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57 min ago | Bloomberg

Buffetts v. Ricketts in Nebraska Billionaire-Backed Race

Chuck Hassebrook, Nebraska Democrats' best chance in two decades for winning a governor's race, stands at a hotel ballroom podium in an Omaha suburb and takes aim at his Republican opponent Pete Ricketts, the son of billionaire TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. founder Joe Ricketts.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, US News, Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding, Investment Services, Construction, Warren Buffett, Kantar

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Viewpoint: Systemically Risky Insurers Merit More Oversight But Not Bank Rules

Could Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. threaten the stability of the financial system? The U.S.'s top regulators are asking themselves this question as they consider whether Berkshire and other large insurers should come under Federal Reserve oversight.

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Related Topix: Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Prudential Financial, Insurance, MetLife, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Age

Markets Live: Shares set for flat start

JPMorgan has stuck to its overweight on QBE Insurance Group but reduced its price target to $11.87 from $12.80.

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Related Topix: QBE Insurance Group, Insurance, Construction, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Wall Street Journal

In Charity Auction, Citi CEO Corbat Is No Warren Buffett

After 22 bids on the website Charitybuzz , and some frantic action in the last few minutes, the auction just concluded with a winning bid of $26,000.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Non-Profit, Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services, Construction, Investment Services

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

3 Reasons Why Railroads Are One of Warren Buffett's Best Investments

In 2009 Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought out on of the largest rail transport companies in the world-Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services, Railroads, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad, Norfolk Southern

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's $2.8 Billion Donation Could Be Just the Beginning

Warren Buffett recently made headlines for his donation of about $2.8 billion in the form of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and several other charities.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Insider Monkey

Gates Capital Management Reveals New 5.1% Stake In USG Corporation

Jeffrey Gates believes it is a good time to buy USG Corporation and has initiated a position for his fund, Gates Capital Management .

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Related Topix: Construction, USG Corporation, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

Examiner.com

Investment Underground showcases CEOs of small businesses

Paychex CEO Martin Mucci introduces the Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index and its findings and employment trends.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Journalism, Avon Products, Household Products, Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seeking Alpha

What Happens When Berkshire Hathaway Pays A Dividend A Decade From Now?

The benefit of buying a company like Berkshire Hathaway years before a dividend payout arrives is that you can build a nice capital gain and simultaneously avoid tax interference.

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

Seeking Alpha

Invest Like Warren Buffet With This Small Cap Stock

Warren Buffet may be the most widely respected and often emulated investor in the world.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Markel Corporation, The Steak n Shake Company

Seeking Alpha

Leucadia National Corp Has Too Many Moving Parts

Investors seem confused by Leucadia and determining its future earnings is difficult given the wide array of businesses it holds.

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

The Motley Fool

Here's How to Make Sure AIG Is on the Right Track

In a matter of a few years, AIG went from worldwide insurance-leader to the brink of bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

Seeking Alpha

AutoZone Is 8% Off Its 52-Week High

AutoZone shareholders might agree that one thing financial publications should pursue is a greater emphasis on anticyclical businesses and stocks.

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Related Topix: AutoZone, Retail, Auto Parts, Financial Markets, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Investment Services

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Get ready for Berkshire Hathaway earnings

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world's largest holding companies, is scheduled to post second-quarter results Friday after the market closes.

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

The Motley Fool

Why Warren Buffett Wouldn't Touch J.C. Penney Stock

Both our operating and investment experience cause us to conclude that 'turnarounds' seldom turn, and that the same energies and talent are much better employed in a good business purchased at a fair price than in a poor business purchased at a bargain price.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

How Billionaire Warren Buffett Avoids Failure

In my opinion, investment success will not be produced by arcane formulae, computer programs or signals flashed by the price behavior of stocks and markets.

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

Bellingham Herald

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Gift That Keeps On Giving

Warren Buffett has a business that has made him billions throughout the years, but the surprising secret to its success is simple.

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

The Wichita Eagle

New name, real estate affiliation in offing for Dinning-Beard

Nearly two years after Warren Buffett's company acquired the Prudential and Real Living real estate franchise to launch Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Dinning-Beard said it will join the Berkshire HomeServices network and take on a new name that won't include Dinning or Beard.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Investment Services, Housing, Wichita, KS

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