Does Wall Street have a diversity problem?

With two weeks to go before the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, which triggered a tremendous outpouring of grief and a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement across the world, the finance sector is still coming to terms with its own diversity issues. At a Barron’s Live-Financial News event unpicking whether Wall Street … Read more

Warren Buffett Says Markets Have Become a ‘Gambling Parlor’

OMAHA, Neb. — As recently as February, Warren Buffett lamented he wasn’t finding much out there that was worth buying. That is no longer the case. After a yearslong deal drought, Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B -2.55% is opening up the spending spigot again. It forged an $ 11.6 billion deal to buy insurer … Read more