Dec 9- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co said on Monday that it would buy back about 10 percent of its outstanding stock in a roughly $2 billion purchase from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation and the Anne Ray Charitable Trust over the next eight months. In late-morning trading, however, Mosaic shares slipped 1 percent in New York to $46.31, touching a one-month low.» Read More
$1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.
When Warren Buffett says he and his "super-rich" friends should be paying more in taxes, a call he's made many times over the years, there's often this response from opponents of any tax increases: 'If you think you should be paying more in taxes, why don't you send a billion or two (or more) to Washington on your own?'
Warren Buffett has made his scheduled annual donation of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. After six years, Buffett has donated a total of 132.4 million Berkshire Class B shares, worth $10.3 billion at today's closing price.
Ron Shaich, founder of Panera Bread discusses his company's strategy to reap profits despite rising commodity prices.
After less than 24 hours, bids for lunch with Warren Buffett are already approaching the record $2.6 million paid last year by an anonymous winner.
Discussing investment strategies for the Fighting Irish's $7.2 billion endowment, with Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame chief investment officer.
The annual charity bidding for lunch with Warren Buffett begins this coming Sunday, June 5 at 10:30p ET. Five days later, someone will probably be paying over a million dollars to dine with Buffett.
Discussing investment strategies for PSU's $1 billion endowment, with David Branigan, Penn State University office of investment.
Peter Thiel, tech entrepreneur & venture capitalist, is giving $100,000 to 24 young adults to stop going to school and start focusing on building tech companies of tomorrow.
Discussing investment strategies for UT's $20 billion endowment, with Bruce Zimmerman, University of Texas CIO.
A look at investment strategies and how universities are managing their endowments, with Scott Seidle, Purdue University CIO.
Pete Peterson, Peter G. Peterson Foundation founder & director weighs in on the debt ceiling; health care costs, social security, and problems in both political party's budget proposals.
Lady Gaga and her 10 million Twitter followers have bumped Oprah Winfrey off the top spot in Forbes 100 Most Powerful Celebrities.
Eli Broad, The Broad Foundation founder weighs in on the death of Osama bin Laden; the U.S. economy and investing in education reform.
Billionaire investor and Berkshire-Hathaway founder Warren Buffett talks to Becky about the economy, David Sokol and his outlook for the future.
Here, we take a look at some of the most notorious financial fugitives of the last 25 years. Some are living life on the lam, others are doing time in the can.
Mario Gabelli, a Berkshire shareholder for 25 years, he said he is not concerned about short-term issues such as the ethical conduct of departed heir-apparent David Sokol but does want to know where Warren Buffett will spend the company's money next.
CNBC's Becky Quick, with a look at answers investors should get from Buffett's shareholder meeting, including the controversial resignation of David Sokol.
Discussing where the future of Berkshire Hathaway lies, with Paul Argenti, Dartmouth Tuck School of Business and L. J. Rittenhouse, "Buffett's Bites" author.
A preview of what he will be asking Warren Buffett, with Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times.