Thursday, September 21, 2006

Warren Buffet gives away his fortune

We were sitting in a Manhattan living room on a spring

afternoon, and Warren Buffett had a Cherry Coke in his hand as usual. But this unremarkable scene was about to take a surprising turn."Brace yourself," Buffett warned with a grin. He then described a momentous change in his thinking. Within months, he said, he would begin to give away his Berkshire Hathaway fortune, then and now worth well over $40 billion. (read more)