SNL Video: Elizabeth Warren Explains Medicare for All, Zings Biden and Beto

RELATED STORIES Elizabeth Warren brought her plan for universal health care to Saturday Night Live this week. The Democratic presidential candidate (played by Kate McKinnon) kicked off the cold open at an Iowa rally, aka her “natural habitat” of “a public school on a weekend.” She began by pouring one out for Beto O’Rourke, who […]

SXSWarren: A day later, Elizabeth Warren defends her Big Tech breakup proposal

Enlarge / Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at SXSW 2019. (credit: Nathan Mattise) AUSTIN, Texas—”So yesterday you made a pretty big announcement about tech. Then like the gangster you are, you flew down to a tech conference… “ Time Editor-at-Large Anand Giridharadas led with that at his South by Southwest conversation with Massachusetts Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful […]

Elizabeth Warren proposes breaking up Amazon, Google, and Facebook

Enlarge / Elizabeth Warren speaking to a crowd on February 18, 2019 in Glendale, California. (credit: Getty Images | Mario Tama) Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today proposed breaking up Amazon, Google, and Facebook as part of a plan to regulate tech platforms as utilities. In a blog post, Warren said she’ll pursue the plan if […]

Poll: Trump would lose to every top Democrat woman including Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, or Elizabeth Warren

Chip Somodevilla/Tasos Katopodis/Win McNamee/Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images/Business Insider Every woman touted as a Democratic 2020 candidate would beat President Donald Trump if the election was held today, an Axios poll has found. High-profile names, women senators, and women that Trump has repeatedly targeted are all more popular with voters according to the poll. The poll also […]

Companies are sticking to a practice that Warren Buffett and other business titans warn is damaging the economy

REUTERS/Fred Prouser Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett has long decried Wall Street’s habit of providing quarterly earnings guidance. But last year, S&P 500 companies issued forward guidance at the highest rate since 2008, according to a report by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Executives have made fewer forecasts this year amid more calls to do away […]

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street-critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks ‘naive’

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, responded to some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s criticism of Wall Street banks and the Trump administration on Monday.  At a Reuters event, Cohn disagreed that the tax cuts enacted earlier this year primarily benefitted the wealthy.  He also said Warren’s argument that […]

A crypto miner trolls Warren Buffett with bitcoin billboards outside his office (BRKB)

Bill Pugliano/Stringer/Getty Images The founder of a crypto-mining company claims to have installed billboards trolling Warren Buffett. Buffett famously compared bitcoin to rat poison earlier this month.  Follow the price of bitcoin in real-time here.  A cryptocurrency-mining company claims to be trolling billionaire investor Warren Buffett with billboards near his Omaha office. Marco Krohn, co-founder […]

Warren Buffett bashes Bitcoin, says its surge is due to the cryptocurrency’s mystique

(Reuters) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterized as “rat poison squared,” thrive on the hope they’ll find other people who will pay more for it. Likening bitcoin demand to the tulip bulb mania in 17th century Holland, Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway […]

Warren Buffett wants to buy even more Apple shares

Billionaire Warren Buffett has been buying a boatload of Apple shares and on Saturday suggested he would buy even more shares at the right price. At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting, Buffett credited Apple with developing “extremely sticky” products to which consumers become attached and endorsed Apple’s decision to buy back its own stock, saying […]