• Spotify’s Founders Aren’t Giving Up Control Any Time Soon

    Spotify’s co-founders are taking a page from the Google-Facebook playbook, with plans to maintain control over the music service after its stock listing by holding shares with super voting power, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ek and Vice Chairman Martin Lorentzon own a class of stock that […]

  • The Unlikely Strategy Behind Buffetts Investments in Encyclopedias

    Warren Buffett has eclectic taste in companies. Along with large, thriving businesses such as Geico and the BNSF Railway, he’s accumulated a collection of head-scratchers. There’s a bowling shoe brand, a maker of vacuum cleaner bags, almost three dozen newspapers, and the manufacturer of Ginsu knives. Then there’s World Book. Once sold to millions of […]