Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett (AP Photo)

Warren Buffett offers advice on investing and life

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett dispensed plenty of advice on investing and life during this weekend’s Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. The wisdom Buffett and his investing partner Charlie Munger offer is part of […]

05/05/2013

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett leads annual meeting like no other

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Before facing questions from a crowd of more than 30,000, billionaire Warren Buffett has started the day being mobbed by fans. Berkshire Hathaway shareholders are treating the 82-year-old investor like a […]

05/04/2013

Model poses next to a BYD Si Rui, Guangzhou 2012 Auto Show, Guangzhou, China (AP Photo)

1st Chinese automaker in US to open Calif. plants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first Chinese-owned vehicle manufacturer in the United States plans to build electric buses and batteries at plants in the Mojave Desert. Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris and officials of BYD […]

05/01/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama keeps part of tax pledge

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.

04/11/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Jerry Brown seeks to boost ties with China

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.

04/03/2013

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Kerry’s portfolio could grow with Heinz deal

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.

02/14/2013

Buffett says fiscal cliff won't trigger recession

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 […]

11/14/2012

Wealthy siblings become forces in Calif. politics

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 […]

10/26/2012

Gates, Buffett again top Forbes' billionaires list

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 […]

09/19/2012

Buffett ups remaining gift to his kids' charities

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 […]

08/30/2012

Buffett gives $1.9B to Gates, other charities

(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 […]

07/09/2012

Buffet with Buffett?

(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 […]

06/08/2012

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