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

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

    7 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

    Kraft Foods announced that it shall merge with H.J. Heinz in a statement released on March 25. The combination declaration came as a big surprise to the company investors. Shareholders', however, took the merger announcement positively, which sent the company shares up a staggering 30%.

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

    7 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    For about 80 years, Topeka city officials say, the toilet inside the little house at 2309 S.W. Kenilworth Court flushed not into a sanitary sewer, but into a storm sewer that fed into Ward-Martin Creek and then the Kansas River. The city government detected the problem about two weeks ago and has since connected the toilet to a sanitary sewer line, said Doug Gerber, whose duties include being the city's interim director of utilities.

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

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

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

    Yesterday | Investopedia

    A number of exchange-traded funds track the banking sector. Among them are ProShares Ultra KBW Regional Banking, ProShares UltraPro Short Financials, ProShares UltraPro Financials, Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares and Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares.

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

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    A practice I adopted a couple of years ago is to occasionally re-read earnings releases and conference-call transcripts for companies that I follow. Not only can you find things that you missed, but it's also a chance to revisit the details before earnings kick up again.

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  8. KIM: More wisdom from Buffett: Don't bet against AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Indianapolis Business News

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Warren Buffett's acquiring control of Berkshire Hathaway, and his annual shareholder letter is chock full of timeless investing lessons learned along the journey.

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  9. H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group Sign Definitive Merger AgreementRead the original story

    Friday | American Society for Quality

    H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third largest food and beverage company in North America with an unparalleled portfolio of iconic brands. Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by both Heinz and Kraft's Boards of Directors, Kraft shareholders will own a 49% stake in the combined company, and current Heinz shareholders will own 51% on a fully diluted basis.

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  10. 'Made in China' to 'Made in USA'Read the original story

    Friday | China Daily

    Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin shakes han ds with US Ambassador to China Max Baucus with Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankau looking on at a reception in Washington on Monday evening. The reception, organized by the China General Chamber of Commerce - USA, was to welcome the 150-member Chinese delegation attending the second SelectUSA investment summit.

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  11. Kraft & Heinz merge to accelerate growth and expand distribution globallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | FoodNavigator

    The mega-merger between Kraft Food Group and H.J. Heinz Company announced March 25 will allow the U.S. based companies to grow more quickly together than they could individually by combining their complementary distribution strengths, company executives said. "This transaction is all about growth.

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  12. Former Yahoo CFO on Pao trial: Most women I know, including me, face sexism at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    Sue Decker, a former Yahoo exec and Wall Street analyst, says she's been "obsessed" with the Ellen Pao trial. Decker's storied career, which included being CFO during Yahoo's heyday, has turned her into a Valley powerhouse.

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  13. Counting raindrops and courting Warren Buffett - all in a day's work for Bellevue coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Journal

    David Gartland and his wife Shannon Underwood own and operate one of the few remaining industrial property development companies in the Seattle region. They've pre-leased a 200,000-square-foot project they're building in Everett to two growing companies, Electric Mirror and Cort.

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  14. 4 Great Fidelity Stock Funds for Retirement SaversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Kiplinger Online

    Fidelity is a popular name with retirement savers. According to Brightscope, a company that rates retirement plans, Fidelity funds account for the second-greatest share of all 401 assets after Vanguard-and for good reason.

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  15. Berkshire Hathaway realty CEO outlines vision for Albany-area agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Journal

    "Now I say I work for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices," said Blefari, chief executive officer. "There's that sense of pride for me."

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  16. Use Your Apple Watch to Find Your Dream HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman discusses the company's real estate app for the Apple watch.

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  17. Munger's Advice on Shamans, Humility, and Attention SpansRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Motley Fool

    There aren't many iron rules of investing, but one of them is "When Charlie Munger speaks, drop everything and listen." Munger, the 91-year old billionaire vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway , has two amazing traits: He's brilliant, which gives him authority, and he's rich and old, which amplifies freedom of speech to a level most of us couldn't get away with.

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  18. Berkshire Hathaway Wannabe Turning Into A Quagmire For InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Forbes.com

    I'm a staff writer on Forbes' investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I'm on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to tell the good, the bad and the ugly stories of deal making that investors missed.

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  19. H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group sign merger agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Food & Drug Packaging

    H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. announces that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third largest food and beverage company in North America with an unparalleled portfolio of iconic brands. Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by both Heinz and Kraft's Boards of Directors, Kraft shareholders will own a 49% stake in the combined company, and current Heinz shareholders will own 51% on a fully diluted basis.

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  20. Heinz-Kraft merger reflects challenges for iconic brandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Post-gazette.com

    Warren Buffett's name was front and center this week when the food industry woke up Wednesday to learn that Kraft Foods Group and the H.J. Heinz Co. were planning a complicated maneuver to create a single company with $28 billion in revenue.

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