Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and CSX Corporation are betting on liquefied natural gas -- and new data suggests fat profit margins ahead.
The Nasdaq continues downward, Google buys some solar-powered drones, Coca-Cola beats on earnings, and why our analysts are watching Amazon.com and Berkshire Hathaway this week.
Here's why Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway were lighting up on our analysts' radars today.
Berkshire Hathaway is a complex company with a variety of core businesses. But one of its principal lines of business had a remarkable run in 2013.
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
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 […]
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.
By Gabriele Grego: This is in response to the recent negative press appearing on several news sources about Berkshire Hathaway: it is interesting to see how detractors hurry in criticizing the company during its rare spells of underperformance. Show More Summary
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?
By Sean Weston: 7 out of the last 15 years, and 4 out of the last 5, have seen Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A, BRK.B) increase in per-share book value fall below that of the S&P 500's return, with dividends included. This is Buffett's own...Show More Summary
First Team Real Estate has replaced Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties as the exclusive Southern California member of RealtyTrac’s broker network, which gives participating brokers access to data and leads from the foreclosure marketplace. The Irvine, Calif.-based brokerage, which has...
By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Tuesday April 8. A Look At Buffett's Portfolio: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), (BRK.A), Wells Fargo (WFC), Coca-Cola (KO), American Express (AXP), IBM (IBM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Exxon (XOM), Wal-Mart (WMT), U.S. Show More Summary
The billionaire investor is planning to mention the website at Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s upcoming annual shareholders’ meeting on May 3 as a low-cost alternative for shareholders who don’t want to pay the jacked-up rates that Omaha hotels charge while the gathering is taking place every year.
In a few short weeks from now, Berkshire Hathaway will hold its annual shareholder meeting in Omaha. For many, this is the social event of the year, a chance to buy deeply discounted products owned by the company and a rare opportunity to stand in close proximity to Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett. Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors has engaged Imprev Inc. to automatically create single-property websites, a virtual tour site and a YouTube video for each of its listings. The Northeast firm’s more than 4,000 agents don’t have to lift...
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Berkshire Has Been Through This Before (Jeff Kimelman) This weekend, the New York Times published a story noting Berkshire Hathaway had underperformed the S&P 500 in four of the past five years. Show More Summary