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 […]

Warren Buffett defends doing business with gun manufacturers after questioner claims it’s at odds with everything he stands for (RGR, SWHC)

AP / Seth Wenig Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway‘s CEO, said on Saturday that his personal views on gun control do not reflect the company’s thinking.  “I do not believe in imposing my political opinions on the activities of our businesses,” Buffett told shareholders at the annual meeting.  About two weeks after the Parkland, Florida high […]

Don’t invest like Donald Trump: Warren Buffett’s advice to students

The world’s third-wealthiest person, Warren Buffett, was not impressed by US President Donald Trump’s investing strategy in his Q&A session with students in 1991. He predicted the failure of Trump’s casino business. According to a document revealed by CNBC, when a Notre Dame University student asked Buffett about Trump’s casino business, the investor was not […]

Heidi Heitkamp Takes On Elizabeth Warren Over the Senate Banking Bill

Don’t expect Heidi Heitkamp and Elizabeth Warren to be campaigning together anytime soon. For the past week, Warren has been telling anyone who will listen that one-third of her fellow Democrats in the Senate are caving to Wall Street and bank lobbyists by joining Republicans in legislation to roll back a part of the 2010 […]

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Will Present Best Picture At the Oscars Again

It was the biggest awards debacle of in all of Oscars history. You know what I’m talking about: the La La Land/Moonlight mix-up. At the 2017 Oscars, La La Land was mistakenly awarded Best Picture before panicked producers announced that Moonlight was the real winner, resulting in candid photos of shocked celebrities that could rival a […]