| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it would buy Procter & Gamble Co's Duracell battery business in exchange for its entire $4.7 billion stake in the world's No. 1 household products maker.
P&G, whose brands include Pampers diapers and Tide...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:24 AM
The investment firm Berkshire Hathaway on Thursday announced it will acquire the battery maker Duracell from Procter & Gamble.
Outlined within the terms of the deal, Berkshire Hathaway, controlled by Omaha billionaire Warren Buffett, will give $4.7...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said on Thursday it would buy Procter & Gamble Co.'s Duracell battery unit in a stock swap, taking over a business the billionaire has supported for nearly two decades.
Duracell's headquarters are in Bethel, Conn....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reported a 9% drop in third-quarter profit versus the same period a year ago, when the company had large investment gains.
Berkshire said Friday that it earned $4.62 billion, or $2,811 per Class A share. That's down...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks.
Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:17 PM
At 135 years and counting, the oil company now known as Chevron Corp. is one of California's oldest survival stories.
Chevron traces its history to 1879 when Pacific Coast Oil Co. was founded. It was bought, in 1900, by the vast industrial empire of the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
•Mike, Hampton: Regarding use of Redskins name, I don't think Chiefs, Seminoles, Braves or Giants are as derogatory. Why not just call them the Washington Americans and honor everybody?
•Dave, Denbigh: Late last week I...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Wall Street saw its biggest stock sell-off in two months Thursday as investors worried over rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of higher interest rates.
The Dow Jones industrial average sank 264.26 points. The plunge was led by tech stocks,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A near doubling in Under Armour's stock price over the past year helped drive CEO Kevin Plank past Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.
Plank is worth $3 billion, according to the financial magazine, up from $1.7...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Warren Buffett is getting into car sales.
Buffett’s massive holding company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is buying the Van Tuyl Group, which bills itself as the nation’s largest privately owned auto dealership.
After the deal is completed,...