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Warren Buffett Has The Most Expensive Stock of 2018. Here Are the Top Finance Stories of the Year. From mergers and acquisitions to IPOs, here is a snapshot of the year in finance.

By Nina Zipkin

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Hi, I'm Nina Zipkin and here are three of the biggest finance stories of 2018.

In acquisition news, Keurig Green Mountain bought of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group for $26.6 billion in January, and T-Mobile purchased Sprint for $58.7 billion in March.

Eventbrite, Docusign, BJ's Wholesale Club, Dropbox and Spotify were among the more than 170 companies that went public this year, with Spotify having the highest offer at $9.2 billion.

On Wall Street, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was the most expensive stock of the year, trading at a lofty $315,000.00 a share as of the beginning of December 2018.

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Nina Zipkin is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com. She frequently covers leadership, media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

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