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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    ... growing companies that aren't likely to turn a profit for many years ... and long-term cost advantage is why Berkshire Hathaway   ( NYSE: ...
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  • Buffett Cuts Tesco Stake After Saying Holding Was ‘Mistake’ - BusinessWeek
    Buffett Cuts Tesco Stake After Saying Holding Was ‘Mistake’ - Washington Post
    10/16/2014 - 7:38 am | View Link
  • Warren Buffett's Billions Fuel Turnaround At Dow Chemical - Forbes.com
    ... to slash costs even further, goose cash flow and sell for a quick profit. ... Buffett’s country club in Omaha in 2008, soon after Berkshire ...
    10/16/2014 - 7:06 am | View Link
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  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Stock: What You Are Buying
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Stock: What You Are Buying
    08/31/2014 - 4:04 pm | View Link
  • Berkshire Hathaway ups stake in Suncor Energy
    Berkshire Hathaway upped its position in Suncor Energy (SU) by 27% to 16,458,330 shares. The position now accounts for 0.65% of the fund's 2Q14 portfolio—up from 0.43% in 1Q14. Suncor Energy is an integrated ...
    08/29/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Geico ads pay off for Buffett
    Berkshire Hathaway pours more than $1 billion a year into ads for the insurance unit, and the investment is paying off.
    08/25/2014 - 6:27 pm | View Link
  • U.S. fines Berkshire over stock deal, Buffett admits mistake
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission that Berkshire violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust law by not telling regulators about the Dec. 9, 2013 transaction in advance. Berkshire corrected its error on Jan. 3, 2014. "We made a mistake when we overlooked the filing requirement," Buffett, who is ...
    08/20/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission that Berkshire violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust law by not telling regulators about the transaction in advance. Berkshire on Dec. 9, 2013, exchanged $243.8 million of USG convertible notes for 21.39 million common shares, giving it a roughly 28 percent ...
    08/20/2014 - 2:35 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire equity portfolio goes awry; loses $5 bn since June 30
    Coke shares plunged 6 percent on October 21 after it said that quarterly profit slumped. The shares are down 4.1 per cent since June 30 for a possible paper loss to Berkshire of $696 million. Similarly, IBM — of which Berkshire held about 70 million ...
    10/23/2014 - 5:51 pm | View Link
  • Berkshire profit on IBM wiped out over earnings forecast
    Warren Buffett’s margin of safety just got erased. The billionaire investor spent about $10.9 billion three years ago amassing a stake in IBM Corp. and has since bought more. The computer-services company’s surprise announcement Monday that it was ...
    10/20/2014 - 10:28 pm | View Link
  • Would You Buy a Car From Warren Buffett?
    In a time of tech-heavy investing, the purchase of a car dealership might seem like a lateral move; car dealerships have low margins, with an average pre-tax profit in 2013 of just 2.2 percent, and independently owned dealerships are usually not profitable.
    10/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • How Big Could the Berkshire Hathaway Brand Get?
    In fact, Auto Nation's profit margin last year was 50% higher than that of the average U.S. car dealership. Imagine if a company has 500 dealerships, or even 1000. There is incredible, untapped potential to consolidate some operations and take advantage of ...
    10/20/2014 - 1:43 am | View Link
  • Joyce M. Rosenberg: Snow, ice and maybe a profit
    What do you do in the midst of mountains of snow? If you’re like some small business owners you try to profit from it. After last year’s rough winter and with forecasts of another snowy season, small business owners want to ensure they can operate ...
    10/18/2014 - 5:17 pm | View Link
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  • Berkshire Hathaway
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that oversees and manages a number ...
    10/22/2014 - 1:38 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 ...
    10/22/2014 - 1:31 pm | View Website
  • Berkshire Posts Record Quarterly Profit
    Markets Berkshire Posts Record Quarterly Profit Warren Buffett's Conglomerate Reports 41% Jump in Earnings for Second Period
    10/22/2014 - 10:39 am | View Website
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    Berkshire Hathaway posted sharply higher operating profits for the second quarter of 2010 thanks to strength in the insurance operations and major improvements
    10/21/2014 - 4:57 am | View Website
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