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  • Best-selling author and surgeon Atul Gawande assumes the role of CEO of Buffet-Dimon-Bezos venture Jun 21, 2018 02:36 PM IST

    Best-selling author and surgeon Atul Gawande assumes the role of CEO of Buffet-Dimon-Bezos venture

    The 52-year-old has dedicated his public health career to building better healthcare delivery in the US and around the world

  • Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan Chase pick Gawande to lead health firm Jun 20, 2018 08:41 PM IST

    Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan Chase pick Gawande to lead health firm

    The three corporate titans said that Gawande will lead an independent company focused on a mission they announced earlier this year: figuring out ways to improve a broken and often inefficient system for delivering care.

  • Podcast | Berkshire Hathaway's annual meet: The Mecca of Corporate America's annual general meets May 07, 2018 05:47 PM IST

    Podcast | Berkshire Hathaway's annual meet: The Mecca of Corporate America's annual general meets

    From colorful mascots to kiosks showcasing product lines to Warren Buffett's witty and insightful speech, this is a unique event that is marked on the calendars of all large investors, corporates and media houses

  • 'You're killing me Daphne': Buffett's response to 8-year-old girl questioning his investment decisions May 07, 2018 02:43 PM IST

    'You're killing me Daphne': Buffett's response to 8-year-old girl questioning his investment decisions

    An 8-year-old girl Daphne who hails from New York climbed to the podium and queried Buffett, 87, and his business partner Charlie Munger, 94, over the firm’s latest investments

  • With $116 billion cash, Warren Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals Feb 25, 2018 01:57 PM IST

    With $116 billion cash, Warren Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals

    In his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders, Buffett said finding things to buy at a "sensible purchase price" has become a challenge and is a major reason Berkshire is awash with $116 billion of low-yielding cash and government bonds.

  • Billionaire Warren Buffett says hurricane damage will linger Aug 31, 2017 09:30 AM IST

    Billionaire Warren Buffett says hurricane damage will linger

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns Geico and several other insurers, so his company will be helping people rebuild.

  • Warren Buffett says deal partner 3G follows 'standard capitalist formula' May 08, 2017 08:50 PM IST

    Warren Buffett says deal partner 3G follows 'standard capitalist formula'

    Speaking on CNBC television, Buffett said, "It's a defect of mine" that he doesn't focus as closely on the efficiency of business units at Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate he has run since 1965.

  • Buffett calls Obamacare replacement 'a huge tax cut for guys like me' May 07, 2017 09:40 AM IST

    Buffett calls Obamacare replacement 'a huge tax cut for guys like me'

    Speaking at Berkshire's annual shareholders' meeting in Omaha, Buffett said his federal income taxes last year would have gone down 17 percent had the new law been in effect.

  • Key takeaways from Warren Buffett's 2016 shareholder letter Feb 27, 2017 11:49 AM IST

    Key takeaways from Warren Buffett's 2016 shareholder letter

    Berkshire Hathaway released the 2016 annual letter to its shareholders written by its legendary chairman Warren Buffett.

  • Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants Feb 26, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett used his annual letter today to laud immigrants and their contribution to the growth of the US economy amid President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant stance.

  • What to watch for in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway letter Feb 25, 2017 11:37 AM IST

    What to watch for in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway letter

    Warren Buffett, widely considered one of the world's best investors, is likely to tout the merits of passive investing this weekend to readers of his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.

  • AIG to pay Buffett's Berkshire about $10 bn in insurance deal Jan 20, 2017 09:54 PM IST

    AIG to pay Buffett's Berkshire about $10 bn in insurance deal

    American International Group Inc has agreed to pay roughly USD 10.2 billion to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take on many long-term risks on US commercial insurance policies it has already written.

  • Warren Buffett digs deeper into his big oil bet Jan 15, 2016 08:14 AM IST

    Warren Buffett digs deeper into his big oil bet

    In total, during the six days, Berkshire has bought just over 5 million shares of the company at an average price of USD 76.58 per share.

