As one of the most successful investors in the world, Warren Buffett is an inspiration to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists everywhere.
Emotion – The Intangible Market Predictor “The market is the most efficient mechanism anywhere in the world for transferring wealth from impatient people to patient people.” – Warren Buffett Back in 1992 when I entered the Manhattan real estate market professionally, I made a conscience decision … Continue reading ? Douglas Heddings
I am sure there will be several columns written attempting to calculate how much the recent stock market plunge cost. I don’t write those columns. But the four-day-long market bloodbath exposed Berkshire and Buffett’s biggest mistake: Buying at a market-peak valuation. The combination of that $37.2 billion deal and the $5 billion in cash contributed to […]
By Bryan Miller, co-chairman of The Alliance for Solar Choice The solar job losses have started in Nevada. Last Thursday, the solar market ground to a halt when NV Energy, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy, claimed...Show More Summary
One of the world's wealthiest men has seen his fair share of market swings and knows how to deal with the stress of market volatility.
In May 1984, Warren Buffett laid out everything you need to know about his investing philosophy. In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."...Show More Summary
Over the past few decades, wealth has become more concentrated in the hands of a few global elite. Billionaires like Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim Helú and investing phenom Warren Buffett play an outsized role in the global economy. But what does that mean for everyone else? Is the concentration of wealth […]
These four companies have the characteristics that Warren Buffett has looked for while building his empire.
Warren Buffett's investment firm sells shares in Phillips 66 and National Oilwell Varco.
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has eliminated its stakes in National Oilwell Varco Inc and Phillips 66, and on Friday signaled it may have another large investment in the works. The changes were disclosed in a filing with the U.S. Show More Summary
Hedge fund manager Barry Rosenstein's Jana Partners likely made a killing on an investment in a company that Warren Buffett just acquired in a $37.2 billion mega-deal. According to Jana's 13-F regulatory filing, the fund purchased 2,471,385 shares of Precision Castparts (PCP) in the second quarter ended June 30. Show More Summary
Nati Harnik/APBillionaire Warren Buffett By Paul Sisolak Billionaire Warren Buffett is known as one of the richest investors in the world, with a net worth that seems to grow by the day. But the "Oracle of Omaha" wasn't always as filthy rich as he is today. Show More Summary
If nothing else (but there is more) Warren Buffett is a consistent operator, never violating his discipline: Buy quality properties with good management at a justifiable price and then hold ‘em for the next 237 years. Nobody gets rich shorting America forever and a day. By contrast, a Goldman Sachs analyst [...]
Image: Flickr Just in case you don't know who Warren Buffett is, he's currently the third-wealthiest person in the world, behind only Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu. He's been building his massive $67 billion fortune since his first...Show More Summary
Pershing Square's Bill Ackman sees far more in the rapidly changing foods industry than simply an opportunity to buy stocks that will soon be taken out by acquisition hungry giants such as Kraft Heinz. Last week, when the Wall Street Journal first reported Pershing Square's $5.5 billion stake in Mondelez, the immediate [...]
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would want America's "greatest minds" to serve in his administration, the real-estate tycoon explained in an interview that aired Wednesday night. Trump suggested that Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is the sort of person he would consider hiring. Show More Summary
Getty Images "Widen the moat, build enduring competitive advantage, delight your customers, and relentlessly fight costs." -- Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway "Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability." -- Anne M. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett brought his Midas touch to a locker room full of women in lingerie... and football pads -- to deliver a rousing pregame speech. Buffet paid a visit to the Omaha Heart players of the Legends Football…