by | February 25, 2018 | 00:14

Berkshire Hathaway reported a $65.3 billion increase in book value over 2017, boosted by a $29 billion gain from changes to the USA tax regime. "You and I are lucky to have Ajit and Greg working for us", Buffett told shareholders. Or lower the bar he has set to buy back company stock, paving the way for a share buyback announcement? Despite our recent drought of acquisitions, Charlie and I believe that from time to time Berkshire will have opportunities to make very large purchases.

by | February 25, 2018 | 00:11

Like we said these are pretty huge changes Airbnb is making to its services and offerings, so if you do travel and use the company's services, it could be worth looking forward to. The B&B and Boutique categories are encroaching on the territory of organisations such as and Expedia - which owns the giant vacation rental organisation HomeAway.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:03

The top-end T8 Twin Engine AWD delivers 390 horsepower, slightly less than we're used to, while the T6 Twin Engine AWD is new and promises 340 HP. Design-wise, expect numerous same cues found on the V60 wagon to carry over. An 8-speed automatic transmission will be the only gearbox on offer when Volvo dealers begin receiving the V60 late this year. All of which will help this new Swedish Estate blitz the Euro NCAP tests.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:58

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a meeting with Muslim leaders and scholars in Hyderabad, India. "You should, it's yours". Netanyahu said the one positive thing to come of Iranian aggression in the Middle East was that Israel had drawn closer to its Arab neighbors in response.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:31

Amazon Prime members with Visa rewards cards will now get 5% back when they use the cards to purchase groceries at Whole Foods, the company announced Tuesday. Amazon is leaving no stone unturned to rake in more Prime members, and channel those towards Whole Foods and vice versa. And one way to do that is by enticing more Amazon Prime members into Whole Foods stores.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:35

Futures added as much as 1.4% in NY after advancing 4.2% last week. Suhail Al Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy and Industry of the UAE, which now holds the Opec presidency, said that a draft framework for a long-term alliance will be finalised in 2018, reported The National .

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:41

Any action to limit imports is likely to end up raising the price of steel, which could destabilize USA industries from automakers to food packagers. The Administration is reportedly nearing a decision on whether or not to restrict steel and aluminum imports under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:41

That sparked fears that inflation - and interest rates - are on the move higher, a trend shift that sparked the market turbulence that has ensued in recent weeks. Other items contributing to the gain in CPI included rents and owners' equivalent rent, which both rose 0.3 percent from December; medical care, up 0.4 percent; and motor vehicle insurance, which advanced 1.3 percent, the most since 2001.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:08

No US or US-backed forces died but the US official estimated more than 100 pro-Syrian government forces were killed in the counter-attack. The official said no coalition or US personnel had been killed or wounded in the engagement but that one member of the SDF sustained injuries.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:30

According to the review, "expanding flexible US nuclear options now, to include low-yield options, is important for the preservation of credible deterrence against regional aggression". Under these definitions, the desire to pursue two new US nuclear systems-low-yield penetrating SLBMs and nuclear-tipped SLCMs-could further undermine strategic and crisis stability.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:26

One of the armed men shouts: "He is Russian". A Russian Air Force Sukhoi-25 fighter jet flying over the Syrian city of Saraqib, southwest of Aleppo. This plane was also carrying out raids there, ' said Abdel Rahman. A Russian warplane was shot down Saturday in Syria, according to Russian state-run news agencies.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:23

Inc. reported on Thursday a profit of nearly $2 billion, its largest in history, as the e-commerce giant attracted millions of new Prime customers during the holiday season and as changes in the tax law across the US added to the bottom line.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:45

The EUGT was dismantled previous year and could not be reached for comment. The initials stand for European Research Group on Environment and Health in the Transport Sector . In response to the revelations, German media is reporting that Volkswagen apologised for the studies and said a number of its employees were aware of the tests, while Daimler has distanced itself, saying it was unaware of the nature of the trials.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:34

Surf legend Kelly Slater has already given a tribute to Mr Agnes and while he was still " praying for a miracle ", he indicated that he thought the Quiksilver CEO was dead by speaking about him in past tense. Rescuers did not say whether he had been traveling alone. His disappearance caused consternation in the surfing community around the world. Quiksilver , known for its surf wear, was founded in Australia but is now majority-owned by an American investment group and based in ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:30

Emotional support animals are allowed to fly for free on United with the proper documentation. " We explained this to the customers on three separate occasions before they arrived at the airport ", United Airlines announced in a statement.

by | January 28, 2018 | 00:34

As such, Coincheck's deposit restrictions have spread to cover all NEM sales and purchases, which also includes withdrawals. The apparent heist is larger than the Mt. Gox exchange collapse that roiled cryptocurrency markets worldwide in 2014. "Currently, buying and selling other than BTC (ortho coin) is temporarily suspended".

by | January 28, 2018 | 00:20

A market gauge of inflation expectations closely watched by the European Central Bank , the five-year five-year forward breakeven rate, closed Wednesday at 1.765 percent, down from 1.78 percent earlier in the week. Still, we would expect Draghi to emphasize that any changes to forward guidance will only be gradual and that the sequencing (rate hikes only after net QE purchases are over) is something that will not be altered.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:13

The capital infusion is part of the massive Rs 2.11 lakh crore bank recapitalisation plan announced by the government in October past year. Among gainers, only IDBI Bank and Bank of India, the two banks that received the most capital, were trading in green, rallying up to 3 per cent on the NSE.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:44

