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Berkshire Hathaway’s operating earnings jump 21% as recovering economy boosts railroad, energy units


By Sun Li – August 7, 2021

Berkshire Hathaway’s operating income continued to rebound as its myriad of businesses from energy to railroads benefited from the economic reopening.

The conglomerate reported operating earnings of $6.69 billion in the second quarter, up 21% from $5.51 billion in the same period a year ago, according to its earnings report released on Saturday.

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