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1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha
Valued at roughly $288 billion, Berkshire Hathaway has operations spanning insurance, utilities, railroads, and various manufacturing, service and distribution businesses.
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6 hrs ago | Inman News
The founder and former CEO of a multistate real estate showing appointment service is scheduled to report to prison today to serve a 2 1/2-year sentence for pocketing his employees' payroll taxes instead of handing them over to the government.
10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
The company's Americas client list grows over 40%, adding $2.3 billion to assets under management NEW YORK -- -- In the past six months, global professional services company Towers Watson has seen a significant increase in North American qualified plans that have outsourced all or part of their investment portfolio management to Towers Watson .
14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
Effective December 16 th , Nordquist will lead a team dedicated to providing auto, home, renters, life and health, and umbrella insurance products to consumers as well as property, liability, and other insurance solutions to small businesses .
18 hrs ago | MarketWatch
Surprisingly strong economic indicators are starting to infect stocks this week.
Seamless RMB Transactions Fostering the Growth of China Market SHANGHAI -- -- Mouser Electronics , Inc., a leading engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the addition of Alipay to its lineup of payment options for its highly valued customers in China .
SES S.A. announces that the SES-8 satellite was successfully launched into space at .
Company Announces Completion of Organizational Alignment Combining its Archive and eDiscovery Businesses IRVING, Texas -- -- Daegis Inc. , an eDiscovery and information management company, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended October 31, 2013 .
My purpose for this article is multi-faceted. I will argue that Aflac is a company that fits remarkably well into the criteria we know the great "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett looks for in investments for his company, Berkshire Hathaway .
Now, five years after the U.S. Treasury's bailout of both government sponsored mortgage giants, one wonders whether the Oracle of Omaha might be enticed by Fannie and Freddie privatization bids.
Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company and the worldwide leader in private aviation for nearly 50 years, announced today that the company will celebrate its 12th anniversary partnering with Art Basel in Miami Beach, Americas' most prestigious modern and contemporary art show.
MENLO PARK, Calif. & ALAMEDA, Calif.-- --Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. , announced today that Asterias has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an underwritten public offering of up to $15,000,000 of units with each unit consisting of one share of Series B common stock and ... (more)
Prudential Ambassador Real Estate, a brokerage leader in Nebraska, is set to officially become Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The company recently held a press briefing, "Brand Opening" event and yard-sign reveal at the Ambassador Real Estate Corporate Offices in Omaha.
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Investors reacted badly to the news that Prem Watsa's deal to take over BlackBerry fell apart a few weeks ago, sending the cellphone maker's stock down 18%.
Warren Buffett's company doesn't pay out a single dime to its investors in the form of dividends -- and 2014 isn't likely to change that trend.