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3 hrs ago | Reuters
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The civil penalty, which requires court approval, settles charges made on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of ... (more)
5 hrs ago | WHAS11
Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. should have notified the Justice Department before it converted $325 million of senior USG notes it held into 21.4 million ... (more)
7 hrs ago | National Mortgage News
Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.
11 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald
Numbers released today in a monthly report on jobs and employment by Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest Illinois is doing poorly - despite two recent announcements from Gov. Quinn's office highlighting a drop in unemployment and expansion of jobs in the Rockford area.
15 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times
Balfour Beatty today rejected a last-ditch attempt by Carillion to keep alive the prospect of a 3billion merger, a day before the deadline for any deal expires.
A framer works on the roof line of a new home under construction Tuesday at the William Lyon Homes site in the Pavilion Park development in Irvine.
Brasfield & Gorrie and the Construction Education Foundation of Alabama are hosting an event to boost awareness about jobs in the construction sector.
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The numbers look pretty good for the state's construction industry. But for how long may be the question, according to the July employment analysis by Arlington, Va.-based Associated General Contractors of America.
The event is from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Tractor Supply Company at the intersection of Texas and FM 2818 in College Station.
Kennametal CEO Carlos Cardoso will be retiring at the end of the year after nine years at the helm of the Latrobe-based manufacturer.
U.S. foodmaker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.
This is a series of articles to find BDCs to include in my updated " High-Yield Portfolio " for Q3 2014 for investors that are willing to take on a little more risk with less stock price appreciation, but higher dividend yields.
BRK.A ) and Warren Buffett are synonymous, one can never see them differently, but what will happen to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. after Buffett? Over the years, many names have been suggested as the possible successor to Buffett, but Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has always been tight lipped about who will succeed Buffett.
A Canadian engineering consultancy has moved into pole position to acquire a division of Balfour Beatty, the British construction giant, as rival Carillion decides whether to sweeten a 3bn proposal to merge the two companies.
Deere & Co , the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said it would indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois , Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:44 pm
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