| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:34 PM
ABC's "This Week" hadn't aired in this market this morning, but the network was sending out a preview of next week's show. The guest on the Nov. 28 show: highly respected billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway....
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Todd Wilson at 3:17 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Following in her late father's footsteps, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon released a far-reaching statement of her family's financial interests today that showed nearly $38,000 of debt and $426,012 in real estate.....
| Mar 11, 2010
For only the second time since 1995, Microsoft founder Bill Gates is not the world's richest man.
According to the latest Forbes magazine list of world billionaires, Mexican telecom billionaire Carlos Slim Helu is now No. 1 with a net worth of $53.5...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 3:22 PM
— When Greg Schmidt was shopping for a bathroom vanity, paying full price never was an option. When he found one he liked on clearance, its price slashed more than 30 percent, Schmidt knew it was time to find a manager of the Lowe's store.
| Jun 17, 2010
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are launching a campaign to get other American billionaires to give at least half their wealth to charity.
Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said in a...
| Jan 6, 2010
-- Kraft Foods Inc.'s hostile bid for Cadbury PLC grew more contentious Tuesday as Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sternly warned against the deal, even as Kraft sweetened its offer.
Kraft plans to sell its North American frozen pizza business, whose...
| Dec 8, 2010
Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration.
The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 10:08 AM
Forty billionaires, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charity.
Six weeks after launching a campaign...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 4:12 AM
Bill Gates didn't lose his title as the world's richest man last year; he gave it away by plowing billions into his charitable foundation, experts say.
Forbes will release its 2011 billionaires list on Wednesday and Gates, investor Warren Buffett and...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:47 AM
NEW YORK -- Turmoil returned to U.S. stock markets at Thursday's open as renewed concerns about the U.S. and global economies sent major indexes plunging and pushed gold to a new record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 480 points, or 4.2%,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:55 PM
There are currently four U.S. companies that have a better credit rating than their own country, according to Standard & Poor's: Automatic Data Processing, Exxon Mobil, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft.
"There's a certain amount of irony having AAA...