I can exhale now that the media’s orgy of fascination with and Chairman/CEO will pause now. After the release of the company’s annual report and Buffett’s shareholder letter last Saturday, we get a respite until Berkshire’s annual meeting itself on May 2. Why the lack of enthusiasm on my part? From page 1 of the […]
Not to be outdone by his partner Charlie Munger (who offended many with his comments that "gold is a great thing to sew onto your garments if you're a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939,"), Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett decides to take on Europe (and The Big Lebowski), and particularly the Greeks in today's 'perhaps it's time to just STFU' moment. Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway's legendary CEO and chief investor says someone has been chosen, probably from among these front-runners
Warren Buffett is an iconic figure in the investment space. Over the decades he managed to build an empire around his Berkshire Hathaway holding company. In addition to fully-owned subsidiaries, Mr. Buffett also holds $109 billion in shares of publicly-traded companies, the majority of which provided the “Oracle of Omaha” with impressive returns. Even though, […]
"More Jimmy Lings will appear." This is Warren Buffett's warning from his 50th letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that investors who hang too closely on the word or vision — but not results — of any one executive may find themselves...Show More Summary
Warren E. Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has released his annual shareholder letter, and it is unusually critical of the financial industry.
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. In his 50th annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway stockholders, Warren Buffett included a table showing how the price of the company's stock has changed since he took over in 1964. Show More Summary
In the 50 years since Warren Buffett took over Berkshire Hathaway, the per-share market value has increased 1,826,163 percent, or a compounded annual gain of 21.6 percent, Buffett reports in his annual letter to shareholders, which was released...Show More Summary
There are two chief theories for why the company has been so successful, with important implications for imagining a future without Mr. Buffett.
This weekend, Warren Buffett released his 50th annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Over that half-century, Buffett took the failing textile company and turned it into a legendary conglomerate. Using historical price data...Show More Summary
This is probably how you should think about buying any stock. In his 50th annual letter to shareholders, Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett spoke about the company's next 50 years. He's confident that Berkshire won't experience major financial problems and that the company's value will continue to grow over time. Show More Summary
DETROIT (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's billionaire chief executive and one of the largest shareholders in General Motors Co, told CNBC on Monday he disagrees with putting former U.S. auto task force member Harry Wilson on the automaker's board. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, released Saturday, is always pored over for investing smarts, hints at who might succeed him, and folksy wisdom about life and business. This year’s 50th-anniversary edition didn’t disappoint. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett thinks Elizabeth Warren should dial down the anger. “She would do better if she was less angry and demonized less,” said the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO on Monday when CNBC anchor Joe Kernen asked for his thoughts...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett gave a shout-out to San Francisco-based Airbnb in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders for helping house the throngs of people who attend the company’s annual meeting in Omaha. It said: “We get terrific help at meeting time from literally thousands of Omaha residents and businesses who want you to enjoy yourselves.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is currently the institutional investor with the largest stake in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM). Warren Buffett’s hedge fund recently disclosed that it bought about 6.5 million more International Business Machines Corp. Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway has seen a 1,826,163% return since 1965. Vice chairman Charlie Munger used most of his section in the company's annual letter published Saturday to talk about why he thinks the company has been that successful under Warren Buffett. First, good luck. Show More Summary