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9 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Presentation by Tweedy Browne's William Browne

William Browne of legendary value investing firm Tweedy Browne presents below on his firm's approach as well as myths surrounding value investing.

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14 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Wintergreen Advisors' Letter to Warren Buffett About Coke

NEW YORK, Apr 21, 2014 -- As investors continue to prepare to cast their proxy ballots ahead of the Coca-Cola Company annual shareholders' meeting on April 23, David Winters , CEO of Wintergreen Advisers, sent a second letter to Coca-Cola's largest shareholder, Warren Buffett , CEO of Berkshire Hathaway .

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20 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

11 Things in Your House Making Warren Buffett Money

Including partially owned businesses, Buffett has collected some of the best and most recognizable brands in the world.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Thinks This is The Most Important Business in Our Economy

And the good news is: he owns it outright. His remarkable remarks Berkshire Hathaway encompasses a variety of businesses, from energy, finance, insurance, and manufacturing firms to retail stores as well.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

The Anti-Buffett: Avoid This Hedge Fund King's Approach to Investing

Here at The Motley Fool, our mission is "Helping the world invest. Better." For almost all Foolish writers, that means espousing a long-term, buy-and-hold approach that is perhaps demonstrated by Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway .

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The Motley Fool

What the Rich Think Parents Should Teach Their Children About Money

Looking to teach your children something about finances? It turns out the world's second and third richest men have strikingly similar upbringings that led to their immense success.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Patch.com

Darien, Rowayton Open Houses on Day Before Easter

There are no open houses this Sunday since it is Easter, but instead there are a few on Saturday, April 19th.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Billionaire fights hotel price-gouging

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Berkshire Hathaway is advising attendees of its annual shareholder meeting to avoid the exorbitant rates hotels charge that weekend by seeking alternative lodging through Airbnb .

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Investopedia

How Warren Buffett made Berkshire Hathaway a World-beater

It would almost be easier to list the industry sectors in which Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. doesn't turn gargantuan profits.

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Kiplinger Online

Dividends from Berkshire? Not on Buffett's Watch

For more than 45 years, Berkshire Hathaway has declined to pay dividends. A vocal group of shareholders would like that to change.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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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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News Max

Heinz: Workers' Buyouts Offered After Changes to Take Company Private

HJ Heinz Co. is offering buyouts to workers in Pittsburgh who may not be happy with changes to the company's culture since Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital took the company private last year.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Heinz offers buyout to majority of Pittsburgh-area workforce

The new management at H.J. Heinz Co. this month has acknowledged that the massive changes being made at the historic Pittsburgh company have not worked out for a lot of the workers that it inherited.

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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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Long Island Business News

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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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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Cape Cod Times

Buffett rubber ducks offered at meeting

Berkshire Hathaway 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 Mexico's national holiday, Cinco de Mayo.

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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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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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