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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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How Central Banks Are Ruining The Insurance Business

Jul 22 2014 3:32am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By SL Advisors: Editor's note: Originally published on 30 June, 2014 by Simon Lack Denis Kessler, CEO of Scor, a large reinsurer, is the most recent critic of today's low interest rate environment. It's not only the stereotypical retiree clipping bond coupons that is suffering from current interest rate policy. Insurance companies typically hold substantial amounts of their investment portfolios in bonds, both becau ...
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The book billionaires can’t get enough of

Jul 21 2014 10:35pm CDT | Source: NEWS.com.au

Warren Buffet And Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Speak On Goldman's Detroit Investment Initiative
IT’S an unassuming paperback more than 40 years old, but this book has been dubbed a “billionaire bible” with Bill Gates yet to give back Wa ...
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What The SEC Should Ask Valeant; Allergan Investors Should Watch Out

Jul 21 2014 1:22pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Group Buys Heinz
By Uncommon Profit Investor:This quote is from Warren Buffett's 2002 letter to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A (NYSE:BRK.B) shareholders. It is important because Valeant Pharmaceutical's (NYSE:VRX) "cash EPS" is nothing but "earnings before depreciation, amortization, restructuring, integration, ..."I believe this quote has a great analogy for how to think of Valeant's low R&D expense. The R&D expense is pre-paid with a ...
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How Richard Scaife Outdid Warren Buffet and Bill Gates

Jul 18 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: The Daily Caller

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Group Buys Heinz
Liberal obituarists miss his quirky politics and commitment t ...
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Wal-Mart Or Costco: Which Discount Retailer Is Best For Dividend Growth?

Jul 16 2014 7:43am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Group Buys Heinz
By Sure Dividend:Warren Buffett holds both Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) and Costco (NASDAQ:COST) in his portfolio. Wal-Mart makes up 3.7% of his current portfolio, while Costco makes up 0.5%. Both businesses operate in the competitive discount retailer market. Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 and has grown into the largest retailer in the world with a market capitalization of nearly $250 billion. Costco was founded 21 years later, in 1983. ...
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IBM: $3 Billion R&D Fund Can Help Its Datacenter-In-A-Box Products

Jul 14 2014 1:50am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Group Buys Heinz
By Alcaraz Research:International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has been outperformed by its mega-cap peers this 2014. Even Warren Buffett's latest affirmation of his faith in IBM has failed to convince more investors to support the stock. Cisco (CSCO) also has China problems like IBM but the stock market gave CSCO a YTD performance of +14.69%.IBM only received +0.85%. Microsoft (MSFT) and Oracle (ORCL) are also out of favo ...
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Bill Gates Reveals His Favorite Business Book

Jul 11 2014 12:27pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Warren Buffet And Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Speak On Goldman's Detroit Investment Initiative
Bill Gates first read his favorite business book after Warren Buffet lent him his copy.  In a column for The Wall Street Journal, Gates writes that he has had Buffet's copy of "Business Adventures," by John Brooks since he first recieved it in 1991.  The book — a collection of 12 New Yorker articles by Brooks from the 60s — has been out-of-print since 1971, but Gates says its lessons are as applicable now as e ...
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5 Things You Should Do Before Every Big Presentation

Jul 9 2014 10:16am CDT | Source: Business Insider

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Whether you're presenting to a group of five coworkers or a room full of 500 strangers, it's sure to be stressful. But you don't have to let your nerves get the best of you, says speaker Todd Herman, a leadership consultant who works with professional athletes and corporations like Shell, Chevron, and Cisco. Herman offers a few simple things you can do before any big presentation to ensure that it goes smoothly: 1. Set aside any personal interactions until after ...
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