Warren Buffett

Buffett-backed BYD's chairman increases stake, may buy more

BYD Co Ltd 002594.SZ(1211.HK), the Chinese carmaker backed by Warren Buffett, said on Wednesday its chairman has increased his stake in the company and may buy more shares as a sign of confidence following the stock's record slump last week.

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Berkshire Hathaway sells marketing unit

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) conglomerate has sold a marketing and direct mail unit to a Wisconsin businessman, according to a statement on Tuesday.

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New Tesco boss likely to sell assets to fund recovery plan

Just six weeks into his job, Tesco (TSCO.L) boss Dave Lewis must look at selling assets in Britain and abroad as he battles to raise funds to pull the world's No.3 grocer out of the deepest crisis in its 95-year history.

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Buffett's Berkshire to buy private auto dealer Van Tuyl

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday it would buy the Van Tuyl Group auto dealership, in what the billionaire hinted could be the first of many such purchases as his company extends its longtime bullish view on the U.S. economy.

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Coca-Cola, bowing to pressure, amends employee equity plan

Coca-Cola Co, facing criticism from Warren Buffett and other investors for its outsized employee share rewards, said it had adopted new guidelines that would limit its stock compensation plan and improve transparency.

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Buffett to help finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's (BKW.N) take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc (THI.TO), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Berkshire investments in utlitiies pays off

The earnings from Burlington Northern Santa Fe and MidAmerican Energy Holdings accounted for 40% of income for Berkshire Hathaway.

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Profit of Berkshire Hathaway jumps 29% thanks to investment gains

Berkshire Hathaway reaped the gains from some of its past deals it made during the 2008 financial crisis.

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GE pays off Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway warrants

A payment of USD260.7 million was paid to Berkshire Hathaway for the exercise of its warrants from General Electric Co.

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Buffett relies on deputies to find Unit CEO successors

According to pundits and observers, Berkshire Hathaway Inc chief Warren Buffett had resorted to a different management approach in hiring new chief executives for his business units.

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Warren Buffett comments on the latest budget deadlock

The Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett had called out the Republicans for their tactics that caused the current impasse.

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Berkshire's warrants to earn USD2 billion worth of Goldman Sachs stock

By providing capital during the 2008 crisis, Berkshire Hathaway now reaps the profits in terms of Goldman Sachs stock.

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BlackBerry buyout bid pegged at USD4.7 billion

Fairfax Holdings formalized a bid for BlackBerry at USD9 per share.

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Warren Buffett said current debt standoff is disturbing

Warren Buffett, the billionaire head of Berkshire Hathaway, said that a possible standoff on the debt ceiling would be costly.

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Ortega passes Buffett as world's third richest person

According to the Bloomberg Billionaire's Index, Ortega recently passed Buffett as the world's richest individual.

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