Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett, Amazon, Starbucks and others condemn voting restrictions in letter
‘Voting is the lifeblood of our democracy,’ says the double-page letter published in the New York Times and Washington Post

Edward Helmore in New York

14, Apr, 2021 @2:46 PM

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Ten billionaires reap $400bn boost to wealth during pandemic
Covid-19 pushed many into poverty but brought huge benefits for some of the wealthiest, renewing calls for fairer taxes

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

19, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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MacKenzie Scott: ex-wife of Jeff Bezos gives away $4bn in four months
The 50-year-old, who was married to Amazon boss for 26 years, donates to Covid groups

Mark Sweney

16, Dec, 2020 @9:11 AM

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Warren Buffett makes big investment in US pharmaceutical firms
Berkshire Hathaway bought $5.7bn worth of shares in four companies in third quarter

Jasper Jolly

17, Nov, 2020 @6:21 PM

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Warren Buffett invests $6bn in Japan's five biggest trading houses
The 90-year-old US business tycoon hopes for ‘opportunities of mutual benefit’

Mark Sweney

31, Aug, 2020 @1:11 PM

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In a pandemic, billionaires are richer than ever. Why aren't they giving more? | Chuck Collins
Billionaires get huge tax breaks to park money in private family foundations operated by wealthy heirs. Little goes to actual charity work

Chuck Collins

03, Aug, 2020 @11:46 AM

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German company allegedly cons Warren Buffett out of €643m
US investor may have paid over four times too much for firm now being investigated for fraud

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

19, May, 2020 @10:24 AM

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Warren Buffett dumps US airline stocks, saying 'world has changed' after Covid-19
The legendary investor indicates that financial markets could still have further to fall as worldwide cases edge towards 3.5m

Martin Farrer

03, May, 2020 @5:03 AM

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Bill Ackman claims firm made $2.6bn betting on coronavirus outbreak
Hedge fund manager took advantage of market turmoil to make almost 100 times his outlay

Jasper Jolly

25, Mar, 2020 @7:19 PM

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Wealthy people are spending less – are they seeing signs of a recession?
A recent USB report found wealthy investors are increasing their cash reserves, adding to growing evidence suggesting they see trouble on the horizon

Edward Helmore in New York

18, Nov, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Think billionaires are just super-rich people? Big mistake | Arwa Mahdawi
The hard realities of extreme wealth – political influence and jaw-dropping inequality – should have us protesting in the streets

Arwa Mahdawi

06, Nov, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos pays out $38bn in divorce settlement
Ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos will become world’s fourth-richest woman but has promised to give away half of award

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

30, Jun, 2019 @1:52 PM

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