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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Welch & Buffett Say Fed Should Halt Rate Hike Plan

Two of the most well-known and well-respected American business titans said on Wednesday that it was doubtful that the Federal Reserve would be able to raise interest rates in the current economic environment, especially with the dollar being stronger. Jack Welsh mentions that it would be “crazy” for the Fed to raise interest rates in …

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Berkshire Earnings Prove Buffett Still Got It

Berkshire Hathaway, run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, posted strong earnings for the third quarter at the end of the week. This should give the shares of Berkshire Hathaway their rightful place at beating the market for a trailing five years. The tough test that Warren Buffett requires of Berkshire Hathaway is that for any …

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Buffett Faces Losing Dow Stake at $255 Million a Year

Warren Buffett may have no choice but to say goodbye to one of the high-yielding investments that he made during the financial crisis. Dow Chemical Co. shares recently rose past $53.72 at one point for the first time in over nine years. If the company closes above that price for 20 days of trading in …

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Berkshire Acquires $260 Million of GE Stock

Berkshire Hathaway, headed up by none other than Warren Buffett, just recently received 10.7 million shares of General Electric this past Thursday. The shares are worth $260.6 million based on last Wednesday’s closing price. We learn this according to a filing that took place with the SEC. At the height of the credit crisis back …

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Buffett Says Average Investors Could Have Done Well During Recession

Last week, Warren Buffett mentioned to the Wall Street Journal that “in terms of simple profitability, an average investor could have done just as well as his company Berkshire Hathaway by investing in the stock market if they bought during the panic period” immediately following the financial crisis in 2008. At the time of this …

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Buffett Thanks Moynihan Over Lunch

Shareholders are commonly able to have private meetings with executives of companies, but it’s quite noteworthy when Warren Buffett is able to have a private dinner with Brian Moynihan, the current chief executive officer of Bank of America. Both Moynihan in Buffett met on August 6 at the Happy Hollow Club in Omaha, Nebraska, where …

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Warren Buffett Looks At Mispricing Long Term Options

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway released their annual letter to shareholders last Friday. There were plenty of useful comments on a wide variety of topics revolving around investing, and this document will be a major part of the conversation of investors over the following weeks ahead. Warren Buffett touched upon one area in his letter …

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Is Insurance Warren Buffett’s Ace In The Hole?

Insurance is a big reason why Berkshire Hathaway’s risk-adjusted investment return has been able to beat every mutual fund since the year 1976. We learn this according to a new research paper from New York University and AQR Capital Management, told by The Economist. The insurance and reinsurance companies that are part of Berkshire Hathaway …

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Warren Buffett Says Bank In Good Shape

Warren Buffett says that US banks are “in the best shape in recent memory,” as he mentions this to Bloomberg News recently. He also believes that they will not cause the next big financial meltdown. As the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., based out of Omaha, Nebraska, Warren Buffett has earned billions of …

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