Berkshire Hathaway and 5 Stocks with Big News

AIG (NYSE:AIG) CEO Robert Benmosche raised his firm’s non-government-guaranteed residential and commercial-mortgage backed securities holdings by $11.1 billion since 2010 to $28.4 billion at the end of the first quarter, according to Bloomberg.

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BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) is apparently rethinking its ambitious expenditure trajectory that would have required some $80 billion for new projects over the coming five years, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRKA) added new positions in GM (NYSE:GM) and Viacom (NYSE:VIAB) in the first quarter, and decreased its investment in Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) by 33 percent, says Reuters.

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