@WSJ reporter covering Warren Buffett/Berkshire, billionaires, wealth. Former M&A reporter. I run, I cook. Retweets are what they are.

Berkshire’s Betting Big On Energy, But Likely Not on Oncor

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has bet big on the energy sector, committing to spend more than $15 billion on building renewble-energy projects such as wind and solar farms. Mr. Buffett has also let it be known that Berkshire Hathaway Energy will be spending billions on purchasing other regulated utilities.

Warren Buffett Puts Wind in Berkshire’s Sails

online.wsj.com — Warren Buffett is synonymous with his hometown of Omaha, Neb., but for a glimpse into the future of his investment empire, look east...to Iowa. In the neighboring Hawkeye State, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chairman has sunk billions into wind-farm projects, part of a big gambit on renewable energy by a utility company he acquired in 2000 and has built into one of the country's largest power suppliers.

Ackman, Buffett, Gates Ride the Rail Boom to Profits

blogs.wsj.com — Some investors in railroads have lately had a great ride. Whatever happens with the potential tie-up of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and CSX Corp., reported Sunday by The Wall Street Journal, investor William Ackman has made a lot of money in Canadian Pacific, which he started buying about three years ago.

Gates Links Technology, Banking Services for Poor

online.wsj.com — Bill Gates is banking on digital technology to bring financial services to the world's poor.

Breaking Down Bill Gates’s Wealth

blogs.wsj.com — Bill Gates has a net worth of nearly $82 billion, of which just $14 billion is in Microsoft stock. The bulk of the remainder - $64 billion - is invested in a variety of assets through Cascade Investment LLC, his private investment firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

This Man's Job: Make Bill Gates Richer

online.wsj.com — Invitations to a dinner party from Bill and Melinda Gates at their mansion near Seattle in February included an unusual request: Wear pink or platinum. Spotlights installed for the occasion bathed the room in a pink glow. Mr. Gates raised his glass to toast the guest of honor, Michael Larson, who sat nearby wearing a pink button-down shirt, his favorite color.

AOL, Private-Equity Firms Explore Bid for Yahoo

online.wsj.com — AOL Inc. and several private-equity firms are exploring making an offer to buy Yahoo Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, devising a bold plan to marry two big Internet brands facing steep challenges.

J.P. Morgan’s Dimon finishes scheduled cancer treatments

marketwatch.com — In the days after J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. chief James Dimon disclosed he had throat cancer, the 58-year old executive received an email from Warren Buffett. Buffett, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. head who had received treatment for prostate cancer in 2012, advised Dimon to rest often and bring entertainment such as episodes of Buffett's favorite television show "Breaking Bad" to his treatment sessions.

J.P. Morgan's Dimon Finishes Scheduled Cancer Treatments

online.wsj.com — In the days after J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. chief James Dimon disclosed he had throat cancer, the 58-year old executive received an email from Warren Buffett. Mr. Buffett, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. head who had received treatment for prostate cancer in 2012, advised Mr. Dimon to rest often and bring entertainment such as episodes of Mr. Buffett's favorite television show "Breaking Bad" to his treatment sessions.

Burger King Deal Draws Tax Criticism

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Oct 24, 2014

With all this NYC ebola concern, glad the TCS New York marathon is not this weekend.

Oct 24, 2014

Demand for ranch land is up, and billionaire businessmen are buying ranches for cattle, game-hunting, entertaining: on.wsj.com/1vT5HQP

Oct 24, 2014

Oye, another one that was years in the making: P&G to exit Duracell battery ops $PG on.wsj.com/1yts8LK

Oct 24, 2014

The sooner they kill big logos, the better it will be for luxury companies: Gucci’s luster fades on.wsj.com/1thtev9

Oct 24, 2014

Ackman wants to be... Buffett? Bill Ackman Likes ‘Happy Deals’ on.wsj.com/1rrWJnn via @WSJMoneyBeat

Oct 24, 2014

Through a mix of traditional utility acquisitions and investment in renewables, Buffett has built an energy behemoth: on.wsj.com/1vTJty0

Oct 24, 2014

Buffett has spent $15b+ on energy deals and wants more, but Energy Future's stake in Oncor isn't on Berkshire's list: on.wsj.com/1tOz4oH

Oct 23, 2014

RT @MikeSpectorWSJ: Airbnb discusses $13 billion valuation w/investors in an employee stock sale. @WSJ scoop w/ @dmac1 + @EvelynRusli on.wsj.com/1yr68Bo

Oct 21, 2014

The nerds celebrate their revenge at a gala where the fractal, not fashion, rules: on.wsj.com/1wiF8m6

Oct 21, 2014

Find me a spring half, now! The half-marathon is attracting record numbers of runners, especially female athletes on.wsj.com/1wk3lZf

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