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  • Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fined

    WASHINGTON Warren E. Buffett may soon be almost $1 million poorer. Well sort of. The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice announced an $896,000 proposed settlement Wednesday with Buffett's investment holding company Berkshire Hathaway...
  • Buffett's Burger King backing flips Obama inversions calculus

    Buffett's Burger King backing flips Obama inversions calculus
    WASHINGTON — Billionaire Warren Buffett was an ally of President Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign and the force behind Obama's "Buffett Rule," designed to increase tax bills for the wealthiest Americans. Now, the second-richest...
  • Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The...
  • Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal

    Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King's planned takeover of Tim Hortons and will earn 9 percent annual interest on the investment. Berkshire is taking a preferred equity stake and won't be involved in...
  • Warren Buffett should explain Burger King deal, which looks to some like tax evasion

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, Aug. 27: Warren Buffett might very well be America's favorite investor, but his latest deal may prove to be highly unpopular with his acolytes. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is...
  • Buffett to help finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Buffett will...
  • Key to securing portfolio is building excellent 'moat'

    One of the central maxims of billionaire investor Warren Buffett is that you want to buy stock in companies that have good moats. We all know what a castle moat does: It keeps out invaders. What Buffett is referring to is an impregnable barrier that...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to pay $896,000 to settle antitrust reporting suit

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the investment and holding company run by billionaire Warren Buffett, agreed to pay $896,000 to settle allegations that it violated antitrust reporting requirements when acquiring stock in a Chicago building materials company last...
  • Dairy Queen joins list of retailers hit by hacker attack

    Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers' credit and debit card information. The Edina, Minn.-based ice cream and fast-food chain confirmed Wednesday that "customer data at a limited number of stores may be...
  • Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

    Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. and billionaire investor Warren Buffett faced sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons Inc. to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates. Burger King said...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., Warren Buffett appear ready to rumble in photo

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., Warren Buffett appear ready to rumble in photo
    It sure looked like a big-money bout for a second there. Around 7 p.m. PDT Tuesday, Floyd Mayweather Jr., regarded as the best boxer in the world, shared a picture of himself and billionaire Warren Buffett in what looked like two men about the square...
  • Burger King and Warren Buffett under fire for Tim Hortons deal

    Burger King and Warren Buffett under fire for Tim Hortons deal
    Burger King's $11.4-billion deal for Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. — with a new headquarters in Canada — sparked calls for a boycott and criticism of billionaire Warren Buffett, who is helping to finance the merger. The...