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Warren Buffett and Dan Gilbert will pay $1 billion to the person(s) that fills out a perfect NCAA bracket

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Dan Gilbert’s Quicken Loans are going to award anyone that fills out a perfect 2014 Men’s NCAA Tournament bracket with $1 billion. The prize is going to be paid in 40 annual installments of $25 million. If there is more than one winner, the prize will be shared. The winner or winners can also ask for a lump sum payment.

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Warren Buffett Donates $2 Billion In Stock To The Gates Foundation

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Warren Buffett has made a donation of $2 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through his investment company Berkshire Hathaway.  Buffett donated around 17,458,431 in class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway stock, which is trading at around $115 per share today.

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Warren Buffett Buys Another 5 Million Shares In GM

Berkshire Hathaway, the investment arm of billionaire Warren Buffett, has acquired another 5 million shares in General Motors.  The company has raised their stake in the company to 15 million shares for the quarter ending September 30th.  David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital boosted their stake to 21.6 million shares from 17.4 million shares as of June 30th. Continue reading →

Lunch With Warren Buffett Sells For $2.6 Million On eBay

A lunch with Warren Buffett has sold for $2.6 million on eBay this past week. This broke the previous record for a charity auction on eBay: $2.11 million for a lunch with Buffett in 2008. The proceeds from the auction will benefit the Glide Foundation. Glide provides social services for poor people in San Francisco. Buffett is the Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett’s net worth is estimated to be $47 billion.

Funny Video of Advice For CEO of Yahoo!, Jerry Yang

Warren Buffet’s advice was the best.

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[1] Yahoo! Blog: Lemme give you a little advice by Nicki Dugan