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Warren Buffett has enough firepower to do a $160 billion deal this year

Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway is sitting on a record amount of cash. UBS speculates that the company could make an acquisition exceeding $160 billion this year, perhaps in the utilities sector. Berkshire Hathaway has never had this much cash, so naturally people have wide-ranging ideas for how the Warren Buffett-led juggernaut might use it. UBS, for one, thinks the company should make a splashy acquisition — one that could exceed a whopping $160 billion.
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