OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett is continuing to give his fortune away.
On Monday, he disclosed a donation of $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway stock to five...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha school teacher Nancy Monen had an unusual guest come to her residence — hoping to see the "little room" off the upstairs master bedroom.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A cryptocurrency pioneer is behind a more than $4.5 million charity bid to have a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An anonymous bidder has offered more than $4.5 million to have a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, shattering the previous record of nearly $3.5 million...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The annual auction of a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett is again setting records.
The online auction that raises money for a California homeless charity...
NEW YORK (AP) — MacKenzie Bezos, who finalized her divorce from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos earlier this year, is pledging to give away half her fortune to charity.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett has already topped $3.5 million and the weeklong auction is just getting started.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is again auctioning off a private lunch to raise money for a California homeless charity.
The online auction begins Sunday evening and runs all...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer joked about what he would do if he wins his first NASCAR All-Star race on Saturday night and its $1 million prize.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company is offering the first details of its roughly $860 million stake in Amazon.
Buffett said earlier this month that another investment...
HOUSTON (AP) — Anadarko says it plans to end its $33 billion takeover deal with Chevron in favor of a revised bid by Occidental.
Occidental's offer is worth about $57 billion in cash and...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says if the U.S. has a full-blown trade war with China, it will be bad for the entire world.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on investor Warren Buffett's comments on a variety of topics (all times local):
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett wrapped up a weekend full of events around his annual meeting by schmoozing with Berkshire Hathaway shareholders and preparing for an extended television...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders return to Omaha every year to learn from Warren Buffett and celebrate the company he built through acquisitions and...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting where CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger answer questions for hours (all times local):
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company on Saturday reported a nearly $23 billion jump in its first quarter earnings because of a major swing in the paper value of its...
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street, erasing most of the market's losses for the week and...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In the days before Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting, classrooms and hotel meeting rooms around Omaha fill up with investors eager to learn more about the philosophy Warren...
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an "idiot" for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack...
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will finance a bid by Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko, potentially upending Chevron's $33 billion offer for the energy...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett has already raised nearly $30 million for a California homeless charity over the years, and he's getting ready to auction off another private...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company plans to release its first-quarter earnings report on the day of its annual meeting on May 4 when thousands of shareholders will visit Omaha to...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says he expects newspapers to continue declining except for a handful of national papers such as the New York Times and Wall Street...
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express and Delta Air Lines extended their credit card partnership through 2029, the companies jointly announced Tuesday, a significant extension of one of the larger...
Omaha couple to be next ‘Face on the Barroom Floor’
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha couple is being honored by the Omaha Press Club for their work in the community.
Thomas and Aileen Warren will become the 160th "Face on the Barroom Floor" on...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett, who has major stakes in three airlines that operate the Boeing 737 Max, says safety issues with the jet won't have a long-term effect on the...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The real estate firm owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate is now the nation's largest.
HomeServices of America said Wednesday that it ranked first...
Spark and GE rise while Barrick Gold slides
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday:
Spark Therapeutics Inc., up $61.92 to $113.48
The gene therapy developer is being bought by Roche Holding...
Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway may sell an insurance unit
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate may take the unusual step of selling one of its insurance companies.
Buffett praises potential successors, but no plans to retire
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy continues growing although the rate of improvement has slowed, and the ongoing U.S. trade dispute remains a concern.
The Latest: Buffett says economy improving at slower rate
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on investor Warren Buffett's comments on a variety of topics (all times local):
Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy continues growing...
Investor Warren Buffett to make lengthy TV appearance Monday
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett will appear on live television for three hours Monday morning to answer questions after his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders was released...
Buffett’s firm reports $25B 4Q loss on paper stock losses
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company recorded a $25 billion loss in the fourth quarter because of a big drop in the paper value of several of its stock investments.
Buffett encourages investors to bet on American economy
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the company he built through decades of acquisitions continues to perform well even though he hasn't found any major deals at attractive prices...
Buffett’s appetite for big deal soured by ‘sky-high’ prices
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he hungers for an "elephant-sized acquisition," but the most tempting targets are too expensive for his tastes.
