Warren Buffett spent most of 2013 amassing fortunes of over £23million a day through investments into food manufacturing giants like Heinz
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Thursday 11 March 2010
Monday 01 March 2010
Someone is going to be in trouble. After Jim Rogers, the former business partner of George Soros, spoke at a trading seminar last week, someone put out a press release suggesting he had described the pound as a "basket case" and compared sterling to the Zimbabwean dollar. A furious Rogers then contacted the British media to insist he had said no such thing.
Thursday 18 February 2010
Some good news at last for victims of the Equitable Life scandal still fighting for a better compensation deal. Honor Blackman has agreed to give the campaign her public backing. Let's see if the glamorous actress can do for Equitable Life savers what Joanna Lumley managed for the Gurkhas.
Saturday 13 February 2010
Outlook: Are we entering the endgame for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway?
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Outlook The best fund managers have star quality, transcending the mundane industry in which they work and attracting fan bases that follow their every move – they also, like rock stars and sporting heroes, have a habit of reneging on plans for retirement, coming back for that one big final tour.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Henry Stewart, the founder of the London-based IT training company Happy Computers, had twin inspirations when setting up his business nearly 20 years ago. The first was that his experience at the short-lived newspaper News on Sunday showed him how not to run a business. “It was a great idea, a radical tabloid with a serious news agenda, but it was the most appallingly run organisation,” he has said. “It taught me |the importance of management skills.”
Monday 25 January 2010
Ferrero formally ruled itself out of the running for Cadbury today, leaving Kraft’s £11.9bn takeover bid uncontested.
Sunday 24 January 2010
Thursday 21 January 2010
Kraft's largest shareholder, Warren Buffett, condemned the company's proposed £11.9bn takeover of Cadbury as a "bad deal" yesterday, saying he felt "poor" as a result.
Thursday 21 January 2010
Outlook Those Cadbury shareholders who have expressed their disappointment about the terms on which the company is being bought by Kraft may take some comfort from the remarks made yesterday by Warren Buffett. It appears that Kraft shareholders – Mr Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is the biggest investor in the US company – aren't entirely happy about this deal either.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Tuesday 12 January 2010
Dairy Milk firm Cadbury set out its case for independence today as it urged shareholders not to let US giant Kraft "steal your company".
Thursday 07 January 2010
Just 1.5 per cent of Cadbury shareholders have accepted Kraft's hostile £10.9bn takeover bid, the US food giant admitted yesterday.
Wednesday 06 January 2010
Outlook Kraft's Irene Rosenfeld is clearly set on winning the day at Cadbury. In selling her company's pizza business – one of Kraft's best performers – to finance the offer of more cash to Cadbury investors, she is betting her own future on securing the deal. If she fails, Kraft will be a significantly weaker company and Ms Rosenfeld's position will be threatened.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Argentinian scored 'rabona' wonder goal for Tottenham in Europa League – see it here
Far-right organisation has defended its actions on Facebook
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella