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Imagine Warren Buffett and/or Charlie Munger on Your Nonprofit Board

Eugene Fram | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business
Eugene Fram

Buffet and Munger, close partners for 54 years are sometimes described as 'being joined at the hip.' Two Stanford professors have developed an analysis of Munger's comments on good corporate governance.

California Story: The Initiatives Shake Down While Banana Republic Politics Revs Up

William Bradley | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

After a mostly sleepy summer and fall, California's initiative campaigns are concluding in a paroxysm of the bizarre. Here's the latest in the wild banana republic-style funding action, and a forecast of the outcomes of the various initiatives on the ballot.

California Republic: Pass the Bananas

William Bradley | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Jerry Brown may have thought that the bad old days of campaign finance were gone. At least for a fleeting historical moment. But now he's finding himself in the midst of some bad new days.

Jerry Brown Gets an October Surprise

William Bradley | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Brown's plans to match his big budget cuts with new revenues were already somewhat complicated by heiress Molly Munger's rival income-tax-hike-for-the-schools initiative. But a much bigger threat emerged in dramatic fashion late last week.

Seek Out People Who Disagree With You

Vitaliy N. Katsenelson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Vitaliy N. Katsenelson

I tried to identify the specifics of our disagreement, what assumptions both of us were making. And then tried to focus the discussion on these more precise points of disagreement. In the end we each learned from the other.

Warren Buffett Calls for 90% Billionaire Wealth Tax (Satire)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.07.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The multi-billionaire Warren Buffett recently pointed out that he's avoided tax for decades. Meanwhile he's accumulated massive wealth that he kept out of reach of the IRS. He insists that as a matter of fairness he should be made to pay more taxes too.

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...

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.

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger: Winning the Class War

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Tavakoli

We bailed out banks that were the key architects of much of our national misery and currency destruction. Those living in poverty will have a much more difficult time bettering themselves, as much of the middle class sinks.

Inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Lawrence G. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence G. McDonald

Last weekend I attended the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting in Omaha, which has become a Mecca for investors, packed with 25,000 shareholders from a...

Notes from Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Close to 40,000 enthusiastic shareholders made the pilgrimage to Omaha this year, coming from all over the world to attend "Woodstock for capitalists."

Atul Gawande, New Yorker Writer: I Didn't Accept Warren Buffett's Partner's $20,000 Check

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A New Yorker writer said he did not personally accept a $20,000 check from Warren Buffett's partner for an article he wrote about health care in McAll...

The Exception

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Yvette Kantrow

At a time when the financial press is in the doghouse for cozying up to CEOs and failing to see the economic disaster ahead, Buffett remains above the fray.

Charlie Munger: 'Venal Banks Need Reform'

Seeking Alpha | Trader Mark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One thing about many quite old people is they have a lot of wisdom and are not afraid to speak their minds. Via this Bloomberg article, we have Berksh...

Warren Buffett: The Oracle Speaks

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judith Ellis

Mr. Buffett and Mr. Munger speak about the dangers of mathematical theories. But where were they before now?

Bonanza of Buffett is Baloney

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Hegedus

The reality is that Warren Buffett does well when the economy does well. And he doesn't do well when it tanks. Sound familiar? Like maybe your own investments?

Warren Buffett Defends Obama's Economic Policy: Dispatch from Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder's Meeting

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger believe government officials should be judged more leniently in times of crisis of the magnitude we had recently, as they had little time to respond to grave dangers.

Warren Buffett's Chinese Electric Car Co.

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Gunther

If you think the American auto industry is in trouble now, just wait until the Chinese learn how to make great cars.

Bershire CFO Gets More Compensation Than Buffett

CNBC | Josh Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the chief financial officer again brought home more compensation last year than the two billionaires who run the company. ...