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7 Things Business People Can Learn From Warren Buffett's Recent Q&A

The 'Oracle of Omaha' shared his insights during Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Investors flocked to Omaha, Neb., on May 6, Saturday for Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. Hosted by billionaire investor, chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and vice chairman Charlie Munger, the executives spent hours answering questions from shareholders. From money to retail to healthcare, they touched upon a diversity of ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 12, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Who's the Highest-Paid American CEO?

Equilar has released its annual look at the 100 biggest companies in the country

If you had to guess, what American CEO do you think makes the most money? Amazon or Apple? Maybe Google or Facebook?It turns out that it’s Charter Communications CEO Thomas M. Rutledge, who leads one of the country’s top cable operators and ...

by Nina Zipkin  | April 19, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

20 Surprising Facts About Warren Buffett

He bought his first stock at age 11

Often referred to as the “Oracle of Omaha” -- Nebraska native Warren Buffett is an investing legend, business magnate and philanthropist.When he was 11, Buffett already bought stock, and by 16 he had amassed more than $53,000 from various business ventures and investments. From a ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 19, 2017 01:00:00
News and Events

Why Warren Buffett Is Investing in Wearable Tech

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO is expanding his portfolio

Warren Buffett is the third-richest man in the world, in large part due to his frugality and history of savvy investments.The philanthropist is also known for his caution when it comes to investing in technology. Case in point, he first bought stocks ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 12, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Warren Buffett's top 3 pieces of advice for entrepreneurs

‘Find the job that you would hold if you didn’t need to have a job, so that every day is fun.’

Warren Buffett does not dole out advice to any audience. Though he often gets invited to give remarks at colleges and universities, he saves his wisdom for addresses to small-business owners—or those who aspire to become entrepreneurs.At last week’s Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small ...

by Lydia Belanger  | June 22, 2016 09:00:00
News and Events

SM Investment Corporation leads Filipino firms on Forbes Global 2000 list

SMIC continues to be the top Filipino firm at 864th, while 8 other homegrown companies join the ranking.

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) continues its streak to be the top Filipino firm in the prestigious “Forbes Global 2000” list with eight others from the country joining the roster of the world’s “biggest, most powerful and most valuable companies.”The list features companies ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 26, 2016 02:00:00
Run & Grow

5 things you can learn from Warren Buffett, who invested $1 billion in Apple

The billionaire continues to live in his humble home in Nebraska in spite of his business success.

Known for his frumpy appearance, it is not obvious at first glance that Warren Buffett is today worth more than $65 billion. Sure, he runs a multinational holding company Berkshire Hathaway and has a golden touch with stock picks, but Buffett prefers Cherry Cokes ...

by Carolyn Sun  | May 24, 2016 07:00:00