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13 min ago | The Motley Fool

Inside the Mind of a General Electric Company Chief Manufacturing Scientist

Henry Ford once said that "nothing was particularly hard if you divided it into small jobs," a philosophy that gave birth to the assembly line.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

China Targets 30% New Government Vehicles Use Alternative Energy

China is mandating that at least 30 percent of new government vehicles be powered by alternative energy by 2016 in the government's latest salvo to combat pollution and reduce energy dependence.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Li Keqiang, Construction, Investment Services

8 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

How to Invest Like Buffett With the Union Pacific Railroad

Recently my colleague Patrick Morris took a look at Warren Buffett's 2009 acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, North America's largest railroad by trackage and Berkshire Hathaway's biggest deal up to that point.

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

12 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Loves This Stock

Warren Buffett and the stocks Berkshire Hathaway owns almost defines the billionaire.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

GlobalNews

'We will continue to be run by Albertans': AltaLink on...

AltaLink is responding to ATCO, after the company confirmed that it was behind a series of anonymous ads published in Alberta newspapers last week.

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

The Motley Fool

This Company Hopes to Disrupt 3D Systems Corporation and Stratasys, Ltd.

Instead of using proprietary and highly marked up materials, Mcor's monochrome and full-color 3-D printers take advantage of ordinary copy paper as their primary material.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, 3D Systems, Electronics, Software, Printers, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

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

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