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  • Illustration: The Oracle of Omaha by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    NUGENT: Consulting the Oracle of Omaha

    The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, recently wrote an Op-Ed column in the New York Times in which he thanked and praised Uncle Sam for stepping in and preventing the economy from going over a cliff.

  • Guests for Sunday news shows

    Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:

  • Bill Gates, left, and Warren Buffett, center, talk with some of China's richest people to promote philanthropy during a dinner and reception Wednesday Sept. 29, 2010 in Beijing. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Pang Xingdong)

    Gates, Buffett dine with China's rich for charity

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said a meeting about charity he attended Wednesday with Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and dozens of China's super rich was "a tremendous success," despite earlier concerns that the country's newly minted millionaires would be pressured to give up their fortunes.

  • FILE - In this March 11, 2008 file photo, former Disney chief Michael Eisner participates in a question and answer panel at the SXSW Film and Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. In hindsight, Eisner calls his decision in 1995 to buy CapCities/ABC, and with it, its crown jewel ESPN, "one of the best acquisitions maybe of that whole century." (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File)

    Former Disney CEO reflects on ESPN, partnerships

    In hindsight, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner calls his decision in 1995 to buy CapCities/ABC, and with it, its crown jewel ESPN, "one of the best acquisitions maybe of that whole century."

  • BIG BUCKS: Microsoft mogul Bill Gates (left) and investor Warren Buffett have encouraged fellow billionaires to pledge 50 percent of their fortunes to charity. (Associated Press)

    Billionaires to give away fortunes

    Forty of America's billionaires have answered a call from investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates to give 50 percent or more of their fortunes to charity, either during their lifetimes or upon their deaths.

  • Associated Press photographs
Charlie Munger (above) and Warren Buffett run Berkshire Hathaway Inc. While Mr. Buffett is the face of the company, Mr. Munger stays mainly behind the scenes. That works well for the two billionaires, who together have developed one of the most successful investment records ever. An investor (above left) holds cards having a caricature of Charlie Munger.

    Backstage billionaire

    Warren Buffett is the face of the company and Charlie Munger stays mainly in the shadows.

  • Buffett pursues profitable European acquisitions

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Warren Buffett, whose business and investment acumen has made him one of the world's wealthiest men, embarked on a European "deferred shopping tour" yesterday, looking for possible acquisitions for his Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • Buffet forms firm to insure bonds

    NEW YORK (AP) — Town governments, school districts and other municipalities looking to borrow money got a new option yesterday when trying to insure their bonds: billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

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