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1 hr ago | Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Burger King merger fans tax dispute

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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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Canada,

5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

That's why it surprised me to learn that perhaps the smartest investor of all time, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Buffett is the quintessential buy-and-hold investor who once quipped, "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business News

7 hrs ago | CNN

Should there be a new Buffett rule?

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Demise Of Active Management Is Greatly Exaggerated

The media has been bombarding investors with articles explaining how indexes like the S&P 500 have outperformed the majority of active mutual fund managers.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Retirement

Globe and Mail

Invest like Buffett: Learn not to tinker and other guru-inspired tips

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.

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

GuruFocus.com

A look at Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway's Top Five Holdings

As Berkshire Hathaway stock trades past $200,000 a share, it reported its second quarter portfolio.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Cable & Satellite, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television, USG Corporation

Silicon Alley Insider

S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 for the First Time Ever: Here's What You...

In July, Boeing reported orders for 324 planes, up from 109 in June. Nondefense capital goods order excluding aircraft - a proxy for business spending - fell by 0.5% in July; However, growth in that same measure for June was revised up to 5.4% from an earlier estimate for 1.4%.

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Related Topix: 9, Housing, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

The Best Hedge Fund You've Never Heard Of and Its Top 5 Stock Picks

NEW YORK -- When it comes to world's great investors, everyone has heard of Carl Icahn, George Soros and even David Einhorn.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Healthcare Law, Law

TheStreet.com

Why Jim Cramer Says Sell Tim Hortons (THI) Stock After Burger King (BKW) Merger

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.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

How Will Vale (VALE) Stock React To Zambia's Relaxed Copper Export Tax Rules?

Zambia is easing its export rules as submitting documentation outside of the country's jurisdiction has proven hard to do.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Business Journal

Confused about what stocks to buy? The answer could be as medieval as moats

"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)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Publishing, Media, Morningstar

National Public Radio

Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

"The purchase gives Burger King access to a coffee brand with a cult following, which may help boost breakfast sales.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Restaurant Management, Darden Restaurants

Mashable

Burger King Confirms Deal to Buy Tim Hortons, With Help From Warren Buffett

Burger King has confirmed a deal to buy Tim Hortons with financial assistance from investor Warren Buffett, the companies announced on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons

Business Journal

Snapshot: Buffett's Burger King deal + Amazon buys Twitch for $970M

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., arrives at the Sun Valley Lodge ahead of the Allen & Co.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Sun Valley, ID

BBC News

South Africa economy avoids recession

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private-equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Warren Buffett's Inversion Play Looks Awkward for White House

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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Switched

The 18 Most Generous Philanthropists in Finance

America has been living through a Second Gilded Age, and some of today's biggest fortunes have emerged from finance, where hedge fund managers and private equity titans score paydays that boggle the mind.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

Reuters

UPDATE 1-China's BYD shares slip on weak H1 earnings, profit warning

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.

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TheStreet.com

How Will Goldman Sachs (GS) Stock React To This $1.2 Billion Federal Housing Settlement?

Under the terms of the agreement, Goldman has agreed to repurchase mortgage-backed securities from the two financial companies for $3.15 billion.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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