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  • BOSTON, Aug 14- Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management has made a new bet on Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, according to a regulatory filing made on Wednesday. This marks the first time that Ackman's $8 billion fund has announced a new position since late last year when it bought a stake in Starbucks Corp..

  • July 18- Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.- China trade tensions. Union Pacific's better-than-expected results landed amid worries that cooling global growth and...

  • July 18- Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.- China trade tensions. Shares in the Omaha, Nebraska- based company rose 4.6% to $172.14 in early trading. Net income at Union...

  • The S&P 500, which crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time this week, has seesawed between record highs and selloffs in recent months on increasing U.S.- China trade acrimony and concerns about a U.S. economic slowdown. Omaha, Nebraska- based Union Pacific operates a 32,000- route-mile rail network that includes the Los Angeles/ Long Beach complex, a port...

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, June 19- Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. CEO Lance Fritz listed trade as one of the reasons the company has taken a more negative tone in its growth outlook. The Omaha, Nebraska- based company's rail network covers 32,000 route...

  • June 1- An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire. nearly one-third higher than the previous record $3,456,789 bids in both the 2012 and 2016 auctions. Proceeds benefit the Glide Foundation, a charity in San Francisco's Tenderloin...

  • homestretch@ May 30- The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction. Proceeds will benefit the Glide Foundation, a San Francisco charity that serves people who are poor, homeless or battling substance abuse.

  • Trump predicts swift end to trade war with China. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China. "The markets seem to be struggling to hold on to gains right now because people don't want to be too long heading into the holiday weekend," said Marc Pfeffer, chief investment strategist at CLS Investments in Omaha, Nebraska.

  • CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on what the stock picks of the world's biggest investors.

  • May 10- Uber Technologies Inc's conservative initial public offering could not keep its shares from sinking in their trading debut on Friday, fueling debate on Wall Street over whether the outcome of the most anticipated listing since Facebook Inc would weigh on other Silicon Valley unicorns. Uber was the biggest of a group of Silicon Valley startups that...

  • The company's shares opened at $42 and fell as much as 9% to a low of $41.06 in early trading before recovering most of their losses to trade down 2.5% at $43.92 by 1805 GMT. Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who was on the NYSE trading floor to mark the debut, tried to calm investors by pointing to the company's growth prospects and expansion plans.

  • May 10- Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell nearly 9% in their New York Stock Exchange debut on Friday, marking a rocky start for one of the most high-profile U.S. companies to go public since Facebook Inc seven years ago. Uber's shares opened at $42 and touched a low of $41.06 in early trading before recovering most of their losses to trade down 2 percent at $44.17...

  • OMAHA, Neb., May 9- The chief executive of International Dairy Queen Inc is counting on the 79- year-old brand, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to adapt to changing consumer tastes rather than latch onto the latest fad, while ensuring that rising labor and food costs don't squelch its franchisees. Berkshire, whose 88- year-old chief executive...

  • May 8- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud. Berkshire said in its first-quarter report on Saturday it had invested $340 million in various tax equity investment funds from 2015 to 2018, before learning that...

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    "This country has done an incredible job in terms of the deployment of resources and human ingenuity," says the Berkshire Hathaway chief.

  • Lawrence Cunningham, professor at George Washington University Law School, and Doug Cohen, Berkshire shareholder and portfolio manager at Athena Capital Advisors, join "Squawk on the Street" after CNBC's interview with Warren Buffett to discuss what makes his company so compelling.

  • Legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger sit down with CNBC's Becky Quick to give their thoughts on Wells Fargo and how its management changed.

  • Legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger sit down with CNBC's Becky Quick to give their thoughts on modern monetary theory, which states a government can print money when it is in need of more of it.

  • May 6- Warren Buffett said on Monday that a trade war between the United States and China would be "bad for the whole world." Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc owns or invests in many companies that do business in China, including Apple Inc, in which it has a more than $50 billion stake, and Chinese electric car maker BYD Co.. Despite the concerns, Buffett...

  • Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Charlie Munger join CNBC's Becky Quick to discuss the state of health care access around the world.