Sometimes the best defense is a good offense. This week, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced his "Responsible Estate Tax Act" which would strengthen the estate tax and plug up some of the worst "billionaire loopholes."
The Beatles are often credited as the greatest rock band of all time. Their following is huge now, but if you look at their beginnings you'll discover something else about the Beatles. They are great content marketers.
Because of Buffett's record on social issues, one has to assume that he didn't understand the implications of his conduct. He should have known better.
Older generations of the wealthy are more conservative and tend to preserve marital relationships. To retain or gain their business, service packages should address this value as part of building long-term trust in order to foster a fruitful relationship.
One of the world's legendary investors is upping his bet on Argentina's shale oil and gas industry in a show of confidence for shale production in South America's largest unconventional prize -- and a big boost for both supermajors and smaller players making big waves in the heart of new discovery areas.
Buffett used his punch-card analogy in an investment context. It's consistent with his belief that really profitable investment decisions are few and far between. But I think the punch-card analogy applies equally well to life, and to the decisions that define and shape our lives.
Labor Day is seen as a day of rest for many hardworking Americans. But for a growing set of U.S. workers, there is no break from trying to earn enough to support their families. Despite a dip in unemployment during the past few years, low pay continues to plague many employees while their corporate bosses rake in record profits.
If the United States continues down the road toward becoming a nation in which the few rule, manipulate, and exploit the many, how many good and humane causes will do well?
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Warren Buffett likes to counsel individual investors to buy-and-hold (specifically, buy an equity index fund and hold it forever). This is a perfect example of "do as I say, not as I do," as Buffett has successfully timed the market for decades.
We've heard about the most spectacular falls -- such as Mike Tyson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar -- but, unfortunately, this sad outcome is far from rare.
Is it possible that even Warren Buffett has clay feet, stooping to the very actions whose cynicism and manipulative enterprise has made many so wary of a structure that rewards the few at the cost of the many?
Two of the richest men in the entire world are plotting to dominate our elections this fall, from congressional races to school board seats.
The Adelson-Buffett-Gates immigration proposal is neither an immigration policy nor an education policy. In fact it is an anti-education policy that also fails to take into account the underlying cause of the current flood of undocumented immigrants.
After intense wrangling and years of collusion with its powerful business interests, Mexico's government finally mustered the political will to take meaningful steps towards adopting modern anti-monopoly practices.