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  • Plank surges past Bisciotti, into top half of Forbes list of richest Americans

    Plank surges past Bisciotti, into top half of Forbes list of richest Americans
    A near doubling in Under Armour's stock price over the past year helped drive CEO Kevin Plank past Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. Plank is worth $3 billion, according to the financial magazine, up from $1.7...
  • Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months

    Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months
    Wall Street saw its biggest stock sell-off in two months Thursday as investors worried over rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of higher interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average sank 264.26 points. The plunge was led by tech stocks,...
  • Affordable, thriving cities across the country

    Affordable, thriving cities across the country
    The cheapest places to live aren't necessarily the best places to live. Cities with super-low living costs can suffer from high unemployment, poverty and a lack of services. So while cost of living is an important consideration in choosing where you...
  • Eric Cantor latest politician to move to Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City. Cantor, 51, who resigned last...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to pay $896,000 to settle antitrust reporting suit

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the investment and holding company run by billionaire Warren Buffett, agreed to pay $896,000 to settle allegations that it violated antitrust reporting requirements when acquiring stock in a Chicago building materials company last...
  • Berkshire Hathaway shares top $200,000 for the first time

    Berkshire Hathaway shares top $200,000 for the first time
    Berkshire Hathaway's Class A shares on Thursday hit $200,000 for the first time, making it more than 60 times more valueable than the next most-expensive stock listed on U.S. exchanges. The milestone further validates CEO Warren Buffett's vision for...
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000 a share

    Shares of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway traded above $200,000 for the first time — nearly eight years after topping the $100,000 mark. Berkshire Class A shares closed up up $3,500, or 1.8%, to $202,850 — a price...
  • Will Sizzling Summer lead to a September Swoon for stocks?

    So much for the summer doldrums! August 2014 was the best August for stocks in 14 years. The Dow gained 3.6 percent on the month to 17,098; the S&P 500 took out the psychologically important 2,000 level, rising 3.8 percent to 2003. Since the March 2009...
  • Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion
    Burger King Worldwide Inc plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in a $11.53 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group. With roughly $23 billion in combined annual sales...
  • Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound

    Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. said Tuesday it would buy the Tim Hortons coffee-and-doughnut chain for about $11.4 billion and place the new firm's headquarters in Canada, where the corporate tax rate is lower than in the U.S. The cash-and-stock deal...
  • Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

    Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. and billionaire investor Warren Buffett faced sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons Inc. to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates. Burger King said...