Buffett Lives in the Berkeley of Nebraska

The members of Clarity+Campaign labs, a group of number crunchers for the Democratic Party, came up with a unique tool that is able to tell people where they should live based on their perfect political environment. After answering seven simple questions, you can find the perfect happy political home. Business insider decided to take this …

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Firms Boost Dividends and Buffett Makes $123 Million

Warren Buffett’s belief in US banks is going to generate another $123 million more each year after companies including American Express and Wells Fargo passed the stress test from the Federal Reserve and were cleared to raise dividends. Berkshire Hathaway, where Warren Buffett is the chief executive officer and CEO, has a much larger asset …

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Why You’ll Never Win a Billion Dollars in Buffett’s Bracket Challenge

Would you love taking a cool billion dollars from Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the entire world? You’ll even have crazy bragging rights. The only problem is that it’s never going to happen. Quicken Loans and Warren Buffett have paired up and created an enjoyable twist to the NCAA bracket: by correctly …

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Warren Buffett’s Retirement Advice

When it comes to the investing industry, Warren Buffett is king. He’s managed to produce the best returns out of any investor in history, while doing so from the comfort of his home in Omaha, Nebraska, not on Wall Street. That’s precisely the reason why many people seek his retirement investment advice. They want advice …

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Buffett Places Record Breaking Wind Turbine Order with Siemans

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, placed the largest onshore wind turbine order in the industry’s short history with Siemens AG. The order was placed for 448 turbines, and they will be installed in Iowa for five different projects. The total value of these turbines is estimated at $1 billion. The …

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10 Reasons to Love Warren Buffett

It was Warren Buffett’s 83rd birthday last week. Reflecting upon his life and career, it brings up many fantastic reasons to love this guy. Let’s take a look at the top 10 reasons right now… 1. He has an intricate, sometimes contradictory complexity which he easily hides behind his folksy charm. A Forbes writer once …

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Buffett Recognizes Betrayal, Hospital Drains Big Endowment

While investing with billionaire Warren Buffett, Mildred and Donald Othmer were lucky enough to make a lot of money. But when they passed on from this world, they chose to have the profits earned from investing would Buffett get put back into the community. It’s plausible that they would never have imagined what was about …

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5th Grader from Maryland Will Present Buffett Her Cupcake Idea

Looking for an excuse to eat more cupcakes? Krissa Hillman, 11-year-old Maryland native, has a good one. Hailing from Bollman Bridge elementary school in Jessup, the fifth-grader is the creative genius behind Cupcakes for Literacy. It’s a business that was created to sell baked goods in order to benefit reading programs, libraries and local schools. …

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Buffett Picks Skeptic to Pitch the Hard Questions This Weekend

For the most part, the annual meeting hosted by Berkshire Hathaway is usually a lovefest for the Oracle of Omaha. Things are going to be different this Saturday, when a hedge fund manager picked directly by Warren Buffett himself tries to add a measure of skepticism to the otherwise happy-go-lucky proceedings. “It’s fair to say …

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Berkshire’s “Subpar” Year And Other Goodies

Warren Buffett, the most famous investor in America, really holds himself to a much higher standard than most. That’s why he describes the business year of 2012 as “subpar” even though Berkshire Hathaway made a total of $24.1 billion for its shareholders. Buffett pointed out that only for the ninth time in Berkshire Hathaway’s 48 …

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