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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals stakes in AbbVie, Merck, Pfizer, and other ‘big pharma’ stocks

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  • Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway added AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck, and Pfizer to its stock portfolio in the third quarter.
  • The billionaire investor’s company disclosed the fresh batch of pharmaceutical holdings in a regulatory filing on Monday.
  • Berkshire boasted stakes worth more than $1.8 billion in each of AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Merck as of September 30. It owned $136 million of Pfizer stock as well.
  • Buffett and his team
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Yearn.Finance price is breaking out as bulls aim to push YFI towards $24,000

  • YFI price is contained inside an ascending parallel channel formed on the 4-hour chart.
  • The digital asset seems to be aiming for $24,000 as bullish momentum picks up.

YFI is bounded inside an ascending parallel channel and has just defended the lower trendline bouncing off towards $19,000. The momentum is shifting back in favor of the bulls which are aiming for $24,000.

YFI needs to hold a critical support level to see $24,000

Despite the

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Sign up for health insurance now

Many folks unfortunately have had their lives turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic. Some have lost jobs, and their health insurance that came with them. Others may be realizing access to health care is crucial to keeping their loved ones safe and healthy. If you are currently without health insurance, now is the time to sign up to get health care coverage for 2021.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace is open for enrollment

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Entrepreneur and International Business Expert Aron Marquez: 7 Tips For Building A Championship Team For Your Business

MIDLAND, Texas, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “Organizations need leaders to reach their potential. A motivated individual is a great thing because a motivated individual will always outperform their peers. But an organization full of highly-motivated people who aren’t on the same page is a disaster.”

That’s the idea at the core of entrepreneurial business expert Aron Marquez‘ new book, Never Settle: Leading With A Daring Vision, Plan And Winning Mindset (2020, Indie

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Artificial Intelligence in Social Media Market Report 2020 Recent Development and Trends, Expected Growth and its Factors

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Nov 18, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The Artificial Intelligence in Social Media Market is estimated to record a significant growth throughout the forecast period. The ICT sector constitutes 4.8% of the European economy. Europe’s organization ERDF i.e. European Regional Development Fund has allotted approximately USD 23 billion for investments related to ICT during the funding period 2014-2020. ICT refers to the communication technologies

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Shopping Malls Hope to Find New Life Fueling E-Commerce

Mall operators, faced with a sharp downturn in foot traffic, are looking into the viability of converting empty commercial space into mini-fulfillment centers for their remaining retail tenants, technology vendors and analysts say.

“It’s a very real possibility,” said Max Pedro, president and co-founder of logistics technology maker Takeoff Technologies Inc. Mr. Pedro says at least one of the company’s clients, a large European mall landlord with hundreds of locations, is considering the strategy. He

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Capita finance chief steps down



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Capita finance chief Patrick Butcher has today resigned after almost two years at the FTSE 250 outsourcer. 

The firm said that Gordon Boyd would step in as interim chief financial officer and executive director from 16 November.

Read more: Serco shares crash as outsourcer loses role on nuclear weapons consortium

It added that Boyd has more than 30 years of experience working in business, and has been finance chief at

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27-year-old entrepreneur from Greensboro starts her own business

Princess Reaves decided to take a leap of faith by opening ‘Believe Nutrition’ this past September. The juice shop sells shakes as well as energy drinks.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Twenty-seven-year-old Princess Reaves set her sights on making a change and reaching higher heights after quitting her full-time job to open a new business in the Triad.

The new entrepreneur just opened a juice shop named “Believe Nutrition.”

“I used to work for a commercial airline

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Calculated Systems Announces Patterns.io to Accelerate Business Intelligence Across Cloud Seller Marketplaces

DETROIT, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Calculated Systems, a leader in collecting, mapping and transforming cloud data, announced today it has launched Patterns.io a multi-cloud insights dashboard. This automated dashboard provides a single view of cloud customer behavior, making it easy to understand where your cloud sales and usage trends are across AWS, GCP and/or Azure cloud platforms.

A multi-cloud dashboard for ISVs, Patterns.io reduces the manual efforts for complex data collection from cloud

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Home Depot reunites with HD Supply in deal valued at $8B

Home Depot is reuniting with former subsidiary HD Supply, buying the company in a deal valued at about $8 billion.

The acquisition will give Home Depot a stronger hand in the contractor and professional side of its business, which is booming during the pandemic, just like its more consumer facing, DIY sales.

