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3 hrs ago | KPTM

Omaha Woman Makes Money By Sharing Home

Juli-Ann Gasper needed help funding her art career, so she found a creative solution- she shares her home with strangers for a fee.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

3 hrs ago | Investopedia

How Warren Buffett made Berkshire Hathaway a World-beater

It would almost be easier to list the industry sectors in which Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. doesn't turn gargantuan profits.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Investment Services, Business Wire, Startups, Empire Group, Warren Buffett, Food, See's Candies

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

BNSF outlines fertilizer shipment plan to feds

BNSF Railway Co. will add trains in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana solely for transporting fertilizer for spring crop planting, the railroad has told a federal oversight board.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Construction, Investment Services

13 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

Dividends from Berkshire? Not on Buffett's Watch

For more than 45 years, Berkshire Hathaway has declined to pay dividends. A vocal group of shareholders would like that to change.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Financial Markets

20 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Who Owns the Top Dividend Stocks?

The Internet provides investors with so much useful and interesting information.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Best of 2007, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Online newspaper Alaska Dispatch buys Anchorage Daily News for $34 million

Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co.

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Related Topix: McClatchy, Publishing, Media, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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

Star-Telegram.com

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Home Listing, Home, New Canaan, CT

Star-Telegram.com

Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy would likely attract bidders for Oncor

The anticipated bankruptcy filing of Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings Corp., taken private in the biggest leveraged buyout in history, is poised to put the most profitable unit of the power producer up for grabs.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Texas, Construction, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

Canadian HR Reporter

Los Angeles should adopt Warren Buffett pension formula: Study

Los Angeles, faced with nearly $10 billion in unfunded pension and retirement liabilities, should adopt the pension formula used by investor Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc to manage the city's growing retirement costs, a report recommended last week.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Warren Buffett, Retirement, Construction, Investment Services, California

Watertown Daily Times

Small real estate firms in Northern New York joining with big brands is latest industry trend

When Peebles Realty of Adams became Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CNY Realty on April 8, signs put up six years ago when the firm was opened by Karen A. Peebles were replaced.

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Related Topix: New York, Construction, Investment Services, Adams, NY, Syracuse, NY, Jefferson County, NY, Watertown, NY

The Wilton Daily Voice

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Tops Harris Poll

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was recently named Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend study.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Real Estate, Fairfield County, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bloomberg

Moelis Prices Shares Below Range in Investment Bank IPO

Moelis & Co. raised $163 million in its initial public offering, less than it planned, in the first U.S. IPO of an investment bank since the financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Investment Services, Food, Heinz H J, Construction, Warren Buffett, US News

The Motley Fool

Stocks to Watch Now: Amazon.com and Berkshire Hathaway

In this segment from Tuesday's Investor Beat , Motley Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Mike Olsen each discuss one stock popping up on their radar this week.

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

TheCourier.com

New Owners Offer Buyouts To Pittsburgh Heinz Staff

The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

GuruFocus.com

U.S. Bancorp: Don't Forget About This Fair-Valued Bank

If you were to survey the field to name major banks, we're guessing that U.S. Bancorp wouldn't top too many lists.

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Related Topix: US Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services, Multistat, Wells Fargo , Bank of America, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Insider Monkey

Berkshire Hathaway Adds 4.93 Mln Shares to Stake in USG Corporation

USG ), following a conversion of notes into shares of common stock. As a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed, Berkshire received a total of around 4.93 million shares of USG, at a conversion price of $11.40 per share.

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

Pocono Record

New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff

The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all 775 workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but says the move doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Construction, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

Was Warren Buffett Wrong to Buy ExxonMobil Over Chevron?

Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio consists of 43 companies and is worth $92 billion.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

NetJets Nearing Official Launch in China

"We are making the necessary arrangements to launch our aircraft management business in China quickly once our license is approved," said NetJets Chairman and CEO Jordan B. Hansell.

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Related Topix: NetJets, Airlines, Transportation, World News, Asia, China, Asia Travel, Travel, China Travel, Construction, Startups, Empire Group, Investment Services, Business Wire

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