According to a report by Yahoo Finance , Ferrero is set to buy the iconic chocolate brands Butterfinger and Crunch bars, as well as the Nerds, SweeTarts and FunDip. For years, Ferrero was best known for it gold foil-wrapped Ferrero Rocher sweets and popular Nutella spread. The deal would allow the Italian family-owned company "a broader offering of high-quality products to consumers of chocolate snacks, candies, confectionary and seasonal products", Ferrero Group executive chairman ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:56

This model named as " Mustang Bullit " is the company's 50th-anniversary vehicle from the Steve McQueen's movie Bullitt . Wearing a dark green paint job, black wheels and not a single "Ford" badge anywhere one the body, the Bullitt Mustang was just icy cool.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:44

Residents living in apartments nearby and tourists staying in hotels were also forced to evacuate, as 12 fire engines and aerial ladders were scrambled to the scene at around 4.42pm on New Year's Eve . "We've lost everything because our auto was right next to the vehicle that exploded". Show-goers posted online that the show was swiftly cancelled, and visitors and animals were evacuated.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:43

Interested in Royal Family? Prince Harry has not yet asked his brother, Prince William , to be his best man at his upcoming wedding to Meghan Markle . "I'm very happy for them, Meghan and Harry". The outlet reports that Thomas and Markle's half-sister Samantha have signed a "lucrative agreement to be filmed travelling from the U.S.

by | January 01, 2018 | 00:48

Joshi said these suggested changes "are completely in agreement with the filmmakers - the producers and director of the film". " Padmavat " is the name of an epic poem written in the middle ages by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi. According to latest reports, Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has ordered the makers of controversial film Padmavati to change the title of their film to Padmavat .

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:04

Geely , the Chinese owner of the Volvo vehicle brand, is acquiring a piece of truck maker AB Volvo. "Given our experience with Volvo Car Group, we recognize and value the proud Scandinavian history and culture, leading market positions, breakthrough technologies and environmental capabilities of AB Volvo", Geely Chairman Li Shufu said in a statement as the deal was announced.

by | December 28, 2017 | 00:37

Gallup's December poll found 17% of respondents named Obama the man they admired most, a dip from 22% of respondents saying the same previous year. "Hillary Clinton has been named most admired more than any woman - or man - in Gallup's polling history".

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:49

We are introducing these new features in most places, except in Canada and the European Union where we don't now offer face recognition technology . "We decided, in consultation with privacy advocates and people, that the best approach for this offering was to notify people on Facebook and provide a way to adjust it in their account settings at any time".

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:54

Several months after promising it would add support for Bitcoin Cash to its exchange by the end of the year, Coinbase hit its deadline last night, albeit with a few snags. That fork was the result of competing camps in the Bitcoin community wanting to pursue different ways of solving limitations in Bitcoin's underlying technology.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:11

Apotex, which called news of the Shermans' deaths "tragic", was recently implicated in a price-fixing scheme with 17 other drug companies and their subsidiaries. Mr. Feldman said family members had told him that Mr. Sherman had not been at work on Thursday, and that no one had heard from his wife that day, either.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:48

According to NASA , meteor rates will be around 60 per hour. The best place to watch the showers is where the sky is darkest. There could be as many as 120 meteors an hour in the darkest spots away from city lights. The meteors tend to peak around 2 a.m. local time, but can be seen as early as 9 to 10 p.m. The Geminids are named after the Gemini constellation, which is where they appear to radiate from.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:44

Priyanka may have a very busy schedule but she does have time to acknowledge the recognition and the whole lot of love she gets. From being crowned as the Miss World to now becoming Asia's Sexiest Woman, Priyanka Chopra has earned a name not just for her elegance and beauty but also for her acting chops internationally.

by | November 30, 2017 | 12:57

A profile of the first lady at Vanity Fair quotes two insiders who say that Melania gave Donald Trump an ultimatum of sorts: Either run for the presidency or stop brooding about it. It's clear a lot of effort went into the decorations, and with good reason: The Office of the First Lady estimates the White House will host 100 open houses and receptions in December, and expects that "more than 25,000 visitors will walk the halls taking part in public tours".

by | November 21, 2017 | 00:35

If necessary - in case there are other candidates - polling will take place on December 16, and the result will be announced on December 19 after votes are counted on the same day. Yet Mr Gandhi faces many challenges in reviving Congress as it has been struggling since a massive defeat in the 2014 General Election and Mr Modi continues to be popular.

by | November 18, 2017 | 00:49

The statewide figures put Nebraska in good company among states with the country's lowest unemployment rates. Chase County has the lowest rate at 2 percent while Coffey County has the highest at 4.2 percent. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for October 2017. Idaho's unemployment rate increased a tenth of a percent to 2.9 percent in October.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:11

The early departure happened on the Tsukuba Express, which travels between the city of Tsukuba - around an hour south of Tokyo - and Akihabara, a district on the eastern side of the Japanese capital. "The crew did not sufficiently check the departure time and performed the departure operation", it said in an official statement and "sincere" apology that led to bemusement on the internet.

by | November 15, 2017 | 00:53

Clarifying the row, Chinnaraja G. Naidu, Assistant Registrar of the Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai, said: "The "rasagolla" which is being manufactured within West Bengal and created a brand in the State was given the GI tag". The confectioners of Odisha also organised an exhibition to make people aware about the state's claim over rosogolla . However this is not the first sweet battle that Bengal has fought.