Consumer Minute:big news for Buffett & a headband that calms you

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by Sandra Parker, 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 15 at 11:22 AM

Investor Warren Buffett hits a milestone.  Class A shares of his Berkshire Hathaway opened this morning above 200,000. That's a new all-time high.  Berkshire has long had the most expensive U.S. stock. The company's interests run across many key sectors of the economy -- from Coca-Cola to railroads.

General Electric confirms that it is in talks to sell its appliances business. It's the division that's been putting refrigerators, washer-dryer's and toasters in homes since the early 1900s.

Feeling stressed ?  You might want to check out this new hi-tech accessory. It's a headband that aims to make you calmer. The "Muse" monitors your brain waves while guiding you through a series of exercises that will encourage you to manage your stress and stay focused.

Oscar winner Tom Hanks can now add another title to his resume -- app developer.
The actor just released an app called "Hanx," which turns your iPad into an old typewriter.

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