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Wednesday Aug 20 | Seeking Alpha

Markel Corp. Willing To Go Places Berkshire Hathaway Is Not?

Markel recently disclosed some new positions, including stakes in Google, Aaron's Inc., Now Inc., Rent-a-Center Inc., and CME Group.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Insurance, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

ProspX Helps Markel Boost Awareness of Diverse Insurance Products

Today ProspX, Inc. announced Markel Corporation has joined its social business network as part of an overall marketing and branding initiative.

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Related Topix: ProspX, Insurance, Marketing

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Markel will leverage ... )--Re: Granite Master Issuer Plc EUR 131,000,000.00 MATURING: 20-Dec-2054 ISIN: XS0284073607 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 20-Aug-2014 TO 22-Sep-20... )--Kroll Bond Rating Agency released a research report today on the recent restatements by Ocwen Financial Corp and Home Loan Servicing Solutions, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Insurance, Marketing

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Motley Fool

Should Everyone Try to Be Like Billionaire Warren Buffett?

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has grown into a massive conglomerate with operations spanning from railroads to energy.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results

The combined ratio was 101% for the second quarter of 2014 compared to 103% for the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Tue Aug 12, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Markel CIO Tom Gayner Buys Deere, Unilever, Chubb, Sells Capital One Financial, Chevron, Loews

Markel CIO Tom Gayner Buys Deere, Unilever, Chubb, Sells Capital One Financial, Chevron, Loews As many investors have hard time finding stocks to buy, Markel CIO Tom Gayner made a lot of purchases over the last quarter.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Capital One Financial, Chevron Corporation, Financial Services, Energy, Oil & Gas, Loews, National-Oilwell Varco, Auto Dealers, Retail, CarMax Group

Mon Aug 11, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Tom Gayner's Top 5 New Portfolio Picks

Tom Gayner , chief investment officer of Markel , is certainly a value investor.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Financial Markets, Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere , RentACenter, Leasing, Retail, Aaron Rents, Household Products, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings, Investment Services

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Markel (MKL) Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Greetings, and welcome to the Markel Corporation's Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Aug 06, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Markel (MKL) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Misses Expectations By $3.13 EPS

Markel announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.79 by $3.13, StockRatingsNetwork reports.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Leucadia National Corp.: Where Value Investors Can Still Find Good...

In this inflated market, it is hard to find a quality company with good expected returns.

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Related Topix: Leucadia National Corporation, Financial Services, Investment Services, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Warren Buffett, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Investment Banking, Jefferies Group

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, The Steak n Shake Company

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Markel Ventures Acquires Georgia Auto Transport Equipment Firm

Markel Ventures Inc. has acquired a majority interest in Cottrell Inc. of Gainesville, Georgia, a firm that designs and manufactures over-the-road automobile transport equipment.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Gainesville, GA, Hall County, GA

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