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OMAHA, Neb.— Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has revealed a new stake in Charter Communications Inc. and made several other tweaks to its $108 billion U.S. stock portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed an update on its portfolio with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday.
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.
Second-quarter buybacks were 20 percent below those in the first quarter among a universe of 700 companies followed by quant analysts at Societe Generale, and are now lower than they were in the second quarter of last year. Andrew Lapthorne of Societe Generale writes in a note to clients.
OMAHA, Neb.— Naysayers have been calling shares of Warren Buffett's company overpriced for decades. "Everybody has now been proven wrong on it," said Andy Kilpatrick, who wrote "Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett."
BEIJING— Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 23 percent on strong growth in sales of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Apple Inc s rose $1.27 or 1.3 percent, to $97.24. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $35.30. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 61 or. 3 percent, to $187.95.
Apple Inc s rose$. 86 or. 9 percent, to $96.83. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $35.19. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 84 or. 4 percent, to $188.18.
Apple Inc s rose$. 39 or. 4 percent, to $96.36. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $35.33. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 26 or. 1 percent, to $187.60.
The nation's largest employers are projecting health-benefits costs will rise 6.5 percent in 2015, according to a new survey from NBGH.
U.S. stocks closed down in light volume trade for the first time in three sessions as developments in Ukraine and Russia troubled investors.
Thirty-three years ago, on Aug. 12, 1981, IBM released its first personal computer.
On August 12, 1981, IBM released its first personal computer.
Apple Inc s rose $1.25 or 1.3 percent, to $95.99. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $35.20. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 84 or. 5 percent, to $187.47.
Apple Inc s rose $1.15 or 1.2 percent, to $95.89. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $35.34. International Business Machines Corp. rose $1.38 or. 7 percent, to $188.01.
Apple Inc s rose$. 69 or. 7 percent, to $95.43. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 31 or. 9 percent, to $35.48. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 54 or. 3 percent, to $187.17.
WASHINGTON, Aug 11- Employment growth at the largest U.S. companies has lagged far behind increases in revenue and operating profit since the start of the century, as firms reaped the benefits of globalization, technology, and other ways to operate more productively, according to a Reuters analysis of corporate data.
Microsoft's cloud services beat Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud to be the second most-preferred for cloud computing. Re/Code reports.
WASHINGTON, Aug 7- International Business Machines Corp unveiled a "brain-like" computer chip on Thursday that is the size of a postage stamp and capable of processing massive amounts of data while handling inputs from many different sources, the company said.
Aug 6- It is hard, often thankless work being a mature technology company. New technology threatens existing revenues, making top-line growth difficult. For many, notably Microsoft and IBM, the play to make in response is something Bolko Hohaus of Lombard Odier Investment Managers has called GOSOBB, or Giving Out Stock Options and Buying them Back.
Aug 6- Business software maker CA Inc, trying to shake off sluggish sales growth, is digging into a sizeable war chest built over the years to propel growth through acquisitions and a renewed focus on its own products.