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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Aug. 28, 2016director for the Eagle View Middle School in the Cumberland Valley School Distr
Moving Up for Aug. 28, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
director for the Eagle View Middle School in the Cumberland Valley School District and directs the Eagle Singers, a select group of vocalists. Kepner holds a degree in music education from Messiah College. She was a member of the Messiah College... Read more
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Fortune
Why Fintech Startups Are Flocking to a 124-Year-Old Bank in Kansasthe height of the financial crisis, and CBW — then called Citizens Bank of Weir
Why Fintech Startups Are Flocking to a 124-Year-Old Bank in Kansas
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
the height of the financial crisis, and CBW — then called Citizens Bank of Weir — was under orders from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) to cease operations due to inadequate capital reserves, ballooning levels of bad loans, and internal... Read more
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The Atlantic
Could Reviving a Defunct Banking Rule Prevent a Future Crisis?Sachs from competition, enabling them to get bigger. Through the 1980s, the Sec
Could Reviving a Defunct Banking Rule Prevent a Future Crisis?
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
Sachs from competition, enabling them to get bigger. Through the 1980s, the Securities Industry Association, a trade group for investment banks, lobbied and litigated against any loosening of the law. And in the end, it was pure investment... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hedge Fund Incursion Weakens Reinsurers’ Catastrophe Defensesfunds have eroded prices so much that a typical year of claims could move the i
Hedge Fund Incursion Weakens Reinsurers’ Catastrophe Defenses
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
funds have eroded prices so much that a typical year of claims could move the industry into losses. Property & casualty reinsurance is “getting very close to combined ratios of 100 percent,” Manfred Seitz, managing director of international... Read more
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Newsmax
Here's Why You Should Look for Dividendsdividends, and I’m not alone. One of the biggest dividend lovers of all is War
Here's Why You Should Look for Dividends
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
dividends, and I’m not alone. One of the biggest dividend lovers of all is Warren Buffett. He has more than 90% of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio invested in dividend-paying stocks. Sure, a 1%, 2%, or 3% dividend may not sound like a... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
IAG NZ's profit slides as competition pushes down pricesInsurance Australia Group's New Zealand division had a 38% slide in annual prof
IAG NZ's profit slides as competition pushes down prices
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
Insurance Australia Group's New Zealand division had a 38% slide in annual profit as rampant competition for commercial customers pushed down prices. The country's biggest general insurer also faced a higher risk margin on the Canterbury... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Unsteady Future for New England's SuburbsBlackwood isn’t sure she can sell it anytime soon. “We have a glut of inventor
An Unsteady Future for New England's Suburbs
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
Blackwood isn’t sure she can sell it anytime soon. “We have a glut of inventory,” Blackwood, a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway, told me, guiding her Mercedes through the leafy roads of this Connecticut suburb. “The number of days... Read more
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FOX Business
Acquisitions Drive Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Earnings 25% HigherImage Source: The Motley Fool. Warren Buffett's masterpiece -- insurance titan
Acquisitions Drive Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Earnings 25% Higher
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
Image Source: The Motley Fool. Warren Buffett's masterpiece -- insurance titan and mega-conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway(NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) -- saw its second-quarter financial results boosted by its recent blockbuster acquisition... Read more
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FOX Business
Acquisitions Drive Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Earnings 25% HigherImage Source: The Motley Fool. Continue Reading Below Warren Buffett's master
Acquisitions Drive Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Earnings 25% Higher
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
Image Source: The Motley Fool. Continue Reading Below Warren Buffett's masterpiece -- insurance titan and mega-conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway(NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) -- saw its second-quarter financial results boosted by its recent blockbuster... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 16a year, including targets for the debut of two of Tesla's past three models. ht
August 16
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
a year, including targets for the debut of two of Tesla's past three models. http://on.wsj.com/2b6qv3S - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased its stake in Apple in the second quarter, from $1.1 billion at the end of March to $1.5 billion... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Don’t Buff it uphas risen over time, so has the seriousness with which they are taken. This par
