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Warren Buffett

Buffett's pay rises; Berkshire urges rejection of shareholder proposals

March 17 Warren Buffett's compensation for running Berkshire Hathaway Inc edged up 4.0 percent last year to $487,881 reflecting the higher cost of keeping the world's second-richest person safe.

U.S. SEC accuses Heinz guard of insider trading before Berkshire-3G deal

NEW YORK A former H.J. Heinz Co director's security guard was charged on Wednesday with insider trading in the ketchup maker's stock and options before Heinz was bought in 2013 by Brazil's 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc .

16 Mar 2017

Buffett says Berkshire owns 133 million shares of Apple: CNBC

NEW YORK Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc , told CNBC on Monday that his conglomerate had purchased "70 million plus" shares of Apple Inc in 2017 and that U.S. stocks were not in "bubble territory."

Tech, Budget 2017, Business 07 Mar 2017

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-Buffett says Berkshire owns 133 mln shares of Apple -CNBC

NEW YORK, Feb 27 Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, told CNBC on Monday that his conglomerate had purchased "70 million plus" shares of Apple Inc in 2017 and that U.S. stocks were not in "bubble territory."

07 Mar 2017

Winton CEO defends firm from Buffett criticism of fees, returns

LONDON/NEW YORK David Harding, founder of one of the world's biggest hedge funds, on Friday defended his firm against Warren Buffett's criticism of hedge fund fees last week.

03 Mar 2017

Hadas: Enough with the cult of Warren Buffett

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Warren Buffett has become a cult object. The 86-year-old chairman of Berkshire Hathaway is venerated for his tremendous investment returns, as well as his folk wisdom and cheerleading for America. But the sage of Omaha deserves as much criticism as adulation.

02 Mar 2017

Buffett's Berkshire rejects fossil fuel proposal, shareholder says

Feb 28 Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will urge shareholders to reject a proposal by a Nebraska nonprofit that it sell its investments in oil refiner Phillips 66 and other companies involved in fossil fuels over 12 years, the nonprofit said on Tuesday.

01 Mar 2017

Berkshire energy chief Abel receives $17.5 million compensation

Gregory Abel, chief executive of the energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, was awarded $17.52 million in compensation last year, mainly in the form of a bonus, a regulatory filing shows.

28 Feb 2017

That $56 billion was here somewhere: Berkshire revises cash stake disclosure

Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders might have been forgiven on Saturday for looking at the company's annual report and wondering why some $56 billion of cash appeared to vanish.

Budget 2017, Business 26 Feb 2017

Buffett scorns tricky Wall Street accounting, but defends buybacks

NEW YORK Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday attacked what he saw as tricks used by U.S. companies to boost earnings and stock prices, but he defended one oft-criticized practice: share buybacks.

Budget 2017, Business 26 Feb 2017