| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has set an agreement to acquire Miami ABC affiliate WPLG from Graham Holdings Co. in a stock-swap deal valued at $1.1 billion.
Deal calls for Berkshire to swap 1.6 million shares that it owns in Graham Holdings Co. for...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:52 PM
NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he has been diagnosed with curable throat cancer and he plans to remain actively involved in the largest U.S. bank's business.
In a memo to the bank's employees and shareholders...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Moelis & Co., a boutique Los Angeles investment bank, filed for an initial public offering, seeking to capitalize on the soaring stock market and a recent pickup in corporate mergers.
The firm was founded in 2007 by Ken Moelis, a longtime Southern...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:40 AM
With America's new oil boom forcing more and more crude onto long trains to make up for inadequate pipeline capacity, Warren Buffett's BNSF has opened bids to buy 5,000 safer transport cars.
The move follows a series of high-profile rail accidents and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:16 AM
If you had an idea that you wanted to push through Congress, would you hitch it to a controversial tax proposal that had no chance of becoming law?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wants the federal government to make it easier for people with student...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
There will be fewer of the familiar blue-and-white Prudential signs marking homes for sale across the Baltimore region next month as some are replaced with plum-colored signs bearing another storied name.
Berkshire Hathaway, the company headed by...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
For more than 45 years, Warren Buffett, the chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK-B, $124), has declined to pay a dividend. A vocal group of shareholders would like that to change. But Buffett has...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:22 PM
A prominent Los Angeles developer has joined with the co-founder of Guggenheim Partners — the owner of the L.A. Dodgers — to launch a massive real estate investing venture.
Nelson C. Rising, with a long list of commercial office towers to...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Warren Buffett has been very publicly casting about for a big deal – and he's found one in the Heinz ketchup company.
Through his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, the famed investor is teaming up with a Brazilian private-equity firm to acquire...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Tribune Co. has hired two investment banks to manage offers to buy its newspapers, executives said Tuesday, adding that no decisions have been made about whether to sell any properties.
JPMorgan Chase and Evercore Partners will oversee a process to...
| Mar 16, 2013
John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80...