The 82-year-old investor is grooming the former farm girl and Harvard MBA for a senior role at Berkshire Hathaway when he steps down.
Neglected stores, a sinking stock and beloved brands found elsewhere have turned shoppers and investors alike against the chain.
Spending constraints forced a character-sketch storyline that's turning off critics and infuriating shareholders.
Another major collapse, this time in Washington state, should be a wake-up call about investing in the nation's failing infrastructure.
A study by 2 German economists finds that markets make people more likely to betray their own moral codes.
As the Justice Department and the former CEO's lawyers negotiate a shorter prison sentence, his old employees say it's a really bad move.
A precious metals sell-off has lowered prices and lifted demand beyond production capabilities, which means new investors will have a tough time finding 'America the Beautiful.'
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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.
Those shackled with student loan debt are increasingly being targeted by scams and shady companies promising relief.
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.