We are deep into the summer, trading volumes are light, but the news flow is relentless. W have you covered with your morning train reads: • Berkshire Hathaway’s Bright Future: Warren Buffett has positioned Berkshire Hathaway to prosper long after he steps down as CEO. (Barron’s) • How to fix the Euro (Interfluidity) • Gold is doomed (WonkBlog) • Housel: Why rules...Read More
Last year's oil train derailment under the Magnolia Bridge. In this open letter, Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien calls on Warren Buffett to use his influence "as the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, which owns notShow More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Thursday it had approved Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of Procter & Gamble's Duracell battery unit. The Commission said in a statement the proposed acquisition would not raise competition...Show More Summary
The vice president of digital innovation for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services | Fox & Roach talks about launching a CRM, innovating in every area and where transparency gets you with consumers...
Book recommendation: Anyone planning on holding onto Berkshire Hathaway ($BRKB) long-term needs to read Lawrence Cunningham’s Berkshire Beyond Buffett. (The Brooklyn Investor)
Google CEO Larry Page has a new role model: Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett. Page is apparently taking inspiration from Buffett as he looks for the best techniques to manage a 55,000-person Internet company which is adjusting to a period of slower revenue growth and increased cost controls, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
Submitted by Alhambra Investment Partners' Jeffrey Snider via RealClearMarkets.com, When Warren Buffet put $5 billion in Berkshire Hathaway funds into Goldman Sachs the week after Lehman failed, amidst total turmoil and panic, it appeared from the outside a high risk bet. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett has invested in some of America's most iconic brands including Coca-Cola, Geico, and Wrigley. Berkshire Hathaway is also the most successful investment firm in the world, a title that has allowed Mr. Buffet to remain as one of the... Read more The post 20 Of Warren Buffett’s Most Brilliant Investing Tips That Are Easy To Follow appeared first on Business Pundit.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett has given more than $2.8 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune. Buffett, who is Berkshire's chairman and CEO, said in a news release Monday that he made his annual gifts last week. Show More Summary
Investor Warren Buffett has given more than $2.8 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune.
Warren Buffett has donated $2.84 billion in stocks to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities. ||| Washington - Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the BillShow More Summary
As part of his annual pledge, Warren Buffett donated on Monday $2.8 billion to five foundations, Fortune reports. In a statement, Berkshire Hathaway announced that its CEO had gifted over 20 million class "B" shares to five foundations. This years recipient were the Bill and Melinda Gates, Susan Thompson Buffett, Sherwood, Howard G. Show More Summary
Nati Harnik/APBerkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett OMAHA, Neb. -- Investor Warren Buffett has given more than $2.8 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities as part of his plan to gradually give away his...Show More Summary
In 2012, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, in a show of faith in the future of local news, bought a chain of newspapers from Media General. There was just one daily paper in the portfolio that Buffet didn’t take: The Tampa Tribune, the longtime rival to the Tampa Bay Times that traces its history to the 19th century. Things looked bleak...
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway gains NZ insurance license, enters Aust health underwriting.
The Barron’s 2015 list of World’s Most Respected Companies is out, and once again, its top is dominated by American companies like Apple, Walt Disney, Berkshire Hathaway, Visa, Google, Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo, and so on; European companies like Daimler (Germany), SAP (Germany), L’Oreal (France), AstraZeneca (UK), and Actavis (Ireland) [...]
The deal struck between IAG and Berkshire Hathaway will give the local insurer more capital flexibility and hints at the US group's intentions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Berkshire Hathaway takes stake in insurer through $500m share placement.
The "Oracle of Omaha" truly lives up to his name. Between 1964 and 2014, the S&P 500 increased by a whopping 2,300%. On the other hand, the stock price of Berkshire Hathaway, the company of which Warren Buffett is chairman, president, and CEO, grew an even more mind-blowing...
When Sardar Biglari, CEO of Biglari Holdings, won a hotly contested battle to retain control the company's its board in April, investors feared his next move would be to cement his control. They were right.