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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Rosa Parks' long-unseen archives bought by Warren Buffett heir's foundation

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse have been sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett.


Related Topix: Associated Press, Montgomery, AL

3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Fair Isaac Corp. - My Forever Stock - Would Warren Buffett Invest With A Moat This Wide?

A spin-off of the Credit Scores Unit would give investors a pure-play investment opportunity in a See's Candy like Business.


Related Topix: Startups, Fair Isaac, Software

7 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Tim Hortons shares post biggest one-day fall in a year as investors digest Burger King deal

Analysts note Tim Hortons' stock may move sideways for a number of months as some investors wait to see how the deal progresses.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons

12 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Warren Buffett Has Some Brilliant Advice For Investors Freaked Out About Geopolitics

Every day, there's a new worrisome headline coming out of Russia, Iraq, Libya, the Gaza Strip, or any of the world's other geopolitical hotspots.


Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East

15 hrs ago | The Day

Buffett puts $3B wager on Burger King takeover

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett got his entrepreneurial start at age 7, buying six-packs of Coke for a quarter, then hawking the beverages for a nickel apiece on hot summer nights.


Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, CocaCola, Food, See's Candies, Life, Candy

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Four traps wrecking your retirement

Paul A. Merriman is the founder of Merriman LLC, an investment advisory firm in Seattle, WA.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets


In Rush to Condemn Burger King, 'Hardball' Host Makes Whopper of a Factual Error

In his rush to flame-broil Burger King as an unpatriotic fast-food joint looking to skip out on paying its taxes to Uncle Sam, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews sought to enlist the famously pro-free market, pro-capitalism Wall Street Journal.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US News, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat


Ackman's Pershing Square a Quiet Winner in Burger King's Tim Hortons Bid

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Mozilla, Life, Food, Fast Food


Warren Buffett Is A Tax Avoider. Good For Him.

Tax Analysts is the leading publisher of tax news, analysis and commentary for the global community.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Business News

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Burger King merger fans tax dispute

Burger King is buying Canada's Tim Hortons coffee-and-donuts chain in an $11 billion deal that raised concerns about another U.S. company moving abroad for tax advantages.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Canada,


ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

That's why it surprised me to learn that perhaps the smartest investor of all time, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Buffett is the quintessential buy-and-hold investor who once quipped, "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."


Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business News


Should there be a new Buffett rule?

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Demise Of Active Management Is Greatly Exaggerated

The media has been bombarding investors with articles explaining how indexes like the S&P 500 have outperformed the majority of active mutual fund managers.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Retirement

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.


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


A look at Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway's Top Five Holdings

As Berkshire Hathaway stock trades past $200,000 a share, it reported its second quarter portfolio.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Cable & Satellite, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television, USG Corporation

Silicon Alley Insider

S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 for the First Time Ever: Here's What You...

In July, Boeing reported orders for 324 planes, up from 109 in June. Nondefense capital goods order excluding aircraft - a proxy for business spending - fell by 0.5% in July; However, growth in that same measure for June was revised up to 5.4% from an earlier estimate for 1.4%.


Related Topix: 9, Housing, Financial Markets


The Best Hedge Fund You've Never Heard Of and Its Top 5 Stock Picks

NEW YORK -- When it comes to world's great investors, everyone has heard of Carl Icahn, George Soros and even David Einhorn.


Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Healthcare Law, Law


Why Jim Cramer Says Sell Tim Hortons (THI) Stock After Burger King (BKW) Merger

Cramer says Starbucks is doing better in Canada that Tim Hortons. He adds this is starting to become a situation where investors think they are supposed to love this deal because Warren Buffett is involved.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Financial Markets


How Will Vale (VALE) Stock React To Zambia's Relaxed Copper Export Tax Rules?

Zambia is easing its export rules as submitting documentation outside of the country's jurisdiction has proven hard to do.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Business Journal

Confused about what stocks to buy? The answer could be as medieval as moats

"When you focus on a company's fundamental value relative to its stock price, and not on where the stock price is today relative to a month ago or a day ago or five minutes ago, you start to think like an owner rather than a trader," says Heather Brilliant, co-chief executive of Morningstar Australasia and recently global head of equity and ... (more)


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Publishing, Media, Morningstar