Tag archive for ‘Berkshire’
Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Soros Planning $1 Billion Investment in Auto Dealerships

George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, is interested in investing in auto dealerships, reports said. Soros Fund Management sent representatives to the National Automobile Dealers Association More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

What’s Bill Ackman Cooking Up at Restaurant Brands?

Bill Ackman revealed that he has an 18.8% stake in Restaurant Brands International, a company that is the result of the controversial merger between Burger King and Tim Hortons, as reported by BenZinga. More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Goldman Sachs’ Advice On Investing In a High Interest Rate Environment

– While there is disagreement on how soon the Fed will send interest rates higher, there is one thing that is certain; no matter when it will happen, it will happen, and probably sometime in 2015. More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

U.K. Refuses to Extradite Russian Fugitives or Return Embezzled Funds, Official Says

The United Kingdom has refused to return embezzled funds to Russia or to extradite Russians who are being prosecuted, the Russian Legal Information Agency said on December 17, quoting Alexander Bastrykin, More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Russian Tycoon, Boris Berezovsky’s Death Still a Mystery

–   Russian billionaire Boris Berezovsky was found hanged, but there are questions of whether it was suicide or foul play, according to the Nation. Known as Russia’s richest man, he died More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Warren Buffett Buys Duracell from Procter & Gamble

–   Warren Buffett purchased Duracell from Procter & Gamble and used most of its shares in the latter company to clinch the deal, according to USA Today. Berkshire Hathaway is paying $1.7 billion More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Sells Marketing Unit to Robert Kraft

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway’s Media segment sold  its marketing and direct mail division to Robert Kraft, a businessman in Wisconsin. Terry Kroeger, head of BH Media, says the unit, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Warren Buffett Loses $1 Billion on Big Blue

IBM, often referred to as “Big Blue, ” perhaps implying it has been a blue chip stock, is a large holding in Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. After a staggeringly disappointing quarter, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Even Warren Buffett Isn’t Safe From Security Breaches

No, (as for as we know) Warren Buffett’s financial information wasn’t hacked, nor was his company Berkshire Hathaway. But one of Berkshire’s holdings, the Dairy Queen, has been yet More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Warren Buffett Acquires Largest Privately-Owned Auto Dealership in the US

Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC to discuss Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of Van Tuyl Group, the largest privately-owned auto dealership in the U.S. CEO Larry Van Tuyl described how his father founded More...

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