Carlos Slim has lost money from shares of America Movil, and according to estimates from Bloomberg and Forbes, Bill Gates is once again the richest man in the world, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
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This is an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett and Bill Gates appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box on Monday, May 6, 2013 from 6 am ET to 9 am ET.
William George, Harvard Business School professor, explains why now is the time to put a succession plan in place for CEO Steve Ballmer.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said it's only fair that online retailers collect state sales taxes, just as brick-and-mortar stores do.
CNBC's Becky Quick reports Bill Gates still thinks China piracy is a problem. And, Brent Thill, UBS analyst, has the play on Microsoft and the tech sector.
Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett said limits on charitable deductions could hurt giving—but only among the lesser rich.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he would like to see Microsoft spin out the Xbox and buy Netflix.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on changing investment strategies over time. Meanwhile, Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, discusses Berkshire Hathaway's succession plan.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman; and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, chairman & CEO, discuss the need to implement changes in the nation's immigration law. Also, Gates and Buffett weigh in on the debate over the "fairness" of online sales tax.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, discuss the importance of measuring innovation and intervention, and the role of the U.S. government in providing financial aid to poorer countries.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman; and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, discuss the impact of interest rates on investment strategies, and global currencies. And, both men weigh in on why high frequency trading is really just a form of legalized "front running." Also, Gates explains why the software business is an "amazing" business to be in.
Warren Buffett, famously slow to adopt new technology, has sent his first tweet.
Carlos Slim, joined by five other billionaires, is giving $100 million to the Bill Gates effort to eradicate polio, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Overall PC sales are down nearly 14 percent year over year, and Microsoft's software strategy is struggling. CNBC's Jon Fortt breaks down the latest in Microsoft.
The life of a "close protection operator," charged with protecting mega-wealthy clients and giving their families peace of mind.
Guessing the number of billionaires in the world (or even in a single country) is just that -- a guessing game. But it's a highly profitable and increasingly popular one.
Discussing what the U.S. government can do to encourage more charitable giving, and the most exciting growth in technology now, with Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. "There is a lot of excitement about high-quality online education," he says.