The 57-year-old co-founder of Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft Corp. recaptured the title from Mexican investor Carlos Slim on Thursday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as the software maker hit a five-year high.
The railroad is poised to boost sales by 48 percent through 2016, faster than every peer for whom estimates are available, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott - who has made his handling of the state's economy the main thrust of his re-election campaign - got more to boast about on Friday.
Major U.S. stock markets opened mostly lower Thursday as disappointing housing and jobs numbers were offset by the support of global stimulus measures.
Timothy Coleman, head of restructuring and reorganization at Blackstone Group LP, talks about Standard & Poor's downgrade of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s credit rating to AA from AA+, Jamie Dimon's chairman and chief executive officer roles at JPMorgan Chase & Co., and the distressed investment market in Europe.
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Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. headed south on Thursday after Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered the company's credit rating by one notch to 'AA' with a negative outlook.
Billionaire investment legend Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has had its credit rating lowered from AA+ to AA by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
The old Nebraska Crossing outlet mall is no more. Taking its place is a new, larger $112 million outlet shopping center.
Will the real Heisinger please stand up? If there ever was anybody badass Walter White shouldn't tangle with it's Warren Buffett .
The ratings agency dropped its investment-grade counterparty credit rating for the Omaha-based company by one notch to "AA" from "AA+." S&P says the move better reflects Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s dependence on its core insurance operations for most of its dividend income.
In this multipart series, Fool analyst Rex Moore speaks with Lawrence Cunningham, author of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America .
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday revealed a new investment in Chicago Bridge & Iron Co and said it has added to its largest equity holding, Wells Fargo & Co.
Shares of Google ascended above $900 on Wednesday for the first time ever, raising the technology behemoth's market value beyond the $300 billion threshold.
As ETFs have surged in popularity, analysts and investors have wondered which funds would be appealing to legendary value investor Warren Buffett.