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American business magnate, investor and philanthropist

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Warren Buffett: American business magnate, investor and philanthropist
Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US$88.9 billion as of December 2019, making him the fourth-wealthiest person in the world.

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After years of owning a flip phone, Warren Buffett finally has an iPhone

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has used a Samsung flip phone for years, but recently revealed he finally made the switch to an Apple iPhone.
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Warren Buffett says 'I'm a Democrat,' and would have 'no trouble' voting for Bloomberg

Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc and one of the world's most admired investors, said on Monday he is a Democrat, and would have "no trouble" voting for fellow billionaire Michael..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Warren Buffett


Dow sheds 900 points at the open [Video]Dow sheds 900 points at the open

The Dow plunged more than 900 points at the market open Monday after a sharp rise in coronavirus cases outside China stoked fears of a bigger impact to global growth. Fred Katayama reports.

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Middle East jitters hit Wall Street [Video]Middle East jitters hit Wall Street

Stocks fell into the close on Tuesday as cautious investors kept on eye on tensions in the Middle East. Conway G. Gittens reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

 

Warren Buffett calls coronavirus outbreak 'scary stuff,' but says he won't be selling stocks

Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc , on Monday called the coronavirus outbreak "scary stuff" but said that it was no time to sell stocks despite the threat of a..
Reuters - Published

Buffett says coronavirus doesn't dampen his long-term support for stocks

Warren Buffett said on Monday that negative headlines, including on the coronavirus outbreak, do not dampen his view that stocks are a good place for many people to invest for the long-term.
Reuters - Published

Buffett calls for more accountability for corporate directors

Warren Buffett on Saturday called on corporate America to make their boards of directors more accountable to shareholders and less beholden to chief executive officers, perhaps by reducing their pay..
Reuters - Published

Buffett defends Berkshire stock push, reassures on future as profit smashes record

Warren Buffett on Saturday forcefully defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's decision to invest heavily in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as he labors through a four-year drought since his last major..
Reuters - Published

Rising stocks fuel record profit for Buffett's Berkshire; operating profit disappoints

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday posted a 23% decrease in quarterly operating profit, while soaring prices in stock holdings such as Apple Inc enabled the conglomerate to smash its..
Reuters - Published

Buffett defends stock investments, which fueled record Berkshire profit

Warren Buffett on Saturday forcefully defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's decision to invest heavily in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as he labors through a four-year drought since his last major..
Reuters - Published

Warren Buffett 'almost certain' stocks will outperform bonds if interest rates remain low

In Warren Buffett annual letter to shareholders, Berkshire Hathaway reported a $29 billion profit in the fourth quarter.
USATODAY.com - Published

Bitcoin has no real value, Warren Buffett

bitcoin has no real value, warren buffett
Warren Buffett said during his recent dinner date with TRON founder Justin Sun, held on 23rd January 2020, that Bitcoin has no practical value and thus can be compared to materials as fragile as..
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Buffett's Berkshire buys Kroger and Biogen, reduces Wells Fargo and Goldman stakes

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has taken a $549.1 million stake in Kroger Co, investing in the largest U.S. supermarket chain as smaller rivals struggle.
Reuters - Published

Warren Buffett's $4.6 million crypto lunch was eBay's priciest purchase in 2019

warren buffett's $4.6 million crypto lunch was ebay's priciest purchase in 2019
Warren Buffett's $4.6 million charity lunch was the biggest purchase on eBay last year.The billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO donated the auction proceeds to GLIDE, a homeless..
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Warren Buffett gives up on newspapers; Berkshire sells unit to Lee Enterprises

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to sell its newspaper business to Lee Enterprises Inc for $140 million in cash, abandoning an industry the billionaire investor had long defended even as..
Reuters - Published

Buffett's Berkshire sells newspaper business, including hometown paper, to Lee Enterprises

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wednesday it is selling its newspaper operations to Lee Enterprises Inc , abandoning an industry the billionaire investor had long supported and defended..
Reuters - Published

