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In Omaha, preparing for change at Berkshire Hathaway

OMAHA, Neb. The first question Warren Buffett was asked at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual meeting on Saturday was whether he was "semi-retired," having given four lieutenants oversight over the company's operating businesses and some investments.


Wall Street sees a win in proposed SEC investor protections

CHICAGO The long-running fight to protect retirement savers from conflicted investing advice shifted to a new battleground this week, and the first salvo was not promising.


Your money: Women who retire early can miss out

NEW YORK Women have a math problem when it comes to retirement: On average, they retire two years earlier than men but they live five years longer.

Pension fund leader presses Exxon for more climate details

BOSTON/HOUSTON A top U.S. pension fund manager said Tuesday it was pressing Exxon Mobil Corp for more details about its response to climate change, signaling that a key critic who elicited a report from the oil major last year remains unsatisfied with its answers ahead of the annual meeting this spring.