Warren Buffett

How a Navy vet took his net worth from -$6,000 to $1.85 million while making under six figures

Boeing engineer Michael T. Miller doesn't regret buying his "most recent toy," a 1995 Ferrari F355 Spider, though he does wish it didn't cost him so …

Wealth

Does Accenture Fit the Bill as Warren Buffett's Ideal Investment?

The famous investor loves companies with high returns, low capital needs, and growth potential.<p>At the recent <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> annual meeting, an …

Berkshire Hathaway

Happy Hour: Summer Reading

With the Memorial Day weekend ahead, now is a great time to expand your horizons with a few good books this summer. If you’re not sure where to …

Charlie Munger

Your 3 Edges Over the Investing Pros

Wall Street and the financial media love to tell individual investors they have no chance in the stock market against big-money professionals using high-tech software to sift through complex stock trends. That’s true to an extent, but it’s only part of the story.<p>Sure, if individual investors want …

Berkshire Hathaway

Split Decision: The Pros and Cons of Splitting Shares

The stock split is losing its place in the corporate playbook.<p>Once nearly a given for most firms when their shares topped $100 or so, stock splits by S&P 500 companies faded from prominence after the dot-com bust in 2000. This year, just two companies in the large-cap index have split their stock, …

Business

What does billionaire Warren Buffett like about Texas? A look at his investments | Economic Snapshot

No, it's not Dairy Queen.<p>Yes, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. owns DQ, but the home of the soft-serve ice cream and the hamburgers that Texans call …

Investing

Want to be rich? Here's all the advice you'll ever need

I’ve been offering financial advice professionally for nearly 40 years. I’m also a millionaire several times over.<p>During my decades in the trenches, …

Money

The Richest People in the World

Who are the richest people in the world and how did they amass their fortunes? Read on to find out<p>The richest people in the world have a staggering …

Wealth

What Musk, Zuckerberg and Buffett Can Teach You About Playing to Your Strengths

Learn what these three titans of entrepreneurship can teach you about concentrating resources on your strengths to avoid mediocrity.<p>When you're learning a musicalinstrument, it's sage advice to practice what you can't do rather than what you can do. If you can speed through your scales on guitar …

Elon Musk

The Dark Side Of Retirement: Financial Advisors' Daily Digest

Americans need to understand and protect against the growing peril of financial elder abuse.<p>Nicholas P. Cheer discusses Warren Buffett’s rule No. 1: …

Retirement

Amazon hits fresh record: Shares within striking distance of $1K

As traditional retail struggles to stay relevant under the weight of a seismic consumer shift to online platforms, Amazon (AMZN) – the e-commerce giant that upended the shopping game – is enjoying a record-high stock value as it looks to cross the $1,000 per share threshold.<p>Up nearly 2% on the …

Berkshire Hathaway

China's State Media Hits Out at Debt Downgrade With a Buffett Quote - Bloomberg

When issuing their rebuttal of Moody’s Investors Service’s downgrade of China’s credit rating, state media didn’t just reel out any old hack, but the …

China

Warren Buffett Stocks In Focus: Wells Fargo

<i>Written by Bob Ciura on May 24th, 2017, for Sure Dividend.</i><p>Bank stocks have been on fire since the election. Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), one of the …

Stocks

Today's top stories: A secret plot to sell banned oil - Bloomberg

Good afternoon. Trump's international tour continued today as he met with world leaders at a NATO summit in Brussels. The U.K.'s Theresa May …

United States

3 Killer Persuasion Techniques You Can Learn from Billionaire Warren Buffett

Psychologist Robert Cialdini dissects what makes the world's most successful investor so incredibly persuasive.<p>If you want to persuade others, there are endless tips and tricks available. Most of them tell you how to package your argument to make it as convincing as possible, but according to …

Berkshire Hathaway

Here’s how much you need to save each month to become a millionaire in 20 years

If you start saving and investing early on, becoming a millionaire might not be as hard as you think.<p>If you're putting away $415 a month starting in …

Retirement

Never Lose Money

Investors are very concerned with how much they are going to make. Too often they do not consider how much they could lose.<p>Deviating from the …

Investing

5 Signs You Have What It Takes to Become a Millionaire

There are a few common traits millionaires have in common that separate them from the rest of the pack.<p>If you ever wanted to become a millionaire …

Wealth

3 Value Stocks for Retirement

Value stocks can be one of the best ways to generate market-beating returns. Here are three great picks for retirees.<p>With the market at an all-time …

Berkshire Hathaway

Wal-Mart: Did Warren Buffett Make A Mistake?

Warren Buffett dumped over 90 percent of his stake in Walmart last February.<p>Since February, Walmart has rallied over ten percent.<p>Walmart's eCommerce …

Business

Berkshire Buys More Sirius and Liberty Media

Warren Buffett’s firm bought $131 million more in stocks that track Sirius. It also bought more Sirius.<p>Warren Buffett’s protégé has struck again.<p>Ted …

Berkshire Hathaway

What's better than a Buffett rule? Labor's Buffett rule by stealth

The ALP policy of limiting deductions for managing tax affairs will go some way to limiting the ability of the very wealthy to avoid paying tax<p>At the moment the ALP is having a fight over the merits of a Buffett rule for income tax. It is a high-profile battle involving two former treasurers. What …

Retirement

Building A $100k Portfolio By Age 23!

The first rule to building wealth: Save Money.<p>The second rule to building wealth: Invest Early.<p>The third rule: never forget the first two.<p>I will take …

Fortune 500

Here's Why Sirius XM Stock Will Break Above $6

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has just acquired more shares.<p>After the recent dip to around $4.70 from a high of above $5.50, SIRI stock is now …

Stocks

Think Twice Before Second Guessing Buffett

Allan Roth criticizes Buffett for only recommending a 10% bond exposure.<p>Instead, he is loading up on intermediate-term treasuries.<p>I examine what …

Investing

28 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

Is EBITDA as bad as Buffett says?

Page 1 of 1<p><b>EBITDA can be a helpful valuation tool in some instances--just don't mistake it for free cash flow.</b><p>In Berkshire Hathaway's annual report …

Charlie Munger

The $900 Book That's The Favorite Of Hedge Funds (And 14 Other Top Texts)

As the world's largest network of investment professionals, we've got a lot of data about analysts, portfolio managers, principals, and CIOs at hedge …

Benjamin Graham

Jeff Bezos says he's flattered by Warren Buffett's compliments and reads 'all his books'

Warren Buffett said earlier this month that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is "the most remarkable business person of our age."<p>At Amazon's<p>shareholdersmeeting …

Amazon

How Was Warren Buffett's Annual Meeting Like Good Wine?

On May 6, CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chair Charlie Munger hosted the 52nd Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. Unlike most heavily scripted annual …

Charlie Munger