Buffett's Gift: "A Brilliant Choice"

Why should one of the richest men in the world give billions to one of the other richest men? Page Snow of Foundation Source explains why

On June 25, Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), made the surprise announcement that over the next five years he will donate 85% of his fortune to five foundations, most notably the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, run by the Microsoft (MSFT) founder and his wife (see BusinessWeek.com, 6/27/06, "Buffett's Mega-Gift").

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