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Buffett is buying back more Berkshire stock this year after record $25 billion repurchase in 2020

Buffett is buying back more Berkshire stock this year after record $25 billion repurchase in 2020
Warren Buffett during an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick on February 24, 2020. It turned out to be another year during which the billionaire investor shied away from game-changing acquisitions in a pricey market even after a sudden market cash and as his company...

Covid relief bill may trigger $36 billion cut to Medicare, higher student loan fees

Covid relief bill may trigger $36 billion cut to Medicare, higher student loan fees
Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images A Covid relief bill backed by Democrats could trigger billions of dollars in cuts to Medicare and other federal programs, like ones that support unemployed workers and student-loan borrowers, if it's ultimately passed. The funding cuts would...

House Covid relief bill extends unemployment benefits by 5 months, pays extra $400 a week

House Covid relief bill extends unemployment benefits by 5 months, pays extra $400 a week
Al Drago | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesUnemployment benefits extended Those programs include Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for self-employed, gig and other workers who don't qualify for state-level assistance; and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, which pays extra weeks of state benefits to the long-term unemployed. The...

Warren Buffett says ‘never bet against America’ in letter trumpeting Berkshire’s U.S.-based assets

Warren Buffett says 'never bet against America' in letter trumpeting Berkshire's U.S.-based assets
Warren Buffett Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett, the 90-year-old "Oracle of Omaha," remains a firm believer in the American dream, saying in his closely watched annual shareholder letter to "never bet against America." "In its brief 232 years of existence ... there has been no incubator...

Read Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders

Warren Buffett recommended these 4 books to learn about investing
Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday.

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Etsy, Virgin Galactic, Foot Locker & more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Etsy, Virgin Galactic, Foot Locker & more
Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson and others celebrate their IPO at the Nasdaq exchange, April 16, 2015. Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Etsy — Shares of the e-commerce company popped nearly 13% on Friday after beating on the top and bottom lines...

Texas judge finds national eviction ban unconstitutional

Texas judge finds national eviction ban unconstitutional
Nurses display a 'Stay Home' news24nation on their vehicle during a car caravan of nurses calling for people to remain home amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in El Paso on November 16, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. Mario Tama | Getty Images A federal judge...

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to stimulus, but inflation still in check

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to stimulus, but inflation still in check
A fresh round of government stimulus checks sent personal income up to its biggest monthly gain since April 2020 though inflation remained tame, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Personal income jumped 10% after 0.6% increase in December. That was even higher than the 9.5% Dow...

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Foot Locker, Beyond Meat, DoorDash & more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Foot Locker, Beyond Meat, DoorDash & more
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Foot Locker (FL) – Foot Locker shares tanked 12.1% in premarket trading after quarterly revenue came in below Street forecasts and comparable-store sales unexpectedly declined. The athletic apparel and footwear retailer also reported...