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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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The Death of College

The reputation of college has fallen on hard times. A four-year education can cost $100,000 and leave graduates with burdensome loans. Many college graduates have found that, even with advanced ...
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As Facebook Faces Security Problem, It Becomes Ultimate Hack — Update

In light of a "malicious external attack," New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) says its nytimes.com has been offline since 3:30 p.m. EST. At this point, the site has been down ...
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As Facebook Faces Security Problem, It Becomes Ultimate Hack

According to a programmer who tracks Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), one of its major features has been hacked. Khalil Shreateh writes that: Days ago i discovered a serious facebook vulnerability that ...
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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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Question for Jeff Bezos: How Is Amazon Doing?

Lost in the frenzy of news coverage about the purchase of the Washington Post Company's (NYSE: WPO) flagship by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos is whether Amazon itself ...
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Jeff Bezos

The Real Challenge for Bezos: Do People Want to Read the Post?

The flagship of New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) and The Wall Street Journal each ran lengthy articles about how Jeff Bezos could transform the flagship of the Washington Post ...
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Does Washington Post Purchase Mean Amazon Has Topped?

The world of media convergence gets stranger and stranger by the month. Old media wants to be new media, but now it seems that the billionaires want to control the ...
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As Newspapers Sell Out, The New York Times Is Last Man Standing

What big city daily is not for sale, or has been sold already? The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) has not parted with its flagship. However, the company probably would get ...
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Jeff Bezos

Media Oddity: Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post Newspaper Assets

The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) has announced that Jeff Bezos is paying $250 million to acquire the Post's newspaper publishing businesses, which of course includes the Washington Post newspaper. ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Climb Higher by Close

August 2, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a mixed report on U.S. employment. The monthly report on personal income and outlays was also a mixed bag, ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher; New Highs Abound

August 1, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning as PMI readings in Europe bounced generally higher and China’s PMI improved slightly to remain positive. In the U.K., the ...
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The New York Times Final Surrender: Boston Globe Sale

The Boston Globe is barely there anymore. Its circulation has fallen so far that it is below those of the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Honolulu Star Advertiser. And Boston, the ...
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Warren Buffett

Eleven Overvalued Warren Buffett Stocks to Sell from Berkshire Hathaway’s Portfolio

Stock market volatility has returned, and some stocks have sold off enough that they almost appear to be bargains to investors who missed the boat on the way up. As value investors ...
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Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway New Stock Holdings: Value, Dividends, Growth

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and Warren Buffett released the conglomerate's stock holdings as of March 31, 2013. This 13F filing with the SEC shows that the company's total equity ...
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