HD Supply is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operations products in the multifamily and hospitality markets. Home Depot initially bought HD Supply

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Medford Finance Director says city is in good shape

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The City Council heard a long awaited update on finances for the first quarter of fiscal 2021 from Finance Director Aleesha Nunley-Benjamin at their meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10. The news was pretty good.

“The city is meeting target revenue estimates,” the report begins. “The city conservatively estimated a 10 percent cut to local aid. Fortunately, the governor committed to level fund. Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act funding couldn’t be

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Want Vision Insurance? Now Is the Time to Enroll

Military family members and retirees interested in vision insurance should know that they are now eligible to enroll in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).

While some Tricare plans offer limited vision exam benefits — usually only every two years unless there is another health problem — they offer very limited glasses or contact lens coverage.

Last year, military family members and retirees became eligible for FEDVIP, which is the same insurance

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Scrappy DTC Brands See TV as an Opportunity to Reach New Audiences in the Pandemic

While many brands have been focused on cutting costs during the pandemic, a new generation of direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands saw an opportunity to reach a captive audience via their televisions.

More than 1,200 DTC brands this year to date, beginning in March, are new to television and are in full experimentation mode, according to Sean Muller, CEO and founder of TV ad measurement firm iSpot.tv. In fact, more than any other TV advertising category, “the

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8 out of top-10 most valued firms’ m-cap zooms Rs 1.90 lakh cr; Bajaj finance biggest gainer



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8 out of top-10 most valued firms’ m-cap zooms Rs 1.90 lakh cr; Bajaj finance biggest gainer

Eight out of top 10 most valued firms added Rs 1.90 lakh crore in their market capitalisation last week. Bajaj Finance emerged as the biggest gainer out of all, demonstrating bullish investor sentiment.

As the combined market valuation of the top 8 companies zoomed, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) witnessed

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Global Cyber (Liability) Insurance Market 2020 Key Drivers, Research Objectives, Future Prospects and Growth Potential to 2026

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Nov 10, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Cyber (Liability) Insurance Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 introduced by MarketsandResearch.biz offers exclusive research & analysis on the market that gives analysis on market conditions, trends, inclinations, key players, opportunities, and geographical analysis. The report entails key developments in the global Cyber (Liability) Insurance market that demonstrates … Read More

3 Student Business Pitches Win Annual Student Entrepreneurship Contest

Three Georgetown University entrepreneurs tied for first place at this year’s student business pitch competition.

The Bark Tank competition, which took place virtually Oct. 27, seeks to financially support business ventures created by Georgetown entrepreneurs, both undergraduate and graduate, by enabling students to pitch their business ideas for a chance to win up to $30,000 in prize money. 

Unlike previous years, three ventures tied for first place in this year’s competition: KnoNap, Button Helper and

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FLIR Systems Announces Artificial Intelligence Traffic Cameras for Predictive Traffic Management – Press Release

ARLINGTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced two intelligent traffic system cameras, the FLIR ThermiCamAI* with thermal imaging and the FLIR TrafiCam AI visible camera, both with artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize traffic flow on roadways and at intersections. When combined with the FLIR Acyclica cloud platform, cities can apply the AI-camera data to predict traffic, prevent congestion and potential accidents, and create safer roads for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians 24

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Trump administration rushes to auction off rights to oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A GOP-controlled Congress in 2017 authorized drilling in the refuge, a vast wilderness that is home to tens of thousands of migrating caribou and waterfowl, along with polar bears and Arctic foxes.

”Receiving input from industry on which tracts to make available for leasing is vital in conducting a successful lease sale,” said Chad Badgett, the Bureau of Land Management’s Alaska state director, in a statement. ”This call for nominations brings us one step closer

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LISC announces up to $150 million in ‘AA-‘ Impact Notes to finance economic opportunity in underserved U.S. communities, fuel recovery from COVID-19

LISC announces up to $150 million in ‘AA-‘ Impact Notes to finance economic opportunity in underserved U.S. communities, fuel recovery from COVID-19

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NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is issuing up to $150 million of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) ‘AA-‘ rated fixed-income LISC Impact Notes to help accelerate its efforts to build economic opportunity, bridge the racial wealth gap, and

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What to Know About Earthquake Insurance in New England: ‘Sunday Was a Reminder’

The strongest earthquake to hit southern New England in decades rattled homes on Sunday morning. 



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The earthquake didn’t cause any significant damage, but it may have you wondering about whether you are covered for damages if there’s a bigger one down the road.

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“Most people feel like that is something that happens out in California and not in our back yard, but Sunday was a reminder

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