May 16, 2013 — S&P says Berkshire Hathaway has an "excellent business profile," but that its dividend income is too dependent on the insurance companies it owns. The move is not expected to have much, if any, effect on Buffett's company.
May 2, 2013 — The "oracle of Omaha" has joined Bill Gates and other like-minded billionaires in the Twitterverse. Watch for him to share his thoughts in a new way.
Feb 14, 2013 — Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway already owns Dairy Queen. Brazil's 3G Capital, which is part of the deal to buy Heinz, already owns Burger King.
Apr 18, 2012 — Billionaire Warren Buffett was tested for prostate cancer at an age when most men are not. The evidence suggests that in most cases the harms of treatment of prostate cancer in elderly men outweigh its benefits.
Apr 17, 2012 — Warren Buffett, 81, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, his Berkshire Hathaway company announced Tuesday afternoon. The cancer is at Stage 1, according to MarketWatch. The billionaire investor says that his condition is not life-threatening.
Apr 11, 2012 — From the Democrats' perspective, the proposed Buffett Rule, which would require taxpayers with at least $1 million in taxable income, pay taxes at a minimum 30 percent rate, has so much going for it, they can hardly stop talking about it. Which explains why President Obama touted it Tuesday at a Florida campaign-style event and Wednesday at the White House.
Feb 22, 2012 — The New Jersey governor said he was tired of hearing about the rate of taxes for the very rich.
Jan 24, 2012 — First Lady Michelle Obama invites Debbie Bosanek to join her to hear President Obama's State of the Union address. Bosanek is the inspiration behind the Buffett rule which would tax millionaires at the same rate as average wage-earners.
Aug 25, 2011 — The billionaire is helping the ailing bank in much the same way he assisted Goldman Sachs during the 2008-09 financial crisis.
Aug 22, 2011 — Before the government "asks" for more from the rich, it should tax everyone more fairly and then spend that money more wisely, former American Express CEO Harvey Golub argues on the opinion pages of today's Wall Street Journal.