Where Does Berkshire Make Most of its Money?

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is one of the world’s largest companies. Although its exact value changes frequently due to the market and the economy, the company itself is worth well over $200 billion at last count. But where does all of the money come from? With the world’s foremost investor at its helm, most people …

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IBM Underperforms Again, Loses Buffett Millions

Warren Buffett is having something of a rough week in the stock market. Less than a week after United Airline’s stocks took a tumble, IBM shares are suddenly not looking quite so good either. The Oracle of Omaha lost somewhere in the ballpark of $800 million on Wednesday after IBM’s first quarter results were posted …

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Berkshire Sells Wells Fargo Shares to Avoid Fed Regulations

It’s been a rough few months for Buffett stocks with the recent United Airlines fiasco and, before that, the Wells Fargo scandal. Although the United Airlines fiasco is still playing out, the Wells Fargo scandal has pretty much died down and the company is in the process of making amends and rebuilding the company. While …

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How Does Warren Buffett Define Success?

Warren Buffett is one of the most successful men in the world. He’s currently ranked as third richest man in the world, and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, is the fifth largest company in the world. People flock from all over to hear Buffett’s wisdom and get his advice and thoughts on financial and personal success. …

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One Thing You Can Do That Warren Buffett Can’t

Warren Buffett is the world’s leading stock market investor. He’s managed to beat the market consistently in the last 50 years and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, has a cash surplus of more than $20 billion on hand for acquisitions and investing purposes. With that amount of money, it’s easy to think that Buffett could really …

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Six Bank Stocks in Warren Buffett’s Portfolio

  People are constantly looking to emulate the Oracle of Omaha, whose immense success has catapulted him to the top five richest men in the world. So, obviously, one of the things that is constantly under scrutiny is Warren Buffett’s portfolio. Although there are dozens of different stocks which fairly frequently change, shrewd investors may …

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Berkshire Hathaway to Amp Up Renewable Energy Options

One of Berkshire Hathaway’s largest business sectors is energy. The company owns several different energy companies and provides power to thousands of homes annually throughout the West and Midwest. However, while the corporation has repeatedly urged shareholders to vote against environmental measures brought before the board, it looks like Berkshire Hathaway is making some environmentally-friendly …

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5 Best Books on Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, is undoubtedly the world’s greatest investor. And, while there are plenty of resources for learning more about his investing mindset and strategies (including this blog!) for a more in-depth view, a book is the better way to go. However, if you were to simply type in “Warren Buffett books” …

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Berkshire Hathaway’s BH Media Group Cuts Newspaper Jobs Nationwide

One of the many ways that Warren Buffett started making money as a child was with a newspaper route. In fact, Buffett holds a newspaper tossing contest every year at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting and he owns several newspapers. However, even Buffett had to admit that the newspaper business isn’t doing so well, and …

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Will Buffett Drop United After Passenger Removal Scandal?

United Airlines has been under fire since Sunday when a video of a man being forcibly removed, from an United airplane went viral. The man, a doctor, was selected to give up his spot for United employees who needed a seat to work a future flight. When he refused, security officials physically wrestled the screaming …

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