Buffett on Berkshire’s 2012: ‘Subpar It Was’
In his annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett admitted disappointment in his company’s 2012 performance, including the bad news that Berkshire stock underperformed the benchmark S&P 500 index.
12 Non-U.S. Investors Who Pledged Half Their Wealth to Charity
Billionaire families from eight countries have joined the Giving Pledge started in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
An Advisor’s Investment Journey Into The Promised Land
It was for years a truth universally acknowledged that New York Jews retired to Florida. But in recent times, that dynamic has changed and more and more people have been eschewing the Sunshine State for another destination: Israel.
Four Rules for Investing in Tech Startups
Doing well in the high-tech industry is no easy feat, for entrepreneurs or investors, according to one expert---- but there are ways to increase the odds of success.
Where—and Where Not—to Invest in 2013: Morgan, MFS Experts
Political wrangling in Washington will have a powerful effect on the markets in 2013. That begs the question of where–and where not–to invest next year.
If the 2012 election campaign has plunged you into depression and convinced you that this country is going down the drain, an antidote could be a tour of a college or university campus.
11 U.S. Donors Join Buffett/Gates ‘Giving Pledge’
Eleven more wealthy U.S. families have committed to give half of their wealth to charitable causes, the Giving Pledge announced last week.
No Time to Research Nonprofits? The Giving Library Has Done It for You
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation last week released an online library with information about hundreds of American nonprofit organizations to help donors explore giving opportunities in one place.
400 Economists Endorse Romney
A former conservative official has rallied 400 economists, including five Nobel Prize winners, to sign a statement supporting Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s economic policies.
New Foundation Center Tool Tracks ‘Giving Pledge’ Donors
A new tool on Foundation Center's website monitors Giving Pledgers' activities as part of its 2020 strategic plan to encourage greater transparency in philanthropy.