Warren Buffett

Aon CEO says Berkshire Hathaway deal good for Lloyd's market

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LONDON - The head of insurance broker Aon has mounted a defense of a deal signed last year with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway that some fear could weaken the Lloyd's insurance market, arguing it is good for London.

UPDATE 1-New York to probe high-frequency trading - Bloomberg

March 18 - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative trading venues provide improper advantages to high-frequency traders, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

18 Mar 2014

New York to probe high-frequency trading - Bloomberg

March 18 - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative trading venues provide improper advantages to high-frequency traders, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

18 Mar 2014

Berkshire opposes dividend proposal; Buffett, Gates get pay rises

REUTERS - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has urged shareholders to vote against a proposal that it consider spending some of its $48.2 billion of cash on a "meaningful" dividend.

16 Mar 2014

Berkshire opposes dividend proposal; Buffett, Gates get pay rises

March 16 - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has urged shareholders to vote against a proposal that it consider spending some of its $48.2 billion of cash on a "meaningful" dividend.

16 Mar 2014

Berkshire gets TV station in swap with ex-Washington Post owner

- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to shed much of its 40-year-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, and swap most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.

12 Mar 2014

UPDATE 2-Berkshire gets TV station in swap with ex-Washington Post owner

* Buffett's company and Graham Holdings in $1.1 billion swap

12 Mar 2014

Bet on Buffett's company before Icahn's company -Barron's

REUTERS - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc trades at a lower premium and has more earnings power than Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises Inc , and investors wishing to invest alongside either billionaire may want to side with the so-called Oracle of Omaha, Barron's said in its March 10 edition.

10 Mar 2014

Bet on Buffett's company before Icahn's company -Barron's

March 9 - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc trades at a lower premium and has more earnings power than Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises Inc, and investors wishing to invest alongside either billionaire may want to side with the so-called Oracle of Omaha, Barron's said in its March 10 edition.

09 Mar 2014

Buffett fails to dispel investor angst over succession plan

REUTERS - Warren Buffett is seeking to reassure shareholders about how his Berkshire Hathaway Inc will perform in the decades after he steps down or dies, but remains as vague as ever about succession plans.

04 Mar 2014