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Enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Union Pacific
Major U.S. rail operators Union Pacific, Burlington Northern Santa Fe
For Union Pacific, significant fourth-quarter increases in energy and agricultural shipping worked to offset decreases in segments such as autos, where GM
CAPS members like the sector’s competitive edge and expect railways to weather the recession better than alternative transportation such as trucking. Compared to peers, Union Pacific stands out with a lighter debt-to-equity ratio, which is probably one reason why Buffett has confidence in the railway. Berkshire Hathaway
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