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5 min ago | Bloomberg

Buffetts v. Ricketts in Nebraska Billionaire-Backed Race

Chuck Hassebrook, Nebraska Democrats' best chance in two decades for winning a governor's race, stands at a hotel ballroom podium in an Omaha suburb and takes aim at his Republican opponent Pete Ricketts, the son of billionaire TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. founder Joe Ricketts.


Related Topix: Nebraska, US News, Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding, Investment Services, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Kantar

4 hrs ago | The Age

Markets Live: Shares set for flat start

JPMorgan has stuck to its overweight on QBE Insurance Group but reduced its price target to $11.87 from $12.80.


Related Topix: QBE Insurance Group, Insurance, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

In Charity Auction, Citi CEO Corbat Is No Warren Buffett

After 22 bids on the website Charitybuzz , and some frantic action in the last few minutes, the auction just concluded with a winning bid of $26,000.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

11 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

3 Reasons Why Railroads Are One of Warren Buffett's Best Investments

In 2009 Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought out on of the largest rail transport companies in the world-Burlington Northern Santa Fe.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Railroads, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad, Norfolk Southern

11 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Growth And Value Jambalaya: 5 Buffett, Lynch, Greenblatt And O'Shaughnessy Picks

Former Major League outfielder Joe Carter was a powerful hitter, averaging a home run every 21 at-bats and ending his career with a .464 slugging percentage.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

2 Stocks Warren Buffett Won't Buy

Although Buffett's elephant gun is close to reloaded, it's unlikely he'll be firing at these two companies.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Food, Campbell Soup, General Mills, Agriculture

13 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

The Hard Truth: Successful Investing Involves a Lot of Luck

Bill Gates went to one of the only high schools in the United States that had a computer.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

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.


Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

17 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Gates Capital Management Reveals New 5.1% Stake In USG Corporation

Jeffrey Gates believes it is a good time to buy USG Corporation and has initiated a position for his fund, Gates Capital Management .


Related Topix: Construction, USG Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Investment Underground showcases CEOs of small businesses

Paychex CEO Martin Mucci introduces the Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index and its findings and employment trends.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Journalism, Avon Products, Household Products, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

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.


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


Understanding The Top SEC filing forms

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission , or SEC, requires publicly traded firms to file a series of important financial forms.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

The Orlando Sentinel

Teen wishes for mentor and gets one

He started to let himself wonder if he'd ever be able to sky-dive. Or even if he would ever run again once doctors removed a tumor from the knee in his left leg.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Opinion


How Bill Gates And A Media Start Up Made An Ancient Book A Modern Best Seller

Bill Gates , the founder of Microsoft and the richest man in the U.S., always had a mouth that moved financial markets.


Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, New York


Microsoft Lays Off 18,000 Workers While Seeking Visas for Foreign Worksrs

All this pressure from Bill Gates and his education reform to make more test-proficient students, and then he goes off and hires foreign workers instead of the Americans he is supposedly so worried about Unbelievable.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican

Las Cruces Sun-News

Mitch Rofsky: FAMILY Act would help workers and businesses

It is not perfect in a variety of ways, but a big one is that not everyone can be a winner.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Catherine Rampell: Give the limousine liberals a break

Editor's note: Kathleen Parker is recovering from injuries. The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell's columns will appear until Ms.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

This Important Metric Is Looking Better for These 3 Stocks

While a lot of attention is paid to new-home construction, the reality is, existing-home sales is a critical metric for companies like Tile Shop Holdings ( Lumber Liquidators' recent downward revision of its guidance for the year sent its shares lower, and led one analyst to revise his projections for Tile Shop Holdings down on an expectation of ... (more)


Related Topix: Financial Markets

The Motley Fool

Can Olive Garden Save Darden Restaurants?

By ignoring calls from several activist investors to take a more holistic approach to the problems plaguing it, Darden Restaurants decided to go it alone and sell off only its Red Lobster seafood chain, meaning it's placing a big bet on the turnaround of its Italian eatery, Olive Garden.


Related Topix: Darden Restaurants, Restaurant Management, Life, Food, Seafood

Lexington Herald-Leader

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.


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