Alec Hogg: Biznews’ Global Share Portfolio for March

2015-03-31 15:17

Alec Hogg has good news as he takes a look at the Biznews Global Share Portfolio for this month.

Doing right on Executive Pay – the Warren Buffett Way

2015-03-17 15:25

Buffett confirmed his own salary at $100 000 a year – but this time issued a warning to his unnamed successor that he or she, too, shouldn’t be looking for a big income.

Buffett's old Cadillac fetches $122 500 at auction

2015-02-20 19:21

Warren Buffett's 2006 Cadillac has attracted a bid of $122 500, more than 10 times its market value, in a charity auction.

Will Buffett arrive one day?

2015-01-22 14:43

The world’s most successful investor, Berkshire Hathaway chairperson Warren Buffett, is one of the few global business heavyweights yet to attend the WEF’s Davos meeting.

NetJets caught in China headwinds

2014-12-23 11:00

Investor Warren Buffett's NetJets has been caught by surprise by headwinds in China amid Beijing's austerity drive and a slowing economy.

Warren Buffett fund warning

2014-08-31 17:00

Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60bn from astute stock picking, but when he dies, the money he leaves will be parked in a fund that simply moves in step with an index.

Gates back at No 1 on Forbes

2014-03-03 20:44

Bill Gates has reclaimed the top of the list of the world's richest people after a four-year hiatus, according to Forbes magazine.

Buffett's firm shakes up portfolio

2013-05-16 08:51

Warren Buffett's company has revealed new investments in Chicago Bridge & Iron and Starz, and sold off a stake in snack food maker Mondelez International.

Glimmer of hope for troubled US papers

2013-03-18 12:10

The US newspaper industry has seen some glimmers of hope after being battered for years, a prominent study has concluded.

Foul odour stinks up France, UK

2013-01-22 20:26

Foul, familiar odour stinks up northern France, heads to Britain.


Nutritionists warn diners to be wary of Buffett's file

2015-03-26 10:30

Warren Buffett's investment advice may be smart, but nutritionists say eating too many of the 'junk-food' products made by companies he has invested in isn't wise.

Alec Hogg: Immortality assured – Just tell me where I’m going to die…

2015-03-02 15:15

In Alec Hogg’s latest Undictated, ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’ Berkshire Hathaway’s AGM is the focus. He insists you should get there just once in your life.

RECM’s Piet Viljoen: Making mistakes, current performance and how to be judged

2015-02-04 15:33

Piet Viljoen, Founder and chairperson of Recm spoke to Alec Hogg on CNBC Africa’s Power Lunch about his firm’s poor recent performance.


You versus Warren Buffett

2015-01-08 10:44

The average salary in SA rests at R27 453 annually. Just how does the average South African square up to investing powerhouse Warren Buffett?

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Buffett copycats risk a pounding

2014-10-23 09:35

Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks have hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard.

Buffett defends Coke, BNSF

2014-05-04 13:31

Billionaire Warren Buffett has defended his controversial vote on executive pay at Coca-Cola and disappointing performance at railroad BNSF.

Gates shines on Forbes rich list again

2013-09-16 21:00

Bill Gates has yet again topped the Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans list, which also shows that younger Americans are accumulating wealth at a faster clip.

Warren Buffett joins Twitter

2013-05-03 07:43

US investment guru and billionaire Warren Buffett accumulates Twitter followers even faster than he makes money.

Buffett makes $23bn Heinz deal

2013-02-14 19:54

3G Capital will buy HJ Heinz for $23.2bn in cash, a deal that combines 3G's ambitions in the food industry with Buffett's hunt for growth.

Buffett 'salivating' for more deals

2012-10-24 14:29

Berkshire Hathaway has had two acquisitions of around $20bn each fall through this year despite a willingness on both sides to do the deal, CEO Warren Buffett says.

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