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  • SEOUL, April 24- South Korean steelmaker POSCO on Thursday cut forecast for sales and investment for this year after its first quarter profit missed estimates as China's slowing economy curbed demand for steel. POSCO cut its sales forecast for this year by around 2 percent to 30.3 trillion won from the previous 31 trillion won, it said in an earnings statement.

  • POSCO Q1 profit falls 11 pct as steel demand stagnates Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 2:43 AM ET

    SEOUL, April 24- South Korean steelmaker POSCO reported an 11 percent drop in quarterly operating profit on Thursday, missing estimates, as China's slowing economy curbed demand for steel.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely. Oil by rail has surged in recent years, helped by a boom in North Dakota.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely. Oil by rail has surged in recent years, helped by a boom in North Dakota.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely. Oil by rail has surged in recent years, helped by a boom in North Dakota.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday the company's BNSF railroad unit probably will not need to expand its rail car purchases as a result of delays in the Keystone pipeline construction. In addition, he said that the rail industry as a whole remains concerned about safety after a recent string of accidents.

  • Buffett says stock prices are in reasonable range Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Investor Warren Buffett says most stocks are trading at reasonable prices even though the market has soared this year. Buffett is chairman and chief executive of the Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate. Buffett was in New York City on Wednesday to dine with the winners of last year's charity auction of a lunch with the Omaha, Nebraska, billionaire.

  • Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola's pay plan Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Warren Buffett criticized Coca-Cola's pay plan for its executives on Wednesday. But he said Berkshire Hathaway abstained from voting against it because he didn't want to express disapproval of the company's management. Coca-Cola Co.' s pay plan came under scrutiny after Wintergreen Advisers took issue with it last month.

  • CSX Corp and Norfolk Southern Corp are both trading 15 percent or more below their warranted share price, according to a measure of "intrinsic valuation" tracked by Thomson Reuters StarMine.

  • COLUMN-Career risk makes the world go round: James Saft Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    April 17- Fund and pension investors who are watching their biotech and social media stakes melt before their eyes may well feel they've had their pockets picked by self-serving investment managers. William Janeway, economist and venture capital veteran, put it well at the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference last week:.

  • BNSF outlines fertilizer shipment plan to feds Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    BISMARCK, N.D.— BNSF Railway Co. will add trains in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana solely for transporting fertilizer for spring crop planting, the railroad has told a federal oversight board. The federal board this week ordered BNSF and Canadian Pacific Railway to report their plans by Friday to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments this spring.

  • Berkshire's 'ridiculously cheap' option: Pro Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    Scott Black, president and founder of Delphi Management, loves cheap stocks. Lucky for him, he found three amid a roller-coaster year for stocks.

  • The company raised about $163 million after its offering was priced at $25, below the expected price range of $26- $29 per share. Moelis, founded and led by veteran Wall Street investment banker Ken Moelis, offered 6.5 million shares of Class A common stock, lower than the 7.3 million it had initially planned.

  • Behind bitcoin: An avid group tries to spread word Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Revolutionaries believe their mission is to spread the word of bitcoin and its power.

  • *Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley lead underwriters for offering. April 15- Moelis& Co's initial public offering has been priced at $25 per share- below its expected range- a market source said, valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion.

  • ATHENS, April 15- International investors are to invest 1.3 billion euros in Eurobank to become the bailed-out Greek bank's biggest shareholders in another sign of growing market confidence in Greece.

  • BEIJING, April 15- Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong suffered their biggest daily drop in 10 weeks, hit by profit-taking in automakers and sharp declines in banks following weak Chinese money supply data.

  • BEIJING, April 15- Hong Kong listed shares in BYD. Chinese media and the Wall Street Journal reported that the company sold 39,300 vehicles globally in March, citing an emailed statement from the company.

  • Buffett likes papers, and I do too: 5-star manager Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    This media company has "Warren Buffett's kind of community newspapers," said Smead Capital Management's Bill Smead, who also likes an insurer and a biotech company.

  • Hoeven: BNSF pledges to speed fertilizer delivery Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    The North Dakota Republican said BNSF Executive Chairman Matt Rose told him over the weekend that the railroad "will dedicate additional resources and crews to get fertilizer to North Dakota producers faster."

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