Berkshire Profit Climbs 8.2% to $5.59 Billion on InvestmentsBy and
Railroad slumps, insurance unit hit by claims on hail storms
Buffett books gain on Procter & Gamble stock in Duracell deal
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s profit rose 8.2 percent in the first quarter as gains at manufacturing units and the investment portfolio overseen by Chairman Warren Buffett offset a slump at insurance units and the railroad.
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