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*BYD soars on Tesla surge, Beijing plan to aid electric cars. HONG KONG, Feb 26- Hong Kong and China shares were sluggish early on Wednesday as the yuan again fell below the official fix, adding to jitters about possible policy changes at next week's annual parliamentary meetings.
Feb 25- Bank of America Corp may have a new mortgage problem on its plate, saying on Tuesday that federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated requirements of a U.S. government housing program.
Feb 25- Rapid growth in moving oil by train in the United States, coupled with a spate of fiery crashes and derailments, has prompted U.S. regulators and railroads to consider new safety measures this year.
LONDON, Feb 25- U.S. railroad operators have agreed new safety procedures to reduce the number of fiery derailments involving crude-carrying trains and cut the risk of a catastrophic explosion in a densely populated urban centre.
Warren Buffett says if you want to make money from the stock market you should look at how he made money with two small real estate investments.
Why are stocks advancing with such poor US data? Though not all indices are up, the S&P 500 has a good shot at posting three up weeks.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire will no longer sell potentially market-moving press releases directly to high frequency-trading companies, after months of discussion with the New York State attorney general's office, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Business Wire said that a Wall Street Journal article "may have caused some misperceptions, and that was of deep concern to us."
HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 20- BNSF Railway Co plans to move into tank car ownership and buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards, the unit of investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- Business Wire will no longer let high-frequency trading companies buy potentially market-moving press releases directly from the Berkshire Hathaway unit.
BNSF Railway plans to buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards.
HOUSTON, Feb 20- BNSF Railway Co plans to buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest standards adopted by the industry more than two years ago, the unit of investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Feb 19- Since his ouster from American International Group Inc in 2005, Maurice "Hank" Greenberg has been quietly building an insurance and investment conglomerate that people close to him describe as a mini version of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc..
The company eliminated its holdings of Dish Network and GlaxoSmithKline, and trimmed its holdings in several other names.
HONG KONG, Feb 13- Hong Kong shares slipped from three-week highs on Thursday, with changes in index components driving major price moves while investors took some profits after robust gains in the past week.
HONG KONG, Feb 13- China shares slipped for the first time in five days on Thursday, as weakness in the Chinese property sector ahead of more macroeconomic data offset strength for environmental-related sectors and Zijin Mining.
*Prada sinks after 2013 sales growth misses estimates. HONG KONG, Feb 13- Hong Kong shares slipped from three-week highs on Thursday, with index reviews driving major price moves and as investors took stock of recent robust gains ahead of more China data.
Warren Buffett's company is considering trading its 1.7 million shares of Graham Holdings for sole ownership of part of the company.
One ranks among the greatest wealth creators of all time. The other has made investing during crisis an art form. Who has mattered more?
Some of the obvious titles include Benjamin Graham's "The Intelligent Investor," of course, one of the bibles of value investing and a favorite of gurus like Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett.