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
Tilney Bestinvest: The five best funds to help investors protect ... - What Investment This fund has £2.9 billion of assets and ... It invests in UK large and mid-sized companies, but ... banks such as the Fed, Bank of England, ... 10/3/2015 - 7:57 am | View Link
Warren Buffett Invests $5 Billion in Bank of America Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will invest $5 billion in Bank of America to keep the company afloat after subprime mortgage-related losses left the lender low on capital. Bank of America announced the investment Thursday, saying it would sell ... 08/25/2011 - 11:25 am | View Link
Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced today that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence in the struggling bank. The bank's stock had ... 08/25/2011 - 8:23 am | View Link
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 - 5:27 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
Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America NEW YORK – 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. 08/24/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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The Evolution of Warren Buffett's Career from 1936 to 2013 I have always been curious to know about all the investments Warren Buffett made in his career. Here’s my attempt to provide a timeline of how Buffett evolved into ... 10/4/2015 - 1:35 pm | View Website
Warren Buffett's Bershire Hathaway Invests $4.48B in ... Warren Buffett has added to his energy bets with an almost 11 percent stake in oil refiner Phillips 66 (PSX) valued at around $4.5 billion, 10/3/2015 - 6:01 pm | View Website
Warren Buffett Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the most successful investor of the 20th century. 10/3/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Website
Sometimes looking at the big picture is the best way to understand what's going on. That's definitely the case for figuring out where the world's energy comes from and goes. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory makes these energy flow maps showing where energy comes from and how this energy is used for each country and the world as a whole.
Ridley Scott and Matt Damon each notched one of the best box office debuts of their careers with the $54.3 million opening for their 3-D space adventure "The Martian."The 20th Century Fox release capitalized partly on some remarkable free advertising: NASA's discovery of water on Mars. Denis Villeneuve's drug war thriller "Sicario," starring Emily Blunt, also shot up the charts with $12.1 million in its first week of wide release.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will try to play in the NL division series wearing a splint to protect his injured left thumb. The All-Star catcher met with a hand specialist on Monday and it was determined that a ligament injury hasn't healed. He'll test the splint in workouts the next few days.