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3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Here's Why Warren Buffett Is Investing $3 Billion in the Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal

Behind the deal is Burger King's majority investor, Brazilian investment group 3G Capital, which will own approximately 51% of the combined company.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Warren Buffett

He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is the primary shareholder , chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Reiterates Outperform Rating for Berkshire Hathaway

's stock had its "outperform" rating restated by Zacks in a report released on Friday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Burger King's Purchase Of Tim Hortons Isn't As Great As It Sounds

Shares of Tim Hortons soared on Aug. 26 after news broke that it would be acquired by Burger King at a value of $11.4 billion backed partially by Warren Buffett.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Globe and Mail

Invest like Buffett: Learn not to tinker and other guru-inspired tips

Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks on the sale of the Omaha World-Herald company to Berkshire Hathaway Wednesday Nov. 30, 2011 in Omaha Neb.

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JD Supra

DOJ Fines Berkshire Hathaway $896,000 for Failure to Comply with Premerger Notification Requirements

On August 20, 2014, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. settled with the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission for its failure to comply with the premerger notification requirements and waiting requirements in the Hart- Scott-Rodino Act of 1976 .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Warren Buffett Reportedly Giving Big Boost To Burger King Deal

The famous billionaire investor Warren Buffett is helping to finance Burger King's much talked-about takeover of Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, sources are telling the Wall Street Journal .

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Motley Fool

What You Need to Know About Warren Buffett Stocks

But it turns out the media may tell you one thing, while the truth may be something altogether different.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

USA Today

10 most dominant Warren Buffett stocks

Its content is produced independently of USA TODAY 10 most dominant Warren Buffett stocks xxxxxx 24/7 Wall St. is a USA TODAY content partner offering financial news and commentary.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

Warren Buffett 's Berkshire Hathaway agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The civil penalty, which requires court approval, settles charges made on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of ... (more)

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Seeking Alpha

Berkshire's Probable Q3 Strategy For Chicago Bridge & Iron

Chicago Bridge & Iron performed poorly between mid-June and mid-August, following a short thesis publication and the absence of the company's CFO on the Q2 conference call.

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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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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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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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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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Insurance Journal West

GEICO Lowers Commercial Auto Rates in Virginia

GEICO is introducing lower rates in Virginia for commercial auto insurance customers, including contractors, retailers, caterers, professional services and other businesses.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

5 Things Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

There may be no elephants, but one business has been actively buying Many -- including myself -- have wondered what big business, which Buffett affectionately refers to as an "elephant," will be the next big acquisition by Berkshire.

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