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1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

$3.2B AltaLink sale wins conditional approval

The federal government has signed off on the controversial $3.2-billion sale of Alberta's largest electricity transmission provider to a company owned by U.S. billionaire Warren Buffett.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services,

2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

For super yacht, 'fire hose economics' a " not trickle-down

Dennis M. Jones was struck by an intriguing coincidence when he received his custom-built 164-foot super yacht: The $34 million he paid for it was equal to the $34 million he had donated to charity since 2000.


4 hrs ago | Benzinga

Buy Coca-Cola on the Dip, for Long-Term Gains

That is costing short term traders, who drove the stock up earlier this month, expecting better results.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Housing, Wichita, KS

12 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Freddie Mac Stock: Why Warren Buffett Sold His Shares

The continual push In recent years many big name investors -- including Bruce Berkowitz , Carl Icahn , and Bill Ackman -- with billions at their disposal have weighed in on what they believe the government should do with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


16 hrs ago | USA Today

Cynk's plunge proves Buffett's advice is timeless

A famous quote from billionaire investor and stock guru Warren Buffett is "only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years."


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

17 hrs ago | Alberta Venture

On the Money: American Sands Energy

At the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting, Warren Buffett said, "I think that the oil sands are an important asset for mankind."


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

18 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Does This Man Deserve Credit for AIG's Turnaround

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


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

22 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Exxon Mobil Quietly Breaks Out To A New High

Patience in my view is the key trait for the long term investor. Too often we are bombarded by a flurry of advice to buy and sell various securities.


Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Chemicals

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Why Investing in Russia May Not be a Crazy Idea

I had made the mistake of revealing that I thought it was a good time to start looking at investing in the Russian stock market.


Related Topix: Opinion

The Globe and Mail

High-end retailer gets high marks from investing gurus

Validea's pick of the week provides a detailed report on a company that scores well in the stock-screening service's model portfolios.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Household Products, Retail, WilliamsSonoma

Brand Republic

Old faces bid for control of new media economy

Power plays by Rupert Murdoch and John Malone driven by threat from digital upstarts, not just egos.


Related Topix: Rupert Murdoch, News Corporation, Publishing, Media

US News & World Report

4 Reasons Why 'Smart Beta' is Dumb Active Management

Investment styles vary widely from passive do-nothing approaches to hyperactive day trading.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Day Trading, Financial Markets

Seeking Alpha

Warren Buffett's Retail Conundrum Proves Profitable In 2014

Warren Buffett generally shies away from investments he does not understand or does not consider part of his "core competencies"-such as retail.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Ag Professional

Dow Chemical adds more assets to "for sale" list

Dow Chemical Co said it would raise about $1 billion from the sale of corporate assets such as rail cars and that it was reviewing joint ventures, part of a plan to raise as much as $6 billion through asset sales.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals


Buffett's Stock Gauge Seen Outdoing Shiller's: Chart

Warren Buffett 's favorite stock-market ratio is a more telling indicator of the outlook for share prices than one developed by Yale University's Robert Shiller, according to a newly revised study.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Buffett faces end of $255m a year dividend cheque

Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett and his wife Astrid. Warren Buffett could soon have to bid adieu to another of his high-yielding investments from the financial crisis.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas, Chemicals, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

The News-Star

The good works of limousine liberalism

I've been thinking about this in light of the derision the Clintons are facing for charging six-figure speaking fees while pontificating about income polarization and the plight of the poor.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Opinion


How Investors Could Profit From the Pershing Square Versus Herbalife Duel

As the epic battle between Pershing Squares - a multibillion dollars hedge fund leading by world-renowned investor William Ackman - versus Herbalife continues, prudent investors could profit by building share at bargain prices.


Related Topix: Construction, Real Estate, American Real Estate Partners lp

Seeking Alpha

Understanding Insurance Float

Warren Buffett has made such an impression on value investors and insurance investors, that they think that float is magic.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services