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3 hrs ago | 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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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Motley Fool

How Warren Buffett Defied Popular Thinking on Risk

Warren Buffett was not the first great thinker to the utter the words in the quote shown above.

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The Globe and Mail

Loonie moves higher amid strong retail sales report, mixed

Statistics Canada reported that retail sales rose 0.7 per cent during May, which was higher than the 0.6 per cent hike that economists had expected.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Diamonds.net

USPTO Approves 'Diamond Illusions,' 'The Clear Light Cut,' Other Trademarks

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office approved the trademark "Diamond Illusions" on July 15 with the registration number 4569873 for Columbia Insurance Company of Omaha, Nebraska, which handles trademarks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Motley Fool

What Would Warren Buffett Think About This Massive Acquisition?

Perhaps the oil major mentioned the most in these discussions was ExxonMobil . In 2013, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway purchased 40.1 million shares of ExxonMobil, giving it an almost 1% stake in the company.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Automotive News

Settle down, Subaru; Barra already sold Buffett

The folks at Subaru were all a-Twitter when that photo of Warren Buffett in a new Outback went viral a couple of weeks ago.

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The Motley Fool

Why Warren Buffett Doesn't Diversify

" We try to avoid buying a little of this or that when we are only lukewarm about the business or its price.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett: Why Being Cheap With Money Is a Big Mistake

I hate buying socks. But according to Warren Buffett , the process can actually teach us how to be a successful investor.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Buffett makes annual charity stock giveaway

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has donated more than $2.8 billion in Berkshire Hathaway stock to several charities, part of his plan to give away his wealth through annual gifts that began in 2006.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Revisiting My Bullish Stance On Citigroup

The norm for the company before the financial crisis was 1.5-2.2 times book value which would value the shares at a minimum of $85 per share.

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The Weekly Standard

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office

The Weekly Standard reserves the right to use your email for internal use only. Occasionally, we may send you special offers or communications from carefully selected advertisers we believe may be of benefit to our subscribers.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Noel Group experiences rapid growth since Berkshir...

Insurance and services for travelers are in higher demand, and that's good news for a Stevens Point company.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Record

Lorenzo Kellam III | Berkshire Hathaway

Lorenzo Kellam III , associate broker, has joined the Harbor East office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty .

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WKRN

Smith named regional exec for Berkshire Hathaway

Smith currently serves as senior vice president of partner relations for Publishing Group of American in Franklin, Tennessee.

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Forbes.com

Buffett Donates $2.8 Billion, Breaks Personal Giving Record

Warren Buffett has bested his own personal philanthropy record once again, donating $2.8 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and several other charities as part of his annual giving pledge.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Automotive News

How Warren Buffett landed a new Cadillac

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, at the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, last week.

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Seeking Alpha

Compass Won't Be Changing Direction Soon

Management is incentivized to focus on long-term value creation through the operation of a diverse portfolio of high-quality operating assets.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Teen nabs selfie with Buffett and McCartney

On Sunday night, Twitter user @WHITE_estkid, aka Tom White, posted a pic of himself on an Omaha, Nebraska, sidewalk -- standing in front of Warren Buffett and Paul McCartney sitting casually on a bench in the background.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Avoiding Big Banks: Why Financial Stocks Are Risky

Financial stocks have been underperforming the broader stock market for the year.

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