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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Jan 7, 2013 02:46 PM CST

The Street Authority recently carried an article by Dave Goodboy titled: "2 Buys From Bill Gates' Secret Investment." It was about the Microsoft billionaire's holdings in Cascade Investment LLC and that company's secretive investment practices. What caught the eye of my fellow DTN/The Progressive Farmer editor Elaine Shein was this:

"Here's are two of Cascade's latest investments that are great opportunities for profits.

1. Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) Gates ramped up his holding in the farm and heavy-equipment manufacturer by 3 million shares from Dec. 7 through Dec. 10. This increased his stake in the company from 5.8% to ...

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