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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...

America Needs Jobs, Big Banks Need to Pay

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Wall Street got our bailout money after fueling an economic disaster that has left America's workers without jobs and communities without hope. Now we need to see some returns. Here's what needs to be done.

'The Road From Ruin': Are We Naive Idiots For Thinking Business Can Be Anything But Greedy?

Matthew Bishop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matthew Bishop

We don't believe capitalism will ever be perfect, or that you can entirely drive out the dark side of human nature. But we can do a lot better than we have done so far.

Warren Buffett's Plays Axl Rose In Hilarious New Geico Commercial (VIDEO))

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yes, you read that headline correctly. In a new commercial from Geico that we don't feel at all sheepish in calling both incredibly catchy and kin...

Make Wall Street Pay for Creating New Jobs

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Trumka

$9 million in stock options as a 2009 bonus for Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is now considered a big concession from Wall Street. Before we all start applauding, let's take another look at what's really happening on Wall Street.

Peter Buffett and Angelique Kidjo Release Single to Support Girls in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I have been trying to interview Emmy Award-winning composer/philanthropist Peter Buffett for two years. I wrote about Grammy Award-winning UNICEF G...

Weekly Audit: Doomsday for the CFPA?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Alison Hamm, Media Consortium Blogger Just when the Democrats need to be tougher than ever on financial reform, Senate Banking Committee Chair Sen....

Innovation ain't what it used to be

Martin Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Berg

Innovation is the strength of America. But over the past several decades financial innovation has focused on mathematical models rather than on a vision of improving the country and people's lives.

Bezos Worth $30 Billion in Five Years

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Hidary

While many critics counted out Amazon for years, the numbers tell the story of Amazon's transformation into a key pillar of online commerce.

Warren Buffett On CNBC: Health Care Is Like An 'Economic Tape Worm'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. -- (BY JOSH FUNK, AP) Billionaire Warren Buffett says health care costs are a major drain on U.S. businesses and act like an "economic ta...

Warren Buffett's Hilarious Housing Solution: 'You Could Have 13-Year-Olds Cohabitating' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Speaking to CNBC at Berkshire Hathaway's special shareholder meeting, billionaire Warren Buffett blasted President Obama's proposed tax on the nation'...

Would Shakespeare Have Relied On Social Security?

Loral Langemeier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Loral Langemeier

Individuals who are self-reliant, resourceful, and conscientious can create, build and maintain wealth and abundance in their lives.

Mr. and Ms. Gates Go To Washington, Host Roundtable On Global Health Funding

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diane Tucker

The Gateses are visiting our nation's capital to reframe the conversation about global health aid. They said we should spend more time talking about what works and how to measure it.

Senator Jim Inhofe: I Am The Planet's #1 Worst Enemy

TPM LiveWire | Morgan Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Inhofe suffered his latest indignity at the hands of Rolling Stone, which awarded him the 7th spot on its list of the "planet's worst enemies." Inhof...

Countries Billionaires Could Buy: Forbes | Brian S. Wesbury and Robert Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Castles in France. Islands in the Caribbean. Private jets. With a collective $1.27 trillion at their disposal, the members of The Forbes 400 could buy...

How The US Blew The Trillion-Dollar Trade Of The Century

Bloomberg | Mark Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the government was forced to bail out the financial system, our friends in Washington also had the opportunity to make the trade of the century f...

Goldman Sachs, Warren Buffett To Help Small Businesses

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said Tuesday it is teaming with billionaire investor Warren Buffett to invest $500 million to provide thousands o...

Warren Buffett Cell Phone Skills: Did They Doom Lehman?

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Could a voicemail that languished for months inside Warren Buffett's cellphone have saved Lehman Brothers? This is the tale recounted from Time's Kare...

Manufacturing and the Limits of Comparative Advantage

Ralph Gomory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ralph Gomory

Vague talk about future innovations, a post-industrial society, or an explosion of services exports is not the stuff on which to bet the prosperity of a nation.

Warren Buffett: U.S. Economy Still In "Shambles" (VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy has not yet had any bounce and will take some time to recover. Berkshire Hathaway's ch...