Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. cut its stake in Moody's Corp., the holding company for Moody's Investors Service Inc., by 2%, the second reduction in two months, amid profit declines and criticism of reports on mortgage-backed securities.

Berkshire, still the largest stockholder in the New York company, sold 794,388 shares Sept. 1 and Sept. 2, according to a regulatory filing last week.

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