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  • June 24- Coal miners such as Cloud Peak Energy Inc and Arch Coal Inc in the Wyoming basin are having to wait to ship out coal as crude and grains crowd the railroads. The delays are also forcing utilities to switch to more expensive natural gas.

  • S&P affirms Berkshire's ratings, upgrades outlook Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The agency affirmed Berkshire Hathaway's "AA/A-1+" counterparty credit and "AA+" for insurance financial strength and revised the outlook to stable.

  • Warren Buffett: 'No chance' of taking Coke private Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:02 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett is categorically denying money manager David Winters' comments speculating that Coca-Cola could be taken private.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Morgan Stanley, an adviser to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc in its $53 billion hostile bid for Allergan Inc, initially tried to get hired by Allergan and in its pitch called the unsolicited bidder a "house of cards", according to Allergan.

  • Top court nixes Rajaratnam insider trading appeal Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the insider trading conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Morgan Stanley, an adviser to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc in its $53 billion hostile bid for Allergan Inc, initially tried to get hired by Allergan and in its pitch called the unsolicited bidder a "house of cards", according to Allergan.

  • U.S. top court declines to hear Rajaratnam appeal Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the insider trading conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam. The court declined to hear Rajaratnam's appeal, meaning a June 2013 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upholding the conviction is the final word in the case.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- As politicians debate the dangers of a massive increase in oil carried by rail in North America, railroads and energy producers are considering the same for natural gas.

  • Filling Buffett's shoes: 5 hard-to-replace icons Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    When a company's top dog is famous, succession planning can be tricky. A look at 5 corporate icons who were, or will be, hard to replace.

  • New clues on Warren Buffett's mysterious lunch date Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:17 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    A few details merge about the mysterious man from Singapore who is giving a charity $2.2 million so he can have lunch with Warren Buffett.

  • Ford eyes eco-friendly auto parts using tomatoes Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Ford is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box and it plans to team up with ketchup maker Heinz to to make it happen.

  • You say tomato? Ford says tom-auto in eco parts quest Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    LONDON, June 10- Auto maker Ford Motor Co is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box. Ford said on Tuesday it was teaming up with ketchup maker Heinz, owned by billionaire investor Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc and U.S. investment firm 3 G Capital, to look at using tomato fibres in car production.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let him stay free while he appeals his insider trading conviction, in a last-ditch bid to avoid beginning his two-year prison term on June 17. He intends to ask the Supreme Court to review his case if the appeals court refuses.

  • Ackman: My new friend Icahn should sell Herbalife Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    Carl Icahn (L), Bill Ackman (R)

    Now that they've made-up, Bill Ackman tells CNBC he's trying to get Carl Icahn to sell Herbalife.

  • Singapore man wins Buffett lunch with $2.17M bid Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 12:36 AM ET

    A lunch with Warren Buffett has been bought by Andy Chua from Singapore for 2,166,766 in an annual charity auction.

  • Warren Buffett's charity lunch auction bid tops $1M Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:25 AM ET
    Warren Buffett.

    Warren Buffett's annual auction to benefit a San Francisco charity has drawn a bid of more than $1 million, surpassing last year's top offering.

  • West Coast dock talks? Start chewing nails, America Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Shipping containers at the TriPac Inc. terminal a the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California.

    Talks to renew the labor contract for moving cargo through West Coast ports are now under way ... and a nervous business world is watching.

  • Stocks that could crack $700 a share after Apple Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Investors are already wondering what high-priced stocks will next pierce $700 a share as Apple is on the verge of splitting its share price.

  • Why Buffett, Apple & Google love the Mojave Desert Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    This solar thermal power-tower system at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near Primm, Nev., is the largest in the world and is owned by Google, NRG Energy and BrightSource Energy.

    The U.S. is the third-largest solar market, and it's growing rapidly because of private investment and federal support.

  • NEW YORK, June 3- American Securities LLC is in advanced talks to acquire specialty chemicals company Emerald Performance Materials LLC from private equity peer Sun Capital Partners Inc for more than $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.