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  • May 16- Wall Street opened slightly higher on Monday, following a bruising week, helped by Apple and a surge in oil prices. Apple shares rose 1.6 percent to $91.96 after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reported a stake worth about $1 billion in the iPhone maker. "The market has been shaken by the depth and breadth of the negativity coming out of the retailing...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Investors might question Warren Buffett's long-standing aversion to tech stocks after his Berkshire Hathaway bought 9.8 million shares of Apple. Buffett has always avoided technology companies because he said it was too hard to pick which ones would prevail long term, although he made an exception to that rule to buy a major IBM stake in 2011..

  • *Oil prices highest since November 2015. May 16- Wall Street looked set to open little changed on Monday, following a bruising week, as oil prices rose to their highest in more than six months. "The market has been shaken by the depth and breadth of the negativity coming out of the retailing stocks," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital LLC in...

  • May 16- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday revealed a new stake in Apple Inc, in a bet that the stock price could rebound after iPhone sales fell for the first time. Berkshire held 9.81 million Apple shares worth about $1.07 billion as of March 31, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission detailing the company's...

  • Berkshire now owns 9.8M shares of Apple

    A look at Berkshire Hathaway's 13F filings, with CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Buffett's Berkshire takes new position in Apple, raises stake in IBM

    An SEC filing reveals Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has taken a new stake in Apple and upped its holdings in IBM.

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    Warren Buffett's investment company reduced its holdings in a number of big names, as well.

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

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    Filings are showing Berkshire Hathaway's new stakes, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • May 16- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday following a bruising week that left the Dow and the S&P 500 lower for the third straight week. *Data from China over the weekend was also tepid. *However, oil prices jumped over 2 percent to their highest since October 2015 on growing Nigerian oil output disruptions and after long-time bear Goldman Sachs...

  • HONG KONG, May 16- Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Co has made a non-binding proposal to buy India's Gland Pharma, which is backed by KKR and valued at up to $1.5 billion, to boost its drug manufacturing and research and development capacity. The move is also a departure from the group's strategy of largely targeting companies in developed markets and comes after...

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    Berkshire Hathaway has offered to be a potential finance partner for fellow billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid to buy Yahoo, Warren Buffett confirmed to CNBC.

  • Buffett may finance Gilbert's bid for Yahoo

    Warren Buffett has offered to be a potential financing partner for Dan Gilbert as the Quicken Loans founder makes a bid for Yahoo, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Marathon Oil jumped 4 percent and Devon Energy also rose 4 percent. Apple led tech stocks higher with a 4 percent gain after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed it had taken a stake in the company. Marathon Oil jumped 6 percent in midday trading Monday and offshore driller Transocean rose 5 percent.

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    Buffett is backing a consortium that includes Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert, that is seeking to buy Yahoo's online portfolio.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 14- Warren Buffett struck media gold with a 2012 investment in debt-laden Media General Inc. Now the famed investor may try to reprise that success by supporting a bid for Yahoo Inc's Internet assets. The Berkshire Hathaway Inc chairman is backing a consortium that includes Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert, that is seeking to buy Yahoo's...

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    Berkshire's Warren Buffett is backing a consortium vying for Yahoo Inc's internet assets, Reuters reports.

  • May 13- NetJets, the luxury plane unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, agreed to settle U.S. charges that it discriminated against immigrant workers by requiring them to provide extra documents to prove their employment eligibility. The settlement calls for NetJets to be monitored by the U.S. Department of Justice for two years, improve training of...

  • The settlement calls for NetJets to pay a $41,480 civil penalty, and be monitored by the U.S. Department of Justice for two years, the department said on Friday.

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    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has made more than any other CEO based on his age and current net worth.