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  • 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....
  • $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 &...
  • 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-...
  • 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 invests in parties, buys Oriental Trading Co.

    Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning. Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
  • Baltimore: America's biggest branch town

    Baltimore: America's biggest branch town
    The name "Constellation Energy" will still be around. The energy trading firm will still be doing much the same thing it ever has in a large, new building on Baltimore's waterfront. It will have somewhat fewer employees, but it will, at least for the next...
  • 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...
  • Charles Huggins dies at 87; longtime head of See's Candies

    Charles Huggins dies at 87; longtime head of See's Candies
    Before Charles N. Huggins began working at See's Candies in 1951 as a manager in the company's packing department in San Francisco, his favorite candies were black licorice and, thanks to his World War II service as a paratrooper, Hershey's chocolate....
  • 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...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Buffett's bank buy. Bonus culture remains.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,375 per ounce, up 0.8% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,233.68, down 0.3% from Monday. Big Board goes European. The New York Stock Exchange agreed this morning to merge with Germany's largest......
  • Like it or not, Buffett gets his money back from Goldman Sachs

     
    Much to Warren Buffett’s chagrin, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is about to give his money back. The famed Oracle of Omaha invested $5 billion in Goldman Sachs at the height of the financial crisis in late 2008. It was a......