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Buffett Sounds Off On Oil Tanker Safety

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says it's clear that railroad tank cars carrying crude oil need to be updated because oil from certai...

Buffett Tells Men To 'Get Onboard' With Key Business Strategy

Reuters | Ben Berkowitz | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - The key to America's future success lies in helping women achieve as much as their male counterparts, billionaire investor Warren Buffett ...

Change Our Story: Poison the River Part 1

Peter Buffett | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

"Out of sight, out of mind" has played a huge role in how we've gotten into the environmental mess we're in now. We don't live in that world anymore. We can see our brothers and sisters across the globe. We can distribute necessary things far and wide.

Change Our Story: Silence Broken

Peter Buffett | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

I've seen what a broken system can destroy. How do you say, "Life is what you make it" to those young women and the thousands of women (and men) like them? You don't. But here's what you do: listen.

The Definition of Wealthy: Living Small

James Berman | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business
James Berman

A key to acquiring wealth is preventing living standards from rising along with income. Those who let their needs swell commensurately with their wallet never feel rich.

Warren Buffett's Sneaky Sale

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company has sold two short-line railroads it recently discovered it owned to satisfy regulators who might have re...

Warren Buffett and the Future of Journalism

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Education
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The Berkshire Hathaway offer to buy the Media General newspaper chain should offer the industry a shot of long-term optimism. Buffett expects a profitable future for newspapers during the next couple of decades.

Michael McAuliff

Buffett Rule Goes Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats' attempt to pass a Buffett Rule tax on the super wealthy failed Monday in the Senate, as Republicans blocked the measure in a ...

Congress Voting On Key Measures

Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans are forcing votes in Congress this coming week on competing tax plans th...

Obama Makes Populist Push

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — President Barack Obama said Tuesday the choice facing voters this November will be as stark as in the milestone 1964 ...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: Bank Mortgage Blues, Buffett On Gold Bugs, Zuckerberg's 'Like' Problem

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

I got 99 problems, but Seven And A Half Things ain't one. Here are the seven and a half things you need to know today: Thing One: Mighty Mega M...

Senate Dems Vow To Go To Bat For Obama

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate promised Wednesday to press ahead this year with legislation drawn from hi...

Michelle Obama Bringing Interesting Guest To State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Warren Buffett's longtime secretary, Debbie Bosanek, will join First Lady Michelle Obama in her box during Tuesday night's State Of The Union address,...

Who Is Warren Buffett's Secretary?

Slate Magazine | Annie Lowrey | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

For nearly two decades, Debbie Bosanek has fielded press calls, investor queries, and sundry other requests for her boss, billionaire investor Warren ...

You Bet It's Class Warfare

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The truth is, the rich have been waging war on the poor and middle class for decades now, and it's time the tide turns. Income inequality in the United States has never been more glaring.

Christina Wilkie

Obama Meets With Wealthiest Two Americans On The Giving Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will host the nation's two wealthiest private citizens, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, at the White House on Monday to r...

Peter Buffett: Emotional And Musical Philanthropy

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Srinivasan Pillay

Peter Buffett has arrived, and you want to meet him as much as he wants to meet you.

Plutocracy: The Rich Elite and the Rest of Us

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The controversy over the disparity between the rich and the rest of us has hit the covers of two emblematic fountains of ideas; The Economist and The Atlantic Monthly.

Why Contrarianism Works

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

When giddy optimism returns, and the champagne once again tastes as good as it did in 1999, and the world shouts buy with one clear voice, it will be time to sell some stock.

Invest Like Buffett: Tips From the Oracle

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

After completing a $26 billion purchase of Burlington Northern Railroad, Buffett is down to his last $20 billion in cash. What will he do in 2010? He always finds a way to make money.

12 Ways The World Could Be Destroyed

James Altucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Altucher

We live in a world of nightmares. But understanding these worries -- the myriad ways the world could end -- and hedging against them is the way to turn the fear into greed, the nightmare into a dream.

Buffett Slams Bank Stress Tests: "Not A Very Sophisticated Way Of Looking At It"

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - Warren Buffett criticized the government's stress tests of 19 large U.S. banks, and said he would buy more shares of three...

Warren Buffett Faces A Grilling From Investors

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett will be under pressure at Saturday's annual gathering of faithful shareholders to explain his worst year ever, with the usually adoring...

Bloomberg for Treasury Secretary

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

We simply cannot afford to have a distracted, hobbled Treasury Secretary who does not have the trust of markets or members of Congress. Mr. President, call Gracie Mansion.

Solving The Buffett Conundrum On Taxes

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has leaked his first budget outline, and it appears he is serious about attempting to fix this tax policy travesty.