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Berkshire Hathaway
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha , Nebraska
Nebraska
, United States
United States
. The company wholly owns GEICO , BNSF Railway , Lubrizol , Fruit of the Loom , Helzberg Diamonds , FlightSafety International
International
, Pampered Chef , and NetJets , and also owns 26.7% of the Kraft Heinz Company , and significant minority holdings in American Express (17.0%), The Coca-Cola Company (9.4%), Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo
(9.9%), IBM
IBM
(6.9%) and Apple (2.5%)
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List Of Business Entities
A BUSINESS ENTITY is an entity that is formed and administered as per commercial law in order to engage in business activities, charitable work, or other activities allowable. Most often, business entities are formed to sell a product or a service. There are many types of business entities defined in the legal systems of various countries. These include corporations , cooperatives , partnerships , sole traders , limited liability company and other specifically permitted and labelled types of entities. The specific rules vary by country and by state or province. Some of these types are listed below, by country
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Public Limited Company
A PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (legally abbreviated to PLC) is a type of public company under the United Kingdom company law
United Kingdom company law
, some Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
. It is a limited liability company whose shares may be freely sold and traded to the public (although a plc may also be privately held, often by another plc), with a minimum share capital of £50,000 and usually with the letters PLC after its name. Similar companies in the United States are called _publicly traded companies_. Public limited companies will also have a separate legal identity. A PLC can be either an unlisted or listed company on the stock exchanges . In the United Kingdom, a public limited company usually must include the words "public limited company" or the abbreviation "PLC" or "plc" at the end and as part of the legal company name
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Ticker Symbol
A TICKER SYMBOL or STOCK SYMBOL is an abbreviation used to uniquely identify publicly traded shares of a particular stock on a particular stock market . A stock symbol may consist of letters, numbers or a combination of both. "Ticker symbol" refers to the symbols that were printed on the ticker tape of a ticker tape machine. CONTENTS* 1 Interpreting the symbol * 1.1 Other identifiers * 2 Symbols by Country * 2.1 Canada * 2.2 United Kingdom
United Kingdom
* 2.3 United States
United States
* 2.3.1 Single-letter ticker symbols * 2.4 Other countries * 3 See also * 4 References INTERPRETING THE SYMBOL Stock
Stock
symbols are unique identifiers assigned to each security traded on a particular market. For example, AAPL is for Apple Inc.; OODH is for Orion DHC, Inc.; and HD is for Home Depot, Inc
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New York Stock Exchange
nyse.com New York Stock
Stock
Exchange U.S. National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
U.S. National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark
Front Elevation of the New York Stock
Stock
Exchange. Show map of Lower Manhattan
Lower Manhattan
Show map of New York Show map of the US COORDINATES 40°42′24.6″N 74°0′39.7″W / 40.706833°N 74.011028°W / 40.706833; -74.011028 Coordinates : 40°42′24.6″N 74°0′39.7″W / 40.706833°N 74.011028°W / 40.706833; -74.011028 BUILT 1903 ARCHITECT Trowbridge George B
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S&P 100
The S&P 100 INDEX is a stock market index of United States stocks maintained by Standard & Poor\'s . Index options on the S&P 100 are traded with the ticker symbol "OEX". Because of the popularity of these options, investors often refer to the index by its ticker symbol. The S&P 100, a subset of the S&P 500 , includes 102 (because two of its component companies have 2 classes of stock) leading U.S. stocks with exchange-listed options. Constituents of the S&P 100 are selected for sector balance and represent about 63% of the market capitalization of the S&P 500 and almost 51% of the market capitalization of the U.S. equity markets as of January 2017. The stocks in the S&P 100 tend to be the largest and most established companies in the S&P 500
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S&P 500 Index
The STANDARD & POOR\'S 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just THE S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ
NASDAQ
. The S&P 500 index components and their weightings are determined by S&P Dow Jones Indices . It differs from other U.S. stock market indices, such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Nasdaq Composite
Nasdaq Composite
index, because of its diverse constituency and weighting methodology . It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices, and many consider it one of the best representations of the U.S. stock market, and a bellwether for the U.S. economy. The National Bureau of Economic Research has classified common stocks as a leading indicator of business cycles
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International Securities Identification Number
An INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (ISIN) uniquely identifies a security . Its structure is defined in ISO 6166 . Securities for which ISINs are issued include bonds , commercial paper , stocks and warrants . The ISIN code is a 12-character alpha-numerical code that does not contain information characterizing financial instruments but serves for uniform identification of a security through normalization of the assigned National Number, where one exists, at trading and settlement . Securities to which ISINs can be issued include debt securities, shares, options, derivatives and futures. ISIN cannot specify a particular trading location in this case, and another identifier, typically MIC ( Market Identifier Code ) or the three-letter exchange code, will have to be specified in addition to the ISIN. The Currency of the trade will also be required to uniquely identify the instrument using this method
