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  • Stock buybacks fall for second consecutive quarter

    Stock buybacks fall for second consecutive quarter
    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’...
  • Warren Buffett pontificates on JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, newspapers

    Warren Buffett pontificates on JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, newspapers
    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett had opinions to spare Friday, when he dished on JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, Wells Fargo’s home lending prowess, the future of the euro and newspapers, Facebook and more. “I’ve had enough mistakes of...
  • Warren Buffett sings -- again -- dressed as a paper boy [Video]

    Warren Buffett sings -- again -- dressed as a paper boy [Video]
    Because it's Good Friday, and because we all need a pick-me-up after this morning’s sour jobs data, here's yet another video of Warren Buffett doing his song-and-dance routine. This time, the venerable investor is singing "I’m only a Paper...
  • $420,600 and counting for 'power lunch' with Warren Buffett

    $420,600 and counting for 'power lunch' with Warren Buffett
    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 &...
  • Buffett and Berkshire bet on print, buy 63 Media General papers

    Buffett and Berkshire bet on print, buy 63 Media General papers
    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....
  • Is luxury back? Michael Kors' profit triples, stock soars

    Is luxury back? Michael Kors' profit triples, stock soars
    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-...
  • Avon gets kiss-off from Coty, stock plunges

    Avon gets kiss-off from Coty, stock plunges
    Beauty company Coty Inc. is no longer interested in wooing Avon Products Inc., withdrawing its takeover bid and sending Avon’s stock plummeting more than 10%. In a "Dear Avon" letter Monday night, Coty Chairman Bart Becht bashed the struggling...
  • Are Romney-Buffett taxes truly that low? Yes

    Are Romney-Buffett taxes truly that low? Yes
    The Web economics argument of the day is whether Romney's and Warren Buffett's tax rates are really 15 percent or lower. Last night Obama reiterated Warren Buffett's argument that Buffett's tax rate is lower than that of Buffett's secretary. Mitt Romney's...
  • The new docs: Do they change our minds or just preach to the converted?

     
    Arnold Schwarzenegger showed up for a few brief moments in "The Expendables" this year, but the only movie in which the California governor has played a major role since he took office in 2003 is not an action film but......
  • Warren Buffett tells ABC’s ‘This Week’: People like me should be paying a lot more in taxes

     
    ABC's "This Week" hadn't aired in this market this morning, but the network was sending out a preview of next week's show. The guest on the Nov. 28 show: highly respected billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway....
  • Natural History Museum to build $13-million whale of an entrance

     
    It's huge, fast and destined to become perhaps the most striking landmark visible to passersby outside a Los Angeles museum. No, we're not talking about the life-size steam locomotive designed by artist Jeff Koons (pictured) that director Michael Govan...