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World's Biggest DQ Opens

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.10.2013 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Dairy Queen has just opened its largest-ever restaurant -- in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Open as of this week, it's one of three Riyadh DQs set to launch before the end of June.

Lunch With This Man: $2.63 MILLION

Posted 08.11.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - A steak lunch at Smith & Wollensky in Manhattan starts at $36.50. The same lunch, eaten in the company of legendary investor Warren Bu...

Million-Dollar Bids To Have Lunch With Warren Buffett

Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Ben Berkowitz) - Double-dip recession or not, people will still pay any price to have lunch with Warren Buffett. The annual charity a...

What Stocks Is Warren Buffett Buying?

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have just released the latest holdings of U.S.-listed equities as of March 31, 2011 fo...

Warren Buffett To Cameo On 'The Office'

Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment


Warren Buffett: New Boss On 'The Office'?!

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment

Billionaire Warren Buffett is the latest to appear in the season finale of "The Office." Buffett will play an unnamed character who is interviewin...

Warren Buffett and the Boys of Wall Street

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

It's easy to like Warren Buffett. No financier has as long a track record or has garnered so much good press for so long as he has. Suddenly that's changed.

5 Things You Can Learn From Warren Buffett

AOL Small Business | CLINT GREENLEAF | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

The "Oracle of Omaha" has plenty of advice to impart to entrepreneurs and investors alike. Clint Greenleaf, the founder and CEO of Greenleaf Book Grou...

Clint Greenleaf: 5 Things You Can Learn from Warren Buffett

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Clint Greenleaf | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

This was my second year in Omaha for the most famous annual corporate meeting in the world. Berkshire Hathaway has been an American icon for years, an...

Lila Shapiro

After Bin Laden's Death, Wall Street Breathes Tentative Sigh Of Relief | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- On September 11, 2001, the financial services industry suffered heavy fatalities when New York's World Trade Center was destroyed by two h...

Buffett: Not Raising Debt Ceiling Would Be An 'Asinine Act'

Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Nebraska (Ben Berkowitz) - Warren Buffett does not spend his time making stock research recommendations, but he is sure of one thing -- Ame...

Give Warren Buffett a Break and Fight the Real Enemy

Yashar Ali | Posted 07.01.2011 | Business
Yashar Ali

David Sokol's actions have also unfairly impugned the reputation of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett.

Saki Knafo

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

A Capitalism's 'Woodstock,' Buffett Will Face Down Scandal

Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Nebraska (By Ben Berkowitz) - It could be the toughest weekend Warren Buffett has ever had. Tens of thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shar...

The Story Of The Berkshire Hathaway Sokol Scandal

Business Week | Paul M. Barrett | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

Berkshire's harsh report intensifies the attention the Sokol affair has focused on the succession question at Berkshire, a company whose achievements ...

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Might Sue Sokol

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Berkshire Hathaway on Wednesday said David Sokol misled the company in the way he disclosed his financial interest in Lubrizol Corp bef...

Buffett May No Longer Be Invincible

Posted 06.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Ben Berkowitz) - Aside from maybe the odd cheeseburger stain on his tie, nothing much sticks to Warren Buffett. Whether his underling...

AIG Sells Troublesome Insurance Risk Off To Buffett's Berkshire

Posted 06.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - American International Group will transfer its troublesome asbestos risk to Berkshire Hathaway, relieving it of a book of business that...

Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Sued Over Sokol Scandal

Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

WILMINGTON, Delaware - Warren Buffett, former top lieutenant David Sokol, and the rest of Berkshire Hathaway Inc's board of directors were sued o...

Exceptional Me

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business
Yvette Kantrow

New rule: When the media reports on a screwup at Berkshire Hathaway, it can no longer call it a "rare mark" on Warren Buffett's sterling reputation. A...

Buffettgate Two: An Unenforced "Policy" Isn't a Policy

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Warren Buffett may be more diligent when he plays cards than in enforcing the policies he wrote for Berkshire Hathaway. Principles only matter when they are inconvenient. A policy that isn't enforced isn't a policy.

Buffettgate: Berkshire Hathaway's Problem at the Top

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 06.02.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Berkshire Hathaway's reputation has revolved around the lip-service paid by Warren Buffett to a high standard of corporate governance. Now, the moral tone set at the top is now being publicly questioned.

Real Story or April Fool's Joke? "Anne Berkshire-Hathaway" and Six Other Bizarre Economic Tales

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A review of past stock performance suggests that the stock price for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway corporation goes up whenever movie star Anne Hathaway is in the news.

Warren Buffett Is Not God

John R. Talbott | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
John R. Talbott

The David Sokol case reveals much of what has gone wrong on Wall Street. Employees of publicly traded firms get very confused as to what their responsibilities are to their shareholders, other firms' shareholders, and to society in general.

VIDEO: David Sokol Says He Didn't Want Warren Buffett's Job

Posted 05.31.2011 | Business

By Ben Berkowitz and Jonathan Stempel - Former Berkshire Hathaway executive David Sokol on Thursday said he has invested in companies he then recomm...