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  • Ford eyes eco-friendly auto parts using tomatoes Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Ford is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box and it plans to team up with ketchup maker Heinz to to make it happen.

  • You say tomato? Ford says tom-auto in eco parts quest Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    LONDON, June 10- Auto maker Ford Motor Co is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box. Ford said on Tuesday it was teaming up with ketchup maker Heinz, owned by billionaire investor Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc and U.S. investment firm 3 G Capital, to look at using tomato fibres in car production.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let him stay free while he appeals his insider trading conviction, in a last-ditch bid to avoid beginning his two-year prison term on June 17. He intends to ask the Supreme Court to review his case if the appeals court refuses.

  • Singapore man wins Buffett lunch with $2.17M bid Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 12:36 AM ET

    A lunch with Warren Buffett has been bought by Andy Chua from Singapore for 2,166,766 in an annual charity auction.

  • Warren Buffett's charity lunch auction bid tops $1M Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:25 AM ET
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    Warren Buffett's annual auction to benefit a San Francisco charity has drawn a bid of more than $1 million, surpassing last year's top offering.

  • Billionaires who could buy your town Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    "When someone's worth $77 billion, you're not talking about how much house they can buy. You're talking about how much city they can buy," Redfin's Nela Richardson says.

  • Why Buffett, Apple & Google love the Mojave Desert Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    This solar thermal power-tower system at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near Primm, Nev., is the largest in the world and is owned by Google, NRG Energy and BrightSource Energy.

    The U.S. is the third-largest solar market, and it's growing rapidly because of private investment and federal support.

  • NEW YORK, June 3- American Securities LLC is in advanced talks to acquire specialty chemicals company Emerald Performance Materials LLC from private equity peer Sun Capital Partners Inc for more than $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • Two stocks costing Warren Buffett $500M this year Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 6:47 AM ET
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    Warren Buffett may have a magic touch with stocks, but two stocks have tarnished that touch for the year. USA Today reports.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- For many single or childless individuals, the question of how to distribute their worldly wealth after they die is wide-open and complicated.

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta will begin serving a two-year prison term on June 17 after a U.S. federal appeals court rejected his bid to stay free while he appeals his insider trading conviction.

  • Ex-AIG chief Greenberg loses bid to end New York lawsuit Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK, May 28- A New York state judge has rejected a request by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former American International Group Inc chief executive officer, to dismiss a long-running civil lawsuit by the state's attorney general.

  • *PetroChina pulls down Hong Kong indexes on profit-taking. Hong Kong shares were flat after a choppy morning session, dragged down by a weaker energy sector. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.3 percent.

  • Reuters Business News Schedule at 1830 GMT/1430 ET Sunday, 25 May 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    NEW DELHI- Indian-born economist Arvind Panagariya, who is widely expected to take a top advisory role in prime minister-elect Narendra Modi's government, wants its first budget to boost capital spending even at the risk of a higher fiscal deficit. Bank of England's Bean says may be case for earlier rate hikes- BBC.

  • NEW YORK, May 25- Far be it from us to offer tips to Warren Buffett, the most celebrated stock picker of his age, but here goes:.

  • For activist investors, a wide reporting window Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 9:05 AM ET
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    How was it possible that Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital had become Allergan's largest shareholder without anyone knowing? The NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, May 19- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has a double life- as a cartoon character. In his " Secret Millionaires Club," an animated series online and on television, Buffett teaches a group of kids about financial literacy and entrepreneurship.

  • SEOUL, May 19- South Korean steelmaker POSCO said on Monday it may consider selling a stake in its profitable trading and resources arm Daewoo International Corp as part of a restructuring plan aimed at shoring up its finances.

  • May 18- AT&T Inc plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, in the latest sign that the wireless industry and the U.S. television market are set to converge as customers consume more video on their mobile devices.

  • May 18- AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, the top U.S. satellite TV operator, in a bid for growth beyond an increasingly competitive cellular market. AT&T said it is offering $95 per DirecTV share in a combination of stock and cash, a 10 percent premium over Friday's closing price of $86.18.