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The Margin: Watch as thirst costs this Duisburg goalkeeper the simplest of tap-ins

The Margin: Watch as thirst costs this Duisburg goalkeeper the simplest of tap-ins

If timing is everything, mistiming is costly. In a football match Saturday in Germany, Ingolstadt striker Stefan Kutschke was able to score an easy tap-in after Duisburg keeper Mark Flekken… Read more »

Market Extra: Buffett says new accounting rule will ‘severely distort’ future earnings figures

Market Extra: Buffett says new accounting rule will ‘severely distort’ future earnings figures

Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday, criticized a new accounting rule he said would “severely distort” the company’s future net-income figures and render its… Read more »

With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals

With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy and said his goal is to make “one or more huge acquisitions” of… Read more »

In One Chart: Here’s Warren Buffett’s ‘strongest argument’ against buying stocks with borrowed money

In One Chart: Here’s Warren Buffett’s ‘strongest argument’ against buying stocks with borrowed money

Warren Buffett is no fan of using leverage to enhance investing returns. In this year’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, released Saturday, he offered the table below to illustrate… Read more »

Key Words: ‘I don’t understand why civilians need access to military weapons’ — Condoleezza Rice wants new dialogue on guns

Key Words: ‘I don’t understand why civilians need access to military weapons’ — Condoleezza Rice wants new dialogue on guns

‘I think it is time for us to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world.’ Condoleezza Rice George W. Bush’s Secretary of… Read more »

With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge acquisitions'

With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge acquisitions'

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy, and said his goal is to make “one or more huge acquisitions” of… Read more »

NRA backlash: United, Delta are latest companies to dump gun lobby promotions

NRA backlash: United, Delta are latest companies to dump gun lobby promotions

Airlines United and Delta are the latest, and among the biggest, in a string of companies cutting largely promotional ties with the National Rifle Association in the wake of last… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Pandora shares drop after weak guidance, but company’s turnaround is under way

The Ratings Game: Pandora shares drop after weak guidance, but company’s turnaround is under way

Shares of internet radio and music streaming company Pandora Inc. soared more than 10% in after-hours trading on Wednesday following a fourth-quarter earnings report in which the company said revenue… Read more »

The Tell: Deal-crazed CEOs are like oversexed teens— and other highlights from Buffett’s letter

The Tell: Deal-crazed CEOs are like oversexed teens— and other highlights from Buffett’s letter

Whatever you think of Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor has a way with words. His annual investor letters, issued over about the last 50 years, are pored over for clues… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Walmart’s Jet website may not be reaching customers beyond city limits

The Ratings Game: Walmart’s Jet website may not be reaching customers beyond city limits

Walmart will lower investment in Jet, which executives expect will slow growth. Growth of Walmart Inc.’s Jet e-commerce site isn’t reaching customers beyond urban areas, putting the 40% e-commerce growth… Read more »

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