Berkshire Hathaway Executive Abruptly Resigns
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NPR's business news starts with trouble at Berkshire Hathaway.
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MONTAGNE: A top executive at the company run by investor Warren Buffet has abruptly resigned. David Sokol was seen as a likely successor to Buffett, who is now 80 years old. Sokol quit amid revelations that he had made some questionable personal stock trades involving a chemical company that Berkshire recently agreed to buy.
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