A group of younger agents will help Warren Buffett’s new real estate franchise brand, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, buck the aging agent trend and connect with the perspective of a younger generation. The Irvine, Calif.-based franchisor has selected 10 agents, all...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc's BNSF Railway Co has moved Chief Executive Matthew Rose to an executive chairman role, renewing speculation he might be in line to replace Warren Buffett at Berkshire's helm.
Berkshire Hathaway's BNSF Railway taps Carl Ice to be its new leader.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc's BNSF Railway Co president Carl Ice will become the unit's chief executive, succeeding Matthew Rose, an executive many believe could become Warren Buffett's successor.
A new NBER working paper (abstract; PDF) analyzes Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the drivers of its stock market success. Beyond benefiting from Buffett's ability to buy low and sell high, Berkshire has also been able to borrow...Show More Summary
Carl Icahn, Wall Street's person of the year, is trying to create the Berkshire Hathaway of activist investing.
Atlanta’s largest brokerage, Prudential Georgia Realty has officially transitioned to Warren Buffett’s new real estate franchise, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. The transition has been in the making since March when Berkshire Hathaway-affiliate HomeServices of America, which runs the new brand, acquired...
Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, in a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealed buying a significant amount of shares of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA). Berkshire has acquired around 1.3 million shares, raising its holding in the company to a total of almost 36.5 million shares. The stock was acquired in four transactions, and the […]
By Early Retiree: In May 2008 Warren Buffett gave a little noticed interview to the German weekly Der Spiegel in which he mentioned another German stock Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) held besides Munich Re (OTCPK:MURGY) (OTCPK:MURGF): SPIEGEL: Munich Re was the first German company in which you invested directly. Show More Summary
By Cowboy Investing: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) (BRK.A) is unlikely to repeat the 19.8% returns it enjoyed from 1964-2011 due to its size and because it has already bought up many of the most desirable investment opportunities in the marketplace. Show More Summary
How can investors find out which famous investors, like those running Berkshire Hathaway and Markel, own shares of Bank of America, AIG, or ExxonMobil?
American International Group has made it into the headlines all too often, but there is one thing investors may be missing about this company -- and that it may resemble Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway closer than the first glance would suggest.
Hedge Funds May Rebound and Spoil Buffett’s Bet (WSJ) Timing isn’t everything, but it sure helps. Six years ago, Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) +1.48% made a $1 million bet with hedge-fund manager Protégé Partners that a simple stock-index fund would beat their handpicked stable of five funds of hedge funds over a […]
Warren Buffett’s new real estate franchise brand, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, will convert 12 more Prudential Real Estate-affiliated brokerages, bringing the total number of firms committed to the 1-year-old network to 51. The new franchise brand gives Buffett — already a...
ByThomas Kennedy: Berkshire is a unique business. Valued at roughly $288 billion, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) has operations spanning insurance, utilities, railroads, and various manufacturing, service and distribution businesses. Show More Summary
By Andrew Heyl: Buffett's Big Mistake I have been a Warren Buffett fan for many years. One trait that adds to his charm, as well as his investing integrity, is his readiness to admit to his mistakes in Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.'s (BRK.A) annual reports, without equivocation or excuse. Show More Summary
By Kofi Bofah: On November 14, 2013, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) submitted its Form 13F to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Institutional investors file Form 13F on a quarterly basis to disclose their individual investment holdings to the public. Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway is full of companies like The Hershey Company -- a business with unmatched pricing power that will dominate Mars, Nestle, and private labels for decades to come.
Agents with Prudential Ambassador Real Estate — there are about 400 of them, representing roughly 1,200 listings in Omaha, Lincoln and western Iowa — will rebrand Tuesday as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate. A national advertising campaign is planned...
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