Mailbox: Monopoly capital – why are the three richest South Africans white?

2016-04-26 13:37

UCT student Hugo Mkhize asks whether the South African business men listed in UK's 2016 rich list are prime examples of 'white monopoly capital'.

Warren Buffett reveals winds of change in annual letter

2016-02-29 07:32

Billionaire Warren Buffett says subsidised wind and solar power in the US may erode the economics of electric utilities that care little for efficiency.

Berkshire AGM going global – Warren Buffett may webcast the 2016 meeting

2016-02-02 07:50

Berkshire Hathaway chairperson Warren Buffett is about to drop long resistance to any recording of his popular AGM after losing patience with the darker side of the event.

Buffett cuts Goldman, Wal-Mart stake ahead of deal

2015-11-17 07:00

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has trimmed its investments in Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart to free up cash ahead of the completion of one of his largest acquisitions.

Who wants to be a millionaire, erm, entrepreneur? Here’s your guide.

2015-09-01 15:50

Mercantile Bank CEO Karl Kumbier has invested his career pondering questions about entrepreneurship – and then betting his bank’s capital on the answers.

Finally, Buffettology for South Africans

2015-08-05 15:55

Alec Hogg's new book references stocks Warren Buffett would consider if he were investing on the JSE in a concise way local investors will relate to.

Paul Kaplan: Share ownership – even more conservative than Buffett

2015-06-26 16:06

A podcast with investment banker Paul Kaplan.

Warren Buffett to auction another charity lunch

2015-05-06 10:15

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has once again agreed to have lunch this year with the winner of an auction to benefit a San Francisco charity.

Buffet makes Berkshire an all-consuming affair

2015-05-04 09:30

Warren Buffett has answered his five hours of shareholder and investor questions at the annual meeting in the downtown CenturyLink arena.

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.


Investing the Warren Buffett way with Alec Hogg – ‘forget the noise’

2016-04-07 07:46

Alec Hogg, author of How To Invest Like Warren Buffett, talks to local value academic Adrian Saville on investing the Warren Buffett way.

Warren Buffett to Republicans: Don't 'bet against America

2016-02-27 22:02

Renowned investor Warren Buffett has a message for presidential candidates lamenting the supposed decline of the country: The US is better than ever.

Jannie Mouton: So far, so brilliant. Now it’s up to PSG’s 'Youth League'

2015-12-01 06:20

PSG’s next generation has huge boots to fill and will need to guard against the arrogance and complacency that has destroyed many businesses.

Piet Viljoen – the ultimate value investor: Darkest before dawn?

2015-11-03 16:14

Fund manager Pet Viljoen says South Africa in particular and Africa in general is not a good place to invest for most industrial and manufacturing firms.

How a Cherry Coke landed Warren Buffett a 20-bagger

2015-08-24 15:25

Berkshire is still Coca-Cola's biggest single shareholder with its stake now 9.2% - and it all started with a Cherry Coke.

Buffett $2.8bn closer in plan to give away wealth

2015-07-06 20:00

Warren Buffett has donated about $2.84bn of Berkshire Hathaway stock to charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

How money CAN buy you happiness: wealth psychologist

2015-06-22 14:40

Money may not buy happiness but used wisely, it helps oils the wheels on the road to happier, healthier living, loving, and working, says psychologist Ilze Alberts.

Sleep well at night with a financial cushion for support

2015-05-04 13:47

What are the things that grip you at night and interfere with your well-deserved rest? Is it not often times worries about money?

Lucy Kellaway: Billionaires like Elon Musk are “freaks and misfits”

2015-04-29 07:47

Lucy Kellaway suggests SA-born Elon Musk is the outlier, he’s heading for his third divorce, unlike most billionaires who, mysteriously, marry for keeps.

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.

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