4 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Cummings Foundation is set to announce tonight the names of 100 nonprofits to which it is donating $100,000 apiece, some $10 million in gifts in total.
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. hired Dan Fortin as senior vice president of executive and professional-lines coverage at its new insurance unit as the business adds staff to compete with larger rivals.
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Like many of us, Tilson got his first value investing education from the Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letters written by Warren Buffett .
16 hrs ago | Washington Times
The rumors had been circulating in Washington for weeks, but Bloomberg brought it above the waterline on Thursday: "At closed-door fundraisers held over the past few weeks, the president has been telling Democratic Party donors that he will unveil new climate proposals in July."
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After releasing its earnings results on May 23, Sears Holdings Corporation showed investors an initial glimpse of its financial performance under CEO Eddie Lampert during his first quarter in charge of business operations.
On March 13, 2013, Berkshire Hathaway bought 6,508,600 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company .
Investors accustomed to late market volatility at the end of the quarter should expect an extra jolt on June 28, when billions of dollars in stock trades will be executed in less than two seconds.
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It's no secret that Warren Buffett is one of the best investors of all time, and it's also no secret that Buffett has been increasing his share count in American Express .
The S&P 500 fell nearly 10% in June 2008, and investors began to brace for an eventual market crash later in the year.
We have been analyzing and evaluating the newspaper companies that Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway has invested in the past and has invested in recently over the last twelve months.
In a recent Fortune magazine essay, Warren Buffett -- one of the world's wealthiest people -- explains why women are key to America's prosperity.
I don't think I'd surprise anyone by suggesting that I'm a fan of Warren Buffett's investing philosophy.
Even the Wall Street Journal's recent profile of Tracy Britt, Warren Buffett's financial assistant, doesn't answer the question many people would ask if they got the chance: Will she be Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s next CEO? Britt's duties include researching potential acquisitions and serving as nonexecutive chairwoman of four Berkshire subsidiaries: ... (more)
Residents of Omaha and those who live near the city benefit from being in the center of a regional hub for medical services.