Buffett is Endorsing Airbnb

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who regularly steers clear of investments in technology, has the company Airbnb in his sights. But not for the reasons that you might think. Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett’s investment company, recently reached out to the home rentals company. They did this in order to provide cheaper alternatives for lodging to the …

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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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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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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 Offers Online Career Advice

Warren Buffett, billionaire investor, encourages young workers to seek out jobs of which they are passionate about. This is career advice that he offered to youngsters online this Tuesday when he spoke about a number of topics. Every year, Mr. Buffett takes time out of his busy schedule and he meets with students from roughly …

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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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Warren Buffett Will Hear Business Pitches From Kids

Yes, you read that correctly. A young group of entrepreneurs have won the opportunity to present their business pitches to billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The children making their pitches are between the ages of seven and 16 years old. The chosen few come from a group of 4000 entrants into the online competition. This contest …

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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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