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  • Berkshire Hathaway Media Group said Monday that it had acquired six weekly newspapers and the daily Tulsa Business and Legal News from Community Publishers Inc.. Terms of the deal— which includes The Broken Arrow Ledger, The Sand Springs Leader, The Coweta American, The Wagoner Tribune, The Owasso Reporter and the Skiatook Journal— weren't disclosed.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the 2012 insider trading conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta. The court rejected Gupta's appeal of a March 2014 ruling by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that had upheld the conviction. The U.S. government used wiretap evidence to show that Gupta...

  • NEW YORK, April 16- A New York state appeals court rejected former American International Group Inc Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an accounting fraud at the insurer he ran for nearly four decades. Greenberg and co-defendant Howard Smith, a former AIG chief financial officer, are accused of having...

  • Why Warren Buffett is wrong on car-dealer model Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:53 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett said the car-dealership model isn't going to change anytime soon. Here's why he's wrong, says auto-industry consultant Daron Gifford.

  • Stock picks: Why analysts see upside in transports Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    It's been a rocky road for transports. But for those willing to ride out the volatility, there are good buying opportunities.

  • Want a stock windfall? Bet on these big brands Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Coca-Cola

    These 6 consumer stocks have phenomenal 25-year returns, proving why investors like Warren Buffett stick with them in good times and bad.

  • SEATTLE, April 7- A Native American community in Washington state filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against BNSF Railway to prevent trains carrying crude oil from using tracks on reservation land, saying the transport violates a long-standing agreement. The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community says BNSF has been using tracks that cross reservation land in...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St up on deals, biotech boost Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, extending two sessions of gains for the S&P 500, with deals including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer indicating companies still see value in the market. Shares of FedEx rose 3.3 percent to $172.14 as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company TNT Express for $4.8...

  • Buffett's Berkshire just bought a big stake in this Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 9:27 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying $560 million for a nearly 10 percent stake in Axalta Coating Systems.

  • *Canada to sell its GM stake to Goldman Sachs. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stock index futures edged up on Tuesday, following two sessions of gains for the S&P 500, with deals including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer indicating companies still see value in the market. *Shares of FedEx rose 5.1 percent in premarket trading as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company...

  • April 7- Paint maker Axalta Coating Systems Ltd said Berkshire Hathaway Inc would buy an 8.7 percent stake in the company from controlling shareholder Carlyle Group for $560 million. Berkshire bought lubricants maker Lubrizol Corp for about $9 billion in 2011.. Carlyle had considered selling Axalta, which went public in November, to Dutch paint maker Akzo...

  • Asian stocks advanced amid choppy trade on Friday as traders looked ahead to the release of the closely-watched U.S. jobs report.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 2- Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, but have been turned down by both Bill Ackman's Pershing Square and Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct, according to people with knowledge of the matter. International Business Machines Corp is...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 2- Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, but have been turned down by both Bill Ackman's Pershing Square and Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct, according to people with knowledge of the matter. International Business Machines Corp is...

  • Let's not make a deal? Private equity cools Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 10:29 AM ET
    Kraft and Heinz products are shown in Chicago, March 25, 2015.

    PE funds are changing the way they invest as valuations rise to keep the cash flowing.

  • Who's right: Sam Zell or Warren Buffett? Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 2:12 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Zell vs. Buffett and investor likes the fundamentals for international markets but would avoid Latin America

  • No 'bad thing' if Greece leaves euro: Warren Buffett Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC that if Greece ended up leaving the euro zone, "that may not be a bad thing for the euro."

  • Chinese shares outperform the region as data suggesting a sluggish economy fueled hopes of more monetary stimulus measures.

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said he would not raise interest rates significantly if he ran the Federal Reserve. Buffett spoke at an automotive industry conference in New York, along with the chairman of the Berkshire Hathaway automotive dealer group, Larry Van Tuyl.

  • Buffett: Tesla doesn't threaten me Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:04 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett spoke with CNBC from an automotive Forum on Tuesday.