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Berkshire Profit Declines 37 Percent, Insurance Underwriting Segment Loses $38 million

August 7, 2015 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off on Berkshire Profit Declines 37 Percent, Insurance Underwriting Segment Loses $38 million
U.S. President Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to recipient Buffett during ceremony at White House in Washington

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported a 37% fall in 2Q2015 profits, including a loss of $38 million in insurance underwriting operations.

Berkshire Hathaway reported net income of $4.1 billion in the second quarter, or $2,442 per share, compared to $6.4 billion, or $3,889 per share, a year earlier. The diversified Berkshire group has interests across insurance, railroads, utilities Read more […]

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) 2Q2015 Results Beat Expectations

July 16, 2015 – 2:30 pm | Comments Off on Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) 2Q2015 Results Beat Expectations
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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has reported increase in revenues, GAAP operating income, and GAAP net income for the 2Q2015, under new CFO Ruth Porat.

Google reported revenues of $17.72 billion and revenue growth of 11% year over year and on a constant currency basis, revenue growth of 18% year over year. Net of Traffic Acquisition Costs (TAC) of $3.37 billion, Google’s revenues were $14.35 billion. Read more […]

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) Is Lacking Growth On The Eve Of PayPal Split

July 16, 2015 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off on eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) Is Lacking Growth On The Eve Of PayPal Split
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The 2Q2015 results of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) showed slowing growth even as it beat estimates. This is the final time eBay’s earnings results include PayPal as they’ll start trading as two separate companies from Monday.

PayPal (Payments Business Unit)’s revenue increased 16% to reach $2.26 billion while Net Total Payments Volume reached almost $66 billion, an increase of 20% from 2Q2014 but Marketplaces Read more […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Has A Good Quarter, But Future Uncertain

July 16, 2015 – 6:58 am | Comments Off on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Has A Good Quarter, But Future Uncertain
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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) added 3.28 million paying subscribers net with international subscribers making up more than twice the number of domestic subscribers. Netflix’s future growth substantially depends on international growth.

Netflix’s next target markets are Japan, Portugal, Italy and Spain and it continues to study China and look for a partner there even as Crouching Tiger And Hidden Read more […]

Investor Carl Icahn Sells All Netflix Shares

June 24, 2015 – 11:37 am | Comments Off on Investor Carl Icahn Sells All Netflix Shares
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Carl Icahn took to Twitter this morning to announce that his company had sold the remainder of its stocks in Netflix.

The billionaire activist investor believes Apple now offers the same opportunity that Netflix offered “several years ago.”

https://twitter.com/Carl_C_Icahn/status/613718497219076096

Mr. Icahn’s Icahn Enterprises owned about 1.4 million Netflix shares according to Securities Read more […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stocks And Other News

June 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm | Comments Off on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stocks And Other News
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As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Worldwide Developers Conference gets underway today, the Apple stock has held remarkably steady over the past three months.

It’s only when you look at the year-to-date (YTD) movements, you see that the stock has risen by more than 13.00% , compared to the S&P 500 index which gained only about 1.41% and the Dow Jones Index which has held steady more or less on Read more […]

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