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  • Do not forget to measure your progress as an investor Sep 24, 2015 06:28 PM IST

    Do not forget to measure your progress as an investor

    You should keep a tab on the amount you invest, the liabilities you have and your networth. These are the three parameters one should be watchful of to measure his progress as investor.

  • View: 'Exiting' Jim Rogers was hardly ever an India bull Sep 02, 2015 09:05 PM IST

    View: 'Exiting' Jim Rogers was hardly ever an India bull

    Jim Rogers told a financial daily that he has sold his India shares. Fact is: Rogers has been a long-term India skeptic and has a right to be one.

  • Wall Street set for biggest monthly drop in more than 3 yrs Aug 31, 2015 09:48 PM IST

    Wall Street set for biggest monthly drop in more than 3 yrs

    All three major indexes slipped more than 1 percent on Monday after weekend comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer appeared to keep the door open for a rate hike in September.

  • 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.

  • Time to have airbags Aug 05, 2015 11:42 AM IST

    Time to have airbags

    As valuations rise and there are not many low hanging fruits, it is the time to be cautiously optimistic with your investments in risky assets such as equities.

  • Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139 m between 2007-14 Aug 01, 2015 03:18 PM IST

    Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139 m between 2007-14

    The bulk of the Clintons' income came from speeches delivered to corporate and interest groups by Bill Clinton and later by Hillary Clinton after she resigned as Secretary of State in early 2013.

  • Why Buffett asks you to invest within circle of competence Jul 29, 2015 09:42 AM IST

    Why Buffett asks you to invest within circle of competence

    To make the most of an opportunity is a great idea, but one should also know what an opportunity is.

  • Buffett donates record $2.84 bn to Gates, family charities Jul 07, 2015 09:06 AM IST

    Buffett donates record $2.84 bn to Gates, family charities

    The 10th annual donation, Buffett's largest, comprised 20.64 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire, and increased Buffett's total contributions to the charities to more than USD 21.5 billion.

  • Bill Gates world's richest self-made billionaire: Wealth-X Jun 17, 2015 03:15 PM IST

    Bill Gates world's richest self-made billionaire: Wealth-X

    Warren Buffett with USD 70.1 billion took the second slot on the list. Spain's Amancio Ortega (USD 65 billion) came in next.

  • Warren Buffett charity lunch fetching $1 mn at auction Jun 02, 2015 09:03 AM IST

    Warren Buffett charity lunch fetching $1 mn at auction

    Buffett has raised USD 17.8 million in 15 prior annual auctions for Glide, a charity in San Francisco's Tenderloin district that provides food, health care, rehabilitation and other services for the poor and homeless.

  • Warren Buffett: THIS is key to valuing stocks May 04, 2015 10:00 PM IST

    Warren Buffett: THIS is key to valuing stocks

    Buffett said he has no idea when the Fed might move. "They've fooled me so far. So I've been wrong," he said.

  • 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.

  • Lessons Indian mkt veterans learnt from Warren Buffett Apr 10, 2015 07:44 PM IST

    Lessons Indian mkt veterans learnt from Warren Buffett

    For Raamdeo Agrawal, joint managing director, Motilal Oswal, the biggest advise or rule of Buffett that he abides by is: 'Rule number 1: Never lose money, and rule number 2: Don't forget rule number 1'.

  • Greek reforms: Right direction or road to ruin? Apr 02, 2015 03:38 PM IST

    Greek reforms: Right direction or road to ruin?

    The contents of the new reforms list, which has been published by the Greek press and involves raising an extra 4.7-6.1 billion euros (USD 5.09-USD 6.61 billion) in government revenues, represents "a clear step in the right direction" according to economists at Barclays Capital.

  • Warren Buffett puts spotlight on Europe's bond market Mar 07, 2015 02:29 PM IST

    Warren Buffett puts spotlight on Europe's bond market

    Where Warren Buffett goes, others tend to follow, and bankers are predicting that Berkshire Hathaway's euro debut will open the US corporate issuance floodgates further. So far this year, US firms have already sold an impressive 30 billion euros or so, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • These investments are a 'fool's game': Warren Buffett Mar 03, 2015 08:52 AM IST

    These investments are a 'fool's game': Warren Buffett

    Buffett has long been a critic of so-called alternative investing, a category that includes hedge and private equity funds, among others. The reason is the cut they take for their services, which can make billions of dollars for the managers but far less for clients, according to the man sometimes called "The Oracle of Omaha."

  • Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for 8th yr; Gates on top Mar 02, 2015 09:37 PM IST

    Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for 8th yr; Gates on top

    Among the 90 Indians on the Forbes Rich List 2015, published on Monday, Ambani (39th globally) is closely followed by pharmaceuticals business tycoon Dilip Shanghvi (44th rank with networth of USD 20 billion) and Azim Premji (48th with USD 19.1 billion).

  • 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.

  • All eyes on chocolate maker Ferrero's next generation Feb 17, 2015 02:19 PM IST

    All eyes on chocolate maker Ferrero's next generation

    The maker of Nutella spread and Ferrero Rocher chocolates has long been viewed as an appetising target for rivals such as Mondelez International, Nestle, Mars and Hershey.

  • Buffett now the world's most generous man Dec 10, 2014 02:17 PM IST

    Buffett now the world's most generous man

    The Berkshire Hathaway, CEO and legendary investor made the single biggest charitable donation this year, giving USD 2.1 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the form of 16.6 million shares of his company.

  • Best bet: Spot opportunity & stick to it, say experts Dec 02, 2014 08:59 PM IST

    Best bet: Spot opportunity & stick to it, say experts

    Raamdeo Agrawal, joint MD of Motilal Oswal Financial Services is a great believer of power of value migration.

  • Buffett fails to dispel investor angst over succession plan Mar 04, 2014 01:02 PM IST

    Buffett fails to dispel investor angst over succession plan

    One problem for any successor is that Buffett, by dint of his long stewardship of Berkshire and the outperformance he has delivered over most of the past half century, has the freedom to make mistakes or underperform the stock market in ways that could cost other CEOs their jobs.

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