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News on Empire Group (Ticker: BRK.A) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | 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, Business Wire, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

7 hrs ago | 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, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

8 hrs ago | 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, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Jacobs Engineering Group

15 hrs ago | 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, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Food, Heinz H J

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The 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, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

Business Journal

Houston-based Berkshire Hathaway affiliate buys Oklahoma real estate firm

Alliance Realty had 150 agents in eight offices throughout Oklahoma and Texas, brining Anderson's total office count to 38 and 600 employees.

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

Sat Jul 05, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Power Corporation of Canada Is a Cash Flow-Generating Machine

While monitoring the international investing gurus at GuruFocus, I noticed some new purchases by the Signature Select Canadian Fund .

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Related Topix: Startups, Valero Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's $48 Billion Treasure Chest

We customarily keep at least $20 billion on hand so that we can both withstand unprecedented insurance losses ... and quickly seize acquisition or investment opportunities, even during times of financial turmoil.

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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Motley Fool

Billionaire Warren Buffett: America Is the Land of Opportunity

With the Fourth of July upon us, Americans everywhere are celebrating the freedoms and joys our great country offers.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Motley Fool

Have Investors Fallen in Love With These 3 S&P 500 Stocks?

With roughly half of all stocks in the Motley Fool CAPS database sitting at or within just 10% of a 52-week high the breadth of this rally has encompassed nearly all sectors and stock sizes, from large cap all the way down to microcaps.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services

Seeking Alpha

Berkshire Value Screen, Only 1 Survivor

I will be using a multi-step process to search for companies that have value characteristics that could possibly make them attractive to Berkshire Hathaway.

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

The Motley Fool

How Warren Buffett Made More Than $3.5 Billion in Three Months

With the calendar officially closed on the first second quarter of 2014, the Motley Fool takes a look at a few of the stocks which allowed Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway .

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Berkshire sues NeighborCity.com in IP dispute

Last year, Berkshire Hathaway filed a lawsuit against NeighborCity.com, a real estate listing portal, despite the fact that the Warren Buffet's company is a licensee of the latter.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Home Listing, Home, Real Estate

Reuters

Lessons from Buffett-palooza: Six months in

Sure, there were the prosaic T-shirts with Warren Buffett's face at the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting this May. But there were also boxers.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

The Washington Post

Jamie Dimon

Dimon joins other business luminaries diagnosed with cancer while on the job, including Andy Grove of Intel, Steve Jobs of Apple and Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Apple is Barron's "most respected" company once again

Apple has returned to the top of Barron's annual list of "The World's Most Respected Companies" after being knocked out of the number one position by Berkshire Hathaway in 2013.

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Ratings Recap: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate, Rural Community, Imperial Fire

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of 'A++' and the issuer credit ratings of "aa+" of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Insurance Company , and its five property and casualty affiliates: Cypress Insurance Company , Oak River Insurance Company , Redwood Fire and Casualty Insurance Company , Brookwood Insurance Company and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Omaha, NE, Agriculture, Science

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Loves a Good Moat

" In contrast to this have-to-be-smart-every-day business, there is what I call the have-to-be-smart-once business.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Investment Services, Washington Post, Publishing

MarketNewsVideo

XLF, JKG: Big ETF Outflows

Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund , where 16,200,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.9% decrease week over week.

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Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Startups, Mach One, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Institutional Venture Partners, Banking, Norwest Venture Partners, Financial Services

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