By Uncommon Profit Investor: The Go-Go Years Soon after Bill Gates first met Warren Buffett in 1991, it seems he asked Buffett for the best business book. Buffett recommended Business Adventures by John Brooks and gave Gates his own copy of the book. Show More Summary
Larry Ellison may have stepped down as CEO of Oracle Corp., but he’s still running things from behind the scenes. Ellison, officially the third-richest man in the US after Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, had just $2,000 when he co-founded … Continue reading ?
Masayoshi Son is sometimes known as the Warren Buffett or Bill Gates of Japan. But even the sage of Omaha and the co-founder of Microsoft have rarely invested with as much acumen as Son displayed when he pumped $20 million from his company into a fledgling Chinese Internet venture 14 years ago.
Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign is blaming the host of a fundraiser for inviting controversial billionaire Warren Buffett to an event to raise money for her. Spokesperson Charly Thornton now claims that the Grimes campaign, which paid...Show More Summary
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Will Warren Buffett win this bet? (MorningStar) Investing icon Warren Buffett made a bet about the relative performances of hedge funds and index funds, that the latter would beat the former over a decade. The bet: Over a 10-year period commencing on January 1, 2008, the S&P 500 will outperform a portfolio of funds of […]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) Chairman Warren Buffett believes Detroit is on the road to recovery, and that small businesses will be the driving force paving the way. Buffett sat down for a round table discussion on Bloomberg’s In the Loop that included Bloomberg’s own founder Michael Bloomberg, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, and Goldman Sachs Group […]
In an interview on Bloomberg TV, Warren Buffett made clear he doesn't really want to leave his post at Berkshire Hathaway. Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker asked Buffett about his future at Berkshire Hathaway, and Buffett — who turned 84 on...Show More Summary
Less than 24 hours after Breitbart News first reported that Warren Buffett was scheduled to participate via conference call at Wednesday night's California fundraiser for Kentucky Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Grimes campaign confirmed the billionaire investor has dropped out of the event. Show More Summary
By Dividend Yield: I always scout for stocks with cheap price ratios. Benjamin Graham was a great teacher about identifying fundamentally cheap stocks, and one of his most popular students was billionaire Warren Buffett. I love to buy stocks that are not far away from their fundamentally reasonable price. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett's eating habits are the stuff of legend. Buffett is a huge fan of Dairy Queen — owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway — and reportedly ordered Dairy Queen and a Coke while dining at the Four Seasons in April. Buffett also...Show More Summary
Stumpf, responding to a question about Buffett at the National Press Club in Washington today, said the world’s third-richest person dined on a T-bone steak cooked medium rare, a side of chicken parmigiana, mashed potatoes and a Cherry Coke. Show More Summary
Billionaire Warren Buffett is scheduled to speak on a conference call to a California fundraiser on Wednesday for Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Grimes, who currently serves as Secretary of State for Kentucky, has fallen behind the incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), according to recent polls. Show More Summary
The super-rich are not like the rest of us. People like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates take on mythic status. As they build fortunes that exceed the Gross Domestic Product of many countries, every one
Some share repurchases get Warren Buffett’s seal of approval. But the great investor is on the wrong track. Buybacks are really dividends by another name. The price doesn’t matter. Besides, the practice is unfair to some shareholders and to governments. The world would be better without them.
Floyd Mayweather was snubbed by Warren Buffett before his championship fight Saturday night, because the billionaire and his company had issues with the champ, weed and women.Sources connected to both Mayweather and Buffett tell TMZ... the mogul…
Warren Buffett has become one of the richest and most admired men in the world by researching fully before he invests and standing on principle with regard to important issues. This past weekend, he did neither. On Saturday night, Buffett...Show More Summary
Just because Uncle Warren tells you it is safe to buy blue chips, or worse yet to put your life savings in a passive index fund, doesn't make it so...
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