Berkshire Hathaway Growth Driven By Buyout and Business Mix

The Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate consists of nearly 90 subsidiaries and has businesses that range from ice cream to insurance to locomotives. Although the company runs many different types of businesses, its causality and property insurance business is its main source of income. This overall segment has provided a huge moat for Berkshire Hathaway, making the …

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Buffett Speaks with KETV

Business partners Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger took shareholder questions for over four hours on May 2 during the shareholder event weekend. Then on Sunday, Warren Buffett fielded more questions from KETV NewsWatch 7. The annual shareholder event question-and-answer session took place at the CenturyLink Center and is the pinnacle of the entire weekend. Many …

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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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Obama Still Likes Buffett after Avoiding Taxes

As the third richest person in the world, Warren Buffett is estimated to be worth $71 billion, yet he has the ability to exploit a loophole that allows him to pay an incredibly low amount in federal taxes. In Barron’s this week they shed light on why Buffett has been able to evade the snare …

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Buffett Quadruples Ketchup Investment

In a stellar move, you can now add Maxwell House and Velveeta to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett owned Heinz, along with the private equity firm out of Brazil, 3G capital, is buying Kraft in the near future. Most famously, when Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway purchased Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, …

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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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Buffett Upset over Keystone Delay

Warren Buffett, billionaire investor and fund raiser for President Obama, was upset with the recent decision in the president’s delay in looking over the Keystone XL pipeline, saying that it has the United States thumbing its nose at Canada. “I would have passed Keystone,” said Buffett on the CNBC show Squawk Box before the 50th …

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Berkshire Hathaway Financial Disclosures Come Under Fire

Investment analysts currently have Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway under fire because of the quality of the financial disclosures coming from the $370 billion company. Even though Berkshire Hathaway is now the third-largest company on the stock market in the United States, the quarterly filings reveal lesser details than companies of the same size, according …

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‘Keystone Should Be Done’ Says Warren Buffett

CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, on Wednesday mentioned to Fox Business Network that the Obama administration should approve the Keystone XL pipeline. During an exclusive interview with Liz Claman on “Countdown to the Closing Bell,” Buffett discusses how he understands why some will oppose the pipeline, since it will cross Nebraska, his …

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Berkshire Hathaway Breaks All Time High

Last year, Warren Buffett mentioned that Berkshire Hathaway and the future of the company is going to be about expanding and buying big businesses. As Buffett celebrates is golden anniversary as far as running the company is concerned, many investors are beginning to rally behind the idea. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway, based out of Omaha, …

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