| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Warren Buffett reminds me of my favorite uncle -- plain cars, plain dress and plain advice, especially about investing in stocks.
My uncle took me under his wing when I was a teenager and mostly kept his investing tutoring short and simple -- long-term...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 5:22 PM
Young investors who came of age during the last decade, which saw two bear markets, may understandably think that stocks are not worth the risk.
But in his latest annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway and...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 11:49 AM
The contract's numbers are admittedly staggering. The six-year, $114 million and $60 million guaranteed, as first reported by ESPN's Chris Mortensen, is the largest overall number for a non-quarterback and the largest guaranteed money ever in football....
| Feb 3, 2015
After more than 30 years working in Chicago as Warren Buffett's stockbroker, Citigroup Managing Director John Freund is retiring from the bank at the end of March, the company said.
Freund, 69, managed to make big headlines only once: For altering the...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Investor Warren Buffett believes his company, Berkshire Hathaway, will continue to thrive for decades thanks to its vast and varied collection of “remarkable businesses” and investments, which will help it withstand challenges in any one...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:23 AM
The world's most powerful investor may be a visionary when it comes to stocks, but Warren Buffett may not be the man to turn to for diet advice.
The 84-year-old CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, which invests in or owns iconic food and drink businesses from...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Donald R. Keough, a poor cattleman's son who became president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola Co. and helped it maintain its worldwide dominance during the "soda wars" of the 1980s, died of natural causes Tuesday in Atlanta. He was 88.
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:35 PM
McDonald's isn't as admirable as it used to be.
The Oak Brook-based burger giant plunged on Fortune's annual list of the world's most admired companies, dropping to 46 from last year's ranking of 22.
Chicago-based Boeing also slipped in 2015, falling...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:24 AM
has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Business Development at New World Aviation. Mitcheltree has served New World Aviation for over ten years with progressive responsibilities.
has joined the company...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Warren Buffett likens the companies he buys to works of art.
Sell your business to us, he once said, "and we'll put it in the Metropolitan Museum. It'll have a wing all by itself; it'll be there forever. Or you can sell it to some porn shop operator,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The Pampered Chef said Monday that Tracy Britt Cool, a financial assistant to Warren Buffett, is becoming CEO of the Addison-based direct sales company, which is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
Cool, 30, joined Berkshire Hathaway in 2009 and...