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The Latest: Sanders Still Says He's 'Just Getting Started'
The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 7:41 p.m. Bernie Sanders still says he's "just getting started." He's talking about his "political revolution" that challenged Hillary Clinton's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination for a straight year — until she
Investing in the Habits of Old and Young
For decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively to the baby boom generation – people born in the nearly two decades after World War II. This kind of demographic investing, as it’s called, has become ingrained in the DNA of American markets. Just Google “baby boomer
Financier Warren Buffett, Known for Avoiding Tech Stocks, Takes a Bite Out of Apple
Warren Buffett , the billionaire financier known for avoiding tech stocks, may finally be embracing technology. The "Oracle of Omaha" earned his reputation for arguably being one of the best investors in the world. Buffett, 85, has enjoyed success without buying technology stocks, with the
Warren Buffett's Firm Reveals $1 Billion Investment in Apple
The tech giant's stock rallied after Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a first-quarter investment in the company.
Top 5 Takeaways From Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
Billionaire Warren Buffett , widely regarded as one of the most successful investors in the world, didn't hold back his opinions at Berkshire Hathaway ’s annual meeting over the weekend. Berkshire Hathaway's chairman hosted investors at the yearly gathering in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday,
Economists Weigh the Pros and Cons of a $15 Minimum Wage
Economists are mixed about whether or not states should gradually raise their minimum wage to $15 an hour -- an issue that's front and center after California lawmakers said they would do just that by the year 2020. Last September the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago polled 42
Rich People Who Can't Kick Their Frugal Spending Habits
Old habits can die hard, even for frugal people who happen to become millionaires or billionaires, including NBA player Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs . Leonard's recent interview with Sports Illustrated revealed that despite a $94 million contract, he still drives the car he had as a
What the Financial Gurus Say About Volatility as Stocks Go on Roller Coaster Ride
Investors around the globe could use some advice from experts on volatility as the major U.S. stock indices surged today following worst day for the Dow Jones industrial average in four years. The more than 2 percent jump as of early afternoon today follows a bloodbath on Monday, when the Dow
Alphabet Shakeup Spells Change for Google
Google's restructuring will place the search-engine business as a subsidiary under a newly-created holding company, Alphabet.
Kraft (KRFT) and Heinz Agree to Merge
H.J. Heinz is expected to buy Kraft Foods Group, creating what would be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America. The merger deal, announced today by both companies, was engineered by Heinz's owner, the Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital, and billionaire investor Warren