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  • Passive funds an active threat for Europe's fund managers

    LONDON (Reuters) - Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60 billion from astute stock picking, but when the 83-year-old dies, the vast majority of the money he leaves his wife will be parked in a fund that simply moves in step with an index. The...
  • Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5 million to Buffett son: lawyer

    (Reuters) - A foundation controlled by the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett has paid $4.5 million for hundreds of artifacts belonging to civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, a lawyer for Parks' heirs said on Friday. The artifacts, which include...
  • 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...
  • Settlement brightens outlook for Bank of America, fund managers say

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America's decision to pay $16.7 billion to settle charges stemming from the sale of mortgage-backed securities may finally allow the company to put last decade's housing bubble behind it, fund managers and analysts say....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burger King acuerda compra de canadiense Tim Hortons

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc anunció el martes un acuerdo para comprar la cadena canadiense de café y donuts Tim Hortons Inc por 11.530 millones de dólares en una operación en efectivo y acciones, que creará la tercera cadena de comida...
  • 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...