Don’t Buff it up
Namibia Economist / Posted 14 days ago
has risen over time, so has the seriousness with which they are taken. This partly reflects his financial clout. Berkshire Hathaway, his investment vehicle, is worth $363 billion and is the world’s sixth-most-valuable firm. He is at least... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Plotting the course: Interim Adams-Cheshire superintendent Putnam tackling year aheadthree district schools, members of teachers' associations, and is planning meet
Plotting the course: Interim Adams-Cheshire superintendent Putnam tackling year ahead
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
three district schools, members of teachers' associations, and is planning meetings with administrators of the town-based Berkshire Arts and Technology charter school and the Charles H. McCann Technical School in North Adams, he told selectmen... Read more
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Business Insurance
Berkshire reinsurance unit rebounds in 2nd quarterBerkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group rebounded to a $
Berkshire reinsurance unit rebounds in 2nd quarter
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group rebounded to a $184 million underwriting gain in the second quarter 2016 from a $411 million underwriting loss a year earlier, Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Buffett Exits Entire Credit Default Swap Exposure, As Citi's Appetite For Derivative Destruction Surgesbillionaire had argued that agreements he made were attractive because they gav
Buffett Exits Entire Credit Default Swap Exposure, As Citi's Appetite For Derivative Destruction Surges
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
billionaire had argued that agreements he made were attractive because they gave him money up front that he could invest. Berkshire’s derivatives also differed from contracts that brought down other financial institutions during the 2008 credit... Read more
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Zero Hedge
S&P To Open At New Record High As Commodities Rise, China Trade Disappointsinvestor Vincent Bollore may increase his 7.9 percent stake in the Italian inve
S&P To Open At New Record High As Commodities Rise, China Trade Disappoints
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
investor Vincent Bollore may increase his 7.9 percent stake in the Italian investment bank to as much as 23 percent. Airbus Group SE fell 0.9 percent after saying that the the U.K. Serious Fraud Office has opened a criminal investigation into... Read more
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Philly.com
Business People on the Move& Hill, Wayne, has hired William Mayer as director of financial planning. He ha
Business People on the Move
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
& Hill, Wayne, has hired William Mayer as director of financial planning. He had been sole practitioner at Legacy Advisors Group, which was acquired by Addis. Kelly F. Bashore has been promoted to investment adviser representative, from financial... Read more
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Perth Now
Finance news you need to know todayinto suspected fraud, bribery and corruption in connection with commercial plan
Finance news you need to know today
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
into suspected fraud, bribery and corruption in connection with commercial plane sales by Airbus, parent company Airbus Group says. 6. HONG KONG — Crypto-currency exchange Bitfinex, which lost $US72 million ($A94.37 million) to hackers last... Read more
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Newsmax
Buffett's Berkshire Profit Jumps 25 Percent on New Manufacturers, InsuranceWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said second-quarter profit rose 25 per
Buffett's Berkshire Profit Jumps 25 Percent on New Manufacturers, Insurance
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said second-quarter profit rose 25 percent on earnings from newly acquired manufacturing businesses and improved results at insurance operations. Net income climbed to $5 billion from $4.01 billion a year... Read more
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Business Insider
Facebook isn't a tech companybased on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), a classification system d
Facebook isn't a tech company
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), a classification system developed by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE Group. The ICB breaks the market down into 10 industries, each of which is broken down further into supersectors, sectors,... Read more
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Morningstar
A Mixed Quarter for Berkshire Hathawayincreased 6.0% (6.9%) year over year to $54.5 ($106.9) billion. That said, resu
A Mixed Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway
Morningstar / Posted 23 days ago
increased 6.0% (6.9%) year over year to $54.5 ($106.9) billion. That said, results looked somewhat weaker if we assume that Berkshire owned Precision Castparts all along, with second-quarter (first-half) revenue increasing just 1.3% (1.8%) year over... Read more
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The Age
Berkshire profit jumps to $US5b on manufacturing, insuranceWarren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter profit rose 25 per cent
Berkshire profit jumps to $US5b on manufacturing, insurance
