EDITOR’S NOTE – One in a series examining President Barack Obama’s campaign promises and what he is doing, or not doing, to keep them. The issue: Taxes are at the center of every major budget fight gripping Washington.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown will promote California to Chinese investors and seek to expand the state’s economic ties in a visit to China next week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry’s family financial portfolio could grow by hundreds of thousands of dollars as a result of the $23 billion mega-deal involving ketchup and food producer H.J. Heinz Co.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Investor Warren Buffett says there won’t be a recession if Congress can’t resolve the so-called fiscal cliff before the automatic tax increases and spending cuts take effect in January. Buffett told […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Charles Munger Sr. is best known as Warren Buffett’s right-hand man, an investor who has turned his financial skills into a billion-dollar fortune. Now, two of his children are using their […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates remains the nation’s richest man by far, as the tech and philanthropy giant took the top spot on the Forbes 400 list for the 19th year […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Warren Buffett has decided to increase significantly the amount of stock he gives the foundations run by his three children, so they will each eventually get roughly $2.1 billion. Buffett announced […]
(AP) – Billionaire Warren Buffett has handed out $1.9 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock as part of his plan to gradually give away most of his $44.1 billion fortune. Buffett disclosed his gifts […]
(AP) – The annual auction of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett ends Friday night, and the bids remain well below last year’s $2.6 million winner. In past auctions the price didn’t typically reach […]