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  1. Was Buffet Right about Derivatives as WMDs?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investopedia

    ... story. If you expect consistency from the world's richest investor, understand that his company, Berkshire Hathaway, continues to hold dozens of derivative contracts of its own. Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the railroad wholly owned by Buffett's ...

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  2. Warren Buffett: 3 Ways to Protect Your Savings From a CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    If anyone knows how to weather a financial crisis, it's Warren Buffett. Between October 2008 and March of 2009, in the depths of the Great Recession, shares in Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway dropped 32% -- and yet, thanks to the excellent performance of the many companies Berkshire owns, the conglomerate's book value only decreased 9.6% during 2008.

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  3. What Does Kraft Foods' Merger With Heinz Mean for Investors?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

    ... stake in the new combined entity. The remaining 51% share would go to the existing Heinz shareholders - Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A ) and 3G Capital that jointly own Heinz. The two shareholders would together inject $10 billion into the new company. ...

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  4. For 80 years, a home toilet flushed into a storm sewer, then a creekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... inspector John Lyle, of Professional Engineering Inspections Inc., and Realtors Larry and Katie Lutz, of Berkshire Hathaway, for the help they provided, both when she purchased her home and against when she found herself dealing with the city ...

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  5. The 3 Best Dividend Stocks Warren Buffett OwnsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    It's no secret Warren Buffett loves stocks that pay dividends. Buffett himself said in his 2012 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that "we relish the dividends we receive from most of the stocks that Berkshire owns."

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  6. Pack up the peanuts: Kraft's party is overRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... Foods merging with H.J. Heinz in a deal arranged by Jorge Paulo Lemann's 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, will be more dramatic and traumatic (for Kraft Foods employees, not necessarily customers or shareholders) than all the rest ...

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  7. In Case You Missed It, Warren Buffett Has Bought Millions of Shares in This CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    The financial media covers Warren Buffett's every move in nearly mind-numbing detail. Countless reporters and writers scrutinize every stock buy and sell that he and his two Berkshire Hathaway portfolio managers make.

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  8. BYD sees stronger first-quarter profitRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... battery and car maker reported a 22% decline in 2014 net profit. The company, which is 9.1%-owned by Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKA, BRKB), said Sunday that net profit for the 12 months ended Dec. ...

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  9. Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... about food and health led to declining sales of Cheez Whiz and other Kraft products. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the Brazilian firm 3G Capital are behind the merger between Kraft and Heinz. They're partly counting on overseas markets to ...

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  10. Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... Cook says he will donate the rest of his money to philanthropic causes. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison are among more than 120 wealthy people and families who have announced ...

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  11. Biglari Holdings And Groveland Capital, No End In SightRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... new board is insufficient. "Sardar has likened himself to Warren Buffett, calling Biglari Holdings a mini Berkshire Hathaway. But unlike Sardar, Buffett has nearly all his wealth tied up in his company, Berkshire, and gets less than half a million ...

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  12. Apple CEO Tim Cook to give away most of his fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    ... Cook says he will donate the rest of his money to philanthropic causes. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison are among more than 120 wealthy people and families who have announced ...

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  13. Are there leveraged ETFs that track the banking sector?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Investopedia

    ... the daily return of the index. This fund is non-diversified, and its primary holdings as of 2015 include Berkshire Hathaway and Wells Fargo. This leveraged ETF provides daily investment results that correspond to two times (2X) the daily performance ...

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  14. Exxon Mobil Used To Be Bigger Than Apple; What Happened?Read the original story

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    ... of the oil business, and some smart investors are getting out of the way. In February, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed that it sold its $3.7 billion stake in ExxonMobil. In an interview with CNBC , Buffett praised the company, but said ...

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  15. Warren Buffett vs. David Einhorn: Who is Better At Picking Stocks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Insider Monkey

    Warren Buffett has become an easy target as Berkshire Hathaway Inc. delivered less glamorous returns than it historically has done. BRK-B shares returned 52% since the end of 2007 vs. a gain of 63% for simple S&P 500 ETF .

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  16. "China Reinsurance: Market Update" PublishedRead the original story

    Saturday | PR-inside.com

    ... companies active in China reinsurance market. Companies Mentioned in this Report: Everest Re Group, Ltd., Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation Report Table of Contents: 1 China Reinsurance - Highlights 2 Latest Market Data ...

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  17. Warren Buffett's Three Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Quincy Journal

    ... -- Nobody's perfect -- Warren Buffett included, despite near-constant fawning by fans and observers. The Berkshire Hathaway billionaire may be the world's most revered figure in investing, but even he has been known to slip up now and then.

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  18. Heinz-Kraft deal opens lid on possibly shaking up General Mills, other food giantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    ... 49 percent. The power brokers in this deal are Brazilian private equity outfit 3G Capital and Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, which teamed up to buy Heinz in early 2013. With the packaged-food industry stagnating, analysts have been anticipating ...

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  19. Apple CEO to give away fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WWLP

    ... money to philanthropic causes. Apple Inc. declined to comment Friday. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison are among more than 120 wealthy people and families who have announced ...

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  20. In Case You Missed It: 3 Big Things From the Phillips 66 Earnings CallRead the original story

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    ... company invested $2.7 billion in share buybacks, including trading away part of its chemicals business to Berkshire Hathaway for about $1 billion in shares. I get the impression that Garland isn't planning to slow down, either. When an analyst on ...

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