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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Buffett’s #1 Investment Secret

“Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said, ‘Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.’” — Warren Buffett Warren Buffett is considered one of the best investors that the modern world has ever known. He started out as a financial analyst in the 50s when he …

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Buffett Sends Cuban a Thank You Note

It’s no secret that Mark Cuban occasionally says things that will get him in trouble. In 2002, as an example, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks said that he would never even hire the head of NBA officials, Ed Rush, to manage a Dairy Queen. At the time of this statement, many people were offended …

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Wells Fargo CEO Surprised by Buffett’s Eating Habits

John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo & Co., when telling the story of eating his first meal with Warren Buffett in Omaha, Nebraska, said he was quite shocked by the eating habits of the billionaire investor. Stumpf, in response to a question made about Warren Buffett at the National Press Club today in Washington, said …

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The Reason Buffett Hasn’t Split Berkshire Hathaway Stock

Buying a share of Berkshire Hathaway Class A costs so much money that it could pay for a person’s entire college education. It can even buy two houses in Omaha, Nebraska. To put it another way, you could purchase 40,000 large Blizzards from Dairy Queen, owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Why doesn’t Warren Buffett split the …

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Prudential Arizona Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Network

The Prudential real estate brand – which has been the home to over 2000 residential real estate agents across Nevada and Arizona, and also tied to over 21 offices, has officially gone by the wayside – in order to capitalize on the power and profitability of the billionaire investor Warren Buffett. Just this past April, …

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8 Funny Reagan Era Buffett Insights

So many things have changed since 1984: President Reagan is no longer in office, gas costs much more than one dollar per gallon and Apple computers look a lot different than they did back then. In over 30 years, one thing hasn’t changed though. Buffett is still writing his letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Each …

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Berkshire Hathaway Stakes Name on Barely Noticed Realty Business

At this point in time, Berkshire Hathaway entering into the home brokerage arena just 14 years ago is practically an afterthought. Right now, Buffett’s company is actually staking its name on the business. There are signs popping up all over the place, from the front lawns of New York to California and everything in between. …

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Joey Prusak Receives Surprise Call from Warren Buffett

A manager at the Minnesota Dairy Queen, Joey Prusak, recently performed a good deed for a blind customer that went viral on the Internet last week. He also received an unlikely phone call that he will probably never forget: “Just got off the phone with @Warren Buffett, what a great phone call that was! Thank …

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Buffett Attends Opening of Carmel Geico Service Center

On Monday, at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new GEICO customer service center in Carmel, two business legends made an appearance at this event. The first was the famous green gecko, and the other legend is none other than billionaire investor Warren Buffett. On March 18 of 2013, GEICO announced that it was going …

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