| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:17 AM
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’...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:03 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:44 AM
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 &...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:11 AM
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....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:25 AM
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-...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:34 PM
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....
| Jan 5, 2011
| 4:32 PM
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...