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Warren Buffett: An overlooked target in Amazon's grocery war – CNBC

Warren Buffett: An overlooked target in Amazon's grocery war – CNBC

The grocery war Jeff Bezos and Amazon have started with the planned acquisition of Whole Foods has some obvious targets, including Wal-Mart, Costco and Target. One not-so-obvious quarry is also huge: Warren Buffett. Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway is a big holder of supermarket and food company stocks. Among Berkshire’s relatively selective ...

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How could Derek Carr's contract affect other QB deals? – NFL.com

How could Derek Carr's contract affect other QB deals? – NFL.com

Derek Carr inked a five-year, $125 million extension on Thursday, making him the league’s first $25 million per-year man. The Oakland Raiders‘ quarterback likely won’t hold the distinction of ‘NFL’s highest paid player’ for long. The agents for Matthew Stafford, Kirk Cousins and Aaron Rodgers probably fist pumped when hearing ...

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US jobless claims edge up 3000 to 241000 – MarketWatch

US jobless claims edge up 3000 to 241000 – MarketWatch

Getty Images That 1970s show: Layoffs in the U.S. are lowest since Nixon era as companies scramble to find qualified workers. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Fewer than 250,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits in mid-June, underscoring the strength of a U.S. jobs market whose biggest problem is a growing shortage of ...

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Home Capital to get $1.5 billion loan from Berkshire Hathaway – CNBC

Home Capital to get $1.5 billion loan from Berkshire Hathaway – CNBC

Home Capital said billionaire Warren Buffett’sBerkshire Hathaway will provide a new C$2 billion ($1.50 billion) line of credit to its unit Home Trust Co., ending the Canadian lender’s strategic review process. Berkshire will also indirectly buy C$400 million of Home Capital’s common shares in a private placement through its unit ...

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