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  • Buffett subsidiary faces renewed misconduct claims Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 4:19 PM ET
    Warren Buffett poses with employees of Clayton Homes while touring the exhibition floor of Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb., May 2, 2014.

    A subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is strongly denying renewed accusations that it exploits minorities.

  • Ouch! 5 CEOs lost $20 BILLION this year Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Nick Woodman, CEO, GoPro

    These leaders of Russell 1000 companies lost more on their companies' shares than any other CEOs this year. USA Today reports.

  • *Sanford DeLand UK Buffettology fund up 25.3 pct this year. LONDON, Dec 23- Forget the financial fortress of London, anyone looking for Britain's best stock-picker this year should have hopped on a train north to Manchester. As suggested by the name of his fund- Sanford DeLand UK Buffettology- Ashworth-Lord seeks to emulate the investment style of Warren Buffett,...

  • This year's big stocking stuffer: Apple stock Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    Apple store

    Holiday shoppers are buying stock in the form of gift cards, and the most popular options are Apple, Alphabet and Facebook.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 21- A Georgia- based real estate developer pleaded guilty on Monday to participating in what U.S. authorities say was a $100 million insider trading scheme that involved hacking into networks that distribute corporate news releases. Garkusha, a resident of Alpharetta and Cumming, Georgia, near Atlanta, was arrested in August along with four other...

  • What's behind skyrocketing drug prices Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Martin Shkreli.

    The latest drug-price increases are just the tip of the iceberg, explains former Medtronic CEO Bill George.

  • The biggest drag on the financial index, Berkshire Hathaway, was down 2.4 percent, while Wells Fargo, and Citigroup were down more than 2 percent and JPMorgan was off 1.9 percent. Wall Street remained anxious over an oil glut amid a demand slowdown. U.S. crude futures fell to their lowest level in nearly seven years at $34.29 a barrel.

  • Earlier this year, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought another $2 billion of Phillips 66 shares, more than doubling its stake. This month, however, shares of Phillips and others such as PBF Energy and Tesoro have tumbled from 8 to 12 percent, some from record or near-record highs, a turnaround that some dealers have linked to talk of ending the exports ban, a move...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- President Barack Obama, who made few friends in corporate board rooms early in his first term as he pressed for tighter regulations on banks and remarked on the "fat cats" who helped precipitate the financial crisis, heads into his final year in the White House having built- or rebuilt- alliances with chief executives of the nation's biggest...

  • Buffett reports 8% stake in Sears' REIT Seritage Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 9:29 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett disclosed an 8.02 percent stake in Seritage Growth Properties , a real estate trust created by retailer Sears Holdings.

  • Dec 10- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett disclosed an 8.02 percent stake in Seritage Growth Properties, a real estate trust created by retailer Sears Holdings Corp.. Seritage was formed by Sears Holdings in June by spinning off about 254 Sears and Kmart stores, as part of the struggling retailer's plans to raise cash. The REIT, which now also includes Sears' 50...

  • BEIJING, Dec 10- The heavy smog shrouding Beijing this week has proved to be a boon for China's nascent electric car market, with some dealers saying inquiries about all-electric models are up by almost a tenth. Beijing issued a first 3- day pollution "red alert" on Monday, and set out measures to combat the hazardous smog, including limiting the use of conventional...

  • In smog-choked China, drivers check out electric cars Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 9:41 PM ET

    BEIJING, Dec 10- The heavy smog shrouding Beijing is proving to be a boon for China's nascent electric car market, with some dealers saying inquiries about all-electric models are up by almost a tenth. Beijing issued a first pollution "red alert" on Monday, and set out measures to combat the hazardous smog, including limiting the use of conventional petrol-powered...

  • Only these 2 CEOs make Mark Zuckerberg look poor Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg.

    Just two CEOs of companies in the S&P 500 hold shares in their companies worth more than Zuckerberg's stake in Facebook.

  • The only stocks in the S&P 500 that matter Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 7:28 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Returns within the S&P 500 are concentrated in a handful of its largest stocks, an alarming trend not seen since the dot-com bust.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their newborn daughter. The plan, which was posted on the Facebook founder and chief executive officer's page, attracted more...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their newborn daughter. The plan, which was posted on the Facebook founder and chief executive officer's page and has attracted...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1- Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said in a letter addressed to their newborn daughter. The plan, which was posted on the Facebook founder and Chief Executive's page, and has attracted more...

  • Wall Street enters make-or-break final month of 2015 Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher opening on Wall Street this morning on the first day of December, after November managed to eke out a second consecutive month of gains.

  • Buffett's bad year: Trading winners and losers Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 7:03 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has endured a rough year, but traders see upside in some of the billionaire's holdings.