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  • Buffett's $1-billion basketball bet called savvy marketing ploy

    Buffett's $1-billion basketball bet called savvy marketing ploy
    The Wizard of Omaha didn't get to be one of the world's wealthiest men by taking foolish risks. This week, Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will insure a Quicken Loans Inc. contest that will award $1 billion to anyone who...
  • Investing: Welcome to the four-figure club

    The group of stocks that trade for four digits or more per share now includes two more: Priceline.com (symbol PCLN) and Google (GOOG). They join Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) and Seaboard (SEB), a little-known agribusiness and shipping company. To a great...
  • Bobby Shriver, touting Kennedy lineage, joins supervisor's race

    Bobby Shriver, touting Kennedy lineage, joins supervisor's race
    Bobby Shriver invoked his Kennedy family heritage Tuesday as he launched his campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor, using his place in the political dynasty to try to gain an edge even while casting himself as an "outsider." The former mayor of...
  • Warren Buffett offers $1 billion for a perfect March Madness bracket

    Think you can guess the winners of all 67 games in this spring's NCAA men's basketball tournament? Warren Buffett is betting a fortune that you can't. In what may be the largest sports bet in history, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will pay $1...
  • March Madness: A perfect bracket will earn you $1 billion

    Some lucky person out there could be filling out a billion-dollar bracket for March Madness this year. A really, really lucky person. Because that's what it is going to take -- a lot of luck -- to correctly pick the winners of every single game in the...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to shake up real estate franchise landscape

    A new real estate franchise under the fabled Berkshire Hathaway brand marks its official launch this month. The name Berkshire Hathaway adds some mustard to an otherwise bland real estate landscape. After all, the conglomerate is one of the world's most...
  • Price isn't Villa Pietra's only distinction

    Price isn't Villa Pietra's only distinction
    A real estate brokerage with the name of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's investment firm tied to it unveiled its first property in Orange County on Wednesday — a nearly $20 million home in Newport Coast. Prudential California Realty will...
  • Let the taxi app roll

    If Hollywood remade "The Graduate" and set it in 1980, the one word the businessman would have for Dustin Hoffman's character wouldn't be "plastics." It'd be "medallions." That's because the single greatest investment you could have made over the last 30...
  • Greg Schwem: The Caesar salad will be $10,000

    If you dine out regularly in large metropolitan areas, odds are excellent you will eventually encounter a famous person sitting nearby. My recent celebrity sightings include Chris Noth from "The Good Wife" and "Sex and the City" in a Manhattan tavern, Jay...
  • When Companies Buy Their Own Shares, Should You?

    Companies that find themselves flush with cash have been buying back their shares in 2011. Not the least of this group is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Technology, drug and railroad companies are also repurchasing in large quantities because...
  • How to invest $10,000 in 2012

    How would you invest $10,000 in the coming year? That's a question posed annually to a panel of investment experts. A year ago, our pundits were relatively optimistic as most suggested quality U.S. stock investments, along with some shorter-term bonds...