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  • Berkshire may fall short of Buffett's 5-year goal for first time

    Berkshire may fall short of Buffett's 5-year goal for first time
    Warren Buffett probably missed his target for the first time in 44 years. Berkshire Hathaway Inc., his $292-billion company, is poised to report that it failed to increase net worth more rapidly than the Standard & Poor's 500 index during the last...
  • Journalist George Goodman, PBS' 'Adam Smith,' Dies at 83

    George Goodman, a journalist, business author, screenwriter and award-winning television host who under the pseudonym "Adam Smith" made economics accessible to millions of people, died Friday at the University of Miami Hospital after a long battle with...
  • Attracting younger talent into real estate

    Real estate agents are getting old. Well, older, anyway, and that's a source of some concern to many in the brokerage world, who have raised the question repeatedly at industry events in the past few years: As the baby boom generation begins to retire in...
  • Harris: 'Ones to Watch' in Chicago business in 2014

     Harris: 'Ones to Watch' in Chicago business in 2014
    Barack Obama campaign veterans Harper Reed and Dylan Richard will launch a tech company. Don Thompson will be under pressure to improve sales at McDonald's. And with Tribune Co. spinning off its publishing assets into a separate company, its chief...
  • Advice for adjusting your portfolio in the new year

    Common stocks and stock funds performed very well in 2013. If you maintained a diversified portfolio with a significant proportion in equities, you most likely had a good year. If your portfolio was heavily weighted toward traditional bonds or bond funds,...
  • How Chicago debt exploded

    How Chicago debt exploded
    "Sixty years ago, it was hard to find people who doubted that each generation would be larger than the last. ... (G)overnments and employers built optimistic growth projections into their pension programs. They assumed that revenue and the workforce would...
  • Investing: Welcome to the four-figure club

    The group of stocks that trade for four digits or more per share now includes two more: Priceline.com (symbol PCLN) and Google (GOOG). They join Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) and Seaboard (SEB), a little-known agribusiness and shipping company. To a great...
  • Berkshire Hathaway may fall short of five-year S&P test for first time

    Berkshire Hathaway may fall short of five-year S&P test for first time
    Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known as the Oracle of Omaha, may miss his investing goal for the first time in more than four decades. The chairman and chief executive of investment firm Berkshire Hathaway might soon disclose his Omaha company...
  • Harris: Investment advice in the name of charity

    Harris: Investment advice in the name of charity
    Black Lincoln SUVs and Town Cars lined up outside the Harris Theater on Tuesday as men in gray suits filled the seats inside. That visually describes Invest for Kids, a $1,000-per-ticket annual charity event in which a flood of Chicago finance guys...
  • Invest like a billionaire: New index tracks stocks the wealthy own

    Invest like a billionaire: New index tracks stocks the wealthy own
    A new stock index was launched Wednesday to help investors keep track of the investing strategies of some of the smartest minds on Wall Street. The iBillionaire index lists 30 large-cap stocks owned by billionaire investors, including Warren Buffett,...
  • JPMorgan's Dimon put in a rough spot

     JPMorgan's Dimon put in a rough spot
    Jamie Dimon, arguably the nation's most powerful banker, has navigated intense scrutiny from Congress, the White House and regulators around the globe. But it's a federal prosecutor in Sacramento, far from the world's financial and political capitals,...
  • Investing: Avoid investing's deadly sins

    You've probably heard of the seven deadly sins. Well, the investing world has its own set of deadly sins. To be a better investor, you'd do well to recognize the following missteps and learn how to overcome them. FOLLOWING THE HERD Following the herd...