Alex Crippen is senior coordinating producer at CNBC.com. He started with CNBC television in 1990. Crippen began his media career in affiliate TV and news radio. He holds a degree in economics from Wesleyan University.
Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.
A young man's "selfie" photograph with Warren Buffett and Paul McCartney sitting on a bench is getting a lot of attention on the Internet today.
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.
"I'd be very surprised if five years from now we aren't a whole lot bigger," the billionaire investor said.
The economic impact of cost cuts expected from the Kraft-Heinz merger announced Wednesday will likely be limited.
Kraft Foods Group stock surges after the company announced a merger deal with H.J. Heinz.
Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway will have $9.5 billion worth of common stock in the new H.J. Heinz-Kraft Foods company.