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Warren Buffett Says He Eats McDonald's 3 Times a Week and Pounds Cokes Because He's Not 'Bothered' by Death

The 88-year-old CEO still comes to work every day and eats chicken nuggets three times a week

At 88 years old, Warren Buffett is still living life to the fullest.To Buffett, that means going to work -- which he calls a "vacation every day" -- and eating McDonald's for lunch at least three times a week.The CEO of holding ...

by Allana Akhtar  | April 30, 2019 06:00:00
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Bill Gates Reveals His Ultimate Measure of Success -- And How Warren Buffett Helped Him Realize It

It's not about net worth or name recognition

Perhaps it’s unsurprising, but Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates -- who was unseated from his top spot on the world’s richest billionaires list by Jeff Bezos in part because he has given much of his fortune to others through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 10, 2019 08:00:00
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The Unusual Hobbies of 8 of the World's Most Successful Business Leaders

Ukulele anyone?

When you’re growing your business, it’s understandable that you would want to pour all your focus into making sure it's a success.But don’t forget to make some time for the things that you enjoy the most. Not only are those activities mentally ...

by Nina Zipkin  | March 23, 2018 12:00:00
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Here's Why Warren Buffett Still Has a Flip Phone Despite Holding Tons of Apple Stock

The 'Oracle of Omaha' explained his reasoning in a cheeky way

You don’t become one of the top five wealthiest men in the world without having your finger on the pulse. Known for being the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett has made his fortune by being able to read the signs and buy ...

by Nina Zipkin  | March 03, 2018 06:00:00
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5 Pieces of Hard-Won Wisdom From Billionaire Warren Buffett

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO revealed his approach to business in the company's annual letter to shareholders

In the world of business, the people who fly closest to the sun and take the biggest risks are often the ones that get the biggest share of the spotlight. But there is something to be said for the idea that slow ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 28, 2018 06:00:00
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Warren Buffett Says Bitcoin 'Definitely Will Come to a Bad Ending'

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO told CNBC the firm would never have a position in cryptocurrencies

This story originally appeared on Business InsiderBerkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said Wednesday that the firm had no interest in jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon."We don't own any; we're not short any," Buffett said in an interview on CNBC. "We'll never have a position in ...

by Akin Oyedele  | January 16, 2018 06:00:00
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How Do Your Drinking Habits Compare to Warren Buffett, Elon Musk and Oprah?

Do you tip back a glass as much as these titans?

Some of the most influential leaders in the world operate under the influence, others never touch a drop. See how your imbibing habits line up with these notable thinkers and drinkers, rated on a scale of teetotaler to tipsy to total party ...

by Bill Schulz  | September 16, 2017 07:00:00
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(Infographic) The Early Entrepreneurial Spirit of Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and Others

Some people are just born with that business X factor

Even from an early age, you can tell that many of today’s famous business leaders were destined for greatness. In their youth, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Richard Branson showed their savviness by starting small businesses or brainstorming million-dollar ideas.And that entrepreneurial spirit only increased with age. ...

by Rose Leadem  | September 04, 2017 06:00:00
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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
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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
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Warren Buffett's Face Will Be on Cherry Cokes in China

It seems like a dream come true for the billionaire investor

Coca-Cola introduced its Cherry flavor to the Chinese market on March 10, but get this: its cans are adorned with billionaire Warren Buffett’s face.From aspiring investors to everyday people, Buffett’s popularity in China is widespread and Coke is using it to its advantage. ...

by Rose Leadem  | April 07, 2017 12:00:00
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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
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Warren Buffett and Bill Gates's Top Secret to Success

Focus is more than just a buzzword

HBO's new documentary Becoming Warren Buffett covers the billionaire's journey from an entrepreneurial boy to one of the wealthiest people in the entire world (including, depending on the year, being the wealthiest person in the world).The documentary also focuses on his friendship with another of ...

by Carol Roth  | March 02, 2017 12:00:00