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American Electric Power received bad press because it shuttered some coal facilities and will lay-off workers. Toyota said its profits will fall 35%The Washington Post’s Kaplan division will cut...
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) is out with its new portfolio holdings as of March 31, 2011.  These have been broken down into two separate groups of ‘A to L’ and ‘M to Z’ so it...
About the only good news in the news business is coming from the web.   The growth, though impressive, is not enough to sustain the profitability of newspaper publishers which are experimenting...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) is out with the new portfolio holdings as of December 31, 2010, so these are his new 2011 investments.  There were many changes in the prior groups due...
Reuters: A Deutsche Borse deal with the the NYSE (NYSE: NYX) faces regulatory resistance (Reuters)Reuters: Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Nokia (NYSE: NOK) will try to create competition for Google’s...
Many investors find no better teacher than Warren Buffett. His place as one of the world’s wealthiest men speaks for itself thanks to the almost unimaginable gains seen by Berkshire Hathaway Inc....
The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) was in the news today for its dividend hike, which we briefly addressed in our Top Dividend Gain Trends in 2011 today.  Unfortunately, about 30 minutes later...
There is another round of outrage among businesses and banks because WikiLeaks has gotten hold of private documents from bank Julius Baer from one of its former executives. Reuters reports that the...
Earlier this month, while everyone’s attention was focused on the midterm elections, the US Department of Education published proposed new rules governing access to federal direct and federally...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) has shown its latest holdings as of the close on September 30, 2010. The changes were big on the first two lists but more static on the Third list except...
Good thing that Barry Diller and Sidney Harman don’t work for the CIA because the two media tycoons are doing a terrible job in keeping word of the potential merger between The Daily Beast and...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) has shown its latest holdings as of the close on June 30, 2010. These have been broken down into 3 groups of ‘A to G’ and ‘H to R’ and ‘S to...
24/7 Wall St. has created a new list of brands that will disappear, which includes Readers Digest, Kia Motors, Dollar Thrifty (NYSE: DTG), Zale (NYSE: ZLC), Blockbuster (NYSE: BBI), T-Mobile, BP plc...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) has shown its latest holdings as of the close on March December 31, 2010 after the close.  These have been broken down into 3 groups of ‘A to G’ and...