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  • Clinton to propose higher taxes for wealthy Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Warren Buffett.

    Hillary Clinton plans to signal she'll propose further tax increases on wealthy Americans while collecting a public endorsement from Warren Buffett.

  • 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...

  • *Fosun chairman appears at company meeting in Shanghai. SHANGHAI, Dec 14- Fosun International Chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday, two people at the event told Reuters, his first public appearance since a report he had gone missing last week sparked speculation the firm was being drawn into Beijing's corruption crackdown.

  • *Fosun chairman appears at company meeting in Shanghai. SHANGHAI, Dec 14- Fosun International Chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday, a person at the event told Reuters, his first public appearance since a report he had gone missing last week sparked share suspension and speculation the firm was being drawn into Beijing's...

  • BEIJING, Dec 13- Guo Guangchang, one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, is helping police with an investigation that mostly concerns his personal affairs, the president of Guo's investment conglomerate Fosun International said on Sunday. Fosun had confirmed on Friday that Guo, a self-styled student of investor Warren Buffett, was assisting authorities...

  • BEIJING, Dec 13- Guo Guangchang, one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, is helping police with an investigation that focuses mostly on his personal affairs, the president of Guo's investment conglomerate Fosun International said on Sunday. Fosun had confirmed on Friday that Guo, a self-styled student of investor Warren Buffett, was assisting authorities...

  • Fosun founder Guo assisting authorities with probe Saturday, 12 Dec 2015 | 4:56 AM ET
    Guo Guangchang, Chairman of Fosun International.

    One of China's best-known entrepreneurs is assisting authorities with an investigation, after an earlier report said the group lost contact with him.

  • *Fosun International's chairman assisting with probe. *Fosun's U.S.-traded OTC stock fell 6.6 pct on Thursday. HONG KONG, Dec 11- Fosun International said on Friday its Chairman Guo Guangchang, one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, is assisting authorities with an investigation, after an earlier report said the group lost contact with its billionaire...

  • *Fosun's US-traded OTC stock fell 6.6 pct on Thursday. *Fosun says current business operations normal. HONG KONG, Dec 11- Shares in firms controlled by one of China's best-known entrepreneurs were suspended in Hong Kong and the mainland after a financial magazine said the Fosun conglomerate had lost contact with billionaire founder and chairman Guo...

  • 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...

  • Dec 10- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett disclosed an 8.02 percent stake in real estate company Seritage Growth Properties.

  • 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.

  • Facebook CEO's donation is a game-changer Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg with wife Priscilla Chan and their daughter Max.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are rewriting the rules of charitable giving, says Melissa Berman. Here's how they'll change the game.

  • 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...

  • 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.