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*Buffett to return $4.7 billion worth of shares to P&G. Nov 13- Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to acquire Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a complex transaction that lets Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett buy a business he has supported for two decades and shave his company's tax bill. The transaction announced on Thursday helps P&G Chief...
*Buffett to return $4.7 billion worth of shares to P&G. Nov 13- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday it would buy Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a stock swap, taking over a business the billionaire has supported for nearly two decades. The addition of Duracell, whose batteries are known for their copper-colored tops, gives...
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments during the second quarter. DirecTV is awaiting regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T for $48.5 billion.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he would visit the St. Louis suburbs after police fired tear gas to break up crowds in a fourth night of civil unrest.
Aug 5- Gannett Co Inc, the publisher of USA Today, said it would take full ownership of automotive website Cars.com and spin off its publishing assets into a publicly traded company as it focuses on its digital businesses.
Aug 4- Gannett Co Inc, one of the newspaper owners of Cars.com, is nearing an agreement to buy the portion of the auto-sales website that it does not already own for $1.8 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
The biggest change over the past 25 for investing is that it's less expensive for individuals, billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
With more storms coming, traders will be plowing through economic reports for the impact of winter weather on the economy and corporate profits.
Warren Buffett's company is considering trading its 1.7 million shares of Graham Holdings for sole ownership of part of the company.
The app, launched Wednesday, aims to build on the company's understanding of how people consume news.
An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.
U.S. stocks fall.
How on earth did the National Security Agency get data from Yahoo and Google without them knowing about it? The New York Times reports.
Following the sale of The Washington Post, yet another big publishing brand name is looking to put itself on the block.
The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.
Bulls face a trio of challenges: The Fed, earnings from some big names and delayed data due to the shutdown. Will they keep running or lie down?
Talking Squawk looks at Kid Rock calling out Madonna on Detroit, Carl Icahn's Apple obsession and some Greenspeak.
AllThingsD is cutting ties with Dow Jones. As part of the split, personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg will stop writing for the Wall Street Journal.
Cramer wants you to leverage a year-end phenomenon in which big winners can do little wrong.