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Berkshire Hathaway's 4Q profit up 10 percent

03/01/2014 10:17am
Warren Buffett's company said Saturday that fourth-quarter earnings rose 10 percent to nearly $5 billion as its insurance, rail and energy businesses generated major gains in the improving economy.

Cummins recalling 25,013 engines over fire risk

03/01/2014 11:06am
Engine maker Cummins Inc. and its joint venture Cummins Westport Inc. are recalling 25,013 engines because cold weather could cause a sensor to fail, resulting in an exhaust fire.

Buffett upbeat about future despite trailing S&P

03/01/2014 1:06pm
Billionaire Warren Buffett is confident that Berkshire Hathaway will be a mainstay of the U.S. economy for the next 100 years, regardless of whether it sometimes underperforms bull market runs, like it did last year.

Buffett speaks: Highlights from his annual letter

03/01/2014 2:21pm
Investors eagerly await Warren Buffett's letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders each year for its plain-spoken insight into the billionaire's financial strategy and economic predictions. Buffett had plenty of good news to discuss Saturday as he recounted the performance of his Omaha, Neb., based company with humor and wit. He also dispensed some investing advice.

A strong February wipes out S&P 500's January loss

03/01/2014 2:33pm
After two months of trading, the stock market is back where it started.

Tooele County residents urge toughness in decision on Stericycle move

03/01/2014 10:33pm
Tooele County residents urged state lawmakers to carefully consider all impacts of relocating the controversial Stericycle medical waste incinerator from North Salt Lake to a site west of Tooele.