Buffett & Bono Spotted Backstage at Gates Foundation

When Bono and Buffett get together backstage at a Gates Foundation event, what do you think happens? Obviously, they talk about philanthropy! Undoubtedly there was much more to the conversation, but that’s what Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Gates Foundation CEO, shared in a Facebook post. Apparently an old fashioned gossip columnist is needed in that town, because …

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4 Lessons to Learn from Berkshire Hathaway’s Biggest Quarter

Last week, Berkshire Hathaway just reported that they made their biggest quarterly earnings after the closing bell. Buffett and Berkshire reported an increase in profits by 41% to $6.4 billion. We thoroughly looked over the Berkshire Hathaway 10-Q over the weekend and took copious notes. Here are the biggest takeaways to pay attention to: The …

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Buffett Passed Up Opportunity to Buy Washington Post

Warren Buffett tells us that he chose not to buy the Washington Post because he was not looking to place an added burden on his family or his company. Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Buffett’s investing conglomerate, was also the largest shareholder of the Washington Post prior to it being sold to Amazon and Jeff Bezos, so …

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Gates & Buffett Still On Top of Forbes 400 List

You’ll recognize many of the same names and faces at the top of the latest forms 400 list of the wealthiest individuals in America. Bill Gates is at the top of the list, and this is his 20th year in a row. His net worth is currently $72 billion. Next on the list is Warren …

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Sun Valley Guest List Includes Warren Buffett, Bill Gates & Mark Zuckerberg

The list of billionaires invited to the Sun Valley, Idaho media conference by Allen & Co. includes Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. The event is taking place next week and the information in this article comes from a guest list that Bloomberg News obtained. Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google Inc., Jeff Bezos, CEO …

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