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  • Buffett says he has Stage 1 prostate cancer Apr 18, 2012 03:22 AM IST

    Buffett says he has Stage 1 prostate cancer

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chief Executive Warren Buffett said he has stage 1 prostate cancer and will begin a two-month treatment in mid-July consisting of daily radiation treatments.

  • POSCO predicts global steel market rebound in Q2 Mar 28, 2012 02:22 PM IST

    POSCO predicts global steel market rebound in Q2

    POSCO, the world's third-largest steelmaker, sees an improving global steel market in the next three months, after bottoming out this quarter, and is considering reducing price discounts as the recovery takes hold.

  • Is Indian-origin Ajit Jain the successor to Warren Buffet? Feb 26, 2012 11:08 AM IST

    Is Indian-origin Ajit Jain the successor to Warren Buffet?

    Addressing the much-talked about succession plan at Berkshire Hathaway, legendary investor Warren Buffett on Saturday said the sprawling conglomerate has identified his successor.

  • Buffett, Malone: Not-so odd investment pair Feb 16, 2012 07:52 AM IST

    Buffett, Malone: Not-so odd investment pair

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reported taking a 1.48% stake in John Malone's Liberty Media in the fourth quarter, nearly enough to make Berkshire a top-10 shareholder.

  • Buffett builds media portfolio in fourth quarter Feb 15, 2012 07:46 AM IST

    Buffett builds media portfolio in fourth quarter

    Berkshire Hathaway increased its exposure to media companies significantly in the fourth quarter, adding a new position in Liberty Media and substantially raising its stake in DirecTV , according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

  • Analyst questions Buffett's choice of analysts Dec 11, 2011 09:50 AM IST

    Analyst questions Buffett's choice of analysts

    It's rare for Warren Buffett to be challenged publicly, but one analyst -- tongue planted firmly in cheek -- took the "Oracle of Omaha" to task on Friday for a bit of perceived financial community favoritism.

  • Warren Buffett buys his hometown newspaper Nov 30, 2011 11:02 PM IST

    Warren Buffett buys his hometown newspaper

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett buys newspapers every day, the hometown daily included, but on Wednesday he dispensed with the single-issue price and bought the whole company instead.

  • Euro zone not working, words alone won't fix it: Buffett Nov 21, 2011 03:26 PM IST

    Euro zone not working, words alone won't fix it: Buffett

    According to Warren Buffett, Europe's debt crisis had shown up a 'major flaw' in the 17-member euro zone system and it would take more than words to fix it.

  • Buffett in Japan, spotlight on investment Nov 21, 2011 10:08 AM IST

    Buffett in Japan, spotlight on investment

    Octogenarian billionaire investor Warren Buffett arrived on his first visit to Japan on Monday, fanning speculation about his possible investments in the country's battered stock market.

  • Buffett builds $10.7 bn stake in IBM Nov 14, 2011 07:12 PM IST

    Buffett builds $10.7 bn stake in IBM

    Warren Buffett said his Berkshire Hathaway Inc has accumulated a 5.5%stake in IBM, the billionaire investor's biggest bet in the technology field he has historically shunned.

  • What Buffett's buyback says to investors Sep 28, 2011 03:45 AM IST

    What Buffett's buyback says to investors

    Warren Buffett launched a share buyback program at Berkshire Hathaway Inc for the first time in 40 years that poses the question of how best to deploy the cash a profitable company generates and how investors might respond.

  • Warren Buffett picks another little-known successor Sep 12, 2011 10:15 PM IST

    Warren Buffett picks another little-known successor

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc expanded its succession plan for Warren Buffett on Monday, saying Virginia fund manager Ted Weschler will join the company early next year to help oversee its investments.

  • Berkshire Hathaway adds second investment manager Sep 12, 2011 08:15 PM IST

    Berkshire Hathaway adds second investment manager

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc expanded its succession plan for Warren Buffett on Monday, saying Virginia fund manager Ted Weschler will join the company to help oversee its investments from early next year.

  • Buffett trades off his reputation, returns follow Aug 26, 2011 12:10 PM IST

    Buffett trades off his reputation, returns follow

    Warren Buffett showed again that his name and money is enough to give a struggling company instant credibility in the market. But the legendary investor also demonstrated his canny command of that reputation means that such deals can immediately generate profits.

  • Sellers emerge ahead of Bernanke speech Aug 26, 2011 08:09 AM IST

    Sellers emerge ahead of Bernanke speech

    Major stock averages fell on Thursday as traders were quick to shed positions ahead of a keenly awaited address by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday.

  • Berkshire Hathaway invests $5bn in Bank of America Aug 25, 2011 09:35 PM IST

    Berkshire Hathaway invests $5bn in Bank of America

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will invest USD 5 billion in Bank of America, stepping in to shore up the company in the same way he helped prop up Goldman Sachs during the financial crisis.

  • Investors say Buffett might go all-in on China's BYD Aug 24, 2011 06:25 PM IST

    Investors say Buffett might go all-in on China's BYD

    Warren Buffett has a Chinese car problem, and he may be tempted to fix it himself -- at a cost of billions of dollars.

  • Warren Buffett buying in down market: Fortune Aug 12, 2011 08:05 AM IST

    Warren Buffett buying in down market: Fortune

    Warren Buffett has been buying amid this week's sharp declines in the market, and has not yet seen anything that suggests another downturn is emerging, the legendary investor told Fortune magazine.

  • Buffett's Berkshire joins bidding group for Citi unit: WSJ Jul 06, 2011 11:08 AM IST

    Buffett's Berkshire joins bidding group for Citi unit: WSJ

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc has joined the group bidding for Citigroup's consumer lending unit OneMain, formerly known as CitiFinancial, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Berkshire Hathaway profit falls on Japan May 07, 2011 11:46 AM IST

    Berkshire Hathaway profit falls on Japan

    Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported a smaller profit for the first quarter, as reinsurance losses from the March 11 earthquake in Japan dragged down results.

  • Berkshire tries to move past Sokol, boost stock May 02, 2011 10:30 PM IST

    Berkshire tries to move past Sokol, boost stock

    Warren Buffett did his best this weekend to distance himself and the company he has run since 1965 from a stock-trading scandal, and to ease some of the pressure on his company's shares.

  • Insurance to drag on Berkshire Q1 results May 01, 2011 10:20 AM IST

    Insurance to drag on Berkshire Q1 results

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc will report a significantly lower first-quarter profit, as one of the worst quarters ever for global catastrophes weighed on the company's insurance businesses, Chief Executive Warren Buffett said on Saturday.

  • Buffett made Sokol a scapegoat: Sokol's lawyer May 01, 2011 10:20 AM IST

    Buffett made Sokol a scapegoat: Sokol's lawyer

    David Sokol fired back at Warren Buffett, with his lawyer saying the one-time Berkshire Hathaway Inc executive had been made a scapegoat over a transaction that led to his sudden resignation.

  • Buffett heaps praise on potential successor Jain May 01, 2011 10:11 AM IST

    Buffett heaps praise on potential successor Jain

    Warren Buffett lavished praise on his reinsurance chief Ajit Jain on Saturday, saying the man many investors hope will succeed Buffett was devoted to Berkshire Hathaway and his work.

  • Buffett will not limit questions: Fox Business Apr 29, 2011 08:00 AM IST

    Buffett will not limit questions: Fox Business

    Warren Buffett will not limit the scope of questions he is asked at this weekend's annual meeting of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, the iconic investor told Fox Business on Thursday.

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