NEW YORK, March 1- Greg Abel, the 52- year-old head of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, is not unlike the company he oversees: like utilities themselves, he is reliable, hard-working- and usually in the background. Those traits could serve him well should he indeed succeed the iconic Buffett, who has headed the sprawling Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate for 50 years.» Read More
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CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a political battle between billionaires: The Koch brothers versus Tom Steyer.
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CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the income gap among the wealthy.
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Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.