By Matthew Smith: The type of companies that Warren Buffett likes to invest in, those with solid cash flow generating businesses with large and deep moats around them, are becoming a thing of the past because of technology. BusinessShow More Summary
He will provide a helicopter, equipment, and training to protect threatened wildlife and keep poachers out of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Operation Rescue has uncovered links between the Cleveland abortion clinic, Preterm, where a 22-year old African-American woman suffered a fatal abortion last month, and a foundation managed by the Warren Buffett family. This connection...Show More Summary
Quality management is one of the most important assets of any company. With Crestwood Midstream Partners investors can get the former CEO of one of the best midstream MLPs in the country as he builds a much smaller partnership into another gas transportation empire.
By Jon Hill: Going by the advice of Warren Buffett, one would never even consider buying an airline these days. During an interview in 2002 with the London newspaper The Telegraph, he famously said that "if a capitalist had been present at Kitty Hawk back in the early 1900s, he should have shot Orville Wright. Show More Summary
A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for April 15 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications. Deals and money plays Portland…Software boosted:Show More Summary
Howard G. Buffett, the son of investor and cofounder of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett, yesterday pledged a helicopter and more to fight poachers in Africa, according to a report by the Environment News Service. On a visit to Tanzania,...Show More Summary
Rise of the Hillary Clinton "shoe truthers". Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps coming out of retirement. Submersible searching for MH370 forced to surface after reaching maximum depth. Son of Warren Buffett to provide anti-poaching helicopters to Tanzania: "...the American billionaire also...
Since we last looked into companies that are in Warren Buffett ’s portfolio, which had also witnessed insider purchases quite much has gone on. Over the past three months, several of the companies on which Buffet holds stakes have seen their insiders acquire their stock. The simple fact that an investment guru like he finds the stock […]
Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway has raised its stake in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), following a conversion of notes into shares of common stock. As a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed, Berkshire received a total of around 4.93 million shares of USG, at a conversion price of $11.40 per share. The new stake amasses over 30% of the […]
Warren Buffett owns Costco and Coca-Cola for their long-term value-generating abilities. Nervous investors who don't know where to invest in this jittery market will find a home in these two stocks.
If Warren Buffett got you in the mood for impossibly difficult contests last month, the St. Louis Rams have just the thing for you. It's not quite $1 billion, but the team is offering up a potential prize of $100,000 cash. All you have...Show More Summary
ByEddie Herring: Like a number of people I have my favorite investors whom I study and try to learn from their writings and actions. Among these are Benjamin Graham, Peter Lynch, Philip Fisher, and Warren Buffett. All of these are recognized as highly skilled investors and deservedly so. Show More Summary
Charlie Munger, too. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will sell rubber ducks of Chairman Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charles Munger wearing Mexican-themed outfits at the company’s annual meeting, which falls two days before Cinco de Mayo. Show More Summary
In 2013, Berkshire Hathaway purchased 0.9% of ExxonMobil. This article explores why Warren Buffett likely signed off on this investment and why investors should instead invest in Exxon's competitor, Chevron.
Berkshire Hathaway and Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) have reached an agreement to swap assets. As agreed earlier, Berkshire is set to receive WPLG, a Miami-based television station, a number of Berkshire Class A and Class B shares and cash in exchange for approximately 1.6 million shares of Graham Holdings Class B stock that are currently owned by Berkshire. The […]
While many people don't often discuss the changes in the insurance industry, it turns out one business for Berkshire Hathaway could mean big things for it in the future.
Test your investor savvy on this week's Stock Quiz! How much do you know about Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway?
When it comes to forecasting the 2014 NFL draft, nobody holds all the answers. The odds of perfectly predicting the NFL draft fall right in line with winning Warren Buffett's billion-dollar challenge to assemble the perfect March Madness bracket. Show More Summary
Verisk Analytics (VRSK), United Healthcare (UNH), and McKesson (MKC) are facing off with big data crunching solutions that could re-imagine healthcare markets.