Considering all the positive indicators, the conditions for US business success are remarkable.
The chipmaker's fundamentals remain strong even without the Oracle of Omaha.
Berkshire Hathaway sold more investments than it bought last quarter.
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO has benefited from a recent rise in the retail giant's stock.
The Oracle of Omaha, in a live interview with CNBC, strikes a much more bearish tone than he has recently.
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The credit rating agency also reiterates Financial Strength Rating at 'A' of the insurance group.
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