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  • Bloomberg, Buffett at Detroit small business event Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    DETROIT— More than 60 local business owners graduated Thursday from Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses program and were cheered on by some high-profile people— former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan.

  • Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack met with Warren Buffett last week to urge the billionaire investor to make sure his BNSF railroad is ready for an expected record corn and soy harvest this year.

  • Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack met with Warren Buffett last week to urge the billionaire investor to make sure his BNSF railroad is ready for an expected record corn and soy harvest this year.

  • Sept 12- Hudson City Bancorp Inc said Chief Executive Ronald Hermance Jr., 67, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday evening, and named Chief Operating Officer Denis Salamone as successor. His passing comes before the close of M&T Bank Corp's acquisition of Hudson City for $3.7 billion.

  • Ads are coming to eBay's mobile apps in 4Q Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    EBay will begin running ads on its mobile app in the fourth quarter, moving it into the lucrative market for ads on smartphones and tablets.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- EBay Inc will begin running advertisements on its mobile app in the fourth quarter, moving the e-commerce company into the fast-growing and lucrative market for ads on devices such as smart phones and tablets.

  • Why fund managers are sad you're not on vacation Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Your stock-fund manager wishes you'd buy more fun things. Most mutual funds are failing to keep up with broad market indexes again.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Sept 11- Wilmington Trust Co, now part of M&T Bank Corp, will pay $18.5 million to settle charges that it underreported the amount of construction loans that were not being repaid after the financial crisis, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday.

  • Rail union rejects deal that allowed one-man crews Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— A railroad union has rejected a deal with BNSF that would have allowed one-person crews on as much as 60 percent of its tracks. The Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers union voted against the contract this week, according to a notice sent to members late Wednesday.

  • Kraft gets 'social' with its new stock plan Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    Kraft Singles with new packaging

    Up to 1.5 million shares of Kraft stock are being offered as part of the company’s new “social stock plan”.

  • The delays have been perpetuated also by a surge in rail deliveries of crude oil and grain, leaving power producers such as FirstEnergy Corp scrambling for transport alternatives before winter sets in, potentially adding to costs.

  • Hold the ice cream: DQ likely data breach victim Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Dairy Queen could be the latest victim of a data security breach, highlighting the demand for counterfeit credit cards, KrebsonSecurity reported.

  • So Buffett's participation in fast-food chain Burger King Worldwide Inc's purchase of coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc- complete with relocation of Burger King's domicile to Canada- might at first blush raise questions about his patriotism.

  • DC shrugs off Burger King deal: Have it your way Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:03 PM ET
    Tim Hortons signage is displayed in the window of a restaurant in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

    Given the silence in DC on tax inversions, is it really a policy issue the White House wants to address near-term? Politico's Ben White asks.

  • What's behind the King-sized price for Tim Hortons Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Contrary to what many observers have speculated, Burger King won't be able to justify much of the Tim Hortons deal through tax advantages.

  • Cramer knocks BK, Tim Hortons deal as 'desperate' Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    The $11 billion merger of the burger joint and doughnut shop needs to be put in context, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • TORONTO, Aug 26- Burger King Worldwide Inc announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc for C $12.64 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group.

  • Buffett greases $11B Burger King-Tim Hortons deal Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:11 AM ET
    Burger King acquires Tim Hortons.

    Burger King Worldwide confirmed plans to acquire Tim Hortons, with billionaire Warren Buffett helping to finance the deal.

  • Early movers: BKW, BBY, AMZN, CVX, TWX, DIS & more Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Aug 25- Berkshire Hathaway Inc chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.