The US presidential election, the growing euro crisis and higher consumer confidence will influence markets this year.
Berkshire Hathaway shares did not perform well in 2011.
The tech giant has all the attributes of a long-term winner. Perhaps that's why Warren Buffett owns 9.3 million shares.
The Oracle of Omaha succumbs to fiscal reality and invites Wall Street to Berkshire's annual meeting.
The investor surprised many with his IBM purchase. But a number of tech stocks actually have very Buffett-like characteristics.
New-home construction is still extremely weak, and is the main reason this recovery feels so anemic.
Doug Kass says the company's portfolio is so massive that it will have to make larger deals just to move the needle.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.