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  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of opportunity." When Buffett releases this year's letter on Saturday, he may point to opportunities outside of the United States, after he recently decided to buy a German motorcycle accessories retailer and said he may shop more...

  • The Voya Corporate Leaders Trust Fund, now run by a unit of Voya Financial Inc bought equal amounts of stock in 30 major U.S. corporations in 1935 and hasn't picked a new stock since. Some of its holdings are unchanged, including DuPont, General Electric, Procter& Gamble and Union Pacific. Others were spun off from or acquired from original components, including...

  • How IBM plans to win back investors Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:05 AM ET
    Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM

    At the annual IBM investors' meeting, CEO Ginny Rometty and her lieutenants lay out a plan for winning back investors.

  • How to ask Warren Buffett a question Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:36 AM ET

    Warren Buffett will be live on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday morning and the show wants your suggested questions.

  • Former Coca-Cola executive Donald Keough dies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    Feb 24- Donald Keough, Coca-Cola Co's COO and president during the company's intense "cola war" days with PepsiCo Inc in the' 80 s, has died at the age of 88.. Keough, who came to Coke following the purchase of Duncan Foods in 1960, rose through the ranks and became president and chief operating officer in 1981.. Goizueta and Keough replaced the Coca-Cola formula for the...

  • Obama presses new rule for broker retirement advice Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:12 AM ET

    President Obama is pushing for a new rule that would require brokers to follow tighter standards when advising clients on retirement plans.

  • Buffett put the 2006 Cadillac DTS for sale on the website Proxibid, specifying that the money would be donated to Girls Inc. of Omaha. "Girls Inc. has benefited multiple times from auction events championed by Warren Buffett, but the Buffett family's endorsement of Girls Inc. and its role in the community has been invaluable," Roberta Wilhelm, the nonprofit's...

  • NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Feb 20- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday it had agreed to buy German motorcycle apparel and accessories retailer Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebs GmbH for a little more than 400 million euros. The purchase enables Buffett, known for his optimism about the United States and the investment opportunities it offers, to...

  • Dan Loeb bets on future Geico of Greece Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point.

    Dan Loeb has a new bet on a Greek recovery, insurance company Hellas Direct.

  • Warren Buffett's latest venture ... biker gear? Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway signed a 400-million euro deal to acquire a Hamburg-based retailer of motorcycle apparel and accessories.

  • Buffett goes Deere hunting, and traders follow suit Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:24 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Bullish options activity in Deere follows Warren Buffett's double down in the company last year.

  • Cramer Remix: Pull the trigger on this Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:02 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Do your homework on this biotech whiz kid and look to buy, says “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer

  • Cramer: Following Warren Buffett is dangerous Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Though Warren Buffett may be a savvy investor, Jim Cramer warns of the risk to following his investments.

  • *Exxon down, Deere up as Berkshire discloses new stakes. Investors also continued to watch whether a debt deal would be reached with Greece. "A lot of people are focused on the Fed minutes, but that issue is kind of interwoven with the situation in Europe," said David Lebovitz, global market strategist at J.P.

  • Buffett's Berkshire builds Deere stake, dumps Exxon Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:19 AM ET
    A John Deere 8600 tractor is displayed on opening day of the World Ag Expo on February 10, 2015 in Tulare, Calif.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a 5 percent stake in Deere & Co. and said it shed a $3.74 billion investment in Exxon Mobil.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 18- U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 ended above 2,100 for the first time ever, as investors waited to see whether a debt deal would be reached with Greece. *Wall Street stocks have been tied to signs of progress or difficulty with Greece's bailout program of late, even though the United States has little direct...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday disclosed a 5 percent stake in agricultural equipment maker Deere& Co and said it shed a $3.74 billion investment in oil company Exxon Mobil Corp as oil prices plunged. The changes were among several that Berkshire made in its common stock investments in the fourth quarter, according to a U.S....

  • Buffett's Berkshire secretly bought this stock Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 6:28 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was busy building up a stock stake over the second half of last year, but we're only finding out about it now.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday disclosed a new stake in agricultural and construction equipment maker Deere& Co, one of a handful of changes in its stock holdings during the fourth quarter. Berkshire reported a 17.1 million-share stake, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that detailed its...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Billionaire Warren Buffett's company unloaded its 41 million shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and sold a smaller stake in ConocoPhillips as oil prices fell last fall. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed an update on the stocks it held at the end of 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday. Berkshire had only held the Exxon Mobil investment...