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Someone Actually Won Warren Buffett's Bracket Challenge

GOOD Magazine - 27 Mar 2017
After accurately predicting the outcomes of the first 29 games of March Madness, one West Virginia factory worker will bring home a good chunk of money—$100,000 to be precise. According to CNN, he beat all of his colleagues at Berkshire Hathaway to ...
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The Secret to Buffett's Success

GuruFocus.com - 19 Jun 2017
Subscriptions to newsletters that promise returns of 20% per year or more, or even trading strategies based on technical indicators fall into this bracket. I am not ...
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The Odds You'll Fill Out A Perfect Bracket

FiveThirtyEight - 14 Mar 2017
Buffett also promised a cool million to any worker who picked all 32 first-round games correctly. Our model sets the odds for that at about 1 in 3,500 this year, which is surprisingly reasonable. (For comparison's sake, the odds were 1 in 10,000 two ...
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How Warren Buffett's Released Tax Returns Prove Trump Wrong

Fortune - 10 Oct 2016
Legendary investor Warren Buffett made another move Monday to debunk Donald Trump: He released his tax figures, and he said he was willing to do it even though he, like Trump, is currently under audit. In a challenge to the GOP presidential candidate ...
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Buffett vs. Yahoo

Slate Magazine - 20 Mar 2015
Last year, Warren Buffett and Quicken Loans injected a bit of absurdist fun into March Madness by offering to pay $1 billion to anybody who could correctly guess the results of every game. This was, of course, a near impossible feat; with ...
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$1 billion Madness contest not just chance: Buffett

CNBC.com - 14 Mar 2014
Asked if the cost of the insurance was $10 million, Gilbert said that number was in the ballpark—adding that working with Buffett was really easy: No red-tape, no committees. "People say how do you price this thing. You price it for two things. You ...
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$1 Billion for a Perfect NCAA Bracket, Courtesy of Warren Buffett

New York Times - 21 Jan 2014
So don't bet on anyone winning the $1 billion being offered by Quicken Loans, the Detroit-based mortgage lender, with the backing of Warren E. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, to anyone who fills out a perfect 2014 tournament bracket. The prize money will ...
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Congratulations, Warren Buffett

Slate Magazine - 22 Mar 2014
Earlier Friday, my colleague John Swansburg offered Warren Buffett a not-so-amazing deal, suggesting that the Oracle of Omaha buy out his then-perfect, 16-for-16 bracket for a mere $10 million. Buffett was wise to wait: Duke lost to Mercer, and Mr.
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A guide to the 6th Congressional District race

MyAJC - 24 May 2017
A financial disclosure shows Ossoff has more than $1.7 million in assets, including more than $250,000 in Apple stock and an additional $50,000 in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investment firm. His England-based documentary ...
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A Contrarian Cheat Sheet: Improve Your NCAA Bracket

New York Times - 15 Mar 2017
Whoever wins an N.C.A.A. tournament bracket has to have some luck. That goes for small office pools as well as big national contests. It's essentially impossible to pick a perfect bracket, which is why Warren Buffett once offered $1 billion to anyone ...

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