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1 hr ago | NewsBusters.org

In Rush to Condemn Burger King, 'Hardball' Host Makes Whopper of a Factual Error

In his rush to flame-broil Burger King as an unpatriotic fast-food joint looking to skip out on paying its taxes to Uncle Sam, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews sought to enlist the famously pro-free market, pro-capitalism Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Warren Buffett, US News, Construction, Investment Services, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat

2 hrs ago | Fox News

Will the Prez Call Out...The Oracle?

If you're waiting for President Obama to pull a Walgreen on Burger King , you're probably one pickle short of a whopper.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Construction, Investment Services

5 hrs ago | Automotive News

China said to mull $16 billion funding for EV chargers

China is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan in government funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities and spur demand for clean cars, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Construction, Investment Services, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW

9 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

The 6 power players who made the Burger King-Tim Hortons deal happen

When Burger King announced it would buy Tim Hortons earlier this week there was plenty of speculation about the motives behind the plan and whether it could really work .

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Construction, Investment Services

13 hrs ago | CTV

A closer look at 3G Capital, the firm behind the Tim Hortons deal

News of the $12.5-billion Burger King takeover of Tim Hortons has cast a spotlight on 3G Capital, the investment firm known for tightening and cost cutting that will own approximately 51 per cent of the new company.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, South America, World News, Brazil, Construction, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Food, Heinz H J

16 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

That's why it surprised me to learn that perhaps the smartest investor of all time, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Buffett is the quintessential buy-and-hold investor who once quipped, "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services, Business News

17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Asian Stocks Climb on U.S. Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods

Asian stocks rose after U.S. data on durable goods and consumer confidence boosted optimism in the strength of the world's largest economy.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Construction, Boral, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

Press Digest- New York Times business news - Aug 27

The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Allergan, Biotech, Zync, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

GuruFocus.com

A look at Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway's Top Five Holdings

As Berkshire Hathaway stock trades past $200,000 a share, it reported its second quarter portfolio.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Cable & Satellite, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television, USG Corporation

JD Supra

DOJ Fines Berkshire Hathaway $896,000 for Failure to Comply with Premerger Notification Requirements

On August 20, 2014, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. settled with the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission for its failure to comply with the premerger notification requirements and waiting requirements in the Hart- Scott-Rodino Act of 1976 .

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

CNN

Should there be a new Buffett rule?

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica.

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

National Public Radio

Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

"The purchase gives Burger King access to a coffee brand with a cult following, which may help boost breakfast sales.

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Related Topix: Construction, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Restaurant Management, Darden Restaurants

TheStreet.com

Warren Buffett's Latest Whopper of a Yield Deal

Warren Buffett has once again found a deal that is too juicy to pass up in Burger King Worldwide's .

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

Business Journal

Snapshot: Buffett's Burger King deal + Amazon buys Twitch for $970M

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., arrives at the Sun Valley Lodge ahead of the Allen & Co.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services, Sun Valley, ID

Bloomberg

3G Capital May Make Fat Disappear at Doughnut Chain Tim Hortons

If 3G Capital's Burger King Worldwide Inc. completes a deal to buy doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc., the Canadian company can expect to get lean.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Life, Fast Food, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private-equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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

The Motley Fool

This Massive Hedge Fund Company Sold Warren Buffett's Company. Should You Buy?

We should never blindly copy any investor's moves, no matter how famous or successful the investor.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Burger Kinga s CEO is How Old? What Were You Doing in Your Early 30s?

Burger King's scheme to lower its tax bill by merging with Tim Horton's and moving to Canada sounds like something cooked up by veteran corporate bosses intent on squeezing every last bit of profit out of a relatively unsexy fast food chain.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

TheStreet.com

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's Top Stock Holdings: How to Trade Them

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Warren Buffett, Berkshire, NY

MarketWatch

All quiet on the Wall Street front - here's where the danger lurks

We're in the doldrums of trading on Wall Street, a time when moves in securities prices can be exacerbated.

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Related Topix: Amagansett, NY, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

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