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2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

How to Invest Like Buffett With the Union Pacific Railroad

Recently my colleague Patrick Morris took a look at Warren Buffett's 2009 acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, North America's largest railroad by trackage and Berkshire Hathaway's biggest deal up to that point.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Union Pacific Railroad, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Loves This Stock

Warren Buffett and the stocks Berkshire Hathaway owns almost defines the billionaire.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

GlobalNews

'We will continue to be run by Albertans': AltaLink on...

AltaLink is responding to ATCO, after the company confirmed that it was behind a series of anonymous ads published in Alberta newspapers last week.

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Related Topix: Alberta, MN, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Is Betting $1 Billion on This Man

USG is one of the largest manufacturers of drywall and other various construction materials in the country, and holds either the first or second market position in all of the core businesses in which it operates.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, USG Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Diamonds.net

U.S. Assigns Trademarks to Berkshire Hathaway, Fred Meyer, Gems One and J.S.N.

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office awarded the trademark "Love Remembered, Love Today, Love Forever" to Columbia Insurance Company of Omaha, Nebraska, which handles trademarks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Prudential Lucien Realty joins HSF Affiliates LLC to become part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

The three-office Prudential Lucien Realty firm has joined Irvine, Calif.-based HSF Affiliates LLC to become part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the companies announced Thursday, July 10. Ron Lucien, broker/owner of Lucien Realty, said in a news release announcing the affiliation that he viewed aligning with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Lakewood, OH

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Intero Real Estate Services Inc., Announces New Leadership within the San Francisco Peninsula Region

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., announced a number of leadership changes that will further advance the company's growth strategies.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Sys-Con Media

Free Media Relations Webinar! How to Increase Media Interest in Your Healthcare News

Learn how to increase coverage of your company by health industry reporters in this free webinar.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Journalism, Annapolis, MD, Startups

The Motley Fool

1 Thing Warren Buffett Is Willing to Pay Extra For

Ironically, one of Buffett's greatest consistent traits is his willingness to change when he sees a better way of doing things.

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

The Financial Mirror

SecureKey and Oberthur Technologies to C ...

Jointly Developed Solutions to Provide Consumers with Secure Device-Based Authentication for Online Services; Eliminates Need for Multiple Log-Ins and Passwords TORONTO & COLOMBES, France-- -- SecureKey, the leading provider of trusted identity networks, and Oberthur Technologies , a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Freshnews

BitFury Group Creates Seed Fund to Expand Digital Currency Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO & AMSTERDAM -- -- BitFury Group, the leading Bitcoin infrastructure provider, today announced it is launching "BitFury Capital": a seed investment fund.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Economics News, Bitcoin, Startups

Bangor Daily News

New owner of Broadway Dairy Queen plans summer opening

Every time Rob Cross of Bangor drove by the building on Broadway, empty since 2012, that had housed the Dairy Queen, something nudged him.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

The Globe and Mail

Canadian Pacific's comfortable ascent looks set to continue

Rail stocks have been on my radar since November of 2009 when Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway would buy out the 77.4 per cent of Burlington Northern Santa Fe that Berkshire Hathaway didn't already own.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

GuruFocus.com

A Look at Van Den Berg's Top Five Stocks

Arnold Van Den Berg is the founder of Austin-based Century Management. He and his team seek companies that are trading at discounts to their intrinsic value either because they are lesser known, have a short-term problem or are temporarily out of favor.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Jacobs Engineering Group

Forbes.com

The Families That Warren Buffett Made Super Rich

In total, at least six of the billion-dollar families, worth a combined $165.1 billion, have ties to Berkshire Hathaway.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Food, Heinz H J

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Freshnews

Elliptic Labs Opens Shanghai Office

SAN FRANCISCO & SHANGHAI -- -- Elliptic Labs, the leader in ultrasonic touchless gesturing for consumer electronic devices, today announced that it will open a new office in the bustling Knowledge & Innovation Community area of Shanghai.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Startups

VentureBeat

Social Solutions Takes on New Investment from Vista Equity Partners to Fuel Next Phase of Growth

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/08/social-solutions-takes-on-new-investment-from-vista-equity-partners-to-fuel-next-phase-of-growth/ Check out our press release hub , powered by Business Wire.

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Related Topix: Social Solutions, Vista Equity Partners, Startups, Non-Profit

Telematics Update

Warren Buffett Gives Usage Based-Insurance the Green Light

In big news for the auto insurance industry, at a recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting, the financial mastermind Buffett confirmed his support of usage-based insurance .

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Globe and Mail

AltaLink CEO reveals past bids by Atco, possible motive for ads

AltaLink CEO Scott Thon speaks at a forum in Banff, Alta., in this file photo. AltaLink CEO Scott Thon speaks at a forum in Banff, Alta., in this file photo.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Business Wire

Breaking Exhibitor News From Major Trade Shows and Conferences Available Online at Tradeshownews.com

The following is a listing of direct links to Business Wire Online Media Centers for events taking place July 7, 2014 through August 10, 2014: For a complete listing of past and future event news go to www.tradeshownews.com .

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Related Topix: Startups, Public Relations, Marketing

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