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Buffett says he passed on buying Washington Post

Oct 24, 2013

Buffett says he passed on buying Washington Post

His Berkshire Hathaway Inc. conglomerate has purchased dozens of other newspapers since 2011. And Berkshire was the largest Washington Post Co. shareholder before the newspaper was sold to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for $250 million. #Warren Buffett #Washington Post #Amazon #BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. #Omaha World-Herald #Jeff Bezon
Buffett calls threat to not raise US debt limit a 'political weapon': CNBC

Oct 17, 2013

Buffett calls threat to not raise US debt limit a 'political weapon': CNBC

The idea that Congress could fail to raise the $16.7 trillion US borrowing limit is a "political weapon of mass destruction," Buffett told cable television network CNBC. #United States #Economy #China #Debt #markets #Warren Buffett #CNBC #Entertainment #US shutdown #US treasury bills
India-born Watsa rescues BlackBerry but can he turn it around?

Sep 24, 2013

India-born Watsa rescues BlackBerry but can he turn it around?

Like the billionaire Buffett, an investor Watsa says he admires, Watsa preaches a long view that suggests it may be too early to assess his decision to buy into BlackBerry. #OnOurMind #ethnic clubbiness #BlackBerry #Warren Buffett #BlackBerry 10 #Prem Watsa #BlackBerry goes private #Fairfax Financial Holding Ltd
Not lifting US debt ceiling would be dumb, says Warren Buffett

Sep 20, 2013

Not lifting US debt ceiling would be dumb, says Warren Buffett

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said that politicians not lifting the US debt ceiling would be "pretty damn dumb" and viewed a prolonged political standoff on the issue as "disturbing." #TheySaidIt #Warren Buffett #Berkshire Hathaway #US Debt Ceiling
Gates pips Buffett to top Forbes rich list; young wealthy play catch up

Sep 17, 2013

Gates pips Buffett to top Forbes rich list; young wealthy play catch up

The annual Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans list showed that total wealth climbed 19% in the last year to $2.02 trillion, up from $1.7 trillion, with an average net worth per individual of $5 billion, up from $ 4.2 billion in 2012. It now takes $1.3 billion in assets just to get on the list. #America #Mark Zuckerberg #Warren Buffett #Forbes #Bill Gates #Forbes Rich list

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Should the rich leave all wealth to their children? Naah

Jun 02, 2012

Should the rich leave all wealth to their children? Naah

A Bangalore meeting attended by India's rich businessmen and Bill Gates may help generate more giving for charitable causes. #Ratan Tata #InMyOpinion #Warren Buffett #Rakesh Jhunjhunwala #Azim Premji #Mahatma Gandhi #Bill Gates #Capitalism #Trusteeship
What's the secret behind Jhunjhunwala's Pipavav foray?

Sep 19, 2011

What's the secret behind Jhunjhunwala's Pipavav foray?

The structure of the deal makes it look as though Pipavav was more keen to have Jhunjhunwala on board to endorse its stock, which has been having a poor run for some time now. #ConnectTheDots #Warren Buffett #Rakesh Jhunjhunwala #Pipavav Shipyard Limited #Mazgaon Dock

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What's the secret behind Jhunjhunwala's Pipavav foray?

Sep 15, 2014

What Is Warren Buffett Doing With Floyd Mayweather?

Warren Buffett has become one of the richest and most admired men in the world by researching fully before he invests and standing on principle with regard to important issues. This past weekend, he did neither. On Saturday night, Buffett attended th... #Las Vegas, NV #Bill Gates #Warren Buffett #Mark Cuban #Floyd Mayweather Jr. #Berkshire Hathaway #Showtime #Jim Gray
What's the secret behind Jhunjhunwala's Pipavav foray?

Sep 18, 2014

Michael Bloomberg: Detroit is like 1970s New York

The billionaire founder of Bloomberg LP appeared in Detroit alongside Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett to congratulate 64 Detroit-area graduates of a program ... #Goldman Sachs #Warren Buffett #Michael Bloomberg #Berkshire Hathaway #Lloyd Blankfein #Valerie Jarrett #Bloomberg