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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

By Jon C. Ogg, 247WallSt, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, [...]

REITs Will Be Separate GICS® Sector

From Horan Capital Advisors Blog, http://disciplinedinvesting.blogspot.com/2014/11/reits-will-be-separate-gics-sector.html Earlier this week S&P Dow Jones Indices, along with MSCI, announced real estate investment [...]

What State Offers the Best Bang for the Buck?

Below is a map of the United States showing how far $100 gets you in goods and services.  Not surprisingly, [...]

The Company That Turns Plastic Bottles Into Fabric—and Jobs

By John Tierney, The Atlantic, A startup in Pittsburgh shows what a social enterprise is capable of. Plastic bottles at [...]

3 lessons to teach your kids about money

  Sharon Epperson , CNBC   (Photo: Sait Serkan Gurbuz, AP) The shopping spree may start months, weeks or maybe [...]

Market Cap to GDP: The Buffett Valuation Indicator Is Now in Levitation Mode

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, Market Cap to GDP is a long-term valuation indicator that has become popular in recent [...]

The Company Speeding A Genetic Revolution

  When Renee Valint’s daughter Shelby was born in 2000, she seemed weak, like a rag doll. Shelby learned to [...]

Cheaper Oil – Winners and losers

From the Economist, IN EARLY October the IMF looked at what might happen to the world economy if conflict in [...]

Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare?

Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare? The U.S. delivers roughly three times as many mammograms, [...]

Cross-Border Data Flows, the Internet and What it Means for U.S. and EU Trade and Investment

By Joshua Meltzer, Brooking Institute, The most globally significant bilateral trade and investment relationship is between the U.S. and the [...]

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