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John Martin

Top U.S. CEOs reaped billions from stock gains in recent years, Reuters analysis shows

CEOs at large U.S. companies collectively realized at least $6 billion more in compensation than initially estimated in annual disclosures in the five years after the financial crisis first hit, according to a Reuters analysis. The reason for the windfall: the soaring value of their stock awards.

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Berkshire Hathaway Sees Drop in its Fourth-Quarter Profit

Berkshire insurance 'superstar' could fill Buffett's shoes

Warren Buffett, at a news conference in Bengaluru in 2011, lavishly praised Berkshire Hathaway executive Ajit Jain for smoothly running much of the conglomerate's insurance businesses.

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Warren Buffett

Buffett, a cheerleader for America, takes his checkbook abroad

Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of opportunity."

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Warren Buffett

Buffett tells Fox Business he wants a company in Europe

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Wednesday he is likely to buy a small business in Western Europe and he would like to buy more businesses abroad.

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Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim becomes top New York Times shareholder

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has become the largest shareholder of New York Times Co (NYT.N) after exercising warrants to double his stake in the publisher to 16.8 percent.

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Jim Chanos

Chanos takes profit on his top 2014 short sale - Brazil

Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos, the prominent short-seller, said Tuesday he has lightened up on some of his bets against Brazil, saying most of the country's downside risk is priced in after the sharp selloff over the past two months.

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Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen quits eBay board ahead of PayPal spinoff

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said he was quitting EBay Inc's (EBAY.O) board following the online retailer's decision last month to spin off its electronic payment unit, PayPal.

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Lehman Brothers

National Stock Exchange to be bought by Lehman ex-CEO, OpenMatch: WSJ

Former Lehman Brothers Holdings Chief Executive Officer Richard Fuld Jr. and OpenMatch Holdings are involved in a deal to buy the Jersey City-based National Stock Exchange (NSX), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Carl Icahn

Icahn tweets he will send open letter to Apple

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted on Wednesday, saying he would send an open letter to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday.

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PIMCO Headquarters

Pimco sees $10 billion in withdrawals after Gross exit: WSJ

Bill Gross's exit from the investment firm Pimco had an immediate impact on the company, with investors withdrawing about $10 billion following the announcement, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

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Bill Gross

Gross begins second act as bond guru at tiny Janus fund

For Bill Gross, quitting Pimco's $222 billion Total Return Fund to take over a $13 million fund at Janus Capital is like resigning the U.S. presidency to become city manager of Ashtabula, Ohio, population 18,800.

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OnBeep

OnBeep Raises New Funding Worth $6.25M

San Francisco-based startup OnBeep has announced a new Series A round of $6.25 million in new funding to build what it calls “beautiful wearable communication devices that unite groups and allow teams to collaborate more fluidly in real time”.

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Tydy

Tydy pockets $138,000 from angel investors

Tydy managed to raise $138,000 in angel funding from the online platform, LetsVenture. Participating in the round are investors, Hareesh Ramana, Nikhil Ramanlal, Bhupen Shah from Silicon Valley and others.

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Retention Science

Retention Science's "retention marketing technology" gets $7 million in Series A

Retention Science managed to raise $7 million in Series A funding, backed by Upfront Ventures, and earlier investors including Baroda Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures as well as so-called angel investors. With the recent funding, the company reportedly plans to hire sales and marketing staff, as well as more data scientists who can demonstrate "retention marketing" beyond retail.

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Metanautix

Metanautix gets $7 million in initial funding

Metanautix has received $7 million in initial funding from Sequioa Capital, the Stanford University Endowment Fund and Shiva Shivakumar, a former VP of engineering at Google. The company plans to release its first product for general availability before the end of 2014. At present, there are half a dozen beta customers using the software, with the largest being Hewlett-Packard.

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