Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett, said on Thursday it has taken an 8.6 percent stake in Kraft Foods and invested in drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline. The 132.4 million share stake in Kraft was worth about $4.
Japan's Nikkei average surged 4.3 percent on Thursday, posting the biggest one-day gain in six years, as a pair of economic reports provided investors some relief about the economic outlook in the United States and Japan.
The grandchildren of ground-breaking French fashion designer Paul Poiret on Thursday February 12th auction off dozens of items from the 1910s and 1920s that they once used to play with in the family attic.
Berkshire Hathaway , the holding company controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett, said on Thursday it has taken a roughly 8.5 percent stake in Kraft Foods , the maker of dairy and other food products. The 132.
Once a byword for poverty and post-communist racketeering, Poland's second largest city of Lodz was a place people wanted to escape. Today some are moving back, drawn by foreign investment and falling unemployment.
Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Gaudi and Norman Foster, the masters of urban architecture, put their own indirect stamp on London Fashion Week Tuesday February 12th with their influence on the newest creations from Basso and Brooke for the 2008 fall-winter collection.
Fall-winter collections promise to be a flamboyant affair this year, with a designer as well known for his affinity to black as John Rocha, who opened the second day of London Fashion Week on Monday February 11th, having succumbed to luminous orange and bright pink.