Warren Buffett

YOUR MONEY-Money tips from history's richest man

NEW YORK, Aug 4 - Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have nothing on Jacob Fugger, a German financier during the Renaissance who monopolized the silver business, became the banker of kings, convinced the papacy to legalize moneylending and paved the way for today's bond market.

Buffett says reports that he bought Greek island 'a total fabrication'

NEW YORK - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Tuesday that media reports that he and Italian real estate agent Alessandro Proto together purchased the island of St. Thomas, southwest of Athens, are "a total fabrication."

22 Jul 2015

Buffett says reports that he bought Greek island 'a total fabrication'

NEW YORK - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Tuesday that media reports that he and Italian real estate agent Alessandro Proto together purchased the island of St. Thomas, southwest of Athens, are "a total fabrication."

22 Jul 2015

Statoil says crude on derailed BNSF train complied with volatility limit

HOUSTON - The North Dakota crude on a Berkshire Hathaway Inc-owned BNSF Railway Co train that derailed this week in Montana was produced by Norway's Statoil and complied with regulations that limit flammability, a Statoil spokesman said on Friday.

Environment, Environment 18 Jul 2015

Buffett may benefit as train lobby bids to weaken safety rule

WASHINGTON - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is set to be a chief beneficiary of a bid by Senate Republicans to weaken new regulations to improve train safety in the $2.8 billion (1.81 billion pounds) crude-by-rail industry, a key cog in the development of the vast North American shale oil fields.

14 Jul 2015

Buffett donates record $2.84 billion to Gates, family charities

- Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

World, Business 07 Jul 2015

UPDATE 1-Buffett donates record $2.84 bln to Gates, family charities

July 6 - Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

IPOs, Regulatory News 07 Jul 2015

Buffett donates record $2.84 bln to Gates, family charities

July 6 - Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

06 Jul 2015

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta fails to void insider trading conviction

REUTERS - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta failed to persuade a U.S. judge to overturn his insider trading conviction for passing tips about the bank's financial results and a crucial investment from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc .

03 Jul 2015

Ex-Goldman director, Rajat Gupta, fails to void insider trading conviction

NEW YORK - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta failed to persuade a U.S. judge to overturn his insider trading conviction for passing tips about the bank's financial results and a crucial investment from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

02 Jul 2015