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9 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Warren Buffett Knows Less Government Means More Economic Activity

The Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Construction, Investment Services

9 hrs ago |

Zacks Reiterates Outperform Rating for Berkshire Hathaway

's stock had its "outperform" rating restated by Zacks in a report released on Friday.


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

13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

David Weidner's Writing on the Wall: Buffett followed this one rule in Burger King deal

To the legions of Warren Buffett fans out there, the billionaire investor's supporting role in a deal to finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Horton's likely won't shake their loyalty - even if it means the Home of the Whopper is moving to Canada.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Life, Food, Fast Food, Construction, Investment Services, Canada, California, California Government, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Thu Aug 28, 2014


XLF, JUNR: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund , which added 26,850,000 units, or a 3.5% increase week over week.


Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Startups, Mach One, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Institutional Venture Partners, Banking, Norwest Venture Partners, Financial Services, Construction, Investment Services

JD Supra

Strong HSR Compliance Programs Remain a Necessity

Continued strong antitrust enforcement under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act reminds us that HSR compliance issues can arise in unexpected places.


Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, USG Corporation, US News

The Columbus Dispatch

Dairy Queen hit by hacker attack

Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers' credit and debit card information.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Edina, MN, Construction, Investment Services, Supervalu, Retail, Food, Grocery, Eden Prairie, MN


Market Snapshot: S&P 500 holds at 2,000 as stocks finish flat

The U.S. stock market finished roughly flat on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 staying around 2,000 a day after it closed over that milestone for the first time.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Insider Monkey

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Canadian National ...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust is a non-operating private foundation that works to help people lead healthy, productive lives.


Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian National Railway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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 .


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Construction, Investment Services


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.


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

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."


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

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.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014


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.


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

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.


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 .


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


Should there be a new Buffett rule?

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


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.


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


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