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  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Price We Pay'

    Arriving so soon after the first reports of Burger King's corporate maneuvering to enjoy a whopping big tax break by establishing a new legal address in Canada, "The Price We Pay" seems all the more timely, if not prescient. This well-crafted...
  • US corporate tax code to blame for inversion trend

    What do Burger King, Chiquita, the Eaton Corp., and generic drug maker Mylan have in common? They no longer are or want to be American companies. They have acquired or are acquiring smaller foreign firms, and moving their headquarters abroad. What...
  • Will Sizzling Summer lead to a September Swoon for stocks?

    So much for the summer doldrums! August 2014 was the best August for stocks in 14 years. The Dow gained 3.6 percent on the month to 17,098; the S&P 500 took out the psychologically important 2,000 level, rising 3.8 percent to 2003. Since the March 2009...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids

     Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids
    What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids. Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
  • 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...