Articles about Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett resigns as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation trustee

23 Jun 2021

Business
Warren Buffett resigns as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation trustee

Billionaire Warren Buffett on Wednesday announced that he has resigned as a trustee at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investing $570mn in Snowflake

10 Sep 2020

Business
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investing $570mn in Snowflake

In a major, albeit surprising, move, Berkshire Hathaway, the multinational conglomerate led by investing legend Warren Buffett, has confirmed the plan to infuse nearly $570 million into Snowflake, a cloud data-warehousing unicorn in the US.

#CoronavirusImpact: Mukesh Ambani lost $300 million/day in two months

07 Apr 2020

Business
#CoronavirusImpact: Mukesh Ambani lost $300 million/day in two months

The outbreak of coronavirus over the last two months has left economies reeling, business disrupted, and people jobless.

Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak

19 Mar 2020

World
Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, Bill Gates is urging the public 'stay calm'.

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

14 Mar 2020

Business
Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

03 Jun 2019

Business
Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

It's a no-brainer that getting lunch with Warren Buffet is not easy-peasy. After all, he's the third-richest person in the world.

Three Indian-Americans on Time's 'Health Care 50' for extraordinary contributions

24 Oct 2018

World
Three Indian-Americans on Time's 'Health Care 50' for extraordinary contributions

Three Indian-Americans have been named in the Time magazine's 2018 list of the 50 most influential people whose work is transforming healthcare in the US.

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

27 Aug 2018

Business
Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.

A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

14 Aug 2018

India
A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the 20th century's most profitable, trendsetting companies and a new book seeks to uncover the key insights of his investments by journeying through his career that began in the late 1950s.

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

08 Jul 2018

Business
Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

Despite concerns about data privacy over Facebook, the social network's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken American business magnate Warren Buffett to become the world's third richest person.

Who is this Indian Warren Buffett picked to head healthcare-venture?

21 Jun 2018

Business
Who is this Indian Warren Buffett picked to head healthcare-venture?

Yesterday, prominent Indian-American surgeon and journalist, Atul Gawande was appointed as the CEO of the yet-to-be named US-based health-care venture of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan.

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

24 Mar 2018

Business
World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.

Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

11 Jan 2018

Business
Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway promoted its senior executives -Indian-origin Ajit Jain and Gregory Abel- to its board. They are now being considered front-runners in the race to succeed CEO Buffett.

Amazon's $1,000 share price is a signal of changing times

31 May 2017

Business
Amazon's $1,000 share price is a signal of changing times

If someone had walked into Amazon's first day of trading in May 1997 and spent $100 on Amazon, that person would have been richer by $50,000 now.

Apple to abandon development of Wireless routers

29 Nov 2016

Business
Apple to abandon development of Wireless routers

Apple is reportedly abandoning development of its Airport line of Wi-Fi routers and Time Machine wireless backup disks.

Wells Fargo CEO steps down

13 Oct 2016

Business
Wells Fargo CEO steps down

In the wake of the fake account creation scandal, Wells Fargo announced that their CEO John Stumpf would retire, "effective immediately."

$200 million settlement for Well Fargo's CEO, Stumpf

23 Sep 2016

Business
$200 million settlement for Well Fargo's CEO, Stumpf

As calls for the stepping down of Wells Fargo and Co.'s CEO John Stumpf grew louder, sources revealed that he may be entitled to a $200 million severance payout.

Senator says Wells Fargo CEO "should resign"

22 Sep 2016

Business
Senator says Wells Fargo CEO "should resign"

A US senator lambasted Wells Fargo and Co.'s CEO John Stumpf over his involvement in the unauthorized opening of over 2 million accounts to meet sales targets.

Warren Buffet loses $1.4 billion on Wells Fargo's accounting scandal

16 Sep 2016

Business
Warren Buffet loses $1.4 billion on Wells Fargo's accounting scandal

Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway scripted massive losses of $1.4 billion over Wells Fargo's accounting scandal in just one day.

Warren Buffett's Dow investment could face losing $8/second bonus streak

26 Aug 2016

Business
Warren Buffett's Dow investment could face losing $8/second bonus streak

In 2009, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had lent Dow Chemical $3 billion as loan to aid their purchase of Rohm and Haas, a chemical manufacturer.