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Buffett Exits as Gates Foundation Trustee, Sidestepping Rift

Warren Buffett resigned as a trustee at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the charity grapples with upheaval created by the divorce of its namesake founders, and the billionaire finds himself at the center of controversy over the ultra-wealthy and taxes.

Schwarzman Sees ‘Avalanche’ of Opportunities From Tax-Hike Risk

Blackstone Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Stephen Schwarzman said the risk of an increase in U.S. capital gains taxes has led to explosive growth in potential targets for his alternative investment firm, as corporate owners look to cash in ahead of any legislative changes.

Biden Aides Leave Senate Talks Without Infrastructure Deal

Top White House aides wrapped up a meeting with group of senators Tuesday without producing an infrastructure compromise, as differences on how to pay for a proposed $579 billion in new spending for roads, bridges and other projects continue to bedevil the talks.

HILL TAX BRIEFING: Infrastructure Talks to Continue Today

Read more: Biden’s proposed capital gains tax hike is pushing deals for private businesses and equity. A House Ways and Means panel will hold a higher education hearing next week. Bernie Sanders wants to partially restore the SALT deduction.

Why PwC Is Betting $12B on Strategic Makeover

Jun.17 -- Tim Ryan, PwC U.S. chairman and senior partner, discusses the accounting and consulting firm's planned $12 billion strategic revamp on "Balance of Power."

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