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Warren Buffett: Are some share swap deals a fraud? Buffett thinks so

NEW DELHI: Warren Buffett has a big problem with share swap deals that are more often than not used by companies to acquire other companies,...

Warren Buffett: Warren Buffett says his Berkshire differs from a “prototype conglomerate”

NEW DELHI: Legendary investor Warren Buffett says his Berkshire Hathaway is a conglomerate, but in part. In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders, Buffett...

Options: How to use derivatives to make extra buck beyond capital gains & dividends

Selling options can be an income-generating strategy with infinite return possibilities, as investors can use existing investments as margins to assume the risk and generate...

Lubrizol to invest in water management, health and lubricant segments in India

Mumbai: Lubrizol Corporation plans to invest in transportation lubricants, water management systems and health and hygiene segments in India, a senior executive told ET a...

Samsung’s billionaire chairman died on Sunday. He once counted Warren Buffett as a shareholder

AP Images; Steve Marcus/Reuters Samsung’s chairman, Lee Kun-hee, died on Sunday at age 78. The boss of the South Korean conglomerate once counted Warren Buffett...

Warren Buffett plowed $5 billion into Bank of America during the debt crisis. Here’s the story of how the investor helped the bank and made a fortune in the process.

Alex Wong / Getty Images Warren Buffett invested $5 billion in Bank of America in August 2011, providing a crucial vote of confidence and cash...

Warren Buffett spoke to Joe Biden about America’s opportunity to ‘lead the whole damn world’

Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett gestures at the start of a 5km race. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Joe Biden discussed America’s unrivaled prospects with Warren Buffett, ahead...

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway gets back to basics with $600 million Scripps deal after shock bets on Snowflake and Barrick Gold

Bill Pugliano/Getty Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is set to invest $600 million in Scripps to help fund its $2.65 billion acquisition of ION Media....

Warren Buffett’s $570 million bet on Snowflake shows he completely trusts his deputies, investor Jake Taylor says

Bill Pugliano/Getty Berkshire Hathaway’s $570 million bet on Snowflake shows CEO Warren Buffett completely trusts his two portfolio managers, Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, one...

Warren Buffett: Buffett seen liberating his successor with not-so-Buffett moves

By Katherine Chiglinsky Warren Buffett’s eventual successor will often face the question, WWBD? What Would Buffett Do? Apparently he would keep expanding Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s...

On Warren Buffett’s 90th Birthday, 5 key investment lessons from world’s third richest man

Warren Buffett, one of the most successful investors in the world, turns 90 on Sunday. Buffet, the world’s third richest man, has a net worth...

Why is Sensex rising: Bank stocks, RIL lift Sensex 450 points; Nifty near 11,800

NEW DELHI: Riding on the euphoria over a big-bang deal that promises to change India’s retailing sector, Street bulls pumped money into stock markets on...

Warren Buffett turns 90th today. Here are 5 of the legendary investor’s best birthday stories.

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Warren Buffett’s 90th birthday is on Sunday. The billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO has a lot to celebrate, including his lucrative Apple...

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has scored an $86 billion gain on Apple — more than the famed investor’s entire net worth

} Paul Morigi / Stringer / Getty Images Warren Buffett’s gain on his Apple investment easily exceeds his personal fortune. The billionaire investor’s Berkshire Hathaway...

new investors: How to survive in a market infested by rookie investors

In 1980, Julian Hart Robertson Jr. launched one of the earliest hedge funds, ‘The Tiger Management’, with $8 million raised from friends and family. Based...

Warren Buffett’s Apple stake has tripled in value to more than $100 billion

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Warren Buffett’s Apple investment has tripled in value to north of $100 billion. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway spent about $35 billion to build the...

Warren Buffett: Buffett biggest loser among billionaires in 2020, sceptics cast doubts over his methods

NEW DELHI: All is not going well for Warren Buffett! Despite a 40 per cent rally in US markets, where the legendary investor has most...

Do all diversified equity portfolios give good returns in the long-term?

Diversification and long-term, these two phrases are often clubbed together in the world of investments and wealth creation. What does it really imply? It is...

Bridge, golf and mattress testing: Inside Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s many years of friendship

Bill Gates’ much-awaited bi-annual reading list had a few non-reading recommendations this time around for those stuck at home and looking for a distraction. The...

Warren Buffett: Buffett’s virtual meeting turns spotlight on potential successor

By Katherine Chiglinsky The quirks of an annual meeting in the time of quarantine gave Berkshire Hathaway Inc. investors their most extensive look at a...

Warren Buffett: ‘American magic’ will spur US economic recovery: Warren Buffett

WASHINGTON: Billionaire investor Warren Buffet said Saturday he’s confident the US economy will bounce back from its pummeling by the coronavirus pandemic because “American magic...