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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
Myrtle Beach Online
Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase
Berkshire Hathaway sales executive Mark Pruner says another home just sold and another four listed above $10 million are under contract this year.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
NetJetsA Nearing Official Launch in China
NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company and the worldwide leader in private aviation, announced today that it is hiring employees in China, partnering with vendors and positioning aircraft in the market so it can quickly begin operating its NetJets China business once government approval for the operating certificate is finalized - expected ... (more)
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
GEICO to host job fair for auto damage adjusters in the Boston area April 17
GEICO is looking to add to its auto damage adjuster ranks and is holding an upcoming job fair in the Boston area.
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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."
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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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GEICO says classic car insurance is cheaper than you think
Spring weather is the cue for classic car owners to dust off their prized possessions and take them out for a spin.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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.
Buffett's Own Prediction of Mediocre Returns: 40 Years Too Early
A recent NYT article called attention to Warren Buffett's mediocre recent returns.
2014 Capital Spending Report: New Projects Line Up
Packaged bacon and other value-added production is driving annual revenue growth of 3-4 percent at Tyson Foods.