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Warren Buffett, otherwise known as the Oracle of Omaha, tweeted for the third time ever this week to welcome Hillary Rodham Clinton, otherwise known as the former secretary of State and first lady of the U.S., to Twitter. "Hello @Hillaryclinton!,"...
VarietyStarz CEO Chris Albrecht is laser-focused on revving up original programming now that the pay cable group is a solo public company. Albrecht talked up the company's plan to expand the breadth of its series offering on Thursday during Starz's inaugural...
Autoblog.comFiled under: Government/Legal, GM, Earnings/Financials, UAW/Unions The next step in the US Treasury's efforts to eliminate its financial interests in General Motors will involve the sale of 30 million shares of the automaker's stock. The government's move...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Heinz will become a private company later this week now that regulators have approved Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital's $23.3 billion acquisition of the ketchup maker. Pittsburgh-based Heinz said Monday that the deal is expected...
The Daily Press would be a good buy for Warren Buffett, whose company recently bought the Roanoke Times and already owns the Richmond Times-Dispatch, according to one media analyst. Ken Doctor, media analyst with Outsell Inc., said he thinks Buffett...
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The Roanoke Times is getting a new owner. Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday that it is buying the newspaper. The conglomerate is owned by billionaire, Warren Buffett. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway's Media Group, Terry Kroeger, says the newspaper...
San Jose Mercury NewsWhen the Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture firm The Westly Group raised a $160 million clean-tech fund earlier this spring, one thing stood out. Pension funds and university endowments, traditionally among the largest investors in clean tech venture...
VarietyMarianne Gambelli spent years trying to sell ads on NBC to sundry advertisers. Now she has moved to the other side of the haggling table. Independent ad-buying shop Horizon Media said it had hired Gambelli, who until recently was head of ad sales for the...
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By Melissa Harris and Gail MarksJarvisHow do the wealthy stay wealthy? The mandatory financial disclosure released last week by commerce secretary nominee Penny Pritzker provides a rare look at an American billionaire's entire investment portfolio. Pritzker inherited much of her wealth,...
The annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting kicks off this weekend in Omaha, Neb. Thousands of the conglomerate’s shareholders will make the sojourn to the Cornhusker State, where they are expected to discuss the company’s succession...
Staff writerThe Sunday morning topics and guests: Gay rights supporter Brendon Ayanbadejo of the Baltimore Ravens will be a guest on "Meet the Press" and "Face the Nation." He will discuss the meaning of NBA player Jason Collins' coming out. NBC's "Meet the...
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