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Burger King is buying Canada's Tim Hortons coffee-and-donuts chain in an $11 billion deal that raised concerns about another U.S. company moving abroad for tax advantages.
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Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks on the sale of the Omaha World-Herald company to Berkshire Hathaway Wednesday Nov. 30, 2011 in Omaha Neb.
As Berkshire Hathaway stock trades past $200,000 a share, it reported its second quarter portfolio.
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Cramer says Starbucks is doing better in Canada that Tim Hortons. He adds this is starting to become a situation where investors think they are supposed to love this deal because Warren Buffett is involved.
Zambia is easing its export rules as submitting documentation outside of the country's jurisdiction has proven hard to do.
"When you focus on a company's fundamental value relative to its stock price, and not on where the stock price is today relative to a month ago or a day ago or five minutes ago, you start to think like an owner rather than a trader," says Heather Brilliant, co-chief executive of Morningstar Australasia and recently global head of equity and ... (more)
"The purchase gives Burger King access to a coffee brand with a cult following, which may help boost breakfast sales.
Burger King has confirmed a deal to buy Tim Hortons with financial assistance from investor Warren Buffett, the companies announced on Tuesday.
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., arrives at the Sun Valley Lodge ahead of the Allen & Co.
South Africa has avoided being tipped into recession after second-quarter GDP figures showed the economy grew by 0.6% during the April-to-June period.
Famed billionaire investor Warren Buffett , who President Barack Obama has lauded and named a signature proposal after, is helping finance a deal that would allow Burger King Worldwide Inc. to reincorporate in Canada and potentially reduce its U.S. tax bill through a so-called inversion, the Journal reported late Monday.
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Chinese carmaker BYD Co Ltd , backed by Warren Buffett, saw its shares drop as much as 9 percent in Hong Kong before bouncing back after the company posted worse-than-expected first-half results and warned profit may fall by as much as a fifth in the first nine months of the year.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:49 am
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