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Warren Buffett Is ‘Betting Against America’ On Burger King. Or Is He?

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times Back in February, in his annual message to shareholders in his company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett said this: “Who has ever benefited during the past 237 years by betting against America? … America’s best years lie ahead.” You can expect these words to be thrown back in Buffett’s face […]

August 28, 2014

Burger King To Buy Tim Hortons; New Firm To Be Based In Canada

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times Burger King Worldwide Inc. said Tuesday it would buy the Tim Hortons coffee-and-doughnut chain for about $11.4 billion and shift the new firm’s headquarters to Canada, where the corporate tax rate is lower than in the United States. The cash-and-stock deal creates the world’s third-largest fast-food chain, with more […]

August 26, 2014

S&P 500 Tops 2,000 Mark For First Time

New York (AFP) — The S&P 500 topped the 2,000 mark for the first time Monday helped by more promises of economic support from the United States and European central banks. A fresh burst of merger activity also sparked buyers, with Switzerland’s Roche paying $8.3 billion for smaller pharmaceutical company InterMune, and fast-food chains Burger […]

August 25, 2014