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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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The 3-D Space Is Still Too Rich For Long-Term Investors

Aug 19 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By George Kesarios:While innovative companies and exotic technologies get many investors excited, one must be very careful before deciding to buy many of these stocks for the long term. Because if you overpay for growth, more than likely your portfolio with either will underperform or lose money long term.One such set of stocks is the 3-D space. Year-to-date, Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) is down by 16%, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) 47%, The Exone Company (NASDAQ ...
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101 Inspirational Quotes From Super Successful People

Aug 18 2014 8:52am CDT | Source: Business Insider

The world's most successful people are known and celebrated for all different things. Some are famous for their skills and talents, while others are distinguished for their courage or profound impact on society. But one thing many of the world's most successful people have in common is their ability to inspire others. Here are 101 inspirational quotes from highly successful people: "You mu ...
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Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) In a first, chemical engineers led by an Indian-origin researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks. | by IANS
Don't miss meals with kids
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Nigeria confirms death of doctor who treated Ebola patient
Abuja, Aug 20 (IANS) A Nigerian doctor who treated an Ebola virus disease patient has died Tuesday in the country's southwestern state of Lagos, local authorities said. | by IANS

Should You Put World of Warcraft on Your Resume?

Aug 18 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Harvard Business Review

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are famous for their love of and prowess in bridge. Harvard has used high-stakes poker as a real-world game theory laboratory for strategic thinking. For sheer bonhomie and bonding, golf remains a global opportunity for American, Asian, and European executives to mix business with pleasure. Depending on the industry, a sharp MBA who’s a scratch golfer may well have a leg up in a job interview or sales meeting. Demonstrable talent ...
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The late Purdy Crawford on how corporate directors need to be more like catfish

Aug 13 2014 4:02pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

Former Imasco CEO Purdy Crawford in 2003. (Chris Reardon) From the Archives: Prominent Canadian lawyer and businessman Purdy Crawford died on Tuesday August 12. The former CEO of Montreal-based Imasco Ltd. was a long-time advocate of better corporate governance. In 2003 he gave this interview to Canadian Business on what he’d learned in the course of his career. When people used to go fishing, they would put the fish in water in the hold o ...
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Big Oakland industrial project nabs its first tenant

Aug 12 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

The first new speculative Class A industrial building in Oakland in years has landed its first tenant, with a lease signed Monday to put Benjamin Moore & Co. into 141,844 square feet at the new Goodman Logistics Center to supply the paint company’s Northern California stores. The company, a unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, will relocate its current regional distribution center in Hayward to ...
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Ben Graham's Formula For Value Investing: A Conservative Revision For Estimating Intrinsic Value

Aug 11 2014 10:28am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Adam Mancini:As a value investor, your main objective is to determine the intrinsic value of a stock you're considering buying -- that is to say, what a stock is actually worth as opposed to what the market is simply valuing it at. From there, you're hoping the stock will be trading at a significant discount to its intrinsic value, thus encouraging a buy decision (that is, of course, if the rest of your fundamental analysis ...
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Warren Buffett: 1 Thing You Need to Make Money in the Stock Market

Aug 11 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Fool.com

Warren Buffett made billions by investing with a longer time horizon than others. Long-term investors can use patience to achieve ...
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magicJack: Short-Term Catalyst, And Significant Upside

Aug 9 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By William Delano: magicJack VocalTec Ltd. Executive Summary "Long" magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (NASDAQ:CALL), a cloud-based communications company that provides Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, is a great example of a stock that Warren Buffett would refer to as a "cigar butt" - it may not necessarily be a great company, but you don't have to pay anything for it. Despite the fact that magi ...
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