Buffett’s Hopes for Berkshire

Warren Buffett leads the 4th largest company in the world, Berkshire Hathaway. His conglomerate is worth nearly $400 billion and at this point most of his money makes itself. It has long been discussed what will happen to Berkshire after Buffett cannot act as CEO and Chairman anymore, and while he hasn’t let us know …

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3 Traits That Make Berkshire’s Reinsurance Business Profitable

Berkshire Hathaway makes a huge slice of its profits from utilities and insurance. While GEICO is one of the company’s most recognizable insurance brands, National Indemnity was actually purchased first. This reinsurance company helps other insurance companies absorb risks and protects them against losses. But, while being a reinsurance company can be extremely lucrative, it is also …

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Why Doesn’t Berkshire Meet With Shareholders?

Warren Buffett, fabled investor that he is, has had a lot of success as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. The Oracle of Omaha took control of the mega-conglomerate back in the 1960’s, and the same shares he purchased for $7.50 ($60 if you factor in inflation) are now worth close to $250,000. Berkshire is a little different …

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Is Buffett Hurting America’s Competition?

Buffett has been deemed the most successful of all time by many, and when he shares advice, people tend to listen. He has been in the spotlight since 1965, sharing his thoughts and strategies, and now investors seem to generally focus on high return, low profit, and low risk businesses to invest in. After having …

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Perks of Berkshire’s Good Reputation

Warren Buffett is considered the most successful investor of our time, and his company Berkshire Hathaway is currently ranked as the 4th largest company in the world. While of course Buffett is plenty wise, and has a great approach to investing, Berkshire Hathaway would not be where it is today if Buffett wasn’t so committed …

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More Buffett Advice for Entrepreneurs

Warren Buffett, head of mega-conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, is famous for his successful investments that made him the second richest man in the world. Lucky for us, billionaire Buffett typically offers up his advice freely. While Buffett is often considered the most successful investor of our time, if you dig a little deeper than that, he …

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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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