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2 hrs ago | Kmareka.com

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

6 hrs ago | 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

The Motley Fool

How Billionaire Warren Buffett Avoids Failure

In my opinion, investment success will not be produced by arcane formulae, computer programs or signals flashed by the price behavior of stocks and markets.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

How Warren Buffett Views Mergers and Acquisitions

"[I]nvestors can always buy toads at the going price for toads. If investors instead bankroll princesses who wish to pay double for the right to kiss a toad, those kisses had better pack some real dynamite.


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


4 Reasons Why Private Equity Firms Like KKR Offer the Best of Capitalism

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Capital Spectator

Book Bits | 7.26.14

By Matthew P. Erickson Summary via publisher, Wiley In Asset Rotation, portfolio management pioneer Matthew P. Erickson demonstrates a time-tested approach to asset management that has worked throughout the history of capital markets, in good times and bad.


Wall Street Journal

Books That Can Boost Your Portfolio

Bill Gates , one of the world's richest men, set the book world alight this month when he recommended aspiring business leaders open a copy of "Business Adventures," a collection of articles written in the 1960s by the late New Yorker writer John Brooks.


Related Topix: New York

Free Republic

Has President Obama Had Any Impact on the Stock Market’s Success?

When he came to power, the Federal Budget deficit was 11% of gross domestic product , today it is 2.8%.


Related Topix: US News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television


How to Increase Gains by Analyzing Returns

Like in tennis, a good return is crucial to winning the game. Returns are a very important measure of a company's financial health.


USA Today

Are CEOs worth the millions they're paid?

Controversy over CEO pay is never far from the headlines, and Americans are now well aware that CEOs are paid several hundred times what the average front-line worker gets.


Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, France, World News,

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Gift That Keeps On Giving

Warren Buffett has a business that has made him billions throughout the years, but the surprising secret to its success is simple.


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

Seeking Alpha

3 Business-Like Investing Tips

While evidence overwhelmingly shows the opposite approach works best at earning high rates of return, investors insist on chasing markets at new highs and extended levels.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Edmonton Journal

$3.2B AltaLink sale wins conditional approval

The federal government has signed off on the controversial $3.2-billion sale of Alberta's largest electricity transmission provider to a company owned by U.S. billionaire Warren Buffett.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services,

St. Petersburg Times

For super yacht, 'fire hose economics' a " not trickle-down

Dennis M. Jones was struck by an intriguing coincidence when he received his custom-built 164-foot super yacht: The $34 million he paid for it was equal to the $34 million he had donated to charity since 2000.



Buy Coca-Cola on the Dip, for Long-Term Gains

That is costing short term traders, who drove the stock up earlier this month, expecting better results.


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

The Wichita Eagle

New name, real estate affiliation in offing for Dinning-Beard

Nearly two years after Warren Buffett's company acquired the Prudential and Real Living real estate franchise to launch Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Dinning-Beard said it will join the Berkshire HomeServices network and take on a new name that won't include Dinning or Beard.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Housing, Wichita, KS