Berkshire Hathaway

10 Biggest Crypto-Currencies Lose Over $100 Billion in 24 Hours

Bitcoin and other digital currencies have always been volatile, so a big daily drop is not unusual. That said, Tuesday was a particularly ugly day …

Tech Industry

Ranking The Best Cryptocurrency & Alternative Finance Apps

Investing can be intimidating, but despite all the hype, new and innovative ways to save and grow your money are hitting the app stores with surprising speed. Whether you want to play the cryptocurrency market or invest some spare change for the long term, here are five innovative alternative …

Consumer Tech

3 Stocks You Can Keep Forever

These three very different companies have one thing in common: Each can continue to grow for decades to come.<p>Let's get this out of the way up front: …

Stocks

What Owning A Stock Actually Means

Most people realize that owning a stock means buying a percentage of ownership in the company, but many new investors have misconceptions about the …

Stocks

Famed investor Warren Buffett thinks Bitcoin is doomed

The cryptocurrency hype has reached new levels in recent months, following the explosion of Bitcoin, and arrival of new entries like IOTA, Ripple, …

Gear & Gadgets

How Far Could Caterpillar Fall?

Over the past couple years I've been very successful investing in cyclical stocks near the bottom of the cycle.<p>With the over-all market ripping past …

Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway vs. S&P 500: Shrinking Edge?

It is well-known that the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) is Warren Buffett, and that its long-term performance has crushed the S&P 500. This is …

Stocks

2018 Is The Year To Make Great Gains In Crypto And Cannabis

2018 is the year to make great gains.<p>Crypto and cannabis industries set to grow in North America.<p>Be aware of a new crypto analyst valuation technique …

Business

Why Facebook's Potential New Smart-Home Portal Isn't Wowing Us

Facebook might be entering the smart-home market, but it’s hard to imagine it’ll do well there.<p>In today's episode of <i>MarketFoolery</i>, Mac Greer talks …

Stocks

Warren Buffett on Tax Reform

The Oracle of Omaha thinks the tax reform bill will lift the stock market, but that doesn't necessarily mean he's a fan.<p>It's no secret that the …

Investing

10 Things You Didn't Know About Coca-Cola

These facts may surprise you.<p><b>Coca-Cola</b> (NYSE:KO) is the world's largest beverage company. Millions of people around the globe associate its brand …

Stocks

Will 2018 Be Berkshire Hathaway's Best Year Yet?

<b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) has a lot of positive momentum going into 2018. The stock rose by 22% in 2017, and is off to a great start in 2018, up another 4% less than two weeks into the year. With strong momentum and several positive catalysts that could propel the company's …

Stocks

Checking Up on Berkshire’s $38 Billion Stock Bet

Berkshire Hathaway has made a fortune betting that stocks will go up over the long haul.<p>Warren Buffett's $1 million bet that index funds would beat …

Stocks

Zuckerberg Loses $3.3 Billion After Facebook Changes News Feed

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is paying the price for the latest changes to the social networking site, losing nearly $3.3 billion of his …

Facebook

Warren Buffett's Disdain for Cryptocurrencies Isn't a Surprise, Given His Hatred of Gold

The billionaire investor doesn’t like assets that can't produce.<p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett recently gave an ominous warning to those who …

Stocks

Wal-Mart: Time To Sell?

WMT surged 26% in three months.<p>The company's fundamentals do not explain the recent surge, but one specific reason does.<p>I rate Walmart …

Stocks

This Company Is Increasingly Looking Like The Berkshire Hathaway Of Technology

Japan's best telecom carrier is generating plenty of free cash flow.<p>The company has averaged 44% IRR on equity investments.<p>This is probably one of …

Stocks

Cryptocurrency CRAZE: Trader reveals latest Bitcoin rival you MUST invest in NOW

Ripple creators have split and developed a new cryptocurrency called Stellar, which is similar to Ripple and expected to be the next big …

Cryptocurrency

Warren Buffett Shares the Secrets to Wealth in America

I have good news. First, most American children are going to live far better than their parents did. Second, large gains in the living standards of …

Warren Buffett

Here's Why Warren Buffett's Designating 2 Possible Successors Is a Smart Move

Gregory Abel and Ajit Jain are promoted to vice chairmen of Berkshire Hathaway.<p>They call Warren Buffett the "Oracle of Omaha" for reasons that go way beyond his legendary investing smarts. He's also wise, has loads of common sense, and is good at putting that wisdom into words. That wisdom is on …

Wealth

That sky-high asking price for a luxury home? Don't take it to the bank

There is a rule of thumb among real estate agents that if a property is priced fairly, it should sell in about a month and within 5% of the asking price.<p>It rarely works out that way at the high end.<p>A median-priced home in Los Angeles County does indeed sell at or above the asking price within an …

Real Estate

Business recap: Week of Jan. 8

Business<p><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> is adding Gregory E. Abel and Ajit Jain as directors, boosting the size of its board to 14 members as the company begins to prepare for life after Warren Buffett. Buffett and Charles T. Munger, Berkshire’s vice chairman, will retain their board positions. Buffett said on …

Warren Buffett

Russell Athletics lays off 75 people in Alexander City

Seventy-five employees of Russell Brands in Alexander City were laid off recently, according to local media reports.<p>The Alexander City Outlook …

Warren Buffett

IBM: Sellers Gone Crazy

IBM has already reached an inflection point in this key metric.<p>Elimination of a influential seller and a high short position will provide a catalyst …

Stocks

XLF: Diversified Financials Exposure

The Financial Sector Select SPDR Fund, XLF, is a passively invested fund seeking to mimic the financial sector of the S&P 500.<p>With back-to-back 20%+ …

Investing

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 13 stocks will see profits explode higher in 2018

• <b>Earnings growth has been the single biggest driver of stock market gains since the start of the 8 1/2-year equity bull market.</b>• <b><br>Goldman Sachs has identified the 13 S&P 500 companies set to expand profits the most in 2018.</b><p>Earnings growth has been the undeniable backbone of the 8 1/2-year bull market. …

Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway’s stock has risen more than one million percent under Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett seems closer to naming his replacement to run Berkshire Hathaway, the storied conglomerate that he took control of in 1965. The CEO is known for many things—his love of ice cream for breakfast and Cherry Cokes—but he’s also known for managing a company that has beaten the S&P 500 …

Stocks

India-born Ajit Jain appointed as Berkshire Hathaway VC: Here's all you need to know about Warren Buffett's potential successor - Firstpost

On Wednesday, Warren Buffett appointed India-born Ajit Jain as the new vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway's insurance business and elevated him as a …

Business (India)

Buffett’s influence over banks adds to succession risks

A few years ago staff at US Bancorp began to wonder if they could not do away with printing thousands of copies of the annual report. Everyone was …

Warren Buffett

Cryptocurrencies to end in tears says famed investor Warren Buffet

Famed investor Warren Buffet has predicted a nasty landing for cryptocurrencies.<p>"In terms of cryptocurrencies, generally, I can say with almost …

Warren Buffett