Berkshire was also reportedly interested in buying hardware and software distributor Tech Data (TECD) last year but it was outbid by private equity firm Apollo Global Management (APO). … [Read more...] about Warren Buffett drops a hint about the future of Berkshire’s leadership
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Disney (DIS) warned that income from its parks in China could drop by $280 million this quarter, assuming the resorts are closed for two months. "The precise magnitude of the financial impact is highly dependent on the duration of the closures and how quickly we can resume normal operations," CFO Christine McCarthy said on an earnings call. … [Read more...] about Investors are betting on a quick recovery from coronavirus. What if they’re wrong?
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The United States can learn from these examples. As set forth in a proposal I recently co-authored with Laura Kawano of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, we recommend a tax of 10 basis points on the trading of equities and most bonds and derivatives. There would be some exclusions, notably for Treasuries and money market instruments. The FTT would include provisions to limit tax avoidance through offshore trading and should be implemented in coordination with other countries. Administrative costs also should be relatively low. In the case of equities, systems already exist to collect a small fee that funds the Securities and Exchange Commission. … [Read more...] about Weiss: Here’s one tax every candidate ought to back
I’ve spent some time recently embedding at my neighborhood Irish pub, O’Keeffe’s, the subject of this week’s Drink Up column. It’s a no-frills joint that inspires deep loyalty. There’s no draft beer, no cocktails, no credit cards. What there is: darts, dogs and longtime owner Annie O’Keeffe, who treats her regulars (and the dogs) like family. I love discovering bars like these — bars that are communities — and was grateful that the O’Keeffe’s family let me into their world for a little while. I’ll be back (a lot). … [Read more...] about Napa is suddenly abuzz with winery and vineyard sales