US medicine spending shows rare dip Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
Buffett's Berkshire invests in Express Scripts - St Louis Business Journal Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway acquired 449,489 shares of Express ... and Suncor Energy, and cut its share stakes in Bank of New York Mellon 11/17/2014 - 7:59 am | View Link
Berkshire Invests in Express Scripts, Makes Confidential Disclosure - NewsMax.com Berkshire Likes Express Scripts--and So Do We - Morningstar.com 11/15/2014 - 8:46 am | View Link
Ma Says Alibaba Shareholders Should Feel Love After Coming Third ... - MSN UK 25 billion, eclipsing the $22 billion for Agricultural Bank of China ... English, joined Warren Buffett, Bill ... Yahoo! Invests In 2002, Alibaba ... 11/11/2014 - 11:19 am | View Link
Jack Ma says Alibaba shareholders should feel love after coming ... - Livemint.com 25 billion, eclipsing the $22 billion for Agricultural Bank of China ... English, joined Warren Buffett , Bill ... Yahoo! invests In 2002, ... 11/10/2014 - 3:38 pm | View Link
Ma Says Alibaba Shareholders Should Feel Love After Coming Third - Washington Post Ma Says Alibaba Shareholders Should Feel Love, Not No. 3 - Bloomberg 11/9/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
Buffett's Berkshire invests in Express Scripts and cut its share stakes in Bank of New York Mellon, ConocoPhillips, National Oilwell Varco and Phillips 66. Berkshire ended September with about $118.9 billion of equities. Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX), which in November said it laid off 400 people ... 11/17/2014 - 1:05 am | View Link
Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America, giving bank a vote of confidence; stock soars NEW YORK — Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen U.S. banking giant. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion US in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence to the ... 08/25/2011 - 10:33 am | View Link
Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America NEW YORK (AP) -- Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the struggling bank. 08/25/2011 - 10:25 am | View Link
Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America NEW YORK, N.Y. — Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen U.S. banking giant. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the ... 08/25/2011 - 6:39 am | View Link
Buffett Invests $5 Billion in Bank of America 1:04 p.m. | Updated Warren E. Buffett comes to the rescue, again. On Thursday, Berkshire Hathaway, run by Mr. Buffett, announced plans to invest $5 billion in Bank of America, a vote of confidence for the beleaguered financial firm. While investors ... 08/24/2011 - 10:22 pm | View Link
Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway, owned by Warren Buffett, just announced that they have taken out a $35 million stake in Express Scripts Holding Co. The investment company has ... 11/23/2014 - 10:06 am | View Website
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Warren Buffett Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. 11/22/2014 - 5:38 pm | View Website
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Hey there fellow Redditors, I am in my last year of an international business course at the Rotterdam Business School. As part of my graduation I am going to write a thesis, hopefully some of you might be able to help me with that. What I'm looking for: A company with plans (even if they are just conceptual) to extend their business to Asia.
Good morning! Here is what you need to know before your first meeting today: 1. We have only seen "the tip of the iceberg" in the Westminster child abuse scandal. Home secretary Theresa May says 40 detectives are investigating whether a Conservative MP murdered a boy at a pedophile sex party in London in the early 1980s.
Some things are all too easy to predict. Every day, the sun rises and you wake up. And every time some app most of the world has never heard about raises what seems like an insane amount of money, the hand wringing begins and thousands of blog posts are spawned to discuss whether tech is in a bubble.