Warren Buffett, who has criticized businesses for complaining about tax rates, showed last week how adept he is at lowering his company’s payments to the U.S.
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., a maker of medical screening and research equipment, rose the most in more than three years on speculation the family-run company may be open to a sale after the death of its founder.
The busiest period for mega-deals in seven years may be an appetizer to Warren Buffett’s biggest takeover yet.
For years, chemical maker Lubrizol filed annual reports with securities regulators that ran 80 pages or more, detailing everything from its inventory to pension obligations.
Hewlett-Packard Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman is drawing inspiration from Starbucks Corp. CEO Howard Schultz as she steps up a turnaround effort at the world’s biggest computer maker.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s energy unit agreed to buy SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.’s AltaLink for about $C3.2 billion ($2.9 billion) in cash to expand in electricity transmission in western Canada.
Billionaire Warren Buffett’s accumulation of Wells Fargo & Co. stock is making the lender stand out among Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s largest holdings.
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- Jeff Matthews on Aug 14, 2014