Berkshire Subsidiary Receives $650 Million Premium on $1.5 Billion Claim

One of Berkshire Hathaway’s insurance subsidiary’s, National Indemnity, recently entered a $1.5 billion reinsurance agreement with The Hartford Financial Services Group, more often referred to as The Hartford. Reinsurance, when multiple insurance companies share risk by spreading it between multiple insurers, allows high-risk clients to be covered though it wouldn’t be possible from a single insurance …

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3 Ways Warren Buffett Made Money in 2016

2016 was a pretty great year for Warren Buffett; he made more than any other billionaire, increasing his wealth by about $12 billion, and reclaimed his spot as the second richest man in the world. Currently, the Oracle of Omaha is valued at $74 billion, and you might be wondering how he did it. While …

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Warren Buffett and his Partner of Choice

One of Warren Buffett’s famous pieces of advice is to always keep cash handy. Ideally, this keeps him always ready to make a deal, no need for scraping together capital or figuring out what to sell in order to have the money on hand. It helps his conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, ultimately be more secure. Even …

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2016: A Good Year for Buffett Overall

Well, 2016 is officially a wrap. It’s a new year, full of possibility, and chances are— even if you won’t admit it— you’ve got some hopes for the next year. As for what 2017 has in store for famous investor Warren Buffett and his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, we will have to wait and see, but …

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Why Doesn’t Berkshire Hathaway Pay Dividends?

Berkshire Hathaway is a remarkable company, not only because of its size and its celebrity chairman Warren Buffett, but for the way that the corporation does business. In addition to having a strict criteria for acquiring new businesses, the company also has never split its Class A stocks, and has only paid one dividend to …

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Buffett’s 3 Most Valuable Acquisitions

Since Warren Buffett took over Berkshire Hathaway in 1965, the company has made dozens of acquisitions of companies in many different markets—everything from insurance to candy. And, while it’s easy to rank them by the most expensive, or biggest mistakes, one of the harder things to evaluate is which companies have been the most valuable. Earlier …

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Buffett’s Shareholder Letter Highlights: 1989

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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Top 10 Buffett-Inspired Gifts

Whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift for someone, or you got some money as a gift and don’t know what to do with it, these 10 Warren Buffett-inspired gifts are perfect for anyone looking to expand their Buffett collection, or even as an inspiring or joke gift for the businessman in your life. 1. …

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Warren Buffett Trivia Answers

Warren Buffett is, without a doubt, one of the most interesting billionaries in the country. Although he’s currently the second richest man in the world, he still lives in the same house he purchased in the 50s, and has an annual salary less than half of what most CEOs of the next bigest companies make. …

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Buffett Bets on Israel

Recently, Buffett welcomed 43 Israel bond investors from all over the United States to Omaha. All 43 of the visitors invested at least $1 million more to participate in the evening with the famous CEO and president of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett. The event ended up raising about $60 million dollars, all investments, in the …

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