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About Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is a Omaha, Nebraska-based company. It is a large holding company steered by Warren Buffett. On February 28, 09, in its letter to the shareholders, reported its worst hit year ever. The company is into many product segments and owns See's Candy, Fruit of the Loom and Benjamin Moore paint. It also has major investments into insurance business.

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Lubrizol Industrial Gears : Introduces Siemens MD Approved Gear Oils
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Johns Manville Names Dr. Timothy Swales Chief Sustainability Officer
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Brooks PureDrift Revealed as Newest PureProject Shoe, Gives Runners the Ultimate Connection with the Ground
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Lubrizol Completes Acquisition of Merquinsa
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Lubrizol Completes Acquisition of Active Organics
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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren E. Buffett Suggests Open Communications, Marketing Savvy, and a Strong Value Proposition Are Keys to Success in Today's Global Economy
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Brooks Sports, Inc. Seizes Counterfeit Product in Australia in Defense of Global Trademarks and Product Designs
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Gen Re Promotes Pietro Toffanello and Martin Leitch
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Business Wire Launches iPad news App
Business Wire today announced the launch of the Business Wire iPad app, now available for free download from the App Store

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