OxFam, An Economy for the 99%: It’s Time to Build a Human Economy That Benefits Everyone, Not Just the Privileged Few: New estimates show that just eight men [Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison, Amancio Ortega Gaona, Bill Gates, Carlos Slim Helú, Mark Zuckerberg] own the same wealth...
Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history. We take a look at what he's said publicly when it comes to things he does after work. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
The eight richest people in the word (all men) have as much money as the poorest half of the word. They are Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim Helu, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Ellison, Michael Bloomberg. From...Show More Summary
Beware the Slenderman, Becoming Warren Buffett and Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis are among a slate of documentaries announced by HBO for the first half of 2017. The line-up was released during HBO’s presentation of its programs atShow More Summary
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: CNBC this morning reports that Warren Buffett is close to making a profit on his huge investment in IBM (IBM), with his cost basis in the stock, since he began buying in 2011, being $170.43. Show More Summary
The switch-over from Donald Trump to Arnold Schwarzenegger for NBC’s reality TV show The Celebrity Apprentice hasn’t been as successful as NBC would like to see, and so in a new press release, the network is sharing details for upcoming episodes of the show in hopes of generating some buzz and attracting some new viewers.... Show More Summary
In 1913, the French believed in France like Warren Buffett believes in America. Enchanted Parisians termed it “la vie douce”, the sweet life. The expression “La Belle Époque,” sadly, was a retrospective conceit. By August, 1914, Europe's manhood stepped forward, then mowed down by machine gun fire and artillery shells, urged [...]
Howard Marks has had it with experts predicting the future. In his most recent memo, released on Wednesday, the billionaire co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management opined on the troubles facing so-called experts — from money managers...Show More Summary
Byron Trott is on a roll. BDT Capital, the firm set up by the former Goldman Sachs banker, is advising candy and pet-food-maker Mars Inc. on its $9.1 billion deal to buy out animal hospital company VCA Inc. BDT is working alongside Morgan...Show More Summary
Weekend Reading: John Hempton: _[When Do You Average Down?]_: "Warren Buffett is famously fond of "averaging down"... [When Do You Average Down?]: http://brontecapital.blogspot.com/2017/01/when-do-you-average-down.html?spref=tw >...If you liked it at $10 you should love it at $6... "just buy more".... But... averaging down is the iconic way in which value investors destroy...
Warren Buffett famously said that if you’ve been in a poker game for half an hour and "you don’t know who the patsy is, you’re the patsy.’” When it comes to the stock market, the patsy is leaving the table. That's according to a big note from Credit Suisse strategists led by Michael J. Show More Summary
Billionaire Warren Buffett told business students that this is the most valuable skill they can learn. Imagine working on one skill in 2017 that--once you improve on it--will raise your value by 50 percent. The one skill is public speaking. Show More Summary
Public speaking and communication skills will pay dividends throughout your career.
Buffett made more than any other American, beating out Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.
A little over five years ago, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) lent the second largest bank in America money. Buffett, stepping in when confidence in the bank’s capital base wavered and its stock dropped to near financial crisis levels, got warrants for a steal, and has [...]
"I think sometimes geniuses are by default lonely and isolated." HBO has debuted an official trailer for the documentary Becoming Warren Buffett, telling the life story of billionaire Warren Buffett, owner of Berkshire Hathaway, who's famous for being one of the wealthiest people alive. Show More Summary
Eleven billion dollars. That's a number Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) CEO Warren Buffett, who has been obsessed with quantifying things since childhood, ought to appreciate. It's the increase in his net worth in...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett predicted over a decade ago that Sears CEO Eddie Lampert was going to pull the retail giant underwater. The post How Warren Buffett Knew Sears Was Going to Fail was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
I decided to second-guess Warren Buffett by finding out what scientists think of his approach to developing habits. So as the year 2016 came to a close I got on the phone with renowned expert on the neurophysiology of habit formation, Ann Graybiel to find out what she thinks.
Eddie Lampert, CEO of Sears Holding Group and a hedge fund manager, announced on Thursday that his fund is once again extending a massive loan to the struggling retailer. The $200 million loan (with the option to increase the amountShow More Summary