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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Moelis & Co. prices initial public offering at $25 Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:58 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Moelis& Co. priced its initial public offering at $25 per share, which was below expectations. The New York investment bank plans to offer 6.5 million shares to raise $162.5 million.

  • New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 7:56 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH— The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.

  • 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."

  • Why CEO 'supersalaries' may be out of control Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    Corporate America’s well-oiled compensation machine is running like a dream.

  • What stocks are hot? Top picks from CNBC guests... Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Ten leading money men and women have agreed to give investors access to their three best ideas this week. Here are the participants so far and their picks.

  • Cramer defends Buffett: 'His luck's about to change' Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    Jim Cramer and Warren Buffett.

    Reacting to an article suggesting Warren Buffett has lost his touch, CNBC's Jim Cramer looks at Berkshire Hathaway's stocks and likes what he sees.

  • Is Warren Buffett losing his touch? Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Over the years, Warren Buffett has been blessed with a series of successful investments. But in the last five years, Buffett has not been doing well.

  • Warren Buffett prepares to throw the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park in Boston on August 9, 2009

    It's not inconceivable Warren Buffett might be interested in buying a piece of the Chicago Cubs, but there's a big reason to doubt a deal will happen.

  • Coke and investor spar over 2014 compensation plan Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, April 3- Wintergreen Advisers, which says it owns more than 2.5 million shares of Coca-Cola Co on behalf of clients, on Thursday intensified its critique of the proposed 2014 equity compensation plan of the world's biggest soda maker.

  • Warren Buffett says you should tweet about these Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    In a video created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Warren Buffett gives the school's chancellor some good advice on writing tweets.

  • District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the "substantial additional information" provided by the SEC, "the unique circumstances of this case, and further guarantees of prompt payment of the proposed fines" justified approval, according to an order made public on Wednesday.

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