  • Zuckerberg, wife to give 99% of shares to charity Dec 02, 2015 08:14 AM IST

    Zuckerberg, wife to give 99% of shares to charity

    Zuckerberg, 31, who will control the new initiative and remain in charge of the world's largest online social network, said he would sell or give up to USD 1 billion in shares in each of the next three years.

  • Bill Gates richest American, 3 tech heads in top 10: Forbes Sep 30, 2015 10:02 AM IST

    Bill Gates richest American, 3 tech heads in top 10: Forbes

    Bill Gates held onto the number-one spot in the annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 22nd straight year, with net worth of USD 76 billion, down USD 5 billion from 2014.

  • Buffett's Berkshire buys Precision Castparts for $37.2bn Aug 10, 2015 07:59 PM IST

    Buffett's Berkshire buys Precision Castparts for $37.2bn

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it would buy aerospace parts maker Precision Castparts Corp in a USD 37.2 billion deal, its biggest ever, taking it out of the market for another big acquisition for now.

  • Stocks will be put to the test in week ahead Aug 08, 2015 03:08 PM IST

    Stocks will be put to the test in week ahead

    Stocks closed out the past week with losses, and look set for another week of choppiness, as oil moves closer to its 2015 lows and the commodities crush shows no signs of abating.

  • Wall St ends on upbeat earnings from Berkshire, Cognizant May 05, 2015 07:49 AM IST

    Wall St ends on upbeat earnings from Berkshire, Cognizant

    Wall Street ended higher on Monday as corporate earnings came in better than feared, although shares of McDonald's declined after the fast-food chain's turnaround plan left investors wanting more.

  • In US for Berkshire meet, Parag Parikh dies in car crash May 04, 2015 08:58 AM IST

    In US for Berkshire meet, Parag Parikh dies in car crash

    Renowned value investor Parag Parikh was killed in a car accident in Omaha, Nebraska, in the US Sunday, where he was attending the annual shareholder meeting of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway corporation.

  • Median pay of top 100 US CEOs rises 5% to USD 14.3 mn Apr 16, 2015 11:47 AM IST

    Median pay of top 100 US CEOs rises 5% to USD 14.3 mn

    The study, which is an analysis of CEO salaries at the 100 largest public US companies as measured by revenue, puts Microsoft's Indian-origin chief Satya Nadella on the top with a pay package of USD 84.3 million (Rs 525 crore) a year.

  • Highlights: Warren Buffett's letter to investors Mar 02, 2015 08:42 AM IST

    Highlights: Warren Buffett's letter to investors

    Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday, written with his usual mix of business facts, common-sense advice and showmanship. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Buffett's time heading the sprawling conglomerate.

  • Buffett warns Berkshire's size to weigh on future returns Mar 02, 2015 08:36 AM IST

    Buffett warns Berkshire's size to weigh on future returns

    Warren Buffett wants to buy more businesses to add to Berkshire Hathaway Inc's "sprawl," but cautioned it may not keep the company he has run for 50 years from evolving into something rarely used to describe it up until now: average.

  • India-born Ajit Jain in race for Warren Buffett successor Mar 01, 2015 12:27 PM IST

    India-born Ajit Jain in race for Warren Buffett successor

    While Buffet stopped short of naming his successor, company Vice Chairman Charles Munger named Jain and Abel, who heads Berkshire's energy business, while talking about possible successors to Buffett.

  • Warren Buffet made the largest donation of 2014: Wealth-X Dec 10, 2014 01:24 PM IST

    Warren Buffet made the largest donation of 2014: Wealth-X

    Nicholas Woodman, GoPro Founder, CEO and Chairman was ranked second on the list as he along with his spouse donated USD 497.5 million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Eight of the top 10 donations of 2014 were made by American philanthropists

  • Eveready gains after Buffet's Duracell buy Nov 14, 2014 01:43 PM IST

    Eveready gains after Buffet's Duracell buy

    Eveready Industries India gained 2.5 percent after Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy Procter & Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit.

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