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  • 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...
  • Moravian College named best value and other company news

    Moravian College named a best value Moravian College was recently ranked in the top 20 percent of colleges and universities nationwide in Educate to Career's index of Best Value Colleges for 2014. Moravian College was ranked 234 out of 1,222 institutions...
  • 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...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to shake up real estate franchise landscape

    A new real estate franchise under the fabled Berkshire Hathaway brand marks its official launch this month. The name Berkshire Hathaway adds some mustard to an otherwise bland real estate landscape. After all, the conglomerate is one of the world's most...
  • 2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches

    2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches
    Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday. The annual report...
  • Warren Buffett says not raising debt limit would be 'damn dumb'

    Warren Buffett says not raising debt limit would be 'damn dumb'
    WASHINGTON -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said a failure to raise the nation's $16.7 trillion debt limit would be "pretty damn dumb" as Democrats and Republicans square off in a showdown that could lead to the first-ever federal government...
  • Price isn't Villa Pietra's only distinction

    Price isn't Villa Pietra's only distinction
    A real estate brokerage with the name of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's investment firm tied to it unveiled its first property in Orange County on Wednesday — a nearly $20 million home in Newport Coast. Prudential California Realty will...
  • When Buffett gets Heinz, he'll also add Burger King CEO Hees

    When Buffett gets Heinz, he'll also add Burger King CEO Hees
    Fast food giant Burger King Worldwide Inc. said it will lose its chief executive Bernardo Hees to H.J. Heinz Co. once billionaire financier Warren Buffett wraps up his acquisition of the ketchup company with 3G Capital. Corporate poaching this...