What Happens When Berkshire Hathaway Pays A Dividend A Decade From Now?

The benefit of buying a company like Berkshire Hathaway years before a dividend payout arrives is that you can build a nice capital gain and simultaneously avoid tax interference.

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

Freshnews

NRG eVgo Partnership with BMW Expands Access to Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Network

NRG eVgo , a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. , is further expanding access to the Company's electric vehicle charging network by partnering with BMW on its new ChargeNow DC Fast program.

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Related Topix: Energy, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, NRG Energy, California, Startups

Freshnews

Breaking Exhibitor News From Major Trade Shows and Conferences Available Online At Tradeshownews.com

As the recognized global leader in event news release distribution, Business Wire hosts dedicated Online Media Centers for hundreds of events worldwide at www.tradeshownews.com .

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Related Topix: Startups, Public Relations, Marketing

Freshnews

Zillow Announces Acquisition of Trulia for $3.5 Billion in Stock

SEATTLE & SAN FRANCISCO -- -- Zillow, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trulia, Inc. for $3.5 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction.

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Related Topix: Trulia, Startups, Zillow, Real Estate, Marketing

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Get ready for Berkshire Hathaway earnings

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world's largest holding companies, is scheduled to post second-quarter results Friday after the market closes.

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

The Motley Fool

How Warren Buffett Views Mergers and Acquisitions

"[I]nvestors can always buy toads at the going price for toads. If investors instead bankroll princesses who wish to pay double for the right to kiss a toad, those kisses had better pack some real dynamite.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Sears Holdings Corporation

Bradenton.com

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Omaha, NE, Warren Buffett

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Omaha, NE, Warren Buffett

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Gift That Keeps On Giving

Warren Buffett has a business that has made him billions throughout the years, but the surprising secret to its success is simple.

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

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Ltd were jointly named as finalist for the 6th annual 2014 Golden Bridge Awards under the New Products and Se... )--Embraer Executive Jets delivered today the 25th Phenom 300 to NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Phenom 300, Embraer Aircraft, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Benzinga

Buy Coca-Cola on the Dip, for Long-Term Gains

That is costing short term traders, who drove the stock up earlier this month, expecting better results.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

CBC News

Industry Canada approves AltaLink sale to Berkshire Hathaway

The federal government has approved the pending sale of an Alberta utility provider to Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, North America, Canada, World News, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services,

The Motley Fool

Underpants, Ground Beef, and Car Dealerships: A History of Leucadia National

Ever since Warren Buffett took over failing textile manufacturer Berkshire Hathaway and turned it into a financial leviathan, there have been other companies trying to create conglomerates following his example.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Leucadia National Corporation, Financial Services, Investment Services, Leucadia National, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group

Alberta Venture

On the Money: American Sands Energy

At the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting, Warren Buffett said, "I think that the oil sands are an important asset for mankind."

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

Business Wire

Hot Topic: Back to School 2014

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure .

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Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Freshnews

Vector Capital and Cerium Technology Announce the Recapitalization of Allegro Development

SAN FRANCISCO & DALLAS -- -- Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses and Cerium Technology, an investment fund focused on energy, trading and technology, today announced the recapitalization of Allegro Development Corporation.

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Related Topix: Startups, Vector Capital, Dallas, TX, Vector Software

Freshnews

Leading Customer Engagement Practitioners and Industry Experts to...

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & MELVILLE, N.Y. -- -- KANA Software , A Verint Company , today announced that Mark Thompson, CEO and co-founder of Virgin Unite Mentors - Sir Richard Branson's network for executive coaching and entrepreneurial innovation - will keynote its Connect customer conference taking place September 21-24 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Verint Systems, Science / Technology, Software, KANA, Verint, Startups, Melville, NY, KANA Software

Freshnews

Clearing Provider G. H. Financials Selects Imagine Software to Enhance Risk Management Capabilities

LONDON & NEW YORK -- -- Imagine Software, a leading provider of risk and portfolio management solutions for the investment community worldwide, today announced that G. H. Financials has selected Imagine's real-time, cloud-based service to enhance its global Futures and Options clearing service.

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Related Topix: Startups, New York

Business Law Prof Blog

Taking Berkshire Private

As I explore the future of Berkshire Hathaway in my forthcoming book Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values , one topic I address for Berkshire post Buffett is whether the company should remain public or be taken private.

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

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