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  • Are you an investing chicken? Check out these funds Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Scared of the stock market? These are a few investments that won't make you even more of a coward than you are. USA Today reports.

  • Tony Robbins: The one thing all top investors do Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 9:35 AM ET

    Successful investing boils down to creating consistent, winning strategies and regularly measuring them, author Tony Robbins tells CNBC.

  • For billionaire Warren Buffett, P&G's tide has crested Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 13- Procter& Gamble Co., one of Warren Buffett's top portfolio holdings, is about to lose the billionaire's influential backing at a time when it appears the company's own fortunes have peaked. Thursday's agreement by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to turn over the $4.7 billion in shares it owns in the world's largest consumer products company...

  • As P&G sheds brand, Buffett rejoices, others lament Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 3:05 PM ET
    Duracell batteries hang on a display rack at a supermarket in Princeton, Ill., Nov. 13, 2014.

    Some shareholders are unhappy about P&G's sale of Duracell to Warren Buffett.

  • *Buffett to return $4.7 billion worth of shares to P&G. Nov 13- Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to acquire Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a complex transaction that lets Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett buy a business he has supported for two decades and shave his company's tax bill. The transaction announced on Thursday helps P&G Chief...

  • UPDATE 3-Buffett's Berkshire buys P&G's Duracell Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    *Buffett to return $4.7 billion worth of shares to P&G. Nov 13- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday it would buy Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a stock swap, taking over a business the billionaire has supported for nearly two decades. The addition of Duracell, whose batteries are known for their copper-colored tops, gives...

  • Duracell trade is sign Buffett is bearish on P&G Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
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    Warren Buffett rarely sells stock. Now, he's unloaded Berkshire Hathaway's entire $4.7 billion stake in Procter & Gamble for its Duracell battery business.

  • Coke's revised pay plan risks dividend: Winters Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Bowing to shareholder pressure, Coca-Cola has revised its equity compensation plan. But activist investor David Winters tells CNBC it's potentially more risky now.

  • Nov 13- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it would buy Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery business in exchange for its entire $4.7 billion stake in the world's No. 1 household products maker. "I have always been impressed by Duracell, as a consumer and as a long-term investor in P&G and Gillette," Berkshire Hathaway Chief Executive Warren Buffett...

  • NEW YORK/ CALGARY, Nov 12- BNSF Railroad, the Warren Buffett-owned firm that has benefited most from the North Dakota shale boom, has told some customers that they can't add new oil tank-cars to its system until next year, according to two people familiar with the matter. Preventing shippers from putting more rail cars onto the network may help prevent overloading...

  • Warren Buffett's 9 rules for running a business Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 7:24 AM ET
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    Warren Buffett is known as a wealthy investor. But he's also a skilled businessperson. Here are some of the keys to his success.

  • More transparency, more pay for CEOs Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    As compensation consultants have become more popular in determining pay, chief executives’ paychecks have actually grown. The NYT reports.

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 2130 GMT / 4:30 PM ET Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    BEIJING- The risks faced by China's economy are not that scary and the government is confident it can head off the dangers, President Xi Jinping tells global business leaders in an effort to dispel worries about the world's second-largest economy. As Obama visits Asia, old alliances face new strains in face of China's influence. WASHINGTON/ JAKARTA- As President...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said third-quarter profit fell 9 percent as it took a large writeoff on one of its investments, but operating results easily topped forecasts amid improvement in its insurance, energy and railroad operations. Net income slipped to $4.62 billion, or $2,811 per Class A share in the third quarter,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said quarterly profit fell 8.6 percent from the year-ago period, as it posted a loss on investments and derivatives from a year-earlier gain. Net income slipped to $4.617 billion, or $2,811 per Class A share in the third quarter, from $5.05 billion, or $3,074 per Class A share, a year earlier.

  • Rich get richer: Berkshire Hathaway profit boosted Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
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    Berkshire Hathaway posted third-quarter earnings of $2,876 per share, topping estimates for $2,594 per share.

  • Ivy League schooling still packs a serious wallop Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Technology is driving business. Leaders with engineering degrees from Ivy schools have an advantage, the CNBC NEXT List reveals.

  • *Fund to apply soon to invest more in China- CEO. OSLO, Oct 29- Norway's $860- billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, booked a flat return in the third quarter as it was dragged down by weak European stocks, foremost among them embattled retailer Tesco. "It is clear that our investment in the British company Tesco has performed particularly poorly in the...

  • Want to fly like the 1%? A guide to private jets Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    An interior onboard a Boeing Business Jet.

    Had it with first class? Check out Turney Duff's guide to flying like the 1% from the "Starbucks card" option to the "I'll have what Oprah's having."

  • 140 things you don't know about Twitter Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 4:15 PM ET
    Bird was the word as Twitter founders and executives were all smiles on the day the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange in November 2013.

    Think you know all there is to know about Twitter? Think again.