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8 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

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.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Myrtle Beach, SC

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.

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

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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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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

PR-inside.com

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)

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Related Topix: NetJets, Transportation, Airlines, World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Business Wire, Startups, Insurance, Empire Group

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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

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.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Waltham, MA

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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, 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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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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, 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, Startups, Insurance, Empire Group

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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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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, 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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

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Related Topix: Insurance

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, Insurance, Empire Group, 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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, 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, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Business News

Food Processing

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.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Food, Heinz H J

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