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Berkshire Hathaway Bids $3.25 Billion for Transatlantic

Published on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 12:09
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Middleburg Financial Jumps 9% As Investors Speculate on David Sokol's Future

Sokol is the largest shareholder in MBRG with about a 20% stake, the story said.

Earlier, MBRG hit a 52-week high of $19. It was last at $16.43.

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Middleburg Financial (MBRG) is up as investors digested that its biggest shareholder David Sokol is interested in starting his own investment company modeled on his longtime and soon-to-be former employer Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A

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China, Russia Lead Billionaire Growth; Carlos Slim Retains "Wealthiest" Title

Although the U.S. still hold the greatest number of billionaires at 413, this was the first time any other country broke more than 100. China nearly doubled its number of billionaires to 115, while Russia and Brazil jumped to 101

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Forbes has released its 2011 list of the world's wealthiest people, and, thanks to high commodity prices and Asia's economic rise, Russia, China and Brazil saw the biggest increases in number of billionaires.

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Berkshire Hathaway Takes $2.25 Billion in Dividends from Burlington Northern

Published on Wed, 03/09/2011 - 13:32
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Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), the investment firm run by Warren Buffet, took $2.25 billion in dividends from Burlington Northern in less than 13 months of ownership, reports Bloomberg. That amount is nearly triple the payout from th

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Morning Market Snapshot: February 28th, 2011

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Good Morning. It's Monday, February 28, 2011. At this hour, U.S. equity futures are mixed. Overseas, the Asian markets were mixed, while the European markets are also mixed.

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