Berkshire Hathaway shareholders watch the company’s annual meeting, at which Buffett and Munger rued several of the tech investments they never made. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

It was with his traditional glib mannerism that Charlie Munger – Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman and Warren Buffett’s right-hand man – hurled a caval(...)

Berkshire revealed its higher Apple stake on the same day George Soros’ firm Soros Fund Management and Leon Cooperman’s Omega Advisors said they dissolved their own Apple stakes

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has increased its stake in Apple by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone maker even as prominent investors l(...)

President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina  and Governor of Illinois Pat Quinn. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

Simon Carswell in ChicagoSandra hasn’t seen her father in Ireland for seven and a half years. She and her husband Neil emigrated to Chicago from Buncr(...)

A changing landscape

QUINNSWORTH: The supermarket chain’s founder Pat Quinn became a recognisable face across Ireland when he appeared in countless television ads weari(...)