Warren Buffett

What is Warren Buffett's Biggest Stock Investment Win?

Warren Buffett-led conglomerate <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) has quite a few winning investments in its stock portfolio, with one stock worth more than 13 times the price Buffett paid for it. Here are the details of Buffett's biggest stock win, as well as some other notable …

Berkshire Hathaway

3 Underdog Stocks We're Watching

Three Fools see compelling upside potential at these unloved companies.<p>It's fun to root for the underdog because when they win, it's often a big …

Berkshire Hathaway

Athletics preparing to announce new ballpark site in Oakland

0:47<p>Athletics preparing to announce new ballpark site in Oakland<p>Yahoo Sports Videos<p>Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting<p>Yahoo Finance Video<p>Berkshire …

Berkshire Hathaway

How The Passive Investing Mania Undermined Its Most Basic Assumption

I have argued that "passive investing" is an oxymoron, because it denies precisely that which defines an investment: active analysis. Proponents of …

Charlie Munger

Warren Buffett visits Capitol and "Buffett Bill" is born

Editor's Note: This story has been updated with information from Sen. Kelly Hancock about his meeting with Warren Buffett.A couple of years ago, …

Berkshire Hathaway

Charlie Munger: Loading Up on Leverage

- By Rupert Hargreaves<p>Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio) is well known today as the vice chairman of <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (BRK-A)(BRK-B) and Warren …

Charlie Munger

Sanders' Omaha visit, Mello's support for 2009 fetal ultrasound bill stir national debate about definition of a progressive

A visit by former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on behalf of Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello is exposing divisions among Democrats about …

Bernie Sanders

Buffett Is Voting All Shares in Favor of Wells Fargo's Board - Bloomberg

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is voting all of its Wells Fargo & Co. shares to support the re-election of the bank’s board.<p>Berkshire, …

Investing

Inside China's Appetite for U.S. Home Purchases

Berkshire Hathaway's real estate brokerage is expanding its reach with a push to attract wealthy Chinese citizens to purchase homes in the U.S. …

Berkshire Hathaway

IBM’s Stock Market Value Dropped $9 Billion This Morning

Shareholders of IBM took a beating Wednesday morning, losing more than $9 billion in market cap after the company reported quarterly earnings that …

Investing

AIG details special charge/gain to be booked in Q1

As a result of a recent decision by the U.K. Ministry of Justice on the Ogden rate, AIG expects to record an increase in prior-year loss reserves of …

Berkshire Hathaway

Shareholders back Mast Therapeutics' merger with Savara, but quorum not yet there for tomorrow's special meeting, adjournment looms

Mast Therapeutics (MSTX -1.4%) announces that it may have postpone tomorrow's special meeting of stockholders to vote on its planned merger with …

Business

Anne Hathaway admits 'not trusting' female director

<b>Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway has admitted to not trusting female directors in the past due to "internalised misogyny".</b><p>In an ABC interview, the star said she didn't give her all to director Lone Scherfig in 2011 film One Day.<p>"I really regret not trusting her more easily," she said.<p>"And I am …

Hollywood

Warren Buffett Told Me 10 Things Every Successful CEO Should Know about PR

Buffett’s astoundingly positive public image is one part reality and one part science<p>The ‘sage of Omaha’ was staring at me patiently as I posed my …

Journalism

Warren Buffett & Jorge Paulo Lemann Talk at Harvard Business School: Brazil Conference

<b>Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett</b> and <b>3G Capital's Jorge Paulo Lemann</b> sat down for a talk at Harvard Business School for the Brazil Conference 2017. …

Investing

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is taking America's housing market to China

Marketing US homes to Chinese investors living in China is good business, and some US brokerages have specialized in it. But now it’s big enough for Warren Buffett. “Warren Buffett,” “Berkshire Hathaway,” and “Coca-Cola” are well-regarded brand names in China. So all that was needed was a major …

Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett Shareholder Letters: Sentiment Analysis in R

Warren Buffett — known as the "Oracle of Omaha" — <b></b>is <b></b>one of the most successful investors of all time. Wherever the winds of the market may blow, he …

Data Analysis

Peter Buffett reveals $90 million plan to help young women and girls of color in the U.S.

The grant-making strategy will focus on highlighting everyday issues girls of color face<p>Peter Buffett, son of billionaire Warren Buffett, is taking a …

Women's Rights

3 Buffett stocks that make sense for retirees

Every stock Warren Buffett buys isn't guaranteed to do well. Even the Oracle of Omaha makes mistakes now and then. But using Buffett's portfolio as a source of investing ideas is a fine course of action, especially if you're looking for high-quality companies that can stand the test of …

Investing

The Surprising Place Anne Hathaway Got Her $15 Dress

Anne Hathaway is a celebrity who likely has a host of the world's top designers on speed dial, but admittedly her latest look cost her just $15. …

Clothing

Berkshire Hathaway Should Consider Raising Repurchase Limit

Berkshire Hathaway will repurchase shares only at 120% of book value or less.<p>This has resulted in no purchases made under the program in nearly 5 …

Berkshire Hathaway

Wal-Mart: I Like What I See, But It's Still Hard To Profit

Creative, innovative ideas coming from new management.<p>Still not attractive enough based on valuation.<p>Good news for shareholders. Analysis: Buffett …

Stocks

Apple: Some Food For Thought

Although I greatly respect Warren Buffett, as one of the greatest investors of all time, investing in technology isn't his bailiwick.<p>Due to the …

Berkshire Hathaway

The best stock-picking strategy starts with this

Finance author Tim Richards is recommending a checklist-based stock-picking strategy for investors, and the more I think about it, the better the idea becomes. Not only does a checklist promote discipline and careful analysis, it also helps avoid dumb mistakes, which could be the most important …

Charlie Munger

Rating the CEOs of Warren Buffett's Stocks

Here's Glassdoor's rankings of the CEO's of Warren Buffett's biggest holdings.<p>Warren Buffett can hand-pick the CEOs of the companies <b>Berkshire …

Berkshire Hathaway

Ackman halts Kraft Heinz’s attempt to buy snack giant

Snacks giant Mondelez is believed to want 3G’s Kraft Heinz to make a bid for it — but according to a source close to Mondelez, hedge fund mogul Bill …

Wall Street

5 years after Warren Buffett bought 31 daily newspapers, optimism has given way to layoffs

10:55 PM ET, April 15, 2017<p>Zeke J Miller / Time:<p><b>White House announces it will not disclose visitor logs, citing security and privacy issues</b> — The …

Journalism

The Real Reason Berkshire Hathaway Sold Wells Fargo Stock

Don't read too much into the move.<p><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) gets a lot of attention from investors, and when it makes a decision …

Berkshire Hathaway

A Dozen Lessons about Business Valuation from the Iridium Debacle

One of the best illustrations of the many ways a business valuation can go wrong is the pre-bankruptcy story of mobile satellite service Iridium. I …

Charlie Munger

This List of the Highest-Paid CEOs May Surprise You

Equilar has released its annual look at the 100 biggest companies in the country.<p>If you had to guess, what American CEO do you think makes the most money? Amazon or Apple? Maybe Google or Facebook?<p>It turns out that it’s Charter Communications CEO Thomas M. Rutledge, who leads one of the country’s …

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