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Buffett earmarks billions for charity

Gates foundation largest beneficiary

By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / June 26, 2006

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Legendary investor Warren Buffett, the world's second-richest man, with an estimated fortune of $42 billion, yesterday said he will give away most of his financial holdings to five foundations in annual gifts of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. common stock, starting next month. (Full article: 858 words)

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