OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated's second-quarter profit jumped 46 percent as Warren Buffett's company reported big paper gains on the value of its investments and derivative contracts.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Geico is promoting the car insurer's No. 2 executive to president and chief operating officer, but the Berkshire Hathaway company says Tony Nicely remains active as chairman and CEO.