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News on Empire Group (Ticker: BRK.A) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Wesco: A Buffett-Like Small Cap Held By A Successful Yet Lesser Known Disciple

Before we get to the company in question, we have to do a bit of backtracking so I can explain how I stumbled onto this great investing opportunity.

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7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Berkshire Hathaway Expands In Asia: New Frontier Offers Further Growth For Shareholders

Berkshire Hathaway has announced expansion into several Asian general insurance markets, many of which are underserved, with rapidly growing middle classes and strong economic momentum.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Investopedia

A Look At Berkshire Hathaway's Many Components

Generally speaking, it's easy to summarize what each of the largest corporations in existence do.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business Wire, Startups, Washington Post, Publishing, USG Corporation

News Max

Buffett Hoards Cash as Individuals' Holdings Hit 14-year low

Individual investors have been cutting back on cash in portfolios, the exact reverse of what Warren Buffett has been doing at Berkshire Hathaway.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fined

Well sort of. The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice announced a $896,000 proposed settlement Wednesday with Buffett's investment holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The two federal agencies filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia a proposed settlement, imposing the maximum civil penalty ... (more)

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

The Motley Fool

Battle of the Buffett Stocks: Wells Fargo vs. Bank of America

Over his several decades of investing, Warren Buffett has earned his position as one of the most successful investors of all time.

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

Seeking Alpha

Warren Buffett Hates Bonds, Loves Cash

Warren Buffett is sitting on his largest cash pile, ever. Warren has a very big chest, war chest that is.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Bond Market Battle: Berkshire Hathaway Vs. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners

On August 15, 2014 there were 13,170 bond trades in 2,699 non-call fixed rate corporate issues representing $2.9 billion in notional principal.

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Related Topix: Energy Partners, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Kinder Morgan Management, Business Wire, Startups, Financial Services, Kinder Morgan

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

Berkshire Hathaway Earnings: 1 Critical Thing You May Have Missed

Yet one thing is critical for investors to see as they asses the true bottom line results of Warren Buffett's company.

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

Forbes.com

America's 15 Best Cities For Young Professionals

The American economy has pumped out more than 200,000 jobs a month for six months running, as of the latest numbers.

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Seeking Alpha

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: A Lasting Bet- Book Review

Lawrence A. Cunningham's latest book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values , is a close examination of Buffett's "hidden method" of success.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Staggering Success Rests on This 1 Must-Have Attitude

Warren Buffett once compared his stock-picking style to his shopping habits, noting, "I like buying quality merchandise when it's marked down."

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Sydney Morning Herald

Buffett tips Heinz Australia into the red

A heavy restructuring of the balance sheet at Heinz's Australian operations and a recalibration of tax losses caused the Australian business known as Heinz Wattie's? to tumble to a loss of $12.3 million in its latest financial year.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Food, Heinz H J, Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Seeking Alpha

Tracking David Winters' Wintergreen Advisers Portfolio - Q2 2014 Update

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Winters' US stock portfolio on a quarterly basis.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Canadian Natural Resources, Energy, Oil & Gas, MasterCard, Financial Services

Seeking Alpha

Paulson Buys DirecTV As Buffett Sells: Why I'm Bullish

In second quarter regulatory filings, it was revealed that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its stake in DirecTV by about 11 million shares to 23.5 million shares.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is It Time to Buy Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF)?

The best way to invest without the guesswork of picking individual stocks is through exchange-traded funds .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, REIT, Personal Finance, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

Seeking Alpha

Tracking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Q2 2014 Update

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Berkshire Hathaway's US stock portfolio on a quarterly basis.

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

Reuters

Fund manager sells Berkshire shares due to Buffett's inaction on Coca-Cola

Fund manager David Winters has sold his shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc, citing Chairman Warren Buffett's inaction on Coca-Cola Co's equity plan.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Calling All Activist Investors: Liquidate This Fund

An activist investor would stand to gain a 19% low-risk return should s/he be able to open this fund.

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Alabama Live

Locally-owned real estate firm Prudential Cooper to rebrand with Berkshire Hathaway...

Locally-owned Prudential Cooper & Co. will take on the brand of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in September, following a growing number of real estate brokerages around the country.

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