10 Sep 2020
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.
14 Jul 2020
Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world
After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.
23 Jun 2020
Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55
Hollywood film producer, screenwriter and philanthropist Steve Bing has passed away at the age of 55.
07 Apr 2020
#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.
14 Mar 2020
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.
25 Feb 2020
Warren Buffett finally ditches his flip phone for iPhone
Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', is a world-famous business magnate, investing legend, and philanthropist.
31 Jan 2020
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes
Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is minting more money than you could imagine.
02 Dec 2019
Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth
From Jeff Bezos to Elon Musk, billionaire business magnates often donate a part of their wealth to charitable causes.
30 Aug 2019
Happy Birthday Buffett: Let's celebrate quirks of world's richest man
Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', turns 89 today.
03 Jun 2019
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.
14 Sep 2018
Jeff Bezos announces $2bn fund to help the homeless
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced a $2bn charitable fund, called the Day One Fund, to help homeless families, and set up a network of preschools for low income communities.
27 Aug 2018
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.
14 Aug 2018
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.
08 Jul 2018
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.
21 Jun 2018
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.
24 Mar 2018
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.
07 Mar 2018
Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world.
11 Jan 2018
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.
07 Dec 2017
Bitcoin crosses $14,000-mark; but RBI warns people of risks
The world's most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has surpassed the $14,000-mark (Rs. 9lakh), recording an over 1400% rise compared to its below $1,000 price at the beginning of 2017.
20 Nov 2017
Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini pledged half of their wealth, estimated at $1.7 billion, to charity this weekend.
29 Jun 2017
Warren Buffett started paying taxes when he was just 14!
Reports showed that billionaire Warren Buffett's tax records as a young 14-year old teenager reflect astute investing and finance skills.
14 May 2017
Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind a social media empire
The world is on social media and Facebook is ruling the roost with Instagram in the foray; the circle is complete.
26 Apr 2017
Coca-Cola to sack 1,200 employees as sales fizzle out
Warren Buffett, who has professed his love for Coke and is the largest shareholder of the company may need to rethink his drinking choices as well as investment acumen as the firm is now sacking people to remain profitable.
24 Mar 2017
Dalal Street: Who rules it?
It's not as easy to make money via stock markets as 'Wolf of Wall Street' shows.
21 Mar 2017
Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out
Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.
16 Jan 2017
Greater gap between the world's rich and poor: Oxfam
Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, anti-poverty organization Oxfam said only eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population.
11 Oct 2016
Warren Buffett hits back at Trump about taxes
Amidst the exchange of insults, name calling and heated arguments which made up the bulk of the second Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump had accused billionaire and Hillary-supporter Warren Buffett of dodging taxes.
26 Aug 2016
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.
02 Aug 2016
Warren Buffett takes on Donald Trump
At a rally with Hillary Clinton, Buffett launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump for his reluctance to make his tax returns public .