In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, when billionaire businessman Warren Buffett announced he was giving away much of his fortune, letters began pouring in from people asking for help. His older sister has taken on responding to their…
By PBS NewsHour
Billionaire Warren Buffett pledged years ago to donate almost all of his vast wealth to charity. One project that could benefit is the fight against concentrated poverty, which Buffett said has turned the American Dream for some into the American…
By Megan Thompson
Billionaire businessman Warren Buffett harshly criticized the virtual currency bitcoin Friday during an interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box." "Stay away from it. It's a mirage, basically," the Berkshire Hathaway CEO said. "It's a method of transmitting money...The idea that…
By Sam Lane
By Margaret Myers
The odds are astronomical, but think of the bragging rights you would earn if you filled out a perfect March Madness bracket. This year, it could also earn you a cool $1 billion.
Members of Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength visited Capitol Hill Wednesday, lobbying Congress for higher taxes on the rich. Jeffrey Brown discuses the group's goals with member Garrett Gruener, who founded Ask.com.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, was awarded to 15 individuals Tuesday, including former President George H.W. Bush, billionaire investor Warren Buffett and poet Maya Angelou. Kwame Holman reports on the ceremony.
The Bush administration unveiled a plan Tuesday to stabilize the teetering U.S. banking system with as much as $250 billion of the financial sector rescue fund. Three economic experts discuss the impact of the plan.
Amid the financial crisis, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama will likely use the platform of the second presidential debate to quell voters' anxiety. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks explain the strengths of appearing confident and the flaws of…
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