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42 min ago | Diamonds.net

USPTO Approves 'Diamond Illusions,' 'The Clear Light Cut,' Other Trademarks

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office approved the trademark "Diamond Illusions" on July 15 with the registration number 4569873 for Columbia Insurance Company of Omaha, Nebraska, which handles trademarks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway.

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6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Can Dividends Be More Tax-Efficient Than Capital Gains?

Long-term capital gains trigger taxes only at the investor's discretion while dividends must face the taxman every year.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

10 hrs ago | Business Wire

Prudential Now Realty Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network

The brokerage, which has served Tri Cities region of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland for over 35 years, is known for its high-caliber agents and quality service.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Kennewick, WA, Richland, WA, Pasco, WA, Benton County, WA

11 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Travelers ordered to pay over $500 mln in asbestos case

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Travelers Cos Inc to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in bankruptcy during the 1980s.

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15 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

The 1 Thing You Need to Make Money in the Stock Market Like Warren Buffett

There were so many investors absorbing teachings from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger and exchanging ideas that I'm quite sure even passing motorists outside Omaha's CenturyLink Center felt a little smarter.

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19 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

How Central Banks Are Ruining The Insurance Business

Denis Kessler, CEO of Scor, a large reinsurer, is the most recent critic of today's low interest rate environment.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Cutting jobs while pushing for more foreign workers? Ridiculous, says Sen. Jeff Sessions:...

Sessions, a leading opponent to the Obama administration's immigration policies, said the technology giant was being hypocritical by asking for more foreign worker visas while laying off thousands.

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The Motley Fool

Why IMAX Corporation Shares Could Bounce 30%

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 analyst upgrades and downgrades -- just in case their reasoning behind the call makes sense.

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JD Supra

Policyholders with Long-Tail Claims Under Liberty Mutual Policies...

On July 17, 2014, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company announced that it had entered into a multi-billion-dollar "retroactive reinsurance" arrangement with National Indemnity Company , a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., with respect to asbestos, environmental, and other "long tail" exposures under all insurance and reinsurance in effect prior to ... (more)

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Jacksonville Daily News

Local real estate agency under new management

A new sign signales a change in ownership and direction for the real estate agency that's been in Jacksonville for nearly 20 years.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Jacksonville, NC, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Home Listing, Home

Business Law Prof Blog

Q & A With Larry Cunningham

As I promised on Friday , I am posting a question and answer segment with Larry Cunningham, author of the forthcoming book: Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Automotive News

Settle down, Subaru; Barra already sold Buffett

The folks at Subaru were all a-Twitter when that photo of Warren Buffett in a new Outback went viral a couple of weeks ago.

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The Motley Fool

Ford's Next Big Thing Isn't a Car

I've traveled to some exotic places to better understand the huge Internet of Things trend, including the Arctic Circle in Finland .

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Related Topix: Home Automation, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why Walmart Paid Warren Buffett $13 Billion Last Year

But make no mistake, the company is not strapped for cash. In fact, the mega-retailer paid Warren Buffett $13 billion last year.

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The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Worst Enemy Is Also Yours

We will continue to ignore political and economic forecasts, which are an expensive distraction for many investors and businessmen...A different set of major shocks is sure to occur in the next 30 years.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bloomberg

Buffett Tank Car Maker Urges New Rules Include Rail Operations

Warren Buffett 's Union Tank Car Co., which makes cars that carry crude oil, is urging U.S. regulators to adopt new rules for rail operations in addition to sturdier tank-car standards to improve safety.

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Seeking Alpha

Buffett Backs Bank Of America

Warren Buffett is Bank of America's Most Notable Shareholder due to his preferred stock & warrant investment in the bank.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bloomberg

IBM Shares Grow Scarcer as Buybacks Bring Count Below 1 Billion

IBM shares are getting scarcer as the company acquires its outstanding stock, making each share of the company more valuable.

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Related Topix: IBM, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services, US News

The Washington Post

Berkshire Gets $3 Billion From Liberty Mutual in Risk Deal

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to backstop as much as $6.5 billion of Liberty Mutual Holding Co.'

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Seeking Alpha

Revisiting My Bullish Stance On Citigroup

The norm for the company before the financial crisis was 1.5-2.2 times book value which would value the shares at a minimum of $85 per share.

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