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Buffett Plays Down Impact of Election

Buffett Plays Down Impact of Election
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Berkshire chief says U.S. is headed in right direction and 'no presidential candidate or president is going to end it' Longtime Democrat Warren Buffett doesn't sound that worried about the prospect of a President Donald Trump.

Warren Buffett Speaks: 5 Takeaways from Omaha

Warren Buffett Speaks: 5 Takeaways from Omaha
blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett wasn't pulling his punches in Omaha this weekend. Over hours and hours of question-and-answer at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting on Saturday, Mr. Buffett and his vice chairman, Charlie Munger, fielded questions from investors, analysts and reporters about their company, the stock market, the economy-and pretty much everything else under the sun.

Buffett Assails Valeant as ‘Enormously Flawed’

Buffett Assails Valeant as ‘Enormously Flawed’
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Berkshire chief offers up assessment of the beleaguered drug company during a question-and-answer session at conglomerate's annual meeting Warren Buffett offered his assessment of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., calling the troubled drug company's business model "enormously flawed."

Berkshire Hathaway earnings rise despite stumbles in insurance, railroads

Berkshire Hathaway earnings rise despite stumbles in insurance, railroads
marketwatch.com — Berkshire Hathaway, the firm run by investor Warren Buffett, reported net income of $5.59 billion, up from $5.16 billion in the same period a year earlier. The earnings were announced as the firm's annual shareholders meeting got under way in Omaha, Neb., on Saturday. See our live blog of the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

Live Analysis of the 2016 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Live Analysis of the 2016 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett and shareholders in his Berkshire Hathaway are gathering this weekend for the company's latest annual meeting, an event that's been dubbed "Woodstock for Capitalists" thanks to the investors who flock to the event from near and far. This year, Mr. Buffett is playing host to tens of thousands of people at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha, Neb.

The Pitch for the Berkshire Trust: ‘Mutual Funds, Schmutual Funds’

Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders: Have You Thanked Samuel Katz?

Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders: Have You Thanked Samuel Katz?
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Samuel Katz played a pivotal role in Warren Buffett's decision to create a new class of B shares in 1996 Few of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Warren Buffett’s Former Heir-Apparent Resurfaces as Activist Investor

Warren Buffett’s Former Heir-Apparent Resurfaces as Activist Investor
wsj.com — A former heir apparent to billionaire investor Warren Buffett has resurfaced in an unusual role-as an activist agitating for the sale of a small Virginia bank. David Sokol, once widely expected to succeed Mr. Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has kept a fairly low profile since leaving the conglomerate amid a stock-trading controversy five years ago.

Gen Re CEO Tad Montross to Retire by Year-End

Gen Re CEO Tad Montross to Retire by Year-End
wsj.com — Tad Montross, the chief executive of General Re, one of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s biggest insurance businesses, is retiring at the end of 2016. The company is searching for a successor. Mr. Montross, 60, has been CEO and Chairman since 2008, reporting directly to Berkshire chief Warren Buffett.

Bond actor calls for more funding for UN anti-mine agency

Bond actor calls for more funding for UN anti-mine agency
mb.com.ph — UNITED NATIONS (AP) - British actor Daniel Craig on Monday called for more funding for the U.N. agency that defuses mines and other unexploded ordnance, saying the work it does increases the chances of survival for people and aid workers in conflict zones around the world.
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