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Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett resigns as trustee of Gates Foundation

June 23, 2021 6:33 pm

Warren Buffet delivered another $4.1 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway stock to philanthropy as part of a plan to distribute about 99 per cent of his net worth to philanthropy.

An exposé has Congress rethinking how to tax the superrich

June 10, 2021 12:57 pm

A report showing that the richest Americans, including Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett, pay almost no taxes has refocused attention on the tax code.

China’s bottled water king Zhong Shanshan is now richer than Warren Buffett

January 06, 2021 12:34 pm

Zhong dethroned India’s Mukesh Ambani as Asia’s wealthiest person last week and is close to entering the rarefied realm of individuals worth more than $100 billion. Buffett is outside that group with an $86.2 billion fortune, but the Berkshire Hathway Inc. founder has given away more than $37 billion of stock since 2006.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss as coronavirus causes pain

May 03, 2020 2:56 pm

Buffett also allowed Berkshire’s cash stake to rise to a record $137.3 billion from $128 billion at the end of 2019.

Warren Buffet assures shareholders Berkshire '100% prepared' for his departure

February 23, 2020 2:55 pm

Berkshire has more than 90 units employing 391,539 people, including the BNSF railroad, Geico car insurer, Dairy Queen ice cream and See's candies; clothing and jewelry companies, and namesake utility and real estate brokerage businesses.

Why Warren Buffett is buying bank stocks even though others aren't

August 20, 2019 1:04 pm

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has been building its position in banks over the last year. It is now among the five biggest shareholders in Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, U.S. Bancorp and Bank of New York.

Anonymous bidder to pay more than $4.5M to dine with Warren Buffett

June 02, 2019 3:28 pm

The winning bidder and up to seven friends get to dine with Buffett at Smith & Wollensky in New York City.

‘Canada’s Warren Buffett’ drives his own pickup truck

December 24, 2018 11:18 am

It’s here in Canada’s vast breadbasket that Pattison was born and where, at age 90, he’s overseeing one of the newest arms of his C$10 billion ($7.4 billion) empire: Pattison Agriculture, a string of John Deere equipment dealerships serving 21 million acres of farmland.

Mark Zuckerberg tops Warren Buffett to become third-richest person in the world

July 07, 2018 6:23 pm

Zuckerberg, who trails only Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, eclipsed Buffett Friday as Facebook shares climbed 2.4 per cent.

Warren Buffett on hand as US Navy commissions newest warship

February 04, 2018 8:17 am

The Omaha, a 218-foot-long littoral combat ship, was commissioned at its new home port in San Diego.


Here are the top four richest people in the World for July 2017

July 27, 2017 9:44 pm

Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Mark Zuckerberg have topped the Forbes list of richest people in the world. Here is how much they are worth.