| May 17, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Former paperboy and current Omaha, Neb., billionaire Warren Buffett is throwing the weight of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. behind the newspaper industry, buying the majority of Media General Inc.’s papers months after picking up his hometown publication....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Want a “power lunch” with billionaire financier Warren Buffett? Get ready to shell out at least $420,600 for the privilege.
So far, that’s the top bid in an annual charity auction to dine with seven friends and Buffett at Smith &...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
NEW YORK -- An anonymous bidder is paying a record $3,456,789 to have lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett, according to the charity that benefits from the auction.
Glide, the San Francisco Bay anti-poverty organization, said there were 10 active...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 3:25 PM
n anonymous bidder is paying a record $3,456,789 to have lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett, according to the charity that benefits from the auction.
Glide, the San Francisco Bay anti-poverty organization, said there were 10 active bidders...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Michael Kors is making it work: Profit at the newly public luxury retailer more than tripled in the fourth quarter.
The American fashion designer puts out extravagant $2,295 python satchels (other bags come in ostrich and crocodile) and $1,295 calf-...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:17 AM
American companies are getting a bit hesitant about buying back their own stock.
Share repurchases by large companies fell in the first three months of this year, the second consecutive quarter of declining buybacks, according to Standard & Poor’...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Say hello to the 0.00001%.
Forbes Magazine released its annual "Billionaires List" on Wednesday, with Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helú retaining his status as the world's richest person for the third year in a row.
Slim checked in with a net...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The name "Constellation Energy" will still be around. The energy trading firm will still be doing much the same thing it ever has in a large, new building on Baltimore's waterfront. It will have somewhat fewer employees, but it will, at least for the next...
| Aug 11, 2011
Billionaire Warren Buffett is buying. The billionaire said he has not seen anything that suggests an economic catastrophe is emerging; Warren Buffett has been buying amid sharp declines in the stock market, according to an article on Fortune magazine...
| Aug 18, 2011
Republicans criticizing Warren Buffett's complaints about the tax code don't seem to realize that his ideas are similar to Ronald Reagan's, The Times' editorial board wrote in an editorial Thursday. Buffet wrote in a New York Times op-ed that when......
| Aug 29, 2011
Pushing ahead with its plan to raise capital, Bank of America Corp. has agreed to sell half of its investment in a Chinese bank for $8.3 billion in cash. The sale of 13.1 billion shares to a group of private investors would cut Bank of America's stake...