| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 10783.74, up 0.1% from Friday....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings company has agreed to buy a giant, 550-megawatt photovoltaic farm currently under construction in San Luis Obispo county for $2 billion, giving a huge boost to the solar industry that could spur...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The new 2013 Nissan Altima sedan went into full-scale production Tuesday, according to Nissan USA. The Altima should be widely available at dealerships by July. The launch of the 2013 Altima at the Smyrna Assembly Plant in Tennessee marks the......
| Dec 8, 2010
Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration.
The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 10:08 AM
Forty billionaires, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charity.
Six weeks after launching a campaign...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:47 AM
NEW YORK -- Turmoil returned to U.S. stock markets at Thursday's open as renewed concerns about the U.S. and global economies sent major indexes plunging and pushed gold to a new record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 480 points, or 4.2%,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:55 PM
There are currently four U.S. companies that have a better credit rating than their own country, according to Standard & Poor's: Automatic Data Processing, Exxon Mobil, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft.
"There's a certain amount of irony having AAA...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 4:12 AM
Bill Gates didn't lose his title as the world's richest man last year; he gave it away by plowing billions into his charitable foundation, experts say.
Forbes will release its 2011 billionaires list on Wednesday and Gates, investor Warren Buffett and...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Credit goes to Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway — relax, you're reading the theater column, not the business pages — for popularizing, if not coining, the phrase "skin in the game."
In the Buffett usage, the phrase refers to a desirable...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said Tuesday he has been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer.
He will continue in his current role and his condition is “not remotely life threatening.”
Berkshire shares are off about 2% on the news. ...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:59 AM
NEW YORK -- Iconic investor Warren Buffett announced Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer in a letter to shareholders of his firm Berkshire Hathaway.
Buffett, 81, said his "condition is not remotely life-threatening or even...