Warren Buffett http://www.kunc.org en Bill Gates, Warren Buffett Again Top Forbes 400 http://www.kunc.org/post/bill-gates-warren-buffett-again-top-forbes-400 It's mostly the usual suspects on the latest <a href="http://www.forbes.com/forbes-400/#page:1_sort:0_direction:asc_search:_filter:All%20industries_filter:All%20states_filter:All%20categories">Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans</a>: Bill Gates tops the list for the 20th consecutive year, with a net worth of $72 billion, followed by investor Warren Buffett and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.<p>The Koch brothers, Charles and David, tie for fourth place, while Walton family members with an interest in retail behemoth Wal-Mart occupy positions 6 through 9.<p>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, wi Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:57:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49671 at http://www.kunc.org Bill Gates, Warren Buffett Again Top Forbes 400 Howard Buffett: Farmer Of The World http://www.kunc.org/post/howard-buffett-farmer-world <p><span style="font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Five years ago, Howard G. Buffett was at a meeting of an international food aid agency when he was told that feeding the millions of starving people in Africa was simple.</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Harvest Public Media 49035 at http://www.kunc.org Howard Buffett: Farmer Of The World Berkshire Hathaway's Credit Rating Knocked Down A Notch http://www.kunc.org/post/berkshire-hathaways-credit-rating-knocked-down-notch Billionaire investment legend Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Thu, 16 May 2013 14:27:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 44393 at http://www.kunc.org Berkshire Hathaway's Credit Rating Knocked Down A Notch 'Warren Is In The House,' Buffett Says As He Joins Twitter http://www.kunc.org/post/warren-house-buffett-says-he-joins-twitter Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known as the "oracle of Omaha" and renowned for making lots of money for both himself and his Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, <a href="https://twitter.com/WarrenBuffett" target="_blank">joined Twitter on Thursday</a>.<p>And if you've followed the plain-spoken, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/02/22/147262027/gov-christie-to-warren-buffett-write-a-check-and-shut-up" target="_blank">sometimes controversial</a> but always <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2010/03/warren_buffett_axl_rose_video.html" target="_blank">able to poke- Thu, 02 May 2013 17:27:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 43755 at http://www.kunc.org 'Warren Is In The House,' Buffett Says As He Joins Twitter The Last Word In Business http://www.kunc.org/post/last-word-business-279 Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>Let's catch up on yesterday's $23 billion bid to buy H.J. Heinz Company. Warren Buffett is one of the investors. The Oracle of Omaha is famous for snatching up American staples, like ketchup.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Lesser known is one of Buffet's partners in the acquisition - a Brazilian, equally found of American companies.<p>Today's last word in business is: another oracle?<p>WERTHEIMER: Jorge Paulo Lemann is Brazil's richest man, according to Bloomberg. His wealth does not come from mining that country's natural resources. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:12:00 +0000 40240 at http://www.kunc.org