Buffett’s Great Advice to a 7th Grader

It takes a tremendous amount of courage to stand up in front of over 40,000 people and say something – even anything – and forget about the fact that we are talking about a preteen that has posed the question for the Oracle of Omaha at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting this year. And yet, …

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Buffett Doesn’t Regret Choosing IBM Over Apple

Warren Buffett, the legendary investor, says that he does not regret buying shares of the underperforming IBM, and even more importantly, he does not wish that he had purchased Apple shares instead. The 50 year leader of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, provided these comments in an interview following the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting that took …

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Sees Major Improvements in Service

After many years of customer complaints and delays, and some derailments that were very high profile, Berkshire Hathaway, parent company of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, chose to invest billions of dollars into upgrading company operations last year, and the dividends have paid off quite handsomely. According to a Reuters report, congestion is down at …

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Warren Buffett’s 2015 Letter to Shareholders Highlights

Warren Buffett recently released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders this past Saturday. It was written with showmanship, commonsense advice and plenty of business facts. This is the 50th year that Buffett has headed Berkshire Hathaway. The highlights include the following. About Buffett’s potential successor: “Both the board and I believe we now have …

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How Falling Oil Prices Could Hurt & Help Warren Buffett

During the last time the price of oil fell below $50 a barrel, Warren Buffett certainly showed his guilt. At the time Buffett purchased shares of Conoco Phillips for billions of dollars while it was nearing its peak in 2008, then out of nowhere crude oil prices and the energy company shares fell in value …

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The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Cash Machine

Not long after announcing the buyout of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad for $26.5 billion, Buffett swore that he paid a massive price to purchase a business that would provide large benefits to his company over the long haul. “You don’t get bargains on things like that,” he said in a Charlie Rose interview that …

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Buffett Defends Cokes No Vote at the Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

At the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting, Warren Buffett mentioned that “going to war” over the executive pay issue at Coca-Cola would not have been a productive thing to do. He said that his abstention sent the clear message that he desired. He also dismisses worry over growth at Berkshire Hathaway. About 40,000 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders …

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Is Warren Buffett Losing His Edge?

Going from the Oracle of Omaha to ordinary. That’s what a new analysis and the New York Times are saying about the legendary investor, and what they want you to believe about Warren Buffett. As an investor for over the last 50 years, Buffett has failed to outperform the S&P 500 only 10 times. For …

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Buffett & Gates Get Pay Raises

We have come to find out that Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have both received pay raises this year in respect to their varying positions with Berkshire Hathaway. Here’s how it all went down. “Our shareholders are far wealthier today than they would be if the funds we used for acquisitions had instead been devoted …

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Buffett Optimistic About Economy

Warren Buffett tells us that the economy is steadily improving since the fall of 2009, and even though Russia advanced into then Ukraine, he is still very optimistic. Buffett made an appearance on CNBC this past Monday once he released his upbeat annual letter over the weekend to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Buffett is the CEO …

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