Buffett is chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway. The publicly traded holding company operates a broad collection of businesses, including insurance (Geico), manufacturing (Clayton Homes), energy (MidAmerican Energy, Lubrizol) and service (NetJets). It also owns stakes in Coca-Cola, American Express, Procter & Gamble and Wells Fargo.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will sell rubber ducks of Chairman Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charles Munger wearing Mexican-themed outfits at the company’s annual meeting, which falls two days before Cinco de Mayo.
Los Angeles’s future is threatened by a sixfold increase in public pension costs and dueling bureaucracies that hinder its ports and tourism, according to a panel led by former U.S. Commerce Secretary Mickey Cantor.
Aon Plc, the broker that was criticized by Lloyd’s of London for a deal with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said the relationship actually helps make the U.K. insurance market more attractive.
Liam McGee, the chief executive officer of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., had his compensation increase 58 percent last year as he presided over a stock surge and sold assets to narrow the company’s focus.
When Dan Weissman worked at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and, later, at a hedge fund, he didn’t have to worry about methamphetamine addicts chasing his employees with metal pipes. Or SWAT teams barging into his workplace looking for arsonists.