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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J

7 hrs ago | 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, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

14 hrs ago | 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, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

23 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays

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, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business Wire

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, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Sat Apr 12, 2014

USA Today

Cramer on Buffett: 'His luck's about to change'

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."

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

Cape Gazette

Lee Ann Wilkinson Group earns Pinnacle Award from Berkshire Hathaway

The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group includes in back Beth Heid, Bob Green, Garrett King, Chris Holt, Dane Baich and Mark Robinson.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Nashville, TN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Wire

Graham Holdings and Berkshire Hathaway Sign Agreement for Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire WPLG-TV

The specific number of shares of each company and the amount of cash will be determined on the closing date based on certain factors, including the market prices of the shares of both companies at that time.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Behind Warren Buffett's Oil & Gas Canadian Pick

What picks a guru from a determinate industry and geography can be hard or impossible to infer.

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

Reuters

Aon CEO says Berkshire Hathaway deal good for Lloyd's market

The head of insurance broker Aon has mounted a defence of a deal signed last year with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway that some fear could weaken the Lloyd's insurance market, arguing it is good for London.

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

World Magazine

No cold calling your friends

You have heard of cold calling-unsolicited random dialing of as many people as possible for the purpose of selling some product or service.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Prudential Don Johnson to change name

The name change goes into effect August 5, said Brad Johnson , general manager for the San Antonio-based real estate firm.

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Related Topix: Canyon Lake, TX, Gruene, TX, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Motley Fool

The S&P 500's 5 Most Loved Stocks

Don't let the latest two-day swoon fool you: The broad-based S&P 500 has been a practically unstoppable force since the recession's lows.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Forbes.com

Buffett's Own Prediction of Mediocre Returns: 40 Years Too Early

A recent NYT article called attention to Warren Buffett's mediocre recent returns.

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

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Resumen: CardioKinetix publica los datos clnicos de un ao que arrojan resultados positivos convincentes y coherentes para los pacientes tratados con el dispositivo cardiaco estructural mnimamente invasivo )--CardioKinetix Inc., una compania de dispositivos medicos pionera en el tratamiento basado en cateter para la insuficiencia cardiaca, ha ... (more)

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Business Wire

NetJets Gearing Up for Launch in China

NetJets Business Aviation Limited is part of a joint venture with NetJets Inc.; Hony Jinsi Investment Management Ltd, a subsidiary of Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm of China; and Fung Investments, part of the private investment arm of the families of Dr. Victor Fung and Dr. William Fung, the controlling shareholders of the Li & Fung ... (more)

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Related Topix: NetJets, Transportation, Airlines, World News, China, Asia, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Buffett's Berkshire Stock Portfolio

While the momentum in the equity market's highfliers has started to work its way into the rest of the market over the last two trading days, one stock that has been insulated so far is Berkshire Hathaway .

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

Daily Herald

Palatinea s Starck takes Berkshire Hathaway name

Palatine-based Prudential Starck Realtors, with its Prudential First Realty and Prudential Harding & Starck brokerages in McHenry and Crystal Lake, will become Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate beginning Tuesday, said President Andy Starck.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Palatine, IL, Belvidere, IL

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