Owners of solar company that caused loss for Buffett plead guilty over Ponzi scheme

The husband-and-wife owners of DC Solar, a California solar company that caused Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take a $377 million charge last year, pleaded guilty on Friday to involvement..
Reuters - Published

Buffett protege Todd Combs to become Geico CEO

The auto insurer Geico on Monday named Todd Combs, one of Warren Buffett's portfolio managers at Berkshire Hathaway Inc , as its chief executive.
Reuters - Published

Buffett's Berkshire tops profit forecasts despite trade drag, record cash

buffett's berkshire tops profit forecasts despite trade drag, record cash
By Jonathan Stempel and Shubham Kalia Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit rose more than analysts expected, as growth in several business lines offset the drag from..
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Buffett's Berkshire boosts operating profit as economy improves

Berkshire Hathaway Inc , the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit rose 14%, as it improved results in multiple business lines and generated..
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Buffett's Berkshire reports higher quarterly operating profit

Berkshire Hathaway Inc , the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit rose as the company posted higher profit in multiple business lines and..
Reuters - Published

Sunday Profile: Warren Buffett

Jane Pauley interviews the chairman of the board, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, the world's third-largest public company, who may be the most successful investor in history. And to hear him..
CBS News - Published

Can PG&E Survive the California Wildfires?

Hedge funds, fire victims and public officials all have a stake in what becomes of the giant utility, now in bankruptcy. And Warren Buffett’s name is being invoked.
NYTimes.com - Published

President Obama, Howard Buffett

Steve Kroft questions the president on a wide range of critical topics, including his performance in office, the U.S. economy and unemployment, and the budget woes in Washington; Plus, Warren Buffett..
CBS News - Published

Forbes 400: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett remain the richest people in the US

The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, remains the richest person in America despite parting with $46 billion over the past year, according to Forbes.
USATODAY.com - Published

How to be a smart investor when the stock market is confusing

Investing is about being mostly right.  Warren Buffett has amassed a fortune by being patient and investing in companies that don’t always perform.
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Insurance, economy, tariffs weigh on Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell more than analysts expected, as weakness in insurance underwriting, a slowing economy and trade woes weighed on the..
Reuters - Published

Berkshire Hathaway profit falls as insurance underwriting declines

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell, as the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett reported less income from insurance underwriting.
Reuters - Published

U.S.-China trade war hits a Warren Buffett investment

A $1.4 billion Berkshire Hathaway stake in a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer has already started to stall
CBS News - Published

Warren Buffett's investment style is surprisingly simple

Warren Buffett is arguably the most respected investor of all time, and for good reason.
USATODAY.com - Published

Buffet Donates $3.6 Billion To Gates' And Family Charities

buffet donates $3.6 billion to gates' and family charities
Warren Buffet is donating roughly $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the biggest contribution in Buffett’s plan to give away his..
WorldNews - Published

Walmart heir, Buffett to give away $4.8 billion of fortunes

walmart heir, buffett to give away $4.8 billion of fortunes
The world's richest can't give away their money fast enough - but that's not stopping them from trying. Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five..
WorldNews - Published

LVMH’s Bernard Arnault enters $100 billion club, in league with Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos

lvmh’s bernard arnault enters $100 billion club, in league with bill gates, jeff bezos
Bernard Arnault’s riches swelled about $32 billion in the current year. With this feat, Bernard Arnault has also outshone the wealth of Bill Gates’s best friend Warren Buffett. ......
WorldNews - Published

Crypto pioneer Justin Sun pays $4.57 million for Warren Buffett lunch

Warren Buffett once called bitcoin "probably rat poison squared." He'll now have to dine with one of the cryptocurrency's biggest fans.
Reuters - Published

Mystery bidder to pay $4.5 million for lunch with Warren Buffett

mystery bidder to pay $4.5 million for lunch with warren buffett
NEW DELHI: An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The..
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Warren Buffett charity lunch fetches record $4.57 million winning bid

An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Reuters - Published

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