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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys Stake in Apple

May 16th, 2016

Episode 723 of 901 episodes

Apple shares have rallied on the news Berkshire Hathaway is investing $900m. We have analysis from the BBC's Samira Hussein. Also in the programme, Norway's sovereign wealth fund is joining legal action against Volkswagen over the emissions scandal. We find out more from Marthe Skaar from Norges Bank Investment Management, which runs the wealth fund. The BBC's Marie Keyworth reports from Sierra Leone on why the country finds itself in hot water for not cooperating in the fight against illegal fishing. We talk to film producer David Maisel about how his mother's love of the smartphone app Angry Birds inspired him to create a movie version of the popular game. Plus Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times explains why good managers should be boring and predictable. (Picture: Apple sign. Picture credit: Getty Images.)

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