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Buffett’s Firm Reports a $44 Billion Loss, But Its Business is Prospering | Local business news

Josh Funk AP business writer Warren Buffett’s company reported a $43.76 billion loss in the second quarter as the paper value of its investments slumped, but Berkshire Hathaway’s many operating companies generally performed well, suggesting the broader economy is holding up withstand inflation and rising interest rates. Berkshire said Saturday that a largely unrealized decline …

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Nonprofits Launch $100M Plan to Support Local Health Workers business

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in 10 countries, mostly in Africa, by 2030 to support 200,000 community health workers who serve as a crucial bridge to treating those with limited access to healthcare. The Skoll Foundation and the Johnson & Johnson Foundation announced Monday that they have donated a total of …

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It’s a boutique that’s quirky and chic and very, very colorful | local business

FLORISSANT — It’s been a tough few years for the retail business. But on a busy corner in Florissant, a unique clothing store has found ways to thrive. EdgyChic Boutique has been open for six years. It’s a small store — just 975 square feet, including back space — that sells colorful clothing to women …

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Omar Hadeed, partners launch new grocery store | local business

THIS week the first grocery store, a combined grocery store and restaurant, opens in T&T. The grocery store, called Food Hall, on Piarco Plaza in eastern Trinidad, took businessmen and friends Omar Hadeed, Jonas Zakour and Daniel Fakoory almost three years from idea to opening. It is the first local brand for the trio. “It’s …

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Buffett’s Firm Reports $44B Loss as Portfolio Value Plunges | Local business news

Josh Funk AP business writer Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reported a $43.76 billion loss in the second quarter as the paper value of its investments plummeted and it bought significantly fewer shares, but the company’s many operating companies generally performed well. Omaha-based Berkshire said Saturday that a $53 billion largely unrealized decline in the value …

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Nigeria: Women play a key role in food and nutrition security in Nigeria

Washington DC – In Nigeria, women play a key role in food and nutrition security through their contributions to agricultural production, their influence on the distribution of household income, and their efforts to ensure adequate nutrition for all household members. However, malnutrition remains widespread among rural women and children in Nigeria, particularly in the wake …

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WATCH NOW: The Catawba Vale Business HUB offers meeting rooms and “counterculture” coffee at the Old Fort | local news

MIKE CONLEY Old Fort has a new place for small business owners to meet, enjoy a cup of delicious coffee, and learn how to improve their communities. Located at 37 W. Main St. in Old Fort, the Catawba Vale Business HUB is a meeting place for local and visiting small businesses. It has a café …

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Pike County Fair 4-H Results – Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Nursing Projects | community

AWARDS FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION Let’s start cooking – Trophy sponsored by the Migyanko family – 1st Karley Breast (State Fair Representative), 2nd Aubree Robinson, 3rd Earl Jones, 4th Tucker Veloski. cravings – Trophy sponsored by Pike Co. 4-H Alumni Club – 1st Kinley Breast (Representative of State Fair), 2nd Earl Jones, 3rd Brooke Penn, …

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