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Economy Watch Archive: Personalities

Warren Buffett has cameos in new Geico ads

Yes, that is world's third-richest man Warren Buffett rocking the mic as a DJ at the 4:40 mark in this new "We're Geico" Web video. And -- shudder -- yes, that is Buffett dressed as, whom? Axl Rose? at the...

By Frank Ahrens  |  March 18, 2010; 1:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Personalities , The Ticker  | Tags: Geico, Warren Buffett  
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Buffett dumped shares of J&J, P&G, ConocoPhillips, Exxon-Mobil

In documents filed at the SEC today covering the last three months of 2009, super-investor and world's second-richest man Warren Buffett declared that he has sold millions of shares of blue-chip U.S. companies out of his $58 billion stock portfolio....

By Frank Ahrens  |  February 16, 2010; 5:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Personalities , The Ticker , Wall Street  | Tags: ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Warren Buffett  
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Buying a piece of Buffett

Today, regular Americans get a chance to buy a piece of billionaire super-investor Warren Buffett for the first time. Buffett, chief executive of Berkshire-Hathaway investment fund/holding company, has been priced out of the reach of most American investors, thanks to...

By Frank Ahrens  |  February 12, 2010; 3:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Corporations , Personalities , The Ticker , Wall Street  | Tags: Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Washington Post, baby-B Berkshire shares  
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Tucker Carlson's 'Daily Caller' launches today

Not economic news, but I wanted to give a shout-out to my buddy Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller news and opinion site, which launched today, and which can be seen by clicking here. Carlson, a conservative commentator and former host of...

By Frank Ahrens  |  January 11, 2010; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Personalities , The Ticker  | Tags: Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson  
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