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Buffett after the new bargain
In the latest sign that companies have more cash than what they know what to do with, Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire-Hathaway
Goldman's slippery slope
After 12 years as a public company, Goldman Sachs
Walgreen's profit rises
The largest U.S. drugstore chain, Walgreen
United Auto Workers' contracts near conclusion
Talk between the United Auto Workers and Ford
Meanwhile, UAW-represented workers began voting on the agreed contract between the union and General Motors, for a tentative four-year agreement reached a week ago. Union officials hope to wrap up voting by Thursday, with early results showing support for the deal. As of Tuesday morning, 15 union locals had voted to ratify the contract, with three voting against. Read more at Reuters.
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