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  • Five questions for Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett faces perhaps the most turbulent Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting yet on Saturday. Here's a Q & A with someone who follows Warren Buffett closely.
    04/29/2011 03:52 pm

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  • In Pictures Midwest tornadoes
  • Warren Buffett protegé hit by allegations of illegal stock trading

    David Sokol, an executive in the Warren Buffett firm, Berkshire Hathaway, gained $3 million when the company bought a chemical firm in which he held stock. Some Wall Street experts suggest the federal government should investigate Sokol's stock trading.
    03/31/2011 05:54 pm

  • Warren Buffett bombshell: One of five things to watch March 31

    Warren Buffett letter announces resignation of longtime lieutenant. Does Warren Buffett now have an heir apparent?
    03/31/2011 12:47 am

  • Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
    03/21/2011 06:16 pm

  • Food costs soaring in US after harsh winter. Will higher prices last?

    Higher wholesale food prices contributed to a jump in the producer price index in February, the US reported Wednesday. Consumers are likely to see food prices rise at least 4 percent in 2011.
    03/16/2011 12:55 pm

  • Top 5 on Forbes rich list? Bill, Warren ... and Carlos!

    Forbes came out with its annual ranking of the world's richest people Thursday. This year's Top 5 billionaires made their money in software, luxury goods, investments, and telecommunications. But the No. 1 has pulled far ahead of his rivals. Here's how the Top 5 stack up:
    03/10/2011 04:04 pm

  • The Simple Dollar Nuggets from Buffett

    Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders includes some bits worth savoring.
    03/03/2011 05:52 pm

  • Maya Angelou, George H. W. Bush among those who received Medal of Freedom

    Maya Angelou and George H. W. Bush were among those to receive the highest civilian honor in the US. President Obama awarded George H. W. Bush, athletes, civil rights activists, humanitarians, and artists such as Maya Angelou the Medal of Freedom.
    02/17/2011 12:41 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Endeavor Global, cofounded by Linda Rottenberg (here at the nonprofit’s headquarters in New York), helps entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Linda Rottenberg helps people pursue dreams – and create thousands of jobs

She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

 
 
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