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  • NEW YORK, July 6- When Goldman Sachs' then-senior partner, Gus Levy, suffered a stroke in the middle of a client meeting in 1976 and died shortly after, the bank's management didn't know who would lead the firm.

  • Warren Buffett's 'editor' retires after 60 years Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:31 PM ET
    Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway board member Bill Gates participate in a fan's selfie at the company's annual meeting on May 3, 2014.

    Carol Loomis, the business journalist who helps edit Warren Buffett's widely-read annual letter to shareholders, is retiring from Fortune at age 85.

  • Reinsurance prices under pressure mid-year -brokers Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Reinsurers have been negotiating with insurance company clients in the United States, Australia and Latin America to set the terms and prices for shouldering big risks like hurricane and earthquake damage in contracts that take effect from July 1.

  • Financials sector will only get worse: Technician Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Carter Worth of Sterne Agee argues that this underperforming sector won't mount a turnaround anytime soon.

  • Market's oddest investing ideas put to the test Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    A Nashville ETF and robotics ETF are on a growing list of oddball market bets. We put them to the test: Do they hold up as investments?

  • Buckle up! IPO roller coaster is about to begin Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Xunlei Limited, one of China's largest internet companies, priced its IPO last night—one day early (it was expected to price tonight).

  • June 24- Coal miners and power companies are both suffering as railroads struggle to clear a backlog of coal stuck in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana after the harshest winter in over a decade.

  • June 24- Coal miners such as Cloud Peak Energy Inc and Arch Coal Inc in the Wyoming basin are having to wait to ship out coal as crude and grains crowd the railroads. The delays are also forcing utilities to switch to more expensive natural gas.

  • S&P affirms Berkshire's ratings, upgrades outlook Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The agency affirmed Berkshire Hathaway's "AA/A-1+" counterparty credit and "AA+" for insurance financial strength and revised the outlook to stable.

  • Warren Buffett: 'No chance' of taking Coke private Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:02 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett is categorically denying money manager David Winters' comments speculating that Coca-Cola could be taken private.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Morgan Stanley, an adviser to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc in its $53 billion hostile bid for Allergan Inc, initially tried to get hired by Allergan and in its pitch called the unsolicited bidder a "house of cards", according to Allergan.

  • Top court nixes Rajaratnam insider trading appeal Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the insider trading conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Morgan Stanley, an adviser to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc in its $53 billion hostile bid for Allergan Inc, initially tried to get hired by Allergan and in its pitch called the unsolicited bidder a "house of cards", according to Allergan.

  • U.S. top court declines to hear Rajaratnam appeal Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the insider trading conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam. The court declined to hear Rajaratnam's appeal, meaning a June 2013 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upholding the conviction is the final word in the case.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- As politicians debate the dangers of a massive increase in oil carried by rail in North America, railroads and energy producers are considering the same for natural gas.

  • Filling Buffett's shoes: 5 hard-to-replace icons Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    When a company's top dog is famous, succession planning can be tricky. A look at 5 corporate icons who were, or will be, hard to replace.

  • New clues on Warren Buffett's mysterious lunch date Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:17 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    A few details merge about the mysterious man from Singapore who is giving a charity $2.2 million so he can have lunch with Warren Buffett.

  • 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.