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  1. Heinz completes Kraft purchase, Buffett joins boardRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Heinz completes its purchase of Kraft Foods , creating the third largest food and beverage company in North America and fifth largest worldwide, and will begin trading Monday under the ticker KHC. Berkshire Hathaway and Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital, which together bought Heinz in 2013, now own 51% of Kraft Heinz and control six of its 11 board seats, including one for Warren Buffett; Alex Behring, 3G's managing partner, is KHC's chairman.

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  2. Kraft-Heinz merger gets thumbs up from Kraft shareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FoodNavigator

    The Kraft-Heinz merger got the thumbs up from Kraft shareholders this morning, with 98% voting 'YES' to the deal. The merger will complete following the close of the markets Thursday , pending customary closing conditions, according to a statement from Heinz, whose private equity owners 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway will own 51% of the new company: " Today's approval to create The Kraft Heinz Company will unite two powerful businesses, deliver incredible shareholder value, and provide a platform for growth both domestically and internationally."

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  3. Transition Away from Coal-Fired Power Plants Keeps BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    The transition away from coal-fired power plants continues among a number of U.S. utilities both in an effort to comply with carbon reduction standards and for cost-cutting reasons. In the last few months alone, several thousand megawatts of coal-generated capacity have been taken offline.

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  4. Chubb shares surge on $28bn ACE dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Live Charts

    Shares in Chubb Corp rocketed 30% on Wednesday after Swiss insurer ACE Ltd said it will buy the US property insurer for $28.3bn in cash and stock. The consideration represents a premium of around 30% to Chubb's closing price of $95.14 on 30 June, with Chubb shareholders receiving $62.93 per share in cash and 0.6019 ACE shares.

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  5. Chris Harrison Joins Woods Bros RealtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Strictly Business Magazine Lincoln

    All Woods Bros Realty professionals have undergone extensive training and are well-qualified to help their clients in every aspect of real estate, including the latest in electronic document management and the finest technology tools in the area. Woods Bros Realty is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. The full-service company offers 126 years of expertise in real estate as well as experience in mortgage, title, closing, and insurance services.

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  6. Major Workers' Comp Insurers Hacked Legal Files, Class ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    Major worker's compensation insurers, including a Berkshire Hathaway company, hacked into thousands of confidential legal files to save money on judgments and settlements, an Angeleno claims in a federal class action. Hector Casillas claims the insurers "hacked into privileged and confidential litigation files of thousands of individuals litigating worker's compensation cases against them.

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  7. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

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  8. Johns Manville to Increase Glass Microfiber Capacity in Waterville, OhioRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Wire

    "We have initiated several productivity projects and line modifications that will noticeably increase our microfiber capacity," said Martin Kleinebrecht, Marketing & Portfolio Management Leader for JM Engineered Products. "We continue to experience a strong global demand for glass microfiber, and we fully expect this trend to continue over the next several years."

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  9. Nebraska Furniture Mart's Grandscape now has a lake and a Cheddar'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Dallas Morning News

    Berkshire Hathaway is making progress on its $1.5 billion Grandscape development anchored by Nebraska Furniture Mart in The Colony. Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen is the first restaurant to open.

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  10. The Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger ShowRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | GuruFocus.com

    A friend told me that he doesn't go to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting - or what is also known as the Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Show - because it has turned into a cult over the years. Let me make it clear that the Warren & Charlie Show is not just a cult; it is a cult on steroids.

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  11. Here's How Much the Biggest Companies Will Make During the Leap SecondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Time

    Tuesday, June 30, will be exactly one second longer than the typical day. That's thanks to the "leap second," which gets added on to a day every now and again to compensate for a constant gravitation tug-of-war between Earth and the moon that very gradually slows our planet's rotation.

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  12. Kraft Heinz unveils post merger management structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Just-food.com

    The Kraft Heinz Company revealed its senior leadership team as details emerge of how the company will operate after the merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods Group is completed. "Our new leadership team represents the best of the best in business with proven track records for delivering results," said Bernardo Hees, future CEO of the proposed Kraft Heinz Company.

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  13. Kraft Heinz names senior leadership teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Business Journal

    Ahead of the closing of its proposed merger, on Monday the soon-to-be-created Kraft Heinz Co. unveiled its senior leadership team, with Heinz employees taking many of the top executive positions.

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  14. Delta Airlines: Lessons From Warren BuffettRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | GuruFocus.com

    Every time I see interest increase in the airline industry, I think about two quotes from two of my most favorite billionaires. Richard Branson once stated that "if you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline."

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  15. Why Buffett Bet A Billion On SolarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Safehaven

    During the late innings of the ICE-age it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap. In China alone, 500 million new vehicles can be expected to jam the roads between now and 2030.

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  16. How to Analyze and Profit Off Going Private TransactionsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | GuruFocus.com

    Investing in special situations has been around for a while. Actually in his 1965 letter , Buffett talks about special situations, which he calls "workouts".

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  17. Opportunities In Utilities For Dividend Investors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Seeking Alpha

    The S&P 500 Utility Index, replicated by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF , has produced a -9.96% return to begin 2015, trailing the S&P 500 by over 12%. What has happened? The increase in Treasury yields disproportionately disfavored bond-like stocks with high dividend payouts including utilities and telecom.

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  18. How The MCG Capital Bid Crushed HC2's Stock PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Seeking Alpha

    Since mid-2014, Philip Falcone and his team at HC2 have been building value by sourcing friendly, proprietary deals, most prevalently through multiple arbitrage. Recently, HC2 veered from this strategy and has paid for it dearly - the company's stock is down 19% in the month of June, closing at $9.00 per share on 6/26/15.

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  19. Opinion: Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar: Miles Per Acre Per YearRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Green Car Congress

    During the late innings of the ICE-age it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap. In China alone, 500 million new vehicles can be expected to jam the roads between now and 2030.

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  20. Who Will Succeed Warren Buffett as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway?Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bloomberg

    Warren Buffett is 84. Only the Oracle of Omaha and Berkshire's board know who's destined to eventually fill his Brooks running shoes. Speculation spiked in March, when Vice Chairman Charles Munger name-dropped two executives in the company's annual report: Ajit Jain, who heads its biggest insurance business, and Greg Abel, who oversees energy.

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