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Pentagon Awards $409 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 10 defense contracts totaling $408.9 million in its Friday evening announcement of contract awards. Among the publicly traded companies winning contracts: Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) ...
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Big Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2014. We were originally not expecting many major changes to the portfolio. ...
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Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett’s Nine Top Dividend Stocks

After finishing last year strong, U.S. equity markets had a volatile start this year, pulling back from all-time highs. Stocks have recovered since and, so far this year, the S&P ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Stocks

Now that stocks have pulled back from their highs, some investors have moved on to more defensive stock positions. That move often lands some of the top dividend payers as ...
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Warren Buffett

Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades, Stocks to Sell: Apple, Twitter, First Solar and More

It is the first full trading week of 2014, and investors are trying to decide how to position their portfolios for the year. Wall Street brokerage firms are making their ...
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Warren Buffett

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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Shire, Novartis Deals: Pharmaceutical Shakeups Continue

The wave of mergers and acquisitions in health care continues with two big announcements Monday. Drug maker Shire PLC (NASDAQ: SHPG) will acquire the rare disease biopharmaceutical company ViroPharma (NASDAQ: ...
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Big Pharma and 100,000 Jobs at Risk

Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) announced it would rid itself of 8,500 workers, many of whom work in the big pharmaceutical company's R&D operations. Since the return on research investment ...
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biotech

Analyst Sees Big Risks Lurking in Possible Biotech Buyout

ViroPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: VPHM) has become the latest and greatest biotech buyout candidate after a report of it being a buyout candidate surfaced last week. We saw some 11 million ...
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Rolaids Back on U.S. Store Shelves

The U.S. division of Paris-based Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) announced on Monday that an iconic U.S. consumer product not named Twinkies is on its way back to store shelves. Over-the-counter antacid ...
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Wall Street Sees Big Biotech Making Tens of Billions in Two Critical Areas

Investors make big money in biotechnology stocks when they focus on areas that cut across a wide swath of the population. From obesity to food allergies to prostate cancer, the ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Blackstone, Boeing and More

It is a new week, and stocks are back in the interest of the public after recent gains. Now investors have to decide which stocks are still buys, while also ...
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UBS Offers Eight Well-Known International Large Cap Dividend Ruler Stocks

With yields on 10-year Treasury bonds up nearly 1.5% since early May and briefly touching 3.0% last week, the impact of higher rates on stocks continues to be top of ...
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Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett Makes Real Changes to Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) and Warren Buffett have released the conglomerate's stock holdings as of June 30, 2013. This 13F filing with the SEC shows that the company's total ...
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