Search for Warren Buffett and
    1. 14 hours ago

      Buffett made five mistakes in laughing off the Coca-Cola question

      In his annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett said the first-ever webcast of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting...

    2. May 3, 2016

      Buffett is right to warn about the loser’s game

      More than 40 years ago, Charles Ellis, the US investment consultant, wrote an influential paper likening money...

    Special Reports

    1. The Future of the Food Industry

      The global population is expected to grow to around 9bn by 2050. At the same time, cli...
    2. Brazil & the US 2013

      Politics put to one side in sign of closer ties...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. May 3, 2016

      The Buffett model is widely worshipped but little copied

      Omaha, Nebraska: a place of pilgrimage, where 35,000 shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway have come to pay homage. This...

    2. May 1, 2016

      Buffett fizzes in defence of Cherry Coke

      Warren Buffett set himself on a potential collision course with public health campaigners when he said it was “quite...

    3. The World

      April 29, 2016

      Buffett's Woodstock of Capitalism 2016 — As it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 07:25 on 1 May 2016. Live updates from Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders...

    4. FT Alphaville

      April 29, 2016

      Warren Buffett: A dream deferred

      Our colleague Stephen Foley wrote a compelling analysis last year noting how much Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway...

    5. April 26, 2016

      Warren Buffett, Philip Green and a tale of two billionaires

      Sir Philip Green and Warren Buffett — the permanently tanned, ostentatious rag-trade entrepreneur and the soft-spoken,...

    6. April 17, 2016

      Berkshire Hathaway and Coke boards face investor pressure

      Berkshire Hathaway and Coca-Cola are among a number of large US companies that will come under pressure from two of...

    7. April 15, 2016

      Everything I thought I knew about investing was wrong

      There are two “qualities” that have come to be cherished in the culture of investment management. They also happen to...

    8. April 12, 2016

      Nomura: heading home

      Managing businesses, says Warren Buffett, requires you to follow a couple of guidelines. Rule one: never lose money....

    9. April 8, 2016

      NBA Moneyballer Sam Hinkie misses the hoop

      A young basketball executive who tried to apply the number-crunching techniques of Wall Street to the game but fell...

    10. March 23, 2016

      Valeant debacle claims Sequoia’s Bob Goldfarb

      The Sequoia Fund, the $5.6bn mutual fund with historic ties to Warren Buffett, said on Wednesday that Bob Goldfarb, its...

    11. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      Sequoia Fund's Goldfarb to retire amid Valeant debacle

      The Valeant Pharmaceuticals debacle has claimed another scalp, this time at the Sequoia Fund, the $5.6bn mutual fund...

    12. March 20, 2016

      The week: March 21

      • The travails of Valeant, the struggling Canadian drugmaker, have led to big losses for hedge fund managers Jeffrey...

    13. March 18, 2016

      Capital ideas in a time of inequality

      In January 1963, Warren Buffett included the following impish observation in his letter to his investment partners. “I...

    14. March 16, 2016

      Valeant backer Sequoia Fund’s value plunges

      The plunging value of Valeant Pharmaceuticals threatens to deepen a crisis at a famous US mutual fund with historic...

    15. Fast FT

      March 14, 2016

      Anbang group hires PJT Partners for Starwood bid

      China’s Anbang has turned to PJT Partners, the recently listed boutique investment bank, to advise it and two other...

    16. March 10, 2016

      John Gutfreund, bond trader, 1929-2016

      John Gutfreund, the former Salomon Brothers chief whose rise and fall became part of Wall Street folklore, has died...

    17. March 8, 2016

      Investor orders for Berkshire Hathaway bond sale hit $34bn

      Investor orders for a piece of a $9bn Berkshire Hathaway bond sale eclipsed $30bn on Tuesday, as the conglomerate...

    18. March 1, 2016

      UK’s billionaires are fewer and poorer

      There are fewer billionaires in the UK and they are almost $10bn poorer than last year, according to Forbes’ annual...

    19. Fast FT

      February 29, 2016

      Buffett warns on Trump; expects Clinton to win

      Billionaire Warren Buffett has warned “never underestimate the man who overestimates himself,” as Donald Trump leads...

    20. February 27, 2016

      Warren Buffett says climate change no risk to Berkshire Hathaway

      Warren Buffett has dismissed the possibility that climate change could prove a big risk to Berkshire Hathaway’s...

    21. February 19, 2016

      Activism: from boardroom to Shangri-La

      Activist investors were long an unloved breed. For much of the postwar era, company boards and bosses expected to run...

    22. Fast FT

      February 17, 2016

      Buffett stake sends Kinder Morgan higher

      One US billionaire increased the net worth – at least on paper – of another on Wednesday. Shares in Kinder Morgan...

    23. February 17, 2016

      Fosun: seller beware

      The directive to know your counterparty can be hard to fulfil in China. As the government’s anti-corruption purge has...

    24. February 9, 2016

      Tech industry leaders cut donations to charity

      The elite of the US technology industry cut their philanthropic donations in 2015, as a debate raged about how, when...

    25. February 7, 2016

      The week: February 8

      • Anne Richards is to become the first female chief executive of M&G Investments, the £247bn investment arm of...

    26. February 7, 2016

      Dimon and Buffett: the odd couple of corporate governance

      It is one of the oldest battle lines in corporate governance: managerial autonomy versus shareholder rights. The battle...

    27. February 3, 2016

      Dimon-led governance project a tough sell

      US campaigners for improved shareholder rights may well be sceptical of a new set of corporate governance principles...

    28. February 1, 2016

      Top US financial groups hold secret summits on long-termism

      The world’s largest asset managers have held secret summit meetings to hammer out proposals for improving public...

    29. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Cancel those Omaha tickets, Berkshire to webcast investor meeting

      Is Warren Buffett shorting stocks in Omaha hotels companies? For the past couple of years, he has been telling the...

    30. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Facebook breathing down Buffett's neck after rally

      Facebook shares are surging 13 per cent on Thursday after a blistering set of results that showed a re-acceleration in...

    31. January 20, 2016

      Fintech: Search for a super-algo

      Nearly three decades ago, Warren Buffett penned an annual letter to his adoring investors mocking an insidious new...

    32. January 14, 2016

      Mergers on the menu for food and drink industry

      For those who like putting ketchup on their macaroni and cheese, the $62.6bn takeover last year by Heinz of Kraft —...

    33. January 8, 2016

      Life lessons from original thinkers

      One nice thing about my job is that I sometimes get to interview original thinkers. This fascinating category of people...

    34. January 3, 2016

      The week: January 4

      • Warren Buffett’s golden anniversary year at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway turned into one to forget for the world’s...

    35. December 29, 2015

      Warren Buffett faces worst year on stock market since 2009

      Investment guru Warren Buffett is headed for his worst year relative to the rest of the US stock market since 2009,...

    36. December 23, 2015

      Scrooge’s activist hedge fund letter to Santa Claus

      To: St Nicholas Enterprises From: Counting House Capital Dear Santa Claus, I am an activist investor in your company...

    37. Fast FT

      December 23, 2015

      Fosun's Guo returns to China

      Guo Guangchang, the Chinese businessman who went missing earlier this month while assisting Chinese authorities with an...

    38. December 18, 2015

      Fosun chairman Guo Guangchang visits US after China probe

      Guo Guangchang, the Chinese tycoon who went missing last week while assisting Chinese authorities with an unspecified...

    Search for Warren Buffett and