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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Warren Buffett’

Doris Buffett Puts A Personal Spin On Philanthropy

Doris Buffett isn’t quite as recognizable as her little brother, but he wouldn’t be quite as famous if it wasn’t for her. Doris Buffett, 86, is Warren Buffett’s big sister and head of the Sunshine Lady Foundation. The charitable organization works with Warren Buffett to distribute his money to those who need it after announcing that he would be giving …

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Warren Buffett Successor Still a Mystery

Warren Buffett’s immensely successful insurance and investment company Berkshire Hathaway, Inc will surely be left in good hands after he steps down, but the mystery surrounding the successor is disquieting to its investors. Buffett sought to comfort those investors in his annual letter to shareholders over the weekend, but there was little comfort to be had without knowledge of his …

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Warren Buffett Backs Billion Dollar March Madness Contest

In a move apt to bring a smile to the face of every statistics geek on Earth, Warren Buffett is backing a one billion dollar payout for anyone who can perfectly pick the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Quicken Loans is running the contest, and the payout, in the extremely unlikely event that there is a payout, will be backed by …

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Emily Greenberg Buffett Marries; Bono Sings

Emily Greenbery Buffett, Warren Buffett’s granddaughter, was married on Friday evening in Omaha Nebraska. The wedding was held at Lauritzen Garden, according to Omaha.com. Almost 300 people were in attendance for the ceremony and Warren as well as his three children were among the attendants. The head singer from the band U2 was there and sang a song to the …

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Heinz Announces 600 Layoffs In US and Canada

American food company and condiment titan the H.J. Heinz Co. announced that they will be laying off 600 workers across the United States and Canada. The layoffs will include 350 workers at the company’s home base in Pittsburgh, PA. Heinz was bought in June by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital for a reported $23.3 billion. …

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Warren Buffett Joins Twitter in the Best Way Possible

When you’re one of the most successful investors of all time with a net worth of well over $50 billion (one of the richest men in the world) – what’s there left to do? Join Twitter, of course, That’s what Warren Buffett has done, and he arrived in the most epic fashion of any business magnate I’ve ever seen: Warren …

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Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable

When Warren Buffett speaks, Wall Street listens. The 81-year-old Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has used his keen business sense to become one of the richest men in the world. So, when Warren Buffett says that free news is bad business, publications around the world might want to take a second look at their business models. Buffett’s proclamation came …

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Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic]

Ever wonder who the richest people in the world are? Carlos Smith is number one, coming in at a $69 billion net worth, followed by Bill Gates, who comes in at $61 billion worth, and then there’s Warren Buffett, who has a fortune valued at $44 billion. That’s just crazy amounts of money. Ever wonder what it’s like to be …

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Warren Buffet Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Berkshire Hathaway Inc issued a press release to shareholder yesterday explaining that Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer. The financial legend reports that he feels great and that the cancer hasn’t been found elsewhere in his body. He feels that he will be able to overcome the illness and that his days of failing health are, …

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