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Heat rises on Wells Fargo CEO after lawmaker grilling

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NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive John Stumpf prides himself on being a banker who understands the little guy's financial problems. He has spoken publicly about growing up poor on a Minnesota farm, starting his career as a low-level repo man and being underwater on his own mortgage years ago.

UPDATE 1-Buffett investing deputy Combs joins JPMorgan board

Sept 20 Todd Combs, one of Warren Buffett's stockpicking deputies at Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has joined the board of JPMorgan Chase & Co, expanding the conglomerate's already deep ties to the financial services industry.

20 Sep 2016

Berkshire is accused in NY lawsuit of workers' comp 'siphoning'

NEW YORK, Sept 12 Berkshire Hathaway Inc has been sued by a New York bicycle courier company over an alleged illegal scheme to cheat employers buying workers' compensation policies.

13 Sep 2016

Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its stake in Apple Inc by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone and iPod maker even as prominent investors like George Soros and Carl Icahn shed theirs.

Business, Tech 16 Aug 2016

UPDATE 2-Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart

* Berkshire lowers Deere, Suncor stakes, ups Liberty Global (Adds comments on Apple and other investments, details on other investors cutting Apple stakes, byline)

16 Aug 2016

Berkshire profit up 25 percent as insurance helps, BNSF weighs

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said its second-quarter profit rose 25 percent, helped by improvement in insurance underwriting, investment gains and the purchase of Precision Castparts Corp, Warren Buffett's largest acquisition.

06 Aug 2016

UPDATE 3-Berkshire profit up 25 percent as insurance helps, BNSF weighs

Aug 5 Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said its second-quarter profit rose 25 percent, helped by improvement in insurance underwriting, investment gains and the purchase of Precision Castparts Corp, Warren Buffett's largest acquisition.

06 Aug 2016

Buffett rebukes Trump, questions his business skill

OMAHA, Neb. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday campaigned alongside U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a rowdy rally in his home state of Nebraska, where he challenged Republican Donald Trump to release his tax returns and questioned Trump's business acumen. | Video

World, Top News 02 Aug 2016

Bezos passes Buffett, becomes third-richest person - Forbes

Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Business, Tech 29 Jul 2016

Berkshire unit to buy large New York medical insurer MLMIC

A Berkshire Hathaway Inc unit has agreed to buy Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co, expanding billionaire investor Warren Buffett's business of protecting doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals against lawsuits.

19 Jul 2016