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4 hrs ago | News Max

Buffett's Filing Lapses Highlight Growing Pains With Compliance

In the past two weeks, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it missed filing deadlines for investments in Dow Chemical Co.

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

BofA Seeks to Prove Buffett Right After Record Settlement

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., left, speaks during a conversation with Brian Moynihan, president and chief executive officer of Bank of America Corp., at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on Sept.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Allied World Strikes $215 Million Deal for RSA Asia Businesses

Allied World Assurance Co. agreed to buy Hong Kong and Singapore operations from RSA Insurance Group Plc for $215 million to expand in Asia.

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News Max

Buffett Hoards Cash as Individuals' Holdings Hit 14-year low

Individual investors have been cutting back on cash in portfolios, the exact reverse of what Warren Buffett has been doing at Berkshire Hathaway.

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

The Washington Post

NetJets Brazil Sales at Record as Rich Shun Commercial Flights

For an increasing number of wealthy Brazilians, first-class perks on airlines don't cut it anymore.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Benzinga

Buffett Issues Statement Related to Consent of Final Judgment

"As has been reported today, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. consented to a Final Judgment whereby we agreed to pay a civil penalty of $896,000 for failure to comply with the premerger reporting and waiting requirements of the Hart-Scott Rodino Act.

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Investopedia

Always Bet On Berkshire Hathaway

The rich get richer, right? That bromide is of course only partially true, otherwise no one would ever squander a fortune.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Google, Startups, Warren Buffett, Financial Services, Travelers Express Company

Seeking Alpha

Markel Corp. Willing To Go Places Berkshire Hathaway Is Not?

Markel recently disclosed some new positions, including stakes in Google, Aaron's Inc., Now Inc., Rent-a-Center Inc., and CME Group.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Markel Corporation, Insurance, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

The Miami Herald

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fined

Well sort of. The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice announced a $896,000 proposed settlement Wednesday with Buffett's investment holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The two federal agencies filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia a proposed settlement, imposing the maximum civil penalty ... (more)

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

Insider Monkey

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Phillips 66...

D.E. Shaw & Co , managed by David E. Shaw , recently filed its 13F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Apple, Construction, Startups, Investment Services, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

The Motley Fool

Battle of the Buffett Stocks: Wells Fargo vs. Bank of America

Over his several decades of investing, Warren Buffett has earned his position as one of the most successful investors of all time.

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Seeking Alpha

Warren Buffett Hates Bonds, Loves Cash

Warren Buffett is sitting on his largest cash pile, ever. Warren has a very big chest, war chest that is.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bloomberg

Traders Gorging on Campbell Calls Amid Deal Speculation

Bullish calls on the stock are close to the most expensive in history compared with bearish puts, according to data on three-month contracts compiled by Bloomberg.

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McClatchy

News Quiz: Warren Buffett, Lands' End

The Class A stock recently topped what price milestone for the first time? 2. Parts of Long Island, N.Y., saw record rainfall during a recent summer storm.

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Seeking Alpha

Bond Market Battle: Berkshire Hathaway Vs. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners

On August 15, 2014 there were 13,170 bond trades in 2,699 non-call fixed rate corporate issues representing $2.9 billion in notional principal.

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Related Topix: Energy Partners, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction, Investment Services, Kinder Morgan Management, Business Wire, Startups, Financial Services, Kinder Morgan, Empire Group

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Lead contamination scare hits Heinz infant food in China

U.S. foodmaker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Food Science, Drink, Milk, Food and Drug Administration, Construction, Investment Services, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Stuff.co.nz

The 10 priciest shares in the world

While the investment world fixates on Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway stock cracking US$200,000 per share for the first time, there are some other listed company where you'd get little change for that kind of money.

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The Motley Fool

5 Things Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

There may be no elephants, but one business has been actively buying Many -- including myself -- have wondered what big business, which Buffett affectionately refers to as an "elephant," will be the next big acquisition by Berkshire.

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The Motley Fool

Berkshire Hathaway Earnings: 1 Critical Thing You May Have Missed

Yet one thing is critical for investors to see as they asses the true bottom line results of Warren Buffett's company.

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Forbes.com

America's 15 Best Cities For Young Professionals

The American economy has pumped out more than 200,000 jobs a month for six months running, as of the latest numbers.

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