Chip Boom Loses Steam on Slowing PC Sales, Crypto Rout

Chip Boom Loses Steam on Slowing PC Sales, Crypto Rout.

Exxon May Be Making ‘More Than God.’ But Apple and Alphabet Are More Profitable.

Text size President Biden, who is hurting politically due to high inflation, took a swipe at industry leader Exxon Mobil on Friday. Brandon Bell / Getty Images Exxon Mobil may be making “more than God this year,” as President Joe Biden said Friday in Los Angeles, but it’s far from the most profitable company in … 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

Berkshire Hathaway: Live Coverage of the Annual Shareholders Meeting

OMAHA, Neb. — The Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting returned to a live, in-person format for 2022, after a two-year pandemic hiatus moved the so-called “Woodstock for Capitalists” online. Warren Buffett addressed the company’s massive stock purchases in the first quarter, the performance of its collection of businesses, and added his signature folksy anecdotes and … Read more

Apple Reports Earnings Today. What to Expect

Text size Apple reports earnings on Thursday evening. Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images Apple reports its March quarter results after the close on Thursday, and investors are optimistic that the company can meet or beat Street estimates. Analysts, however, worry that the June quarter outlook poses risks, given a new round of widespread Covid-related … Read more

Apple Reports Earnings Today. What to Expect

Text size Apple reports earnings on Thursday evening. Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images Apple reports its March quarter results after the close on Thursday, and investors are optimistic that the company can meet or beat Street estimates. Analysts, however, worry that the June quarter outlook poses risks, given a new round of widespread Covid-related … Read more