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Warren Buffett thinks Berkshire Hathaway's biggest problem is its success

Berkshire Hathaway has been a successful company, to put it mildly. Over the years Warren Buffett's and Charlie Munger's firm has had a bit of a golden touch, but that may also be its downfall according to its CEO. "Size is the enemy...Show More Summary

BUFFETT: This is the 'time bomb' in the markets

Derivatives have Warren Buffett worried. At Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting Saturday, Buffet and his partner Charlie Munger fielded a question on the use of derivatives by US banks. "It's still a potential time bomb of you were to...Show More Summary

LIVE! Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting ... (BRK.A, BRK.B)

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is streaming its annual meeting on Yahoo Finance live for the first time ever. The Q&A session with Buffett and Berkshire vice chairman Charlie Munger will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET. Over the next six...Show More Summary

Berkshire's Clayton sees upturn in business despite critics

By Jonathan Stempel OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Clayton Homes, the mobile home unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said it is seeing an upturn in activity even as it defends against accusations its lending practices harm borrowers and can be racist. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett isn't super excited that I'm a Berkshire Hathaway shareholder (BRK.A, BRK.B)

I own a little bit of Berkshire Hathaway stock. As of Thursday morning the Class B shares I own were trading at about $147 a share and have one-1,500th the value of originally floated Class A stock that now trades closer to $221,000Show More Summary

Warren Buffett's right-hand man gave a dark warning about American finance

Warren Buffett's right-hand man, Charlie Munger, is worried about American finance. According to the Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, we have "a vast gambling culture, and people have made it respectable." Basically, the stock market is a casino and too many people want to get rich quick. "There’s way, way too much of that in America. Show More Summary

Buffett boosts Berkshire's Wells Fargo stake to 10 percent

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its ownership stake in Wells Fargo & Co to 10 percent, a level that could mean increased federal scrutiny over the investment. Berkshire owns 506.3 million...Show More Summary

UBS: We love Berkshire Hathaway because it doesn't need Warren Buffett's stock picks anymore (UBS, BRK.A, BRK.B, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Berkshire Hathaway doesn't need Warren Buffett quite as much as it used to. And this is great news, according to analysts at UBS. In a note to clients on Monday morning, UBS initiated coverage on shares of Berkshire Hathaway with a "Buy"...Show More Summary

Buffett's compensation edges up; Berkshire gets climate proposal

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's compensation for running Berkshire Hathaway Inc edged up 1 percent last year to $470,244, reflecting an increase in the cost of keeping the billionaire safe. Buffett's salary remainedShow More Summary

Buffett says owning IBM shares could prove a mistake - CNBC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, told CNBC on Monday the firm's ownership of IBM  shares could prove a mistake and that he was buying more U.S. stocks overall since the end of last year. Show More Summary

Pay for Berkshire's Abel jumped 48 percent to $40.77 million in 2015

(Reuters) - The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said Gregory Abel, its chairman and chief executive, saw his compensation jump 48 percent last year to $40.77 million, reflecting a large incentive award. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett says it's 'highly likely' climate change poses a major problem for the planet (BRK.A, BRK.B)

Warren Buffett doesn't think climate change is a major worry for Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. In his latest letter to holders, Buffet addressed the topic of climate change as there is a proxy proposal for Berkshire to discuss how...Show More Summary

Berkshire Hathaway fourth-quarter profit rises 32 percent

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said fourth-quarter profit rose 32 percent, helped by improved results in its insurance operations and higher gains from investments and derivatives. Net income rose to $5.48 billion, or $3,333 per Class A share, from $4.16 billion, or $2,529 per share, a year earlier. Show More Summary

Here's how badly Warren Buffett has beaten the market

Warren Buffett has beaten the market to such an extreme degree that comparing his success to everyone else can't be done using a normal line chart. Business Insider compared the historical performance of Berkshire Hathaway's stock price...Show More Summary

Buffett annual letter comes amid 'conspicuous' performance lag

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett will release his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders after a year when its stock price lagged the broader market by the most since 2009, adding to years of underperformance. Show More Summary

Buffett's Berkshire avoids S&P rating downgrade

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's on Friday left intact its "AA" credit ratings for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, saying the company's diversification and "modest" financial risk justify the high grade. Berkshire had been put on review on Aug. Show More Summary

Buffett to webcast Berkshire annual meeting on Yahoo

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to webcast its annual meeting for the first time, enabling the largest U.S. shareholder gathering to reach a global audience through Yahoo Inc's finance page. Show More Summary

Yahoo Finance will live-stream Warren Buffett's epic annual meeting this year (BRK.A, BRK.B)

It's official: Yahoo Finance will live-stream Warren Buffett's epic Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. On April 30, Yahoo will stream the famous Q&A Buffett and Berkshire's vice chairman Charlie Munger host with shareholders that last...Show More Summary

Berkshire resumes buying Phillips 66 stock

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate run by Warren Buffett, has resumed its purchases of Phillips 66 stock, and spent roughly $832 million in January to boost its stake even as the oil refiner's profit margins narrowed. Show More Summary

While prices were crashing Warren Buffett kept increasing his bet on oil (PSX)

While oil was crashing, Warren Buffett was buying up oil stocks. Daily regulatory filings dating back to January 6 show that the Berkshire Hathaway CEO has significantly upped his stake in Texas-based energy company Phillips 66. In the...Show More Summary

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