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Berkshire Hathaway: Warren Buffett firm profits jump

Nov 03, 2013 at 18:27 | Source: BBC

The holding company run by US investor Warren Buffett has seen profits surge in the third quarter. Berkshire Hathaway said net profit rose 29% to $5.05bn (£3.2bn) in the three months to September from the same period last year. This was mainly down ...

Buffett's Berkshire posts 29% growth in Q3 net

Nov 02, 2013 at 18:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc posted a 29 per cent jump in third quarter profit as it recorded big gains on investments made during the financial crisis, but operating results missed forecasts amid weakness in insurance operations. ...

Berkshire Hathaway profit rises 29%

Nov 02, 2013 at 16:07 | Source: Market Watch

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s third-quarter profit rose 29% thanks to proceeds from sales and investments, as well as derivative gains, the company said late Friday. Warren Buffett, Berkshire’s chairman and chief executive, has built the company int...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts 29 per cent growth in Q3 profit

Nov 02, 2013 at 16:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc posted a 29 per cent jump in third quarter profit as it recorded big gains on investments made during the financial crisis, but operating results missed forecasts amid weakness in insurance operations. ...

When Buffett was crazy and we were scared

Oct 31, 2013 at 22:27 | Source: Market Watch

Just over five years ago, as global financial institutions appeared on the verge of collapse and stocks were sinking, legendary investor Warren Buffett wrote an op-ed in The New York Times that — at the time — seemed ludicrous. In the piece, he ...

From Buffett to Fisher: Winning stocks identified using wisdom of 5 market gurus

Oct 28, 2013 at 14:42 | Source: Economic Times

Stock indices are close to their all-time high levels and the market is wild with excitement. Before you press the buy button, check out the advice of one of the world's most successful investor of all time, Warren Buffett: "Be greedy when others are...

McDonald's to stop serving Heinz ketchup

Oct 27, 2013 at 17:32 | Source: BBC

McDonald's has said it is to stop serving Heinz ketchup in its stores after 40 years. The world's biggest fast-food chain said it would drop the ketchup after Bernardo Hees, the former head of rival Burger King, took over as Heinz's ch...

McDonald’s ending relationship with Heinz

Oct 26, 2013 at 12:22 | Source: The Hindu BusinessLine

McDonald’s has said that it is dropping ketchup king Heinz as a supplier of the key hamburger condiment, citing management changes at Heinz that put the company closer to rival Burger King.McDonald’s had yesterday said it was ending a rel...

Berkshire replaces Apple as top stock in Tiger 21 survey

Oct 24, 2013 at 07:12 | Source: DomainB

Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway Inc has gained over Apple Inc as it took the top spot as preferred stock among millionaires in the US and Canada. According to a Bloomberg report, Berkshire had replaced Apple as the top stock pick among mill...

Buffett says he passed on buying Washington Post

Oct 24, 2013 at 05:24 | Source: FirstPost

Omaha, Nebraska: Investor Warren Buffett says he didn't buy the Washington Post because he didn't want it to be a burden on his company or family.His Berkshire Hathaway Inc. conglomerate has purchased dozens of other newspapers since 2011. And Berksh...

Exclusive world of private jets flies high to Las Vegas

Oct 23, 2013 at 13:02 | Source: Economic Times

PARIS: The exclusive world of business jets associated with film stars and royalty is showing signs of being on the up as a vital tool for companies and executives. The Las Vegas business jet show opens in Las Vegas on Tuesday for three days until T...

Google shares break $1,000 barrier as mobile ads boost revenue

Oct 20, 2013 at 10:35 | Source: FirstPost

Google Inc shares jumped past $1,000 on Friday as investors bet on the Internet company's continued dominance of the mobile and video advertising businesses despite aggressive competition from Facebook Inc and Yahoo Inc.Shares of the world's No 1 sea...

Google stock may be latest to hit $1,000 but it's definitely not the last

Oct 19, 2013 at 12:18 | Source: FirstPost

New York: With its surge on Friday, Google Inc became the latest member, though not likely the last, of a tiny fraternity of companies that boast $1,000 share prices.In a market where stock splits have become rarer, there may be more of this to come ...

As stock splits wane, more may follow Google to $1,000

Oct 19, 2013 at 04:37 | Source: Economic Times

NEW YORK: With its surge on Friday, Google Inc became the latest member, though not likely the last, of a tiny fraternity of companies that boast $1,000 share prices. In a market where stock splits have become rarer, there may be more of this to com...

5 banks Buffett is betting on for 2014

Oct 18, 2013 at 23:17 | Source: Market Watch

As we begin to ponder what sectors will rule the markets in 2014, technology, health care and industrials are areas that many pundits point to. If you ask Warren Buffett, though, he'll provide a decidedly different answer. On CNBC earlier this week,...

The bull and bear cases right now

Oct 16, 2013 at 22:27 | Source: Market Watch

Peter Boockvar lays out the bull and bear cases for stocks right now. • Six good reasons to fire your broker. • The U.S. default has actually already begun. • World stock-market capitalization is nearly back to pre-crisis levels. Individual st...

Stock futures rise on hopes for budget deal

Oct 16, 2013 at 19:47 | Source: Market Watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock futures rose on Wednesday as Senate leaders rushed to seal a budget deal after a last-ditch measure by House Republicans fell apart and as yields on Treasury bills coming due in a day jumped on investor concern ...

U.K. stocks break winning streak; Burberry slides

Oct 16, 2013 at 15:47 | Source: Market Watch

LONDON (MarketWatch) — After four days in positive territory, U.K. stocks declined on Wednesday as investors worried the political deadlock in the U.S. could bring the global economy to its knees. Stocks also stayed lower after data showed the U.K...

Is another market crash around the corner?

Oct 15, 2013 at 19:47 | Source: Market Watch

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — A 1987-magnitude stock market crash could happen at any time. Keep that in mind this week as commentators note the 26th anniversary of that crash, the worst in U.S. stock market history. If another crash of that m...

4 stocks Warren Buffett and smart money love

Oct 11, 2013 at 05:52 | Source: Market Watch

By now you probably know the story. Hedge fund activity is worth paying attention to if you know where to look. By tracking a little over 500 of the best money managers in existence today, we at Insider Monkey focus on the elite due to the market-be...

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