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3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Is Betting $1 Billion on This Man

USG is one of the largest manufacturers of drywall and other various construction materials in the country, and holds either the first or second market position in all of the core businesses in which it operates.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Diamonds.net

U.S. Assigns Trademarks to Berkshire Hathaway, Fred Meyer, Gems One and J.S.N.

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office awarded the trademark "Love Remembered, Love Today, Love Forever" to Columbia Insurance Company of Omaha, Nebraska, which handles trademarks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway.

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

Insider Monkey

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Boaz Weinstein & Two Sigma Advisors

Why Buffett is betting on energy stocks again Warren Buffett has been a big believer in and buyer of U.S. energy-indirectly.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Financial Markets, Construction, Investment Services, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Banking, Financial Services, Deutsche Bank AG

The Daily Caller

Obama, Wall Street Agree On Immigration, Says White House Official

US President Barack Obama awards the 2010 Medal of Freedom to investor, industrialist and philanthropist Warren Buffett during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2011.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Warren Buffett, Construction, Empire Group, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

Why Brinker International, Inc. Shares Slipped

While Fools should generally take the opinion of Wall Street with a grain of salt, it's not a bad idea to take a closer look at particularly stock-shaking upgrades and downgrades -- just in case their reasoning behind the call makes sense.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Bloomberg

Gates, Adelson and Buffett Scold Congress on Immigration

Three of the world's richest men -- Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson -- castigated Congress, and particularly the Republican-led House, over its failure to revamp immigration laws.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Microsoft, Startups, Construction, Investment Services, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Motley Fool

ATK, Booz Allen, General Dynamics and Leidos to Split $300 Million Defense Contract

The Department of Defense awarded 11 defense contracts in its Wednesday evening announcement of contract awards.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

CTO Exclusive: Proto Labs Inc.'s Near-Term Strategy Revealed

As Bodor explains, Proto Labs will continue expanding its services and capabilities, which in doing so, will allow it to serve an even greater customer base.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Intero Real Estate Services Inc., Announces New Leadership within the San Francisco Peninsula Region

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., announced a number of leadership changes that will further advance the company's growth strategies.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Menlo Park, CA

The Motley Fool

When Stratasys, Ltd.'s MakerBot Becomes an Expensive Cost of Doing Business

After all, Stratasys' MakerBot line of 3-D printers have proven to be highly effective for product designers and businesses to quickly turn out conceptual models and prototypes at an affordable operating cost, assuming the volume of models and prototypes being produced remains relatively low.

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Related Topix: Printers, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Business Wire

Prudential Lucien Realty to Join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network

The brokerage, serving suburban Cleveland and Lorain County area since 1976, adds to a growing roster of affiliates that have transitioned to the network since September.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Real Estate, Lakewood, OH, Housing

Business Wire

Prudential Foothills Real Estate Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network

The brokerage, which remains independently owned, joins a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network that counts more than 29,000 agents and 850 offices in 42 states since its launch in September 2013.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Marketing, Irvine, CA

The Motley Fool

1 Thing Warren Buffett Is Willing to Pay Extra For

Ironically, one of Buffett's greatest consistent traits is his willingness to change when he sees a better way of doing things.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

GuruFocus.com

A Look at Van Den Berg's Top Five Stocks

Arnold Van Den Berg is the founder of Austin-based Century Management. He and his team seek companies that are trading at discounts to their intrinsic value either because they are lesser known, have a short-term problem or are temporarily out of favor.

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

Bangor Daily News

New owner of Broadway Dairy Queen plans summer opening

Every time Rob Cross of Bangor drove by the building on Broadway, empty since 2012, that had housed the Dairy Queen, something nudged him.

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The Globe and Mail

Canadian Pacific's comfortable ascent looks set to continue

Rail stocks have been on my radar since November of 2009 when Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway would buy out the 77.4 per cent of Burlington Northern Santa Fe that Berkshire Hathaway didn't already own.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

Beyond Speed, Here's How Proto Labs Inc. Differentiates Itself From the Competition

After all, fast turnaround times invite the potential for Proto Labs' customers to gain a competitive time advantage over their peers, not to mention, an opportunity to save on development costs.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

1 Reason to Love Warren Buffett's Favorite Business at Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

One of Warren Buffett's most well-known principles is the power of a business that is run efficiently and profitably.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Bain & Company

Forbes.com

The Families That Warren Buffett Made Super Rich

In total, at least six of the billion-dollar families, worth a combined $165.1 billion, have ties to Berkshire Hathaway.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Telematics Update

Warren Buffett Gives Usage Based-Insurance the Green Light

In big news for the auto insurance industry, at a recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting, the financial mastermind Buffett confirmed his support of usage-based insurance .

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

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