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  • Buffett urges Congress to raise taxes on wealthy

    November 26, 2012 10:33 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Billionaire Warren Buffett is again calling for higher taxes on the "ultra-rich" and he's urging Congress to compromise on spending cuts and tax increases. Buffett expressed his views on fiscal policy in an opinion article Monday in The New York Times. In the article, Buffett mocked the... more »
  • Buffett says fiscal cliff won't trigger recession

    November 14, 2012 3:28 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Investor Warren Buffett says there won't be a recession if Congress can't resolve the so-called fiscal cliff before the automatic tax increases and spending cuts take effect in January. Buffett told CNN on Wednesday that the U.S. economy is very resilient, and it won't collapse if lawmakers... more »
  • Buffett's "Margaritaville" set to open

    May 17, 2012 1:22 PM

    JACKSON - Jimmy Buffett says creating jobs on the Gulf Coast is a rewarding part of his new Margaritaville Casino and Resort in Mississippi. Buffet was in Jackson Thursday when the Mississippi Gaming Commission signed off the certification for the casino, set to open Tuesday in Biloxi. The meeting was... more »
  • Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer

    April 17, 2012 4:44 PM

    OMAHA - Warren Buffett is telling shareholders in an open letter he has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. The 81-year-old billionaire investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. says in the letter, released Tuesday, that his condition is "not remotely life-threatening" or debilitating. Buffett's letter says he and his... more »
  • Gulf coast benefit concert

    June 23, 2010 11:21 AM

    You can attend a free concert in Gulf Shores, Ala. next month, to show your support for those affected by the oil spill. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer band, along with Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Jessee Winchester, and others, will perform. The CMT cable network... more »

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