Warren Buffett: News

30 Aug 2022

Mukesh Ambani

Gautam Adani is first Asian to become world's third richest

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is on a roll. The 60-year-old businessman has become the world's third richest person by overtaking French mogul Bernard Arnault as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

06 Jul 2022

Elon Musk

Reading habits of 5 most successful people in the world

Did you know that the most successful and well-known people see books as the gateway to knowledge and credit reading as one of the factors of their achievements and happiness?

23 Jun 2021

Bill Gates

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

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

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

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

Mukesh Ambani

#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

Microsoft

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

Samsung

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

Microsoft

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

Elon Musk

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

Piers Morgan

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

San Francisco

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

Bill Gates

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

India

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

Books

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

Facebook

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

Amazon

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

Mukesh Ambani

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

India

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

Bill Gates

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.

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

Infosys

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

Washington DC

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

Facebook

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

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

India

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

Mukesh Ambani

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.

16 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

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

Donald Trump

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

Michigan

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

Donald Trump

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 .