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New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.

Feb 25, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

With $116 billion cash, Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway needs 'huge acquisitions'

The 87-year-old Berkshire Hathaway chief admitted that finding things to buy at a "sensible purchase price" has become a challenge.

Feb 24, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway nears $18 bn deal for Oncor

The energy unit of Warren Buffett`s Berkshire Hathaway Inc is nearing a roughly $18 billion deal to acquire Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, people familiar with the matter said, three years after the utility`s parent entered bankruptcy.

Jul 07, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Apple tops $800 billion market cap for first time

Apple Inc became the first US company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization.

May 10, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

Bill Gates again world`s richest man; Donald Trump slips

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world`s richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Check out list of World's top 10 billionaires 2017

The Hurun Global Rich List 2017 has ranked 2,257 billionaires from 68 countries and from 1811 companies.

Mar 08, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

US billionaire Warren Buffett challenges Donald Trump to reveal tax returns

US billionaire Warren Buffett challenged Donald Trump Monday to release his tax returns, a feat which the Republican presidential candidate has so far resisted.

Aug 02, 2016, 10:08 AM IST

Jeff Bezos world's third-richest, surpasses Warren Buffett: Forbes

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has dislodged Warren Buffett as the third-richest person globally with an estimated worth of USD 65.3 billion at Thursday's market close, says Forbes real-time wealth tracker.

Jul 29, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

IIT Kharagpur to award top alumni at convocation

Google Scholar co-founder Anurag Acharya and potential successor to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, Ajit Jain will be felicitated with the Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Kharagpur this month.

Jul 15, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

World's top 10 richest people

The list list of top 50 wealthiest people in the world was topped by Bill Gates who has a staggering wealth of USD 87.4 billion, followed by Spanish businessman Amancio Ortega Gaona and Warren Buff

Jan 29, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

Top 10 Business Leaders of 2015

MasterCard's Ajay Banga has been named among the top 10 global business leaders by Fortune magazine, a list that is topped by Nike's Mike Parker.


Dec 17, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

World's top 10 richest people in 2015

Bill Gates has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people 2015, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan made the list for the f

Dec 12, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Top 10 richest people in 2015

Bill Gates has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people 2015, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan made the list for the f

Dec 12, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Mark Zuckerberg pledge follows `Buffett challenge`

The "Giving Pledge" was launched in 2010 by Buffett and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who have been among the world`s richest individuals over the past decade.

Dec 02, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Bill Gates is richest American for 22nd straight year: Forbes

Gates held onto the number-one spot in the annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 22nd straight year, with net worth of USD 76 billion, down USD 5 billion from 2014.

Sep 29, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway still shopping abroad

Berkshire earlier this year agreed to acquire a German motorcycle apparel and accessories retailer - a purchase that Buffett described as an advertisement to markets that he is shopping abroad.

Sep 09, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

Berkshire Hathaway makes $37 bn bet on Precision buy

US investment guru Warren Buffett`s Berkshire Hathaway is buying Precision Castparts, a leading supplier to the aerospace industry, for $37.2 billion, the largest acquisition in the conglomerate`s 50-year history.

Aug 11, 2015, 05:25 AM IST

US stocks lifted by Buffett deal, oil rally

US stocks surged Monday as Berkshire Hathaway announced a $37.2 billion acquisition of Precision Castparts and petroleum-linked equities rose on higher oil prices.

Aug 11, 2015, 02:46 AM IST

Berkshire Hathaway to buy Precision Castparts for $37 bn

The agreed acquisition, one of Berkshire`s largest takeovers, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, they said in a joint statement.

Aug 10, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

In Sahara case, Buffett and Bernie Madoff are examples!

Sahara, on its part, has told court that it has been wrongly dragged into the dispute between two entities over "a potential business relationship gone sour".

Jul 19, 2015, 14:54 PM IST