Berkshire Adds VeriSign, ADM Stakes as Deputies Build Portfolios

Berkshire Adds VeriSign, ADM Stakes as Deputies Build Portfolios

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Rail cars filled with ethanol sit outside the Archer Daniels Midland Co. corn processing facility in Decatur, Illinois. The ADM stake expands Berkshire’s bet on farming, after the company added a stake in Deere & Co., the world’s largest maker of agricultural equipment, in the third quarter.