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Bill Gates, wife top Forbes' list of top US philanthropists

Nov 20, 2013

Bill Gates, wife top Forbes' list of top US philanthropists

The Gates couple gave a total of $1.9 billion in 2012, which is 2.6 per cent of their wealth, bringing their total lifetime givings to $28 billion. #Mark Zuckerberg #Microsoft #Bill Gates #Warren Buffet #Forbes List #Melinda
BlackBerry Newsmakers: Who is Indian origin investor Prem Watsa?

Aug 13, 2013

BlackBerry Newsmakers: Who is Indian origin investor Prem Watsa?

Often called Canada's version of Warren Buffet, Watsa preaches a long view that suggests it may be too early to assess his decision to take on a leading 10 percent stake in BlackBerry. #Business #Technology #BlackBerry #Warren Buffet #WhoIsThis #Prem Watsa #Fairfax Financial
Warren Buffett replaces Zara owner Ortega as world's third richest person

Mar 26, 2013

Warren Buffett replaces Zara owner Ortega as world's third richest person

Within weeks of publishing its annual global rich list, Forbes today said legendary investor Warren Buffett has become the world's third richest person, unseating Zara billionaire Amancio Ortega. #ListsEtc #Forbes #Warren Buffet #Zara
Large US deals push global M&A volume higher

Mar 22, 2013

Large US deals push global M&A volume higher

Cheap financing, strong equity markets and growing confidence in the economy has led more US companies to pursue large acquisitions in the first quarter, making up for flagging activity in Europe and Asia. #M&A #DealStream #Berkshire Hathaway #Warren Buffet #equity markets #Investor confidence
Large US deals push global M&A volume higher

Sep 27, 2014

Will They Fly? Storms Buffet Wind-Power Alternatives

Wind-energy alternatives that go beyond those ubiquitous ground-based turbines face technical challenges and new competition from cheap gas...
Large US deals push global M&A volume higher

Sep 29, 2014

How to survive the cruise ship buffet

Food, glorious food — it’s one of the top reasons people go on cruises. In one week, the cruise ship the Queen Mary 2 serves 16,000 meals a day, including.....
Large US deals push global M&A volume higher

Sep 30, 2014

Redundancy costs push Fruit of the Loom further into the red

Restructuring costs at the Irish-based Fruit of the Loom firm pushed the business further into the red last year. New accounts filed by Dublin registered FOL International - which is owned by the Warren Buffet controlled company Berkshire Hathaway - ... #Warren Buffett #Dublin, Ireland #Berkshire Hathaway