Berkshire Doubles Q4 Net, Helped By Insurance Biz

By Michael Ha

NU Online News Service, March 8, 12:40 p.m.EST?Berkshire Hathaway Inc. credited better results fromits insurance units and higher investment gains for its twofoldincrease in 2003 fourth-quarter profit, which rose to $2.39 billioncompared with $1.18 billion for the period in 2002.[@@]

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