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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Which utilities are doing the most in clean energy? Hint: Some of them are here

Portland General Electric Inc. and PacifiCorp parent Berkshire Hathaway Energy ranked high in a new list tallying the clean energy deployment of the nation's top investor-owned utilities, produced by Ceres in partnership with Portland-based Clean Edge Inc. Two Northwest utilities are top performers in a new ranking that measures how investor-owned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Portland General Electric, Pacific Gas and Electric

17 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's $2.8 Billion Donation Could Be Just the Beginning

Warren Buffett recently made headlines for his donation of about $2.8 billion in the form of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and several other charities.

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

Seeking Alpha

Invest Like Warren Buffet With This Small Cap Stock

Warren Buffet may be the most widely respected and often emulated investor in the world.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Markel Corporation, The Steak n Shake Company

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, Business Wire, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway

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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