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  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before a Homer Jones Memorial Lecture event- 2230 GMT. CLEVELAND- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the U.S. and regional economic outlook and monetary policy before a joint Cleveland Association for Business...

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 5 ARLINGTON, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Future of Business" before the University of Texas at Arlington Business Week Executive Dinner- 0000 GMT. HONG KONG- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Credit Suisse...

  • BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on "A View on Cybersecurity and Financial Stability from the CEO" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2016 Cyber security Conference- 1415 GMT. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey, a summary of interviews conducted by the central bank's regional offices...

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 1 NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the New York Association for Business Economics- 1700 GMT. OTTAWA- The Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey, a summary of interviews conducted by the central bank's regional offices with the senior...

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30 NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Forecasters Club of New York- 1700 GMT. PARIS- Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks in a hearing at the French Senate's finance committee- 0730 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • TUESDAY, MARCH 29 NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley is presider before an Economic Club of New York luncheon- 1600 GMT. AUSTIN, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the Austin Chamber of Commerce- 1700 GMT. AUSTIN, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • March 28- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its ownership stake in Wells Fargo& Co to 10 percent, a level that could mean increased federal scrutiny over the investment. Berkshire owns 506.3 million shares of Wells Fargo, worth about $24.7 billion, mainly through subsidiaries, according to filings with the U.S. Securities...

  • March 11- Warren Buffett's compensation for running Berkshire Hathaway Inc edged up 1 percent last year to $470,244, reflecting an increase in the cost of keeping the billionaire safe. Buffett is worth $66.2 billion, Forbes magazine said on Friday. Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, who is also a billionaire, drew a $100,000 salary last year, Friday's filing showed.

  • Feb 29- The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said Gregory Abel, its chairman and chief executive, saw his compensation jump 48 percent last year to $40.77 million, reflecting a large incentive award. Abel also received a $1 million salary and an $11.5 million bonus. Abel's compensation in 2014 was $27.58 million, including a $12...

  • Feb 27- Warren Buffett on Saturday used his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders to launch vigorous defenses of an aggressive private equity partner and a maligned mobile home unit, as his conglomerate recorded robust profits. The Omaha, Nebraska- based company reported a record full-year profit of $24.08 billion, up 21 percent, while...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- Warren Buffett bemoaned the "negative drumbeat" on the U.S. economy from presidential candidates in his annual Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholder letter on Saturday, saying they are misleading Americans into believing their children will be worse off than they are. "During presidential elections where no incumbent is running, both sides who...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- The following are excerpts from Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders, which was released early Saturday:. To attain that result, we invested about $5.8 billion during the year in capital expenditures, a sum far and away the record for any American railroad and nearly three times our annual depreciation charge.

  • Feb 27- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said fourth-quarter profit rose 32 percent, helped by improved results in its insurance operations and higher gains from investments and derivatives. Net income rose to $5.48 billion, or $3,333 per Class A share, from $4.16 billion, or $2,529 per share, a year earlier. Quarterly operating profit rose 18...

  • The Omaha, Nebraska- based company reported a record full-year profit of $24.08 billion, up 21 percent, while operating profit rose 5 percent to a record $17.36 billion. Operating profit rose 18 percent to $4.67 billion, or $2,843 per share, topping the average analyst forecast of $2,814 according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. But he has critics, and spent about 10...

  • Feb 27- Warren Buffett on Saturday launched vigorous defenses of a private equity firm and a mobile home unit that critics say employ controversial business practices antithetical to Buffett's own at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Buffett also devoted more than 1,200 words in his roughly 18,000- word letter to defending Berkshire's Clayton Homes unit, after...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- Warren Buffett bemoaned the "negative drumbeat" on the U.S. economy from presidential candidates in his annual Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholder letter on Saturday, saying they are misleading Americans into believing their children will be worse off then they are. "During presidential elections where no incumbent is running, both sides who...

  • Feb 27- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said fourth-quarter profit rose 32 percent, helped by improved results in its insurance operations and higher gains from investments and derivatives. Net income rose to $5.48 billion, or $3,333 per Class A share, from $4.16 billion, or $2,529 per share, a year earlier. Quarterly operating profit rose 18...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Warren Buffett will release his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders after a year when its stock price lagged the broader market by the most since 2009, adding to years of underperformance. The letter, due Saturday, is a must-read on Wall Street, filled with his thoughts on investing, life and the Omaha, Nebraska company he has run...

  • Feb 19- Standard& Poor's on Friday left intact its "AA" credit ratings for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, saying the company's diversification and "modest" financial risk justify the high grade. Berkshire had been put on review on Aug. 11 for a possible downgrade on concern about Buffett's decision to deploy a large amount of cash toward the $32 billion...

  • Feb 16- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to webcast its annual meeting for the first time, allowing the largest U.S. shareholder gathering to reach a global audience through Yahoo Inc's finance page. Viewers will be able to watch Buffett, Berkshire's 85- year-old chief executive officer, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, 92, field five hours of...