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This year has been favorable for stocks; the return of the S&P 500 index year-to-date is at 26.27 % while one year return of the index is at 27.17 %, these compared to 13.81% the average annual return for the last three years and an average annual return of 16.23% for the last five years.
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By MATT CAMARA firstname.lastname@example.org NEW BEDFORD - Mayor Jon Mitchell says he hopes a recent Wall Street Journal article will be enough to spare from demolition the South End Berkshire-Hathaway mill where billionaire Warren Buffett's storied investment career began.
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Eaton's latest quarter was quite impressive, with the company posting good revenue growth, outpacing the industry average of 10.4%.
The synergies were obvious - the merger would create, again in Buffett's words, "the greatest consumer products company in the world."
"Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2 : Never forget rule No.1." -Warren E. Buffett Every serious value investor is aware of the above famous rules from the Oracle of Omaha.
Ever since then, the news media has fixated on Berkshire Hathaway's hunt to bag that elephant to fuel its future growth.
Fayez Sarofim made a fortune investing in brand-name consumer product companies and energy stocks.
The insurance company Geico plans to open a claims center in suburban Houston that will employ up to 1,000 people.
Andrew Liveris , the chairman and chief executive officer of Dow Chemical Co., said he's not going to be hurried into paying too much to redeem $3 billion of convertible preferred shares held by Warren Buffett .
He announced plans on Monday to shed most of Dow's century-old chlorine operations to focus on higher-margin products and technologies.
Now, five years after the U.S. Treasury's bailout of both government sponsored mortgage giants, one wonders whether the Oracle of Omaha might be enticed by Fannie and Freddie privatization bids.
General Re-New England Asset Management, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Federal Reserve policies that lifted stocks have also introduced systemic risks that could cause shares to tumble.
Thunderclouds were gathering in April when James Gorman, Morgan Stanley's chief executive, went for a run on the beach on Amelia Island in Florida after attending a closed-door meeting of the bank's top stockbrokers.