Economy

Warren Buffett takes exception to the notion that Berkshire Hathaway intends to hold some stock-market investments “forever,” and amends one of his long-held principles in his annual investor letter.

Warren Buffett takes exception to the notion that Berkshire Hathaway intends to hold some stock-market investments “forever,” and amends one of his long-held principles in his annual investor letter.

François Hollande expressed displeasure with President Donald’s Trump’s recent characterization of his country.

Bonds and stock markets are sending conflicting signals about the health of the U.S. economy.

Scientists have found anti-aging properties in produce including broccoli, cabbage and avocados.

Warren Buffett says executives that try to wave away real costs by highlighting adjusted earnings make him very nervous.

The year has already been notable for the amount and intensity of in-person civic engagement.

Bogle “has the satisfaction of knowing that he helped millions of investors,” Buffett wrote.

While Hollywood’s biggest stars pack into the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles to celebrate movies and the people who make them, the protagonist of Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” will be trying to survive a visit to meet the parents.

Investors in the coming initial public offering of Snap Inc. will buy into an unprecedented corporate governance structure that won’t give them a voice, instead placing all the power in a pair of 20-something executives who have not proven they are worthy of such trust.

When Snap goes public, there will be differing numbers on its market capitalization, otherwise known as its valuation.

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. tumbled 8% Friday after analysts used the words “messy” and “ugly” to describe Thursday’s earnings report.

Odds favor IPO buyers who cash out quickly, writes Brett Arends.

Actors have lost the right to force the Internet Movie Database to delete their age.

“CONSERVATISM can and does mean different things to those who call themselves conservatives,” said Ronald Reagan soothingly, in an address to the Conservative Political Action Conference in 1977. He referred to social conservatism and economic conservatism, tendrils that then seemed disparate, but which he, speaking shortly after Jimmy Carter’s inauguration, would soon unite. “What I envision is not simple a melding together of the two branches of American conservatism into a temporary uneasy alliance,” he said. “But the creation of a new, lasting majority.”It was tempting to wonder whether the speech Donald Trump delivered on February

Some states are struggling under a worsening heroin and prescription medication epidemic.

President Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon said the administration’s relations with the media will only get worse.

Since 2005, only one Best Picture winner made more than $140 million.

Former major-league outfielder Doug Glanville, in the roughly three seasons he played alongside Chicago Cubs legend Sammy Sosa, never wavered in his view of the latter as “a player who loved the fans, played with a smile [and] produced prolifically.” It should be acknowledged, Glanville writes, “that Sammy Sosa was an integral part of Cubs history.”

Bonds and stock markets are sending conflicting signals about the health of the U.S. economy.

Investors on Friday book some profit after U.S. oil-supply data prompted a jump of more than 1% in prices in the previous session.

A proposed $20 billion public-to-private school voucher program from the Trump administration may have the most momentum for such a plan in decades. That momentum, critics of market-based education policy worry, may leave three recent voucher-effectiveness studies—from the political left and right—worth little more than spit balls.

“THE Corvette was designed here,” says Jacques Panis, the president of Shinola, a maker of trendy watches, bikes and turntables, at the start of a tour of the company's workshop and offices. Five years ago Shinola set up shop on two floors in Detroit's iconic Argonaut building, which used to be the design headquarters of General Motors, one of the city’s big three carmakers. Back then Shinola had 10 employees; today it employs more than 600, of which around 350 are in Detroit.Shinola’s success is one of the stories regularly wheeled out in discussions about Detroit’s recovery. The company now has 20 shops in America, one in London and one in

Chesapeake Energy was upgraded by a UBS analyst, who said the company’s stock had fallen too far to stay bearish.

President Donald Trump told an audience of conservative activists that his tax plan will “massively lower” taxes for the middle class as well as reduce rates on American businesses, during a wide-ranging speech that also touched on repealing Obamacare and building up the U.S. military.

Nordstrom executives said the company’s earnings results weren’t affected by President Trump’s tweets chastising the company for dropping Ivanka Trump’s fashion line.

Brian Cullinan and Martha L. Ruiz are the only people in the world who know the 24 Oscar winners before the envelopes are opened on stage during the ceremony. That’s because PwC has run the balloting for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for the past 83 years.

U.S. stocks fell on Friday, putting the Dow on track to end its record-setting streak as investors found few catalysts to pushing shares higher following 10 straight positive sessions.

After years of hysteria about exploding deficits, Republicans are now willing to squander America’s fiscal strength on tax cuts and privatization schemes that enrich the elites at the expense of the people, writes Harry Stein.

The White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday that under President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Department of Justice will do more to enforce federal marijuana laws.

Sharing the rent with someone could save 13% of your income.

The chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam last week was a nerve agent called VX, police here said, which is listed as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations.

The Conservative Party won a key local election in northern England after a Thursday vote, dealing a blow to the center-left Labour Party which had held the seat for decades, and giving Prime Minister Theresa May a boost just a month before she formally starts Britain’s negotiations on leaving the European Union.

Shares in Asia lost ground Friday as dovish signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve weakened the dollar, with possible consequences for the competitiveness of Asian exports.