Until very recently I wouldn't have called myself an avid social media user. Sure, I created a Facebook profile in 2006, at a time when a college email address was still required to sign up, but who didn't? The concept of the "social network" has changed a great deal since then.
Coal exports are good for the environment -- they are actually saying this. In Oregon and Washington State the coal industry has been pushing this line at town hall meetings, government hearings, and lobby visits.
Here Carlos Slim spoke candidly with Fernandez about the digital future, how he thinks technology is shaping society today, why philanthropy is the key to a happy life, and what he likes most about L.A.
Former manager Alex Ferguson often said that Beckham practiced with a discipline to achieve an accuracy that other players wouldn't care about.
Simply tallying Adelson's wins and losses -- or the Koch brothers', or George Soros's, or any other mega-donors' -- misses the bigger point.
If Buffett just talks to his friends on Twitter, he has an opportunity to influence millions of new followers on topics, such as philanthropy, women in business and financial literacy. A little interaction will go a long way toward making Warren Buffett a force to be reckoned with in social media.
There really can be no debate or argument about who has been far and away the most successful pure investor in the past 100 years or may be forever. There have been few fortunes as large as the one amassed by Warren Buffett.
Fix the Debt did a dance flash mob in Farragut Square in downtown Washington, D.C., around noon on Friday. Two participants expressed concern about the debt, but did not want to cut Social Security.
Buffet said that, "Women are the key to America's prosperity...The closer America comes to fully employing the talents of all its citizens, the greater the output of goods and services will be." Buffet's essay reminded me of my hardworking mother and her experiences during World War II.
If you're a jobless person looking for food or a wounded vet who needs health care, 60 Minutes has a solution: Beg a billionaire for it.
While Cunningham and Roberts's previous book, Inside Her Pretty Little Head, was a guide to successful female brands, The Daring Book for Boys in Business is for male-centric companies.
The Oracle of Omaha explained stock market psychology to a local television reporter more than 50 years ago, a new documentary reveals.
Every year on this day, tens of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska to hear two of the worlds richest men discuss everything from cultural trends, to love and marriage, to assigning probabilities to terrorist attacks. Those men are Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, of course.
One of the ways (theoretically) in which businesses are held accountable by the public, or at least those with stock portfolios, is through shareholder activism. However, in practice, shareholder activism can actually be a case of a disease being used to cure an illness.
The next time someone tries to tell you that renewable energy isn't a good investment, point out that it's good enough for Warren Buffett.
Breaking the monopoly of Mr. Slim and reforming Pemex would be a good start, and would also serve to demonstrate that the PRI is indeed interested in moving Mexico forward. It will take every ounce of his determination and perseverance to make it a reality.