Buffett’s Profits Continue to Soar Under Trump Era

Although the nation seems divided on President Trump, one thing that is certain is that the markets have improved since his election in November. And, although Warren Buffett didn’t support Trump during the presidential race (in fact, he was an outspoken advocate of Hillary Clinton), it seems like he has been doing quite well under …

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How Much Better Has Buffett Performed than the S&P 500?

Warren Buffett has been lauded as the world’s greatest investor. He seems to have this almost uncanny knack for picking stocks and despite the fact that he asserts no one can predict the stock market, he has a ridiculous record for doing better handpicking stocks than anyone else. In fact, his stock Berkshire Hathaway has …

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What Does Buffett Think Berkshire Stock is Really Worth?

It’s no secret that Buffett actually purchased Berkshire Hathaway out of anger at the former CEO. At the time he started buying shares, they were worth less than $10 per share. When he took control of the company and began to turn it around, shares were valued at less than $30. However, over the decades of …

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Berkshire Employee Wins $100,000 in Buffett’s NCAA Challenge

Warren Buffett is a huge fan of March Madness and has issued a challenge to his employees a few times now, daring them to select the correct winners for the tournament. This year’s challenge, which we wrote about earlier this month, was a little different than previous years. This year, Buffett offered up $1 million per …

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3 Reasons Warren Buffett Dumped Wal-Mart Stocks

Walmart is one of the most visible and well-known supermarket retailers around the world, and has stores in 27 different countries. Most large cities have more than one, in fact, and the company offers a variety of services including banking, auto maintenance, and more. However, Walmart’s stocks have been slipping in recent years, and Berkshire Hathaway seems …

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Why Warren Buffett May Buy More Apple Shares

Warren Buffett has never been shy about admitting that one of the things he knows next to nothing about is technology. Instead, his companies tend to be either mechanical or service-oriented, such as insurance. However, recently, Berkshire Hathaway has begun to invest in Apple and in the most recent quarter, more than doubled its stake, leaving …

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Berkshire Shareholders To Consider Environmental Vote

During the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s meeting in May, shareholders will be voting on an environmental proposal brought to Berkshire by the Nebraska Peace Foundation. The Berkshire Board of Directors opposes the proposition and will be asking shareholders to vote against it. The proposal will require Berkshire Hathaway to sell off its fossil-fuel related holdings within …

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Warren Buffett’s $70 Billion Mistake

Everyone makes mistakes sometimes, even the world’s top investor. Of course, since Warren Buffett is the second wealthiest person in the world and is chairman of a company that is valued at upwards of $200 billion, it stands to reason that his mistakes are going to cost way more than most people. In fact, one of …

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Berkshire Hathaway’s 6 Largest Non-Insurance Companies

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holdings company is one of the largest companies in the world. In addition to holding shares in numerous different companies, Berkshire Hathaway actually owns all or a majority in more than 60 different companies spanning dozens of different industries. While many of its holdings are in the insurance business, there are …

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Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Letter Highlights: 2016

Since Warren Buffett took over the management of Berkshire Hathaway in 1965, he has written an Annual Shareholder Letter outlining the progress of the company, setting goals, and discussing the culture and methodology of Berkshire Hathaway. And, while a good portion of each letter is devoted to a rundown of numbers for Berkshire Hathaway, scattered …

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