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  • AP Top Financial News At 1:12 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers US stocks quiet ahead of Fed minutes Global cruise lines set sail for China Women small business owners struggle to get loans Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty Argentina seeks default end with venue change China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

  • AP Top Financial News At 1:06 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Target cuts annual profit outlook US stocks quiet ahead of Fed minutes Global cruise lines set sail for China Women small business owners struggle to get loans Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty Argentina seeks default end with venue change China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

  • Buffett's Berkshire slammed with maximum penalty Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett pauses during an interview in New York.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying almost $1 million to the government for failing to make disclosures required by antitrust law ... again.

  • AP Top Financial News At 12:48 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Target cuts annual profit outlook US stocks quiet ahead of Fed minutes Global cruise lines set sail for China Women small business owners struggle to get loans Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

  • Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp. beforehand.

  • AP Top Financial News At 12:47 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Target cuts annual profit outlook US stocks quiet ahead of Fed minutes Global cruise lines set sail for China Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe Lowe's 2 Q profit rises as weather improves

  • Aug 20- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 civil penalty to the U.S. government for having failed to timely report a transaction that boosted its voting stake in building products company USG Corp.

  • Aug 20- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to pay an $896,000 civil penalty to the U.S. government for having failed to timely report that it had boosted its voting stake in building products company USG Corp.

  • *Heinz says to tighten supplier controls after China food scare. Heinz Co said on Tuesday it will tighten controls over ingredients suppliers in China after it was forced to recall some infant food products from Chinese store shelves due to excess levels of lead.

  • *China watchdog find excessive lead levels in some Heinz products. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments during the second quarter. DirecTV is awaiting regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T for $48.5 billion.

  • *Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported a $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc in the second quarter, according to a regulatory filing made public on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin helped ease concerns about escalation in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings reports.

  • Aug 14- Berkshire Hathaway Inc's share price on Thursday crossed $200,000 for the first time, the latest milestone for the company that Warren Buffett built over nearly five decades into what some analysts view as a microcosm of the U.S. economy.

  • Buffett's Berkshire hits $200,000 milestone Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The stock broke $1,000 for the first time in 1983, $10,000 in 1992 and $100,000 in 2006.

  • Spreadbetters saw Europe faring better, with Capital Spreads expecting Britain's FTSE to open 0.1 percent higher, Germany's DAX 0.5 percent, and France's CAC 0.4 percent.

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.5 percent, turning negative after the China services purchasing managers' index compiled by HSBC/ Markit fell to 50.0 in July from a 15- month high of 53.1 in June.

  • *Toyota, Sapporo, Daikin scheduled to report results after close.