| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:25 AM
The rich got quite a bit richer this past year, according to this year's rankings of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
Forbes magazine released its annual list on Wednesday, and the combined net worth jumped 13 percent to $1.7 trillion in 2012, up from $1....
| 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 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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Say hello to the 0.00001%.
Forbes Magazine released its annual "Billionaires List" on Wednesday, with Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helú retaining his status as the world's richest person for the third year in a row.
Slim checked in with a net...
| Apr 20, 2012
How much should a millionaire pay in taxes? President Obama says it should be 30 percent of income. Warren Buffett says it should be at a higher rate than his secretary, who he claims pays at a rate of 35 percent. But his assertion is misleading. There is...
| Apr 23, 2012
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| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Who exactly were the rich who, as the president said, were not "paying their fair share"? The rapper Jay-Z (net worth: nearly $500 million)? The actor Johnny Depp (2011 income: $50 million)? Neither seems to have heard the president's earlier warning...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:41 PM
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:38 PM
The U.S. faces a fiscal cliff. Here is why Somerset County does.
Last year's commissioner's race had county debt ranging from $34 million on up. The actual number doesn't matter. What does matter are the impending signs.
1. The county is not close to...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire Warren Buffett's company revealed several new investments on Nov. 14, including a stake in Deere & Co., as part of a busy quarter of buying and selling for Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
The changes in Berkshire's investments...