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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys stake in Verizon, adds to Wal-Mart

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 11:14

Warren Buffett`s Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought a new stake of 11 million shares in Verizon Communications Inc in the first quarter and added to its holding in Wal-Mart Stores Inc, according to a regulatory filing on Thursday.

Buffett defends Coke, BNSF at Berkshire annual meeting

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 10:51

Warren Buffett on Saturday defended his recent controversial vote on executive pay at Coca-Cola Co and disappointing performance at railroad BNSF, as investors grilled him on his Berkshire Hathaway Inc conglomerate at its annual shareholder meeting.

Buffett opposes broader disclosures on executive pay

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 05:39

Warren Buffett on Saturday said he opposes requiring companies to start listing their top earners in proxy statements, rather than top executives, saying it can actually hurt investors by driving salaries higher.

Berkshire opposes dividend proposal; Buffett, Gates get pay rises

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 23:12

Warren Buffett`s Berkshire Hathaway Inc has urged shareholders to vote against a proposal that it consider spending some of its USD 48.2 billion of cash on a "meaningful" dividend.

Upbeat Buffett eyes big acquisitions after record Berkshire profit

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 23:23

"America`s best days lie ahead," Buffett, 83, said in his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders.

Berkshire Hathaway posts record profit in 2013

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 22:52

Profit for the full year rose to $19.5 billion from $14.8 billion in 2012.

Buffett's Berkshire buys sizable new Exxon Mobil stake

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 09:01

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new USD 3.45 billion stake in Exxon Mobil Corp, after buying 40.1 million shares in the world's largest publicly traded oil company.

Buffett's Berkshire set to get nearly $2.15 bn of Goldman stock

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 13:21

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will receive Goldman Sachs Inc stock worth nearly USD 2.15 billion on Tuesday through warrants acquired as part of a deal originally signed during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.

Warren Buffet to have major stake in Goldman Sachs

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 00:18

Warren Buffett will become one of the largest shareholders in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. later this year.

General Re eyes South Korea's Tong Yang Life: report

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 13:56

General Re, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N), is interested in buying South Korea's Tong Yang Life Insurance (082640.KS) to tap into the promising market, South Korean media reported on Wednesday.