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
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.
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.
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
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'