Month: September 2019

Lacy O’Toole | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway‘s executive Tracy Britt Cool is leaving the firm after a decade to start a company that replicates Warren Buffett’s business model. Cool, who joined Berkshire in 2009 as Buffett’s financial assistant, said she’s building an investment vehicle that acquires companies “too small for Berkshire,” The Wall Street Journal reported.
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TransferWise co-founders Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Kaarmann. TransferWise Financial technology firm TransferWise booked a profit for the third year in a row, a rare show of growth for an industry littered with start-ups that have struggled to break even. The London-based company said on Wednesday that its net profit after tax climbed to £10.3 million
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Federal prosecutors on Monday accused three J.P. Morgan precious metals traders, including the global head of base and precious metals trading, of participating in a racketeering conspiracy in connection with a multiyear scheme to manipulate the markets and defraud customers. The alleged scheme saw the nation’s largest bank by assets profit handsomely, while investors suffered
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Michael Wirth, CEO of Chevron. Adam Jeffery | CNBC The attack against Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities is a wake-up call to dangers in the oil market, according to Chevron CEO Michael Wirth. “Perhaps the market had grown a little bit comfortable with risks that we never became comfortable with,” Wirth told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Monday. “These
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