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Conglomerate (company)
A CONGLOMERATE, also named as chaebol , keireitsu or the Cohong , is the combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate group , usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries . Often, a conglomerate is a MULTI-INDUSTRY COMPANY. Conglomerates are often large and multinational . Conglomerates were popular in the 1960s due to a combination of low interest rates and a repeating bear-bull market , which allowed the conglomerates to buy companies in leveraged buyouts , sometimes at temporarily deflated values. Famous examples from the 1960s include Ling-Temco-Vought , ITT
ITT
Corporation , Litton Industries , Textron , Teledyne
Teledyne
. Because of low interest on the loans, the overall return on investment of the conglomerate appeared to grow
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
CUMBERLAND is the northeasternmost town in Providence County , Rhode Island , United States
United States
, first settled in 1635 and incorporated in 1746. The population was 33,506 at the 2010 census . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Schools * 5 Culture and traditions * 6 Notable people * 7 National Registered Historic Places * 8 References * 9 External links HISTORY This section NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (June 2012) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Cumberland was originally settled as part of Wrentham , Massachusetts , which was purchased from the local Indigenous Americans by the Plymouth Colony . It was later transferred to Rhode Island as part of a long-running boundary dispute
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Rhode Island
Coordinates : 41°42′N 71°30′W / 41.7°N 71.5°W / 41.7; -71.5 STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS Flag Seal Nickname(s) : The Ocean State Little Rhody Motto(s) : Hope OFFICIAL LANGUAGE DE JURE : None DE FACTO: English DEMONYM Rhode Islander Capital (and largest city ) Providence LARGEST METRO Providence metro area AREA Ranked 50th • TOTAL 1,214 sq mi (3,144 km2) • WIDTH 37 miles (60 km) • LENGTH 48 miles (77 km) • % WATER 13.9% • LATITUDE 41° 09' N to 42° 01' N • LONGITUDE 71° 07' W to 71° 53' W POPULATION Ranked 43rd • TOTAL 1,056,426 (2016 est.) • DENSITY 1006/sq mi (388/km2) Ranked 2nd • MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME $55,701 (27th) ELEVATION • HIGHEST POINT
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America _ Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos _ * " E pluribus unum " (
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Oliver Chace
OLIVER CHACE (August 24, 1769 – May 21, 1852) was the founder of several New England
New England
textile manufacturing companies in the early 19th century, including the Valley Falls Company, the original antecedent of Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway
, currently one of the largest companies in the world. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Manufacturing career and legacy * 2.1 Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway
* 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFEChace was born on August 24, 1769 in Swansea, Massachusetts
Swansea, Massachusetts
to Jonathan Chace and Mary Earle, members of well known Yankee
Yankee
families in New England
New England
who had come from England in 1630 in the Puritan
Puritan
fleet with Governor John Winthrop
John Winthrop

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Kiewit Plaza
KIEWIT PLAZA is a skyscraper in Omaha
Omaha
, Nebraska
Nebraska
, U.S.. It is located at 3555 Farnam Street at the corner of S 36th Street. It was built from 1960 to 1961, and it was designed in the modernist architectural style. It has been home to the headquarters of Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway
since 1962 when Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett
dissolved his six partnerships into one partnership headquartered in this building. It is named after Peter Kiewit 's construction company, Peter Kiewit Sons\' , a company once considered as the most profitable construction company in the world and once called "Colossus of Roads"., which is also headquartered in the building. REFERENCES * ^ A B "Kiewit Plaza". Emporis
Emporis
. Retrieved July 8, 2017
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Omaha, Nebraska
OMAHA (/ˈoʊməhɑː/ OH-mə-hah ) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska
Nebraska
and the county seat of Douglas County . Omaha
Omaha
is located in the Midwestern United States
United States
on the Missouri River , about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River . Omaha
Omaha
is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area , which includes Council Bluffs, Iowa , across the Missouri River from Omaha. According to the 2010 census , Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the nation\'s 44th-largest city ; this had increased to 446,970 as of a 2016 estimate. Including its suburbs, Omaha
Omaha
formed the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States
United States
in 2013, with an estimated population of 895,151 residing in eight counties
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Nebraska
_Welcome to NEBRASKAland where the West begins_ SOIL Holdrege series SONG " Beautiful Nebraska " OTHER RIVER: Platte River STATE ROUTE MARKER STATE QUARTER Released in 2006 Lists of United States state symbols NEBRASKA /nᵻˈbræskə/ ( listen ) is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States . The state is bordered by South Dakota
South Dakota
to the north, Iowa
Iowa
to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River , Kansas
Kansas
to the south, Colorado
Colorado
to the southwest and Wyoming
Wyoming
to the west. It is the only triply landlocked U.S. state . Nebraska's area is just over 77,220 sq mi (200,000 km2) with almost 1.9 million people
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