Berkshire Profit Doubles

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posted first-quarter earnings Friday that doubled versus last year, buoyed by gains in its insurance businesses and derivatives holdings.

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  • World Business Quick Take - Taipei Times Online
    Adidas to sell Rockport Co Private equity firm Berkshire Partners and ... by maintaining its guidance for this year’s profit, despite the low oil
    01/24/2015 - 2:20 pm | View Link
  • Tootsie Roll Appoints 83-Year-Old Widow as CEO; Sale Rumors Swirl - Yahoo! Finance
    Tootsie Roll Appoints 83-Year-Old Widow as CEO; Sale Rumors Swirl - Entrepreneur.com
    01/23/2015 - 3:54 pm | View Link
  • Adidas Sells Rockport Unit - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    ... formed by Berkshire Partners and New Balance, in a move that allows the group to focus more on sporting goods but hurts full-year profit.
    01/23/2015 - 3:45 pm | View Link
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive against ... - Lancaster Online
    Host: Jean Marconi, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty - Centerville, (717) 295-4663 Notice is hereby given that a non-profit...
    01/23/2015 - 2:37 pm | View Link
  • Portugal Telecom Approves Oi Sale, Greek Vote Looms - Ticker
    ... its Rockport business to a new entity formed by Berkshire Partners and ... Profit in the quarter dropped 2.7% from a year ago to 60.5 million
    01/23/2015 - 1:53 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Adidas Sells Rockport Footwear Brand in Step Toward Revival
    Adidas AG Chief Executive Officer Herbert Hainer is under pressure to effect a turnaround after last year scrapping sales and profit targets for 2015 because of slumping demand for golf supplies in North America and turmoil in Russia.
    01/24/2015 - 3:22 am | View Link
  • Tootsie Roll Succession May Open Door for Sale: Real M&A
    Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (TR) is now in play for buyers willing to pay the richest valuation in confectionery history.
    01/24/2015 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • New Balance Runs Off With Rockport in $280M Transaction
    NEW YORK (The Deal) -- New Balance Holding, whose trainers have graced pop royalty including Rihanna and Pharrell Williams, is looking to expand its fashion -- and financial  profile through the addition of Rockport footwear. The Boston-based company is teaming up with buyout shop Berkshire Partners to buy Rockport  from Adidas for $280 million, the companies announced Friday. New Balance ...
    01/23/2015 - 10:13 am | View Link
  • Adidas sells Rockport unit for $280 million
    FRANKFURT--Adidas AG on Friday sold its Rockport unit for $280 million to a new entity formed by Berkshire Partners and New Balance, in a move that allows the group to focus more on sporting goods but hurts full-year profit.
    01/23/2015 - 7:29 am | View Link
  • Adidas Sells Rockport Unit to Berkshire Partners, New Balance
    Adidas Sells Rockport Unit to Berkshire Partners, New Balance
    01/23/2015 - 3:48 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • West Berkshire Council legal move over planning changes
    Reading Borough Council’s lead member for strategic environment, planning and transport, Tony Page, said: “These changes would amount to pure profit for landowners and developers at the expense of people looking for affordable places to live.
    01/25/2015 - 3:31 am | View Link
  • Auto Industry: Ford adjusting to foreign currency woes
    But the automaker still expects a full-year pretax profit of $6 billion when it reports 2014 earnings Thursday. In September, Ford cut its full-year pretax profit forecast to $6 billion. That's down from $8.6 billion in 2013. Ford says in a regulatory ...
    01/23/2015 - 9:21 am | View Link
  • Adidas Sells Rockport Unit to Berkshire Partners, New Balance
    FRANKFURT—Adidas AG on Friday sold its Rockport unit for $280 million to a new entity formed by Berkshire Partners and New Balance, in a move that allows the group to focus more on sporting goods but hurts full-year profit. However, the German company ...
    01/22/2015 - 7:56 pm | View Link
  • Berkshire Hathaway – A Company That Has Created An Investment Legacy
    The company uses this float amount to settle the claims. Also, until the time these claims are paid, the float amounts are invested in some other means to get profit out of it. For the year 2013, close to $77 billion worth of float was invested back in the ...
    01/20/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Legal battle awaits for Reading and West Berkshire over controversial planning changes
    "These changes would amount to pure profit for landowners and developers at the expense of people looking for affordable places to live. At a time when policy should be moving towards creating more affordable housing, this is yet another slap in the face ...
    01/16/2015 - 6:35 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Berkshire Hathaway's 2Q profit jumps 46%
    Berkshire Hathaway's 2Q profit jumps 46%. Warren Buffett's company reports net income of $4.54 billion, up from $3.1 billion last year.
    01/25/2015 - 4:12 am | View Website
  • Berkshire Hathaway
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that oversees and manages a number ...
    01/24/2015 - 1:10 pm | View Website
  • Berkshire
    Berkshire (/ ˈ b ɑr k ʃ ər / or / ˈ b ɑr k ʃ ɪər /, abbreviated Berks) is a county of south east England, located to the west of London. It has also been ...
    01/23/2015 - 5:29 pm | View Website
  • Albany Berkshire Ballet
    Regional dance company with locations in Albany, New York, and Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Schedule and audition information.
    01/22/2015 - 11:06 pm | View Website
  • 2013 Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter
    BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. To the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.: Berkshire’s gain in net worth during 2013 was $34.2 billion. That gain was after our ...
    01/22/2015 - 6:03 am | View Website
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