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Warren Buffett gets out of the newspaper business

Billionaire Warren Buffett is giving up on the newspaper business. He’s selling all of Berkshire Hathaway’s publications to Lee Enterprises for $140 million, including the Omaha World-Herald in Nebraska and The Buffalo News in New York.

Walmart heir, Buffett to give away $4.8 billion of fortunes

Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities – one of his largest gifts ever – while Walmart heir Jim Walton gave away $1.2 billion of the retailer’s shares last week. And Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus said this weekend he’s planning to gift almost his entire $4.5 billion fortune before he dies.

Warren Buffett fields questions about successor, investing

Billionaire Warren Buffett deflected questions about his eventual successor at Berkshire Hathaway on Saturday and instead encouraged the thousands of people at his annual meeting to focus more on big picture investing principles than day-to-day events.

Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

Investor Warren Buffett says Wall Street’s lust for deals has prompted CEOs to act like oversexed teenagers and overpay for acquisitions, so it has been hard to find deals for Berkshire Hathaway.

Motley Fool: A comely conglomerate

The value Warren Buffett has created for Berkshire Hathaway shareholders has become apparent over the past decades, as Berkshire’s collection of wholly owned subsidiaries has expanded, increasing the company’s cash-generating capabilities.

Warren Buffett to buy big Texas utility Oncor

Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to buy Oncor, Texas’ largest regulated utility, and the famed Omaha company has the support of most parties that could block the deal, according to documents from the two companies.

Warren Buffett says bad advice has cost investors more than $100 billion

Billionaire Warren Buffett has some wise words for investors: Stop throwing money away on bad advice. In his annual letter to shareholders released over the weekend, the Berkshire Hathaway chief executive bashed active fund managers who charge higher fees on the promise that they can do better than the broader market.