Stocks could build on gains in the week ahead as investors await Friday’s jobs report

Stocks could carry the momentum of this latest rally into next week as investors look ahead to Friday’s jobs report. All three major indice scored big gains in the past week, each rising higher than 6%. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite broke a seven-week losing streak, while it had been eight weeks of … Read more

Warren Buffett Spends Big as Stock Market Sells Off

The stock market’s selloff has been bad news for most investors. The Omaha-based company bought 901,768 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY 5.68% last week, according to a regulatory filing. The move makes Occidental, in which Berkshire began buying shares in late February, one of its 10 biggest holdings. In the past few months, Berkshire … Read more

Warren Buffett Says Markets Have Become a ‘Gambling Parlor’

OMAHA, Neb.—As recently as February, Warren Buffett lamented he wasn’t finding much out there that was worth buying.  That is no longer the case. After a yearslong deal drought, Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B -2.55% is opening up the spending spigot again. It forged an $11.6 billion deal to buy insurer Alleghany Corp. Y … Read more

Equal opportunities: Why Indian women outshine men at the workplace

Women lead the world in receiving growth opportunities at the workplace, says HP Inc study Women in India are looking for growth opportunities and feel ready to take on more responsibility within the company, reveals a global study conducted by HP Inc. The study reveals interesting insights around employee workplace perceptions, retention factors, career progress … Read more

The UK approves the extradition of Mike Lynch to the US

Mike Lynch, former CEO of Autonomy. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg via Getty Images LONDON – British tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch is due to be extradited to the United States to be charged with a felony in connection with the sale of his firm Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard, following a decision by British Home Secretary Priti Patel. … Read more