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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold more than 1 million shares of Amazon stock this week, netting him a cool $671 million. USA Today reports.

  • May 6- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday it recently learned that one of its foreign units made sales through a third-party distributor to customers in Iran, despite U.S. sanctions against that country. It said the customers "include or may include parties that meet the definition of the' Government of Iran." In August 2012, President Barack...

  • Net income for Berkshire rose to $5.59 billion, or $3,401 per Class A share, from $5.16 billion, or $3,143 per share. Operating profit fell 12 percent to $3.74 billion, or $2,274 per Class A share, from $4.24 billion, or $2,583 per share. Analysts on average had expected operating profit of about $2,759 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S, before Berkshire...

  • OMAHA, Neb. _ Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $5.59 billion. On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska- based company said it had profit of $3,401. Keywords: Berkshire Hathaway, Earnings Report, Priority Earnings.

  • May 6- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday confirmed that its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, while operating results fell short of analyst forecasts after demand fell at its BNSF railroad unit. Net income for Berkshire rose to $5.59 billion, or $3,401 per Class A share, from $5.16 billion, or $3,143 per share. Operating profit fell 12 percent...

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    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Kraft Heinz, Tesla, Whole Foods and more.

  • May 4- Activist and passive investors make unlikely bed-fellows but there is reason to think they work well together. Both activist and passive investment are on the rise, the latter now accounting for upwards of a third of all U.S. mutual fund assets and the former launching about 400 campaigns a year in the U.S. "Overall, our findings suggest that the increasingly...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— The first online broadcast of Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting was viewed 1.8 million times last Saturday. Yahoo Finance broadcast the meeting where Berkshire Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger answered questions for more than five hours. In addition to the online audience, Buffett says roughly...

  • May 3- The development of self-driving cars is a good example of how, and why, the future may be a less profitable place for investors. Volvo Cars, one of scads of technology and automotive firms working along the same lines, last week announced plans to test autonomous cars in London in 2017, touting how driverless technology will be a huge advance in safety.

  • Jim Cramer speaks with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook on the 10th Anniversary of Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer explained to investors why they should stick with a long-term strategy when it comes to Apple.

  • Mad Money 1

    Jim Cramer explores the idea of time in investing, and how successful investors need to know their time frame for gain.

  • Buy Buffett's losers?

    The Fast Money traders debate whether to own some of the companies lagging in Warren Buffett's porfolio.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— The most expensive lunch in the world will go on sale again next month when Warren Buffett auctions off a private meal. Buffett has raised more than $20.2 million for the Glide Foundation that helps the homeless in San Francisco over the past 16 years. The winner can invite up to seven friends to join the lunch at Smith& Wollensky steakhouse in New York...

  • Buffett defends Coke, Analysts weigh in

    Caroline Levy, CLSA analyst, and Nick Modi, RBC Capital markets, discuss their take on Coca-Cola and comments made by Warren Buffett.

  • Hedge Funds shrikage

    In the wake of feeble returns, the $3 trillion hedge fund industry is experiencing the biggest outflows since 2009.

  • Warren Buffett and Bill Ackman

    Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman defended his key holding Valeant Pharmaceuticals on Monday, as its shares continued to tumble.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— In a story April 30 about Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fabio Rivera is a student at the University of Arkansas. He attends Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. Harding University student Fabio Rivera says he and some friends drove up from Searcy, Arkansas to attend the meeting...

  • Warren Buffett

    There are many ways to run a business, but don't run it like Michael Pearson ran Valeant, Warren Buffett says.

  • Alan L. Alford

    The most effective tool a salesperson can use has nothing to do with what many people believe sales is all about, Geico's Alan Alford tells CNBC.

  • Bill Gates

    In the next 10 to 20 years, artificial intelligence will be "extremely helpful" in managing our lives, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tells CNBC.