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Do Big Companies Need CEOs?

Several small but well-known companies have dumped the management structure that requires them to have a chief executive officer. Shoe firm Zappos is the most well-known among them. These actions, ...
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2014 Conglomerate Watch: Hard for Warren Buffett and Friends to Repeat 2013

With the S&P 500 up about 28% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average up about 27% so far in 2013, it is going to be very hard to expect a ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Chased Warren Buffett Into Exxon Mobil

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) received a huge endorsement in the past month or so when it became known that top investor Warren Buffett had taken a big stake in ...
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Five Successful Companies Where Earnings Failed to Help

Good earnings should translate into improved stock prices. For some reason, things did not work out that way for several large companies that posted strong results for the third quarter. ...
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The Only Five Warren Buffett Stock Purchases That Matter

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) and Warren Buffett disclosed their full equity holdings this week. The first thing we noticed was that there was a total equity value of $92.035 ...
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Ten Reasons Warren Buffett Bought So Much Exxon Mobil Stock

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) was just listed as a new holding of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B). This is not just any new holding either. Its size was a ...
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Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Full Stock Holdings, Higher Again

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have released the conglomerate's full stock holdings as of September 30, 2013. This 13F filing with the SEC shows that the company's ...
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Warren Buffett Likely Owns More DaVita, GE, IBM, Suncor, and Wells Fargo

This is the week that we will get to see 13-D and 13-F filings from investment firms, and one notable one is always that of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). ...
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Getting GE Stock Back to $30, Versus 3M, UTC and Berkshire Hathaway

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) remains a conglomerate challenged by market pundits almost daily. The reference to the stock's fall from grace cannot be ignored, even if many of the ...
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Time to Sell Berkshire Hathaway and Buffett?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) reported its third-quarter earnings over the weekend. The report looks good on the surface, but many treated it as a cautionary tale in their weekend ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Earnings, Price and Book Value in Total Disconnect

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) reported earnings on Friday. This is an earnings report which you would deem a good report from some sources and a bad report from other ...
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Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Buys British Businesses for $1.1 Billion

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) has acquired the beverage dispensing and merchandising businesses of IMI for $1.1 billion. The U.K.-based engineering firm says it will use the funds to ...
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Warren Buffett’s Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and Warren Buffett generally hold close to 40 different stock positions in the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio of U.S.-listed shares. Anyone who has followed Buffett's investment ...
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Seven Stocks That Warren Buffett Never Should Have Sold

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and Warren Buffett often are followed in corporate America as the undisputed investment kingmakers of all time. And 2013 has been an incredibly strong year, ...
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Now Is the Time for Conglomerates to Catch Up to Market Opportunity

When we looked at conglomerate stocks earlier this year, one company stood out. Based on implied gains and dividend payouts, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) struck us as a good ...
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