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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Is Berkshire Hathaway Too Big to Fail?

Recently, the Bank of England has questioned the US Treasury in regards to the lack of enthusiasm of putting Berkshire Hathaway, the company controlled by investing billionaire Warren Buffett, into the stricter scrutiny category of being too big to fail. According to Stephen Foley, Tom Braithwaite and Alistair Gray of The Financial Times, the US …

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3 Buffett Habits to Adopt

Warren Buffett has gone from a seven-year-old boy roaming the streets of Omaha selling Coca-Cola bottles for five cents apiece to a man now sitting atop the Berkshire Hathaway empire that he created, and has more than $525 billion worth of assets. Have you ever wondered which habits helped Warren Buffett get to this place …

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Berkshire Hathaway is Officially in the Car Dealership Business

One of the wealthiest men in the world, Warren Buffett, also happens to be one of the most successful investors in business history, and has assets stretching beyond any reasonable estimation. And he now has the chance to add to his lifelong list that he is the owner of the fifth-largest auto dealership chain in …

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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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‘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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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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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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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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Energy Units, Insurance, Aid Third Quarter Berkshire Hathaway Earnings

During the third quarter of 2014, Berkshire Hathaway reported operating earnings of $1.91 per share, which is much farther ahead of the Zacks consensus estimate of $1.70 per share. When compared to the same quarter one year ago, earnings are favorable at the prior $1.49 per share. Growth in earnings was primarily from the insurance …

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