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Would Buffett Give China Mobile a Thumbs Up or Down?

By Mike Caggeso Associate Editor China Mobile Ltd.'s (NYSE:CHL) 30% nine-month profit growth is just as impressive as it is worrying – to Warren Buffett at least. The world's largest mobile-phone operator credited rapid subscriber growth and gains in value-added businesses for its growth, which has handed investors 120% gains on the company's stock since […]

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CNBC Dismisses Talk of Outside Investor Stepping in at Troubled Bear Stearns

From Staff Reports Shares of Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. (BSC) fell 3% yesterday (Thursday) afternoon after a CNBC report downplayed any talks between the embattled investment bank and potential outside investors – one of whom is rumored to be Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s (BRK.A, BRK.B) Warren Buffett. After the swing out of positive territory, the shares […]

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Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Rumored as Bear Stearns Investors

From Staff Reports Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. (BSC) shares jumped almost 7.5% yesterday (Wednesday) after the New York Times reported that the investment bank is in talks to sell a minority stake to investors including Warren Buffett. The firm is in "serious" talks with several outside investors and could sell as much as 20% of […]

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When in Doubt, Follow the Leader: Warren' Been Working on the Railroad

By Jason Simpkins Staff Writer Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A, BRK.B) has been on a railroad kick since early this spring. This run along the rails by the so-called “Oracle of Omaha” began in April, when Berkshire Hathaway made its first move on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. (BNI), the nation’s second-largest railroad. In […]

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The Three Simple Secrets to Global Investing Profits

By William Patalon III Managing Editor "The Prince" has targeted China's booming hotel sector. If you're a confirmed Contrarian, like me, or are merely an avid investor, you already know that I'm talking about Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud, the shrewdest and most-successful investor to come out of the Middle East. Prince Alwaleed is […]

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