Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway have been synonymous with success and financial strength. Unfortunately, that's not the case with every division of the Berkshire Hathaway family of businesses. The company's luxury aviation business...Show More Summary
BUFFETT’S NEW ENERGY DIVISION BUYS MORE Berkshire buys more wind projects May 22, 2015 Lincoln Journal Star BHE Renewables, a subsidiary of the Berkshire Hathaway Energy company that is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,...Show More Summary
Whether it is Brazilian private equity giant 3G Capital and its favored partner, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway, or cable billionaire John Malone, the heaviest hitters in the world of dealmaking are showing an abundance of caution even as they spend what could be over $100 billion on acquisitions this year.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd, backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, plans to raise up to $1.9 billion in a share offering in mainland China, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the plans. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway had a bit of a slow first quarter. The Oracle of Omaha didn’t open or close any new positions, but added to a stake in industrial company Precision Castparts (PCP) and 21st Century Fox (FOXA), regulatory filings show. Berkshire upped its position in Precision Castparts by about 50% to 4.2 million [...]
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has increased its holdings in some of its biggest stock investments, including Wells Fargo & Co and International Business Machines Corp. The changes were disclosed in a regulatory filing detailing Berkshire's U.S.-listed stock portfolio as of March 31. Show More Summary
There are well over a dozen Berkshire-like stocks that trade on public stock markets every day, often with little fanfare. These 'wannabe Buffetts' span markets as far flung as cable and media, hotels, hamburgers and energy, in addition to Berkshire-like business lines such as insurance, railroads and industrial services
Forty thousand-plus people flocked to Omaha, Neb., the first weekend of May for Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK-B) 50th-anniversary shareholder meeting. Along with many of my peers, I always
Warren Buffett has been at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway for 50 years and there's one person who is downright thrilled about it: his buddy Bill Gates. In honor of his friend's anniversary, Gates pulled out all the techie toys. He wrote...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett is an optimist. In a video posted on his personal blog Gates Notes, Bill Gates, founder and former CEO of Microsoft and a board member at Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, talks with Buffett about what they've learned from...Show More Summary
It has been two years since billionaire Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett launched his Twitter account with, "Warren is in the house." In just six total tweets and with more than one million followers, the Oracle of Omaha demonstrates...Show More Summary
By Lucy Mueller, Senior Editor When it comes to his stock picks, marquee investor Warren Buffett is both stubborn and predictable. Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio is stocked with the brands you'd see arranged in an endcap in a '50s grocery store: Coca-Cola, Kraft, Johnson & Johnson. Show More Summary
Here’s one depressing conversation. Three of the most successful men in the history of men — Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger — were on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” this week to talk about public education. (You can watch it above or here.) Why does it […]
Last weekend, I was in Omaha to participate in my annual ritual of attending the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. I like Warren Buffett and I absolutely adore Charlie Munger. Both are my heroes. They are full of wisdom and have shaped my thinking. Following are highlights from the meeting: Home Mortgages [...]
When it comes to investing, Berkshire Hathaway shareholders are happy to follow in Warren Buffett’s footsteps. But when it comes to politics? Maybe not so much.
Last week, Warren Buffet told shareholders at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting that raising the minimum wage is not the ticket to closing the income gap. He suggested instead that we expand the earned income tax credit (EITC) program. Did he get it right? (Spoiler alert: I say no.)
Warren Buffett, chief of Berkshire Hathaway, responded to concern that he had abandoned his company’s moral compass by teaming with 3G, an investment firm known for ruthlessly cutting jobs.
Buffett-palooza concluded on Sunday. During the annual shareholder meeting of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which has evolved into a kind of Woodstock of capitalism, thousands of people converge on Omaha, Nebraska, to celebrate...Show More Summary
That clanging sound you heard coming from Omaha this weekend was the noise of Warren Buffett’s comments at the 50th anniversary Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting colliding with reality. “I don’t see smiles on the faces of people...Show More Summary
It's amazing that Warren Buffett is alive. Not because he's 84 or because he appears in poor health. In fact, it's the opposite: Buffett is chipper and more alert and energized than I am over the course of Berkshire Hathaway's 7-hour...Show More Summary