3G Capital is a Hardcore Cost Cutter

Berkshire Hathaway’s newest investment partner also happens to be a serial cost cutter that may ultimately end up destroying growth over the long term in order to earn profits in the short term, and this is based on a confidential report that was recently completed about the firm 3G Capital. The company that bought Heinz …

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Buffett Doesn’t Regret Choosing IBM Over Apple

Warren Buffett, the legendary investor, says that he does not regret buying shares of the underperforming IBM, and even more importantly, he does not wish that he had purchased Apple shares instead. The 50 year leader of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, provided these comments in an interview following the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting that took …

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Buffett Quadruples Ketchup Investment

In a stellar move, you can now add Maxwell House and Velveeta to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett owned Heinz, along with the private equity firm out of Brazil, 3G capital, is buying Kraft in the near future. Most famously, when Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway purchased Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, …

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3G Capital’s Next Possible Target

3G capital, the owner of H.J. Heinz Co., and partnered with Berkshire Hathaway, is supposedly looking to find its next food related acquisition. According the Wall Street Journal, 3G Capital has raised $5 billion and said it is considering purchasing another food or beverage maker that could help grow Heinz, based out of Pittsburgh. The …

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Warren Buffett Says He Bought Stocks during the Recent Selloff

Warren Buffett, billionaire investor, said recently on CNBC that he purchased stocks during the big selloff that took place recently. He would not name any names. He would not say if he was adding to his current holdings. But he described the stocks that he purchased during an interview on “Squawk Box” as being “names …

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What Will Berkshire Hathaway Get in the Burger King Deal?

Regardless of how successful the Tim Hortons Canadian fast food chain acquisition turns out to be for Burger King, Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway will certainly profit on this deal. Documents recently filed with regulators show us what Berkshire Hathaway is going to receive because they put up $3 billion in order to help finance …

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Fruit of the Loom & Corporate Taxes

Fruit of the Loom, the company that has been making underwear for well over 150 years, wants Americans to know that it is paying its fair share of corporate taxes. This information comes according to a strange page that has shown up on the website of the corporation. The headline reads “US Tax Responsibilities Commitment,” …

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Buffett Helps Burger King Lower its Taxes

When it comes to taxes, Warren Buffett has managed to figure out a way to piss off those on the right and left. America’s favorite billionaire and capitalist, Warren Buffett, is at the moment annoying the left by putting up cash for Burger King to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain for …

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Winters Warns Against Sweetheart Deal

David Winters, a Coca-Cola shareholder, recently raised up a ruckus over the new company incentive plan put forth back in April. He is up to his old tricks again, and this time he is accusing Warren Buffett of plotting to take Coca-Cola private. In a letter to the Board of Directors at Coca-Cola, Winters said …

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Ford & Heinz Team Up in a Surprising Way

In an announcement that was cleverly titled You Say Tomato; We Say Tom-Auto, Ford recently announced that they are going to partner with Warren Buffett’s H.J. Heinz Co. in an effort to find a way to use tomato fibers in automobiles. Last year, in February, Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway acquired the world famous ketchup …

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