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Buffett says Wall Street advice usually favors more deals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Taking advice from Wall Street on deals is a bit like asking "the barber whether you need a haircut," according...

Warren Buffett gets out of the newspaper business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is giving up on the newspaper business.He's selling all of Berkshire Hathaway's publications to Lee Enterprises for...

Warren Buffett gets out of the newspaper business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is giving up on the newspaper business.He's selling all of Berkshire Hathaway's publications to Lee Enterprises for...

Union Pacific 4Q delivery volume falls, so does its profit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit fell 10% as the railroad hauled 11% less freight.The railroad said Thursday that it earned $1.4...

Berkshire Hathaway’s third-quarter profits decline 11%, BNSF strong

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company reported Saturday that it saw an 11% decline in third-quarter profits because of a smaller increase in...

Railroads to renew push for one-man crews in contract talks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The biggest U.S. freight railroads appear ready to renew their push to reduce their crews to one person from the...

Union Pacific delivers 4% better 2Q profit on lower expenses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. delivered 4% more profit in the second quarter even though it hauled less freight because it cut...

Union Pacific 1Q profit up 6% despite less freight

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's first quarter profit chugged ahead 6% even though the railroad hauled 2% fewer carloads and dealt with massive...

Buffett praises potential successors, but no plans to retire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy continues growing although the rate of improvement has slowed, and the ongoing U.S. trade...

Railroads say economy still growing at steady rate

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears to be going strong for the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies...

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