From 1926 through March 2020, dividends accounted for 40.2 per cent of the total return of the S&P 500. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

The swings of the stock market have been painful enough lately. But on top of the price declines that have kept many investors awake at night, another(...)

Warren Buffett usually gets busy buying during bear markets. Instead of being greedy while others are fearful in the current crisis, the legendary investor has been busy offloading his large stakes in airline stocks. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Warren Buffett usually gets busy buying during bear markets. Instead of being greedy while others are fearful in the current crisis, the legendary inv(...)

It had been hoped that the new management team – led by chief executive Sean Corkery (pictured) and chief financial officer Niall O’Sullivan – would have been able to publish a set of audited accounts for 2019 before now. Photograph: Tom Honan

US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has had a love-hate relationship with airline stocks over the years, told shareholders in his Berkshire Ha(...)

Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange. Airlines took a battering after Warren Buffett’s negative comments last weekend. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

European stocks ended lower on Monday as investors were greeted with fresh US-China tensions following a May Day break, after Washington threatened ta(...)

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway swung to a $49.7 billion (€44.8 billion) loss in the first three months of the year, as the sharp sell-off in glob(...)

Warrne Buffet is sitting on a record $128 billion in cash. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

You can feel pretty stupid during bear markets. You think back on how you ignored those negative headlines emanating from China in January and Februar(...)

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Equity markets slid on Tuesday, although the Iseq was flat, after Apple said it was unlikely to meet its sales guidance because of the coronavirus out(...)

Tens of thousands of aging wind turbine blades are coming down and most have nowhere to go but landfills. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Wind turbine blades can be longer than a Boeing 747 wing, so at the end of their lifespan they cannot just be hauled away. First, you need to saw thro(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world, is selling his newspaper empire. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Warren Buffett, the fourth richest man in the world, is getting out of newspapers – or “giving up” on them, as the Wall Street Journal put it – in a m(...)

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Warren Buffett is getting out of the newspaper business with Berkshire Hathaway selling its BH Media unit and its 30 daily newspapers to Lee Enterpris(...)

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