Top 20 Most Valuable Brands in the World: 2013
Interbrand, a brand consultancy firm, released its list of the top 100 global brands.
Microsoft Up 6% Today, but as for Tomorrow …
As CEO Steve Ballmer makes his exit, it’s worth noting that Microsoft stock has outperformed the Dow, and market darlings like Google, recently.
7 Famous Dads Who Make Good Financial Role Models
Despite their wealth and fame, these celebrity fathers have a set a good example in frugality for their kids to follow.
8 Really Bad Investments That Lost a Bundle
Even the big boys, like Warren Buffett, can lose big bucks on a bad bet.
Warren Buffett to Become Major Goldman Shareholder
The deal saves Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway billions in costs and lets Goldman maintain the accretion to its stock price.
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.
Buffett Slams Norquist, Calls for Higher Taxes on ‘Ultra-Rich’
"Let’s forget about the rich and ultra-rich going on strike and stuffing their ample funds under their mattresses," because of higher taxes, the billionaire investor says.
Buffett’s 9 Nuggets of Wisdom on Banks, Investments, More
The Oracle of Omaha had some contrarian things to say about the U.S. economy, the big banks, and what he calls “the tapeworm of the American economy,” on Bloomberg TV.
At Pershing Insite, a Plea for BDs to Scrutinize Reps’ Outside Dealings
Joan Schwartz of Pershing warns BD executives to better scrutinize such dealings, since “this is how bad reps are stealing clients’ money.”
Forbes’ List of Highest Paid CEOs Is Unveiled
It’s that time of year; birds are singing, allergies are kicking, occupiers are occupying and Forbes has released its annual list of the most highly paid CEOs.