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Warren Buffett

Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart

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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.

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

UPDATE 1-Berkshire unit to buy large New York medical insurer MLMIC

July 18 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

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Buffett donates nearly $2.9 bln to Gates charity and four others

July 14 Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has donated another roughly $2.86 billion of his holdings in the company's stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of his plan to give away nearly his entire fortune.

15 Jul 2016

Interview: Buffett's Brooks branches out to attract gym generation

AMSTERDAM Brooks, the running brand owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, believes that the U.S. marathon boom has peaked and it is looking to broaden its appeal to a younger gym generation.

08 Jul 2016