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Warren Buffett: 'American magic' will spur U.S. economic recovery

May 03, 2020 - 9:30 AM

Warren Buffett expresses confidence in the United States economy, even as his holding company Berkshire Hathaway suffers a $49.75-billion loss in the 1st quarter of 2020

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, attends the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

Billionaire Warren Buffett finally gives up his flip phone for an iPhone

Feb 25, 2020 - 3:14 PM

'My flip phone is permanently gone,' Buffett says

WARREN BUFFETT. Dubbed the 'Oracle of Omaha,' Buffett is known for his track record of brilliant investing but also for his folksy and humble persona, as well as his philanthropy. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Billionaire Warren Buffett says women's place is in investing

May 05, 2019 - 3:45 PM

'When someone calls me from the outside with an investment idea, I'm not going to ask what their sex is; it wouldn't make a difference,' says American billionaire Warren Buffett

A shareholder poses with a stand-up picture of Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, during the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

Billionaire Warren Buffett gives new hint about his successor

May 05, 2019 - 2:18 PM

The world's 3rd richest man says two board members would soon join him onstage during Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meetings

SUCCESSOR TALKS. Warren Buffett hints on his possible successor on May 4, 2019. File photo by AFP

Bezos, Gates and Buffett still top the world's ultra rich – Forbes

Mar 05, 2019 - 10:14 PM

According to the list by Forbes, the riches of Jeff Bezos, 55, have swelled by $19 billion in one year and he is now worth $131 billion

TOP 3. According to Forbes, Jeff Bezos remains the world's richest person, followed by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Bezos file photo by David Ryder/AFP; Gates file photo by Lev Radin/Shutterstock; Buffett file photo by AFP

Henry Sy still leads Filipinos on Forbes' 2018 billionaires list

Mar 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

The number of Filipinos on the list drops from 14 last year to 12 this year, but their combined net worth increases from $45.8 billion to $55.2 billion

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Oct 11, 2016 - 2:41 PM

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Billionaire Buffett fires back at Trump on tax claims

Oct 11, 2016 - 9:20 AM

Warren Buffett: He has not seen my income tax returns But I am happy to give him the facts

Investor Warren Buffett speaks during the 'United States of Women Summit' at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, June 14, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP

Warren Buffett takes $1 billion stake in Apple

May 16, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Buffett s holding company Berkshire Hathaway has 9 8 million Apple shares

epa04696379 Nebraska Furniture Mart and Berkshire Hathaway, CEO Warren Buffett answers questions for a crowd inside his new North Texas store for a cancer benefit in The Colony, Texas, USA, 08 April 2015. There are currently only three Nebraska Furniture Mart stores in United States with the new store in Texas will be the fourth. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Warren Buffett to Republicans: Don't 'bet against America'

Feb 28, 2016 - 8:11 AM

The candidates in the Republican primary race paint a picture of a fading superpower

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - DECEMBER 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets guests at a campaign rally on December 21, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The full-house event was repeatedly interrupted by protestors. Trump continues to lead the most polls in the race for the Republican nomination for president. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Robert Kiyosaki: ‘Biggest’ market crash likely in 2016

Dec 02, 2015 - 8:25 AM

The bestselling author details why stock market manipulation may result in a crash bigger than in 2007

GLOBAL WARNING. Kiyosaki (center)  says that part of the reason he travels and gives talks around the world is to warn people of what is happening in the global economy. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

When the ghosts start haunting us

Aug 31, 2015 - 4:30 PM

There is no correlation between the ghost month and the rise or fall of the stock market It was the meltdown of China triggering the massive sell offs

BLOODY RED. August 24, 2015 was bloody. The local equity market had its third largest one-day decline in the past decade

Measuring national well-being for beginners

Jun 12, 2015 - 5:03 PM

People who live in the happiest countries have built stronger social support and honest and accountable government

Burger King, Tim Hortons merge to form fast-food giant

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:26 AM

Burger King Worldwide denies that the deal which would create the world s third largest fast food company is being undertaken for tax reasons

COFFEE AND BURGERS. A shopping plaza sign features both a Burger King and a Tim Hortons restaurant in Toronto, Canada, 26 August 2014. Warren Toda/EPA

College basketball heats up as March Madness sweeps US

Mar 18, 2014 - 10:15 AM

Over the next three weeks a peculiar syndrome will sweep over the United States sending Americans into a collective tizzy as they ditch work lay bets and obsess over something called brackets

MARCH MADNESS. US President Barack Obama accepts a jersey from Cardinals' head coach Rick Pitino during a ceremony to honor the NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Louisville Cardinals last July. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Microsoft's Gates reclaims title as world's richest

Mar 04, 2014 - 9:26 AM

US tech tycoon Bill Gates beats Mexico s Carlos Slim in Forbes Magazine s 2014 world s billionaires list

WORLD'S RICHEST. Microsoft's Bill Gates reclaims top spot on Forbes Magazine's world's billionaires list for 2014. AFP PHOTO

Buffett says bitcoin 'not a currency'

Mar 04, 2014 - 9:23 AM

Bitcoin doesn t meet the test of a currency says one of the world s most respected investors

BITCOIN A CURRENCY? Warren Buffett, one of the world's most respected investors, believes bitcoin doesn't pass the test. AFP PHOTO

Fortune 500 profits near record; Wal-Mart is #1

May 07, 2013 - 5:19 AM

The 500 largest US companies scored near record profits in 2012 and retailer Wal Mart replaced ExxonMobil as the biggest revenue maker on the annual list

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Berkshire, 3G buy ketchup maker Heinz in $28-B deal

Feb 15, 2013 - 9:55 AM

Billionaire Warren Buffett s investment powerhouse Berkshire Hathaway and Brazilian led 3G Capital announce they would take over venerable US ketchup maker Heinz in a deal worth US 28 billion

FOOD GIANT. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital gobbles food giant Heinz. Photo by AFP