July 6- Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. The Gates Foundation, which focuses on improving education and health and reducing poverty, received about 15.76 million shares,...» Read More
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