Jun 21, 2018 02:36 PM IST
The 52-year-old has dedicated his public health career to building better healthcare delivery in the US and around the world
- Jun 20, 2018 08:41 PM IST
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.
- May 07, 2018 05:47 PM IST
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
- May 07, 2018 02:43 PM IST
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
- Feb 25, 2018 01:57 PM IST
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.
- Aug 31, 2017 09:30 AM IST
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns Geico and several other insurers, so his company will be helping people rebuild.
- May 08, 2017 08:50 PM IST
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.
- May 07, 2017 09:40 AM IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2017 11:49 AM IST
Berkshire Hathaway released the 2016 annual letter to its shareholders written by its legendary chairman Warren Buffett.
- Feb 26, 2017 12:52 PM IST
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.
- Feb 25, 2017 11:37 AM IST
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.
- Jan 20, 2017 09:54 PM IST
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.
- Jan 15, 2016 08:14 AM IST
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.
- Dec 02, 2015 08:14 AM IST
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.
- Sep 30, 2015 10:02 AM IST
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.
- Aug 10, 2015 07:59 PM IST
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.
- Aug 08, 2015 03:08 PM IST
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.
- May 05, 2015 07:49 AM IST
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.
- May 04, 2015 08:58 AM IST
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.
- Apr 16, 2015 11:47 AM IST
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.
- Mar 02, 2015 08:42 AM IST
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.
- Mar 02, 2015 08:36 AM IST
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.
- Mar 01, 2015 12:27 PM IST
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.
- Dec 10, 2014 01:24 PM IST
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
- Nov 14, 2014 01:43 PM IST
Eveready Industries India gained 2.5 percent after Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy Procter & Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit.