Aug 7- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday second-quarter profit fell 37 percent, reflecting a significant decline in investment gains and an underwriting loss from insurance. Net income for the Omaha, Nebraska- based insurance and investment company fell to $4.01 billion, or $2,442 per Class A share, from $6.4 billion, or $3,889 per share, a...
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Because consumers can click to another site or app to make their purchases, the Web buying experience has to be clean, fast and fun.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Warren Buffett rarely sells stock. Now, he's unloaded Berkshire Hathaway's entire $4.7 billion stake in Procter & Gamble for its Duracell battery business.
Under its new owner Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post will go national via a new Kindle app, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
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.
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.