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Berkshire Hathaway Buys Verizon, Boosts Stake In Liberty Global, Wal-Mart

Source: Business Balla | May 16 2014, 7:45am CDT | by Forbes

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is now joined by his two investing side-kicks, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, who make...
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Buffett lost $2 billion, but there's good news

Oct 23 2014 5:54pm CDT | Source: Fortune

Buffett's investment firm lost big on Coca-Cola and IBM this week, but that's about the extent of his losses this year. ...
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The World's Second Biggest Retailer Is Getting Hammered As Profits Collapse 90%

Oct 23 2014 1:16am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Tesco's results are out today for the first half of the year , and they've been hammered. Shares are down more than 5% just as the London Stock Exchange opens Thursday, adding to the last month's brutal sell-off.  Like for like sales are down 4.6%, trading profit is down 41% to £937 million, and revenue is down 4.5%. Statutory profit before tax is down 91.9% to just £112 million for a business with revenue 300 times ...
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Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Both US nurses who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia have recovered from the potentially deadly disease, the hospitals that treated them said Friday. | by IANS
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Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) A US nurse infected with the Ebola virus disease while caring for a patient from Liberia in Texas will be discharged from hospital soon, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) said Friday. | by IANS

Nasdaq Futures Up 1% (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, KO, MCD, CMG)

Oct 21 2014 8:13am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Stocks are set to open higher for the second straight day as US markets continue to rebound from last week's sell off.  Dow futures are 70 points, S&P 500 futures are up 12 points, and Nasdaq futures are up 38 points, or about 1%. US stock futures are also taking their lead from stocks in Europe, which are surging across the board after a report from Reuters said that the ECB is considering purchasing corporate bonds on the secondary market as early a ...
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Harvard Says The Best Thinkers Have These 7 'Thinking Dispositions'

Oct 10 2014 1:23pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Harvard education scholar Shari Tishman wants to ask you two questions: • Can you play the piano? • Do you play the piano? The queries are less similar than they seem — and they tell you something about how you learn. "These are different questions," she writes, "and your answer may well be 'yes' to the first and 'no' to the second." How so? "The first question asks about a ...
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The Wall Street Journal: International Dairy Queen confirms data breach

Oct 10 2014 9:49am CDT | Source: MarketWatch

International Dairy Queen, owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, confirms a data breach that affected payment card information at 395 U.S. locations. ...
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Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen says customer card data hacked at 395 stores

Oct 9 2014 4:59pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data. The company said Thursday that hackers may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates at 395 stores between August and October. The company said it has fixed the malware problem. International Dairy Queen Inc. has about 4,500 franchised stores in the U.S. It’s also the parent of the Orange J ...
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Is Berkshire Hathaway Becoming The Virgin Of Unsexy Brands?

Oct 7 2014 8:55am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Berkshire Hathaway has bought the nation’s 5th largest private auto dealer, and its announced plans to buy more seems to foretell a Coke vs. Pepsi-like battle with AutoNation. What’s less obvious, or altogether clear, is whether Warren Buffett sees himself as a frumpy version of consummate brand-extender Richard ...
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Tradesy Founder Explains Why She Likes Being One Of The Few Female Tech CEOs

Oct 6 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Tracey DiNunzio, the founder and CEO of upscale online thrift store Tradesy, tells author and Tradesy investor Tim Ferriss in a recent episode of his podcast that as a woman founder she's one of the "mystical unicorns of the tech world." In the past, she's been annoyed by the occasionally patronizing way the media asks her about being a female founder in Silicon Valley, where women are rarely found in middle management positions, let alone leade ...
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