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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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.
Wednesday 23 December 2009
Outlook: Successive generations of Britons have grown up accustomed to received wisdom about investing: that while share prices can both rise and fall, over time equities tend to rise – and to outperform other asset classes. Well, as the feature on page 34 explores, that has certainly not been the case during the first decade of the 21st century.
Monday 21 December 2009
Henry Stewart, the founder of the London-based IT training company Happy Computers, had twin inspirations when he set up his business nearly 20 years ago.
Wednesday 25 November 2009
Facebook has created a dual-class stock structure designed to give founder Mark Zuckerberg and other existing shareholders control over the company.
Wednesday 18 November 2009
As Warren Buffett looks forward to an improving world economy, he is betting on chocolate, energy and discount retailing, at least according to the latest filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission in New York detailing positions taken by his investment holding giant, Berkshire Hathaway, in public companies.
Monday 09 November 2009
A £9.8 billion hostile takeover bid from US food giant Kraft was labelled "derisory" by Dairy Milk maker Cadbury today.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Dairy Milk maker Cadbury will face a hostile takeover bid from US food giant Kraft tomorrow, according to reports today.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Friday 18 September 2009
Given that CVS has 160-odd veterinary surgeries around the country, there's a good chance you'll end up in one of its clinics should Rover feel a little poorly. But beware of the vet. The Aim-listed company wins the gold medal for conflicts of interest following its expansion into pet cemeteries and crematoria. "They make money whether they can cure your pet or not," explains a source close to the company.
Sunday 13 September 2009
George Best used to tell the story of the night porter who brought a bottle of champagne to his hotel room shortly after he had walked out on Manchester United. The football star lay sprawled on a bed with casino winnings and a Miss World. "Would you mind if I asked you a question, George? Where did it all go wrong?"
Thursday 09 July 2009
It turns out the media elite aren't so different from a lot of less affluent people: They think Twitter is a great communications tool, but can't figure out how the online messaging service is going to make money.
Tuesday 23 June 2009
Saturday 23 May 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
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