Top 5 Positions in Warren Buffett’s Portfolio

Warren Buffett is undeniably the most famous and influential investor in modern history, based on his extraordinary performance record. Not surprisingly, the investment portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A), the holding company employing the Oracle of Omaha as chairman and CEO, receives wide media attention and scrutiny, even though Buffett is no longer making every … Read more

The Airbnb co-founder on his favourite things

My personal style signifier is a pair of Nike Space Hippies – a modern marvel of sneaker design. They’re made of recycled materials – plastic bottles, T-shirts and post-industrial scraps from the factory – and I like that they’re environmentally low-impact, incredibly comfortable and distinctive. I have them in high-top and low-top versions, in grey and orange. Along … Read more

Washington gas station reprograms pumps for $10 per gallon prices for an unusual reason

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Biden says Sweden, Finland NATO bids have full U.S. backing

US President Joe Biden, Swedens Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finlands President Sauli Niinistö arrive to speak in the Rose Garden following a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 19, 2022. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the United States fully supports Sweden and … Read more

Are reporters taking in-person meetings?

Bill Smith Back in March 2017 – when the topic of source meetings was last covered by this contributor –  White House press secretary Sean Spicer was charming the press corp, Instagram was cool, and there had been a grand total of 13 SPAC transactions the previous year. But things have changed. With variants varianting, … Read more

‘The construction industry shouts about safety, but only whispers about health’

The Chartered Institute of Building’s 2020 research about workplace mental health revealed devastating results about the male-dominated construction industry. It found that male construction workers are three times more likely to die by suicide than the national average, with figures now suggesting that more than one worker a day will take their own life. With … Read more