By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Show More Summary
Following a strong second quarter earnings report, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's third richest person ahead of investor Warren Buffett.
McLane Co., a a Texas-based food distributor controlled by Berkshire Hathaway, has had its request for a permit to distribute alcohol in Texas denied. The reason? Berkshire's 2% stake in Walmart, and antiquated state regulations dating back to Prohibition.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the world for the first time, passing up investor Warren Buffett.
Battle of the billionaires! Amazon founder's stock wealth pegged at $65.1B, while Berkshire Hathaway chief's falls to $65.0B
Jeff Bezos just snuck past Warren Buffett to become the third-richest person on Earth. The Amazon.com Inc. founder’s net worth was $65.05 billion Thursday, topping Buffett by $32 million on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. With theShow More Summary
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the third richest man in the world. According to Bloomberg, Bezos's total net worth hit $65.05 billion on Thursday, pushing him past Berkshire Hathaway's founder Warren Buffett by $32 million. That puts Bezos'...Show More Summary
On Thursday, a group of boldface investors and CEOs, including Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, General Motors' Mary Barra co-signed a set of governance principles for companies and investors to live by. It may set a new standard for American corporate governance.
Jamie Dimon. Warren Buffett. Mary Barra. A who’s-who list of CEOs is weighing in on the governance debate
Finance Insider is Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Some of the biggest names in American business want companies to change their behavior. Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett and more signed on to a list of...Show More Summary
On Thursday a number of CEOs including Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett, General Motors' Mary Barra, and Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock all got together and signed a letter listing a bunch of ways to improve corporate governance...Show More Summary
Samsung Electronics acquired a 2% stake in BYD for $455 million, the Chinese electric-vehicle and battery maker backed by Warren Buffett said.
Some of the biggest names in American business want companies to change their behavior. Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, and more signed on to a list of suggested changes that companies should adopt entitled "Commonsense Corporate Governance...Show More Summary
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US businessman Bill Gates (R) gestures while standing on stage with fellow billionaires Warren Buffett (2nd R), Charles Munger (2nd L) and Wang Chuanfu (L), the head of BYD, during the nationwide launch ceremony of Chinese electric vehicle BYD M6 in Beijing on September 29, 2010. Photo: Frederic J. Brown [...]
Like the film superhero modeled after him, Tesla's boss is taking on the world. Fighting regulators, Warren Buffett, industries and the laws of physics means Musk can't afford to alienate investors. Dropping a proposal to buy SolarCity could strengthen his next master plan.
Over the past few quarters, starting with Warren Buffett's annual letter, and continuing with various WSJ reports that the SEC would crack down on the practice, there had been speculation that non-GAAP adjustments would be phased out. Show More Summary