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Occupy at One Year: A Success Already

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Policy reform will follow from the will of the people. It's not time to stop the protests, but year one of the movement is a success because its ideals have captured the attention of the American people and our representatives.

A New Spring Trend for Shareholders: Corporate Accountability

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 06.24.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

GE's federal tax dodging has a significant impact on Chicago's neighborhoods

Warren Buffett, Ryan O'Neal And Other Celebrities Affected By Prostate Cancer

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer, according to a statement from Buffett and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, to sharehol...

Reducing Income Inequality Is the Key to Economic Growth -- Time to Pass the Buffett Rule

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Robert Creamer

We must mobilize Americans to reject economic inequality -- to vote for a society where we all stand together, where we have each other's backs -- and where we return the goal of reducing inequality to center stage where it belongs.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Says His Tax Rate Is Higher Than 15 Percent

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has begun to make the case that he pays more than 15 percent in taxes. "The tax rate is really closer to 45 or 50 percen...

Is Wall Street the Enemy of the People?

Monika Mitchell | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business
Monika Mitchell

There is something new going on in this millennium, something really exciting. A shift in the way we think from an exclusive sense of "what's in it for me?" to an inclusive sense of "what kind of world are we co-creating?"

It's Working: Majority of New Yorkers Support OWS And Millionaire's Tax

Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

Good news for Occupy Wall Street protestors: 67 percent of New York City voters agree with protestors' demonstrations and 72 percent of New Yorkers st...

How Much Warren Buffett Made Last Year

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett released what he said was his adjusted gross income last year. CNN Money reports that in a letter to Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp B...

How Buffett's BofA Deal Could Erode Confidence In Banking Sector

The New York Times | JESSE EISINGER | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

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Which Country's Mega-Rich Want To Pay Higher Taxes?

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal Warren Buffett is playing well in France. A group of 16 of the richest people in France has signed a ...

The Next Berkshire Hathaway?

nytimes.com | AZAM AHMED | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

In a four-page letter, Christopher P. Mittleman, the chief investment officer at a small New York money manager, likens the embattled hedge fund billi...

Why Divorce When You Can Stay Separated?

nytimes.com | PAMELA PAUL | Posted 08.31.2011 | Divorce

JOHN FROST and his wife had been unhappily married for much of their 25 years together when his company relocated him in 2000. So when he moved from V...

Saki Knafo

Warren Buffett's Mistake: How The Saint Of Capitalism Damaged His Reputation

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.01.2011 | Business

Yesterday morning, thousands of shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world’s most well-regarded companies, flocked to a convention hall in...

Warren Buffett: Social Networking Sites Are 'Overpriced'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Looks like Warren Buffett is a bubble believer. The billionaire adds his voice to a rising chorus of doomsayers who believe the rash of high valuat...

Buffett Replacement List Down To 4

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — The pool of internal candidates to eventually replace Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway's chief executive has expanded to four,...

Gates, Buffett Ask India's Big Shots To Chip In On Polio Eradication

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over the next six months, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett will travel to to India to ask top business officials to ante up to end polio. Gates highlig...

Valuing the Nonprofit Sector

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

The impact on nonprofits of a changed tax treatment is likely to be as varied as the nonprofits themselves -- not to mention the philanthropists that support them.

10 Reasons Why the Giving Pledge Will Reshape Philanthropy

Trevor Neilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

As someone who works closely with philanthropists every day, I can clearly say that the Giving Pledge is going to have a huge impact. Here are 10 reasons why.

Inside Details On Warren Buffett's Potential Successor

Fortune | Carol Loomis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the board's business sessions, Buffett says, he clarified what role Combs will be playing when he reports for work in January. The backstory here c...

How China Feels About America: Dangerous Love

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese are fascinated by America, and often perplexed by our society's inherent contradictions. They are amazed a nation of 300 million self-starters does not come apart at the seams.

The Goldman Sachs Settlement, the Wall Street Journal, Warren Buffett, and the White House

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The timing of the Goldman Sachs settlement has raised eyebrows coming almost simultaneously to the passage of the Financial Regulations Bill. Was the settlement, if not politically motivated, at the very least politically timed?

Warren Buffett Interview: The Best Life Advice I've Ever Received (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Billionaire Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett may be best known for his sage business advice, but like the rest of us, the Oracle of Omaha has not been wit...

Warren Buffett Interview In Sun Valley: Buffett Reveals His Surprising Web Habits (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Oracle of Omaha may not have an iPod, iPad, or Facebook account, but, excluding email, he spends more time on the computer than Bill Gates and say...

Baby Boomers, Fiscal Peril, and the Agenda of Pete Peterson's Summit

Brent Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brent Green

Warren Buffet has wisely observed that the proposed fiscal crisis due to entitlement spending does not take into full consideration expansion of the economy over the coming years.

OLDEST Public Company CEOs In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall Street -- The official retirement age for executives at many large U.S. corporations has been 65 for several decades -- unless the execu...