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  • UK car dealerships shine on stock market Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    LONDON, April 17- With many of Britain's classic car brands now foreign-owned, fund managers and brokers are turning to domestic-listed dealerships to cash in on resurgent car sales and wage growth in the UK without investing abroad. Data this month showed that UK new car registrations rose 6 percent in March, setting a record for the month this century, while...

  • NEW YORK, April 16- A New York state appeals court rejected former American International Group Inc Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an accounting fraud at the insurer he ran for nearly four decades. Greenberg and co-defendant Howard Smith, a former AIG chief financial officer, are accused of having...

  • NEW YORK, April 14- BlackRock Inc chief Larry Fink has asked the top executives of the 500 largest publicly listed U.S. companies urging them to take a long-term approach to create value for shareholders or risk losing his firm's support. BlackRock is the world's largest asset manager. Through March, buyback authorizations totaled $257 billion, the fastest...

  • Here's where the very rich make their income Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Currency exchange clerk counting U.S. dollars

    The higher you go up the income ladder, the greater share of income comes from capital gains, a new study finds.

  • Want a stock windfall? Bet on these big brands Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Coca-Cola

    These 6 consumer stocks have phenomenal 25-year returns, proving why investors like Warren Buffett stick with them in good times and bad.

  • FedEx and Viacom are big market movers Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. FedEx Corp., up $4.49 to $171.16. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will pay $560 million for a nearly 10 percent stake in the maker of coating systems.

  • Want to work at Apple? Here is the MBA for you Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:41 PM ET
    Harvard Business School

    Different business schools can help you achieve your goals, whether it be working at Apple or changing the world, The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks crept higher on Tuesday, putting the market on track for its third gain in a row, as traders turned their attention to a batch of corporate deals and the upcoming earnings season. VIEW: Terry Sandven, senior equity strategist at U.S. Alcoa kicks off the first-quarter earnings season when it reports results after the closing bell on Wednesday.

  • Buffett's Berkshire just bought a big stake in this Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 9:27 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying $560 million for a nearly 10 percent stake in Axalta Coating Systems.

  • April 7- Paint maker Axalta Coating Systems Ltd said Berkshire Hathaway Inc would buy an 8.7 percent stake in the company from controlling shareholder Carlyle Group for $560 million. Berkshire bought lubricants maker Lubrizol Corp for about $9 billion in 2011.. Carlyle had considered selling Axalta, which went public in November, to Dutch paint maker Akzo...

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will pay $560 million for a nearly 10 percent stake in Axalta Coating Systems, which has seen its stock rise more than 36 percent since it went public last fall. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. said Tuesday that Berkshire will pay $28 each to buy 20 million shares of Axalta from the private equity firm The Carlyle Group, which...

  • Cramer’s top 5 Buffett-blessed dividend stocks Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:29 PM ET
    Bottles of Coca-Cola soda are offered for sale at a grocery store in Chicago, Illinois.

    Jim Cramer goes through Warren Buffett's portfolio to find the top five dividend stocks that could prove to be winners in your portfolio.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 2- Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, but have been turned down by both Bill Ackman's Pershing Square and Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct, according to people with knowledge of the matter. International Business Machines Corp is...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 2- Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, but have been turned down by both Bill Ackman's Pershing Square and Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct, according to people with knowledge of the matter. International Business Machines Corp is...

  • Let's not make a deal? Private equity cools Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 10:29 AM ET
    Kraft and Heinz products are shown in Chicago, March 25, 2015.

    PE funds are changing the way they invest as valuations rise to keep the cash flowing.

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said he would not raise interest rates significantly if he ran the Federal Reserve. Buffett spoke at an automotive industry conference in New York, along with the chairman of the Berkshire Hathaway automotive dealer group, Larry Van Tuyl.

  • Buffett: Tesla doesn't threaten me Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:04 PM ET
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    Warren Buffett spoke with CNBC from an automotive Forum on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said Tuesday that an exit by Greece from the euro zone could be constructive for the region. Buffett also said there would be no "finish line" to deals like Kraft Foods Group Inc's announced merger with H.J. Heinz Co.. Heinz and Kraft, backed by Berkshire...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said Tuesday that an exit by Greece from the euro zone could be constructive for the region. "If it turns out the Greeks leave, that may not be a bad thing for the euro," Buffett told cable television network CNBC. He said a Greek exit from the euro zone could...

  • DETROIT, March 31- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc wants to purchase more U.S. auto dealerships to expand the company's automotive dealer venture, Larry Van Tuyl, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Automotive, told CNBC on Tuesday.