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter profit rose 25 per cent on earnings from newly acquired manufacturing businesses and improved results at insurance operations. Net income climbed to $US5 billion ($6.6 billion) from $US4.01... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Berkshire profit jumps to $US5b on manufacturing, insuranceWarren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter profit rose 25 per cent
Berkshire profit jumps to $US5b on manufacturing, insurance
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter profit rose 25 per cent on earnings from newly acquired manufacturing businesses and improved results at insurance operations. Net income climbed to $US5 billion ($6.6 billion) from $US4.01... Read more
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Canberra Times
Berkshire profit jumps to $US5b on manufacturing, insuranceWarren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter profit rose 25 per cent
Berkshire profit jumps to $US5b on manufacturing, insurance
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter profit rose 25 per cent on earnings from newly acquired manufacturing businesses and improved results at insurance operations. Net income climbed to $US5 billion ($6.6 billion) from $US4.01... Read more
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Salon.com
Business HighlightsSteady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans WASHINGTON (AP) —
Business Highlights
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans WASHINGTON (AP) — Years of steady job gains have finally begun to benefit a wider range of Americans, including those with less education and in lower-paying jobs. A second straight month... Read more
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Island Packet
Business HighlightsSteady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans WASHINGTON (AP) —
Business Highlights
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans WASHINGTON (AP) — Years of steady job gains have finally begun to benefit a wider range of Americans, including those with less education and in lower-paying jobs. A second straight month... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield weighs needle exchange program amid rise in Hepatitis Cprograms in Holyoke and Northampton and are helping to establish one in North A
Pittsfield weighs needle exchange program amid rise in Hepatitis C
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
programs in Holyoke and Northampton and are helping to establish one in North Adams, as well as with Jennifer Kimball, a Berkshire Regional Planning Commission health planner and coordinator of the Berkshire Opioid Abuse Prevention... Read more
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Columbia Star
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia StarCOURT OF COMMON PLEAS DOCKET NO.: 2016-CP-40-01418 LATASHA MCCULLOUGH Plaintiff
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia Star
Columbia Star / Posted 25 days ago
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS DOCKET NO.: 2016-CP-40-01418 LATASHA MCCULLOUGH Plaintiff, vs. LESLI WHITEHEAD and LYNDON SOUTHERN INSURANCE COMPANY Defendants. TO: THE DEFENDANT(S) ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint... Read more
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Newsmax
Buffett's Berkshire Said to Draw Fed Scrutiny Over Wells Fargo InvestmentWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is well known as a tapestry of modern
Buffett's Berkshire Said to Draw Fed Scrutiny Over Wells Fargo Investment
Newsmax / Posted 25 days ago
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is well known as a tapestry of modern capitalism for its ownership of dozens of companies and investments in dozens more. Now that interconnected web is prompting U.S. regulators to examine whether... Read more
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The Columbian
Harney: Bill brings good news for condo buyerssession. Passage of the legislation came after several years of complaints by
Harney: Bill brings good news for condo buyers
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
session. Passage of the legislation came after several years of complaints by housing, community association and other groups about FHA’s overly strict requirements. Critics pointed out that FHA once was the go-to source of condo financing for... Read more
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Business Wire
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection Underwrites Cover-More’s Launch of Direct Travel Insurance in the U.S.STEVENS POINT, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (BHT
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection Underwrites Cover-More’s Launch of Direct Travel Insurance in the U.S.
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
STEVENS POINT, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (BHTP) announces today the agreement to underwrite Cover-More’s direct travel insurance product launch in the U.S. The business relationship teams BHTP with Cover-More, an... Read more
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Daily Herald
New bill brings good news for condo buyerssession. Passage of the legislation came after several years of complaints by
New bill brings good news for condo buyers
Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
session. Passage of the legislation came after several years of complaints by housing, community association and other groups about FHA's overly strict requirements. Critics pointed out that FHA once was the go-to source of condo financing for... Read more

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