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Warren Buffett: Kraft Heinz writedown cost Berkshire Hathaway big in 2018

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders detailed a $25.4 billion loss in the fourth quarter of 2018. See full story. Why Warren Buffett’s annual letter may not be all happy news Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released Saturday morning and pored over by investors around the world. Here’s […]

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Buffett appears to fault Trump, laments deals dearth in Berkshire letter By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, tours the exhibit hall at the company’s annual meeting in Omaha By Jonathan Stempel, Trevor Hunnicutt and Jennifer Ablan (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday appeared to fault U.S. President Donald Trump for taking too much credit for the nation’s economic growth, while acknowledging that […]

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‘Nice skirt!’ ‘Where did you learn English?’ How to respond to microaggressions at work

Derald Wing Sue was born in Portland, Ore. That doesn’t stop people from complimenting his grasp of English. “I usually will reply with, ‘Thank you; I hope so. I was born here,’” Sue, who is Asian-American, told MarketWatch. Sue, a professor of psychology and education at Columbia University who studies microaggressions, understands that such remarks […]

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Margaritas are the top cocktail in big U.S. cities — except in Chicago, where they’re tippling this classic instead

Cocktail drinkers across the United States are of one mind when it comes to their favorite pour: The margarita is the king, and the martini is sloshing right on its heels. But not in Chicago. Alone among American big cities, the Windy City exalts a drink whose very name bespeaks solid Midwestern values — the […]