Warren Buffett to release his shareholder letter on Saturday
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett plans to release his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday.
The letter details how Berkshire's companies and its...
Buffett’s firm tweaks stock portfolio, adds Suncor, Red Hat
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has taken a new stake in Canadian firm Suncor Energy and trimmed its huge Apple stake.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed a quarterly update on its holdings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it owned 10.76 million Suncor shares at the end of last year. But these quarterly filings don't make clear who made the investments.
Warren Buffett has gifted $13.5M in stock since last summer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett has given away Berkshire Hathaway stock worth $13.5 million to five different charities since last summer.
The gifts of Class B Berkshire stock were disclosed in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday. These relatively smaller gifts are part of Buffett's overall plan to give away his total fortune over time.
The five gifts disclosed this week were made between August and October. The gifts all went to unnamed charities.
Rwandans working in Nebraska on their nation’s future
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The African nation of Rwanda needs to feed its fast-growing population of 12 million residents and has been sending some of its best and brightest students to study agriculture and related subjects in Nebraska.
The nearly 160 Rwanda students taking classes now constitute the third-largest population of foreign students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Benjamin Moore veteran picked to lead paint company
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway chose an insider with decades of experience to lead its Benjamin Moore paint company.
Berkshire said Tuesday Dan Calkins is replacing CEO Mike Searles who retired after five years at the premium paint company.
Calkins, who was already president and chief operating officer, has worked for the Montvale, New Jersey-based company for 32 years.
Warren Buffett’s son staying as Illinois sheriff stint ends
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Howard Buffett, the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, said he will continue investing in his central Illinois community after his improbable term as the local sheriff.
The younger Buffett was a longtime volunteer with the Macon County Sheriff's Office before he was appointed in late 2017 to fill the previous sheriff's remaining term.
Recount sought in Illinois sheriff’s race with 1-vote margin
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A recount is being sought in a central Illinois county sheriff's election with a one-vote margin.
The Macon County clerk's office last week certified final results giving Democrat candidate Tony Brown 19,655 votes to Republican Jim Root's 19,654 votes.
Central Illinois sheriff’s winner declared by single vote
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A winner has been declared by a single vote in a central Illinois county sheriff's election.
The Macon County clerk's office on Tuesday certified final results giving Democrat candidate Tony Brown 19,655 votes to Republican Jim Root's 19,654 votes.
Preliminary results on Election Night had given Root a 99-vote lead, but mail-in and provision ballots counted Tuesday favored Brown 191-91.
Dillard’s, KB Home fall; Oracle, Berry Global rise
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:
Royal Bank of Scotland Group, down 58 cents to $5.93
Two British Cabinet ministers quit in protest over Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for leaving the European Union.
Cisco Systems Inc., up $2.44 to $46.77
The seller of networking equipment and services reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street's forecasts.
Buffett’s firm invests in JP Morgan Chase, drops Walmart
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company picked up nearly 36 million shares of JP Morgan Chase stock in the third quarter and eliminated its stake in Walmart as part of a number of changes in its portfolio.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed a quarterly update on its stocks with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.
Buffett's Omaha, Nebraska-based company also revealed a new stake in software maker Oracle of 41.4 million shares.
Omaha Mayor Stothert latest Face on the Barroom Floor
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has been honored by the Omaha Press Club.
Stothert became the Press Club's 159th "Face on the Barroom Floor" on Friday at the club that occupies the 22nd floor of the original First National tower. Stothert was roasted and toasted Friday night as part of the award's tradition that dates back to 1971.
Berkshire Hathaway and Lilly climb; Sysco and MGM sink
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., up $9.67 to $216.24
Warren Buffett's company said its quarterly profit surged and it bought back almost $1 billion in stock.
Eli Lilly and Co., up $3.39 to $110.14
The drugmaker said its diabetes treatment Trulicity reduced the risk of cardiovascular problems in a study.
Chevron Corp., up $4.21 to $118.94
Energy companies rose along with the prices of crude oil and natural gas.