Buffett & Bono Spotted Backstage at Gates Foundation

When Bono and Buffett get together backstage at a Gates Foundation event, what do you think happens? Obviously, they talk about philanthropy! Undoubtedly there was much more to the conversation, but that’s what Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Gates Foundation CEO, shared in a Facebook post. Apparently an old fashioned gossip columnist is needed in that town, because …

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Gates Learns Why Buffett is an Optimist

There’s no doubt that Warren Buffett is an optimist. On the personal blog of billionaire Bill Gates, also the former CEO and founder of Microsoft as well as member of Berkshire Hathaway’s board, Buffett talks about what he and Bill have learned throughout the years. He shares this information in a video that you can …

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How Buffett Looks at Exxon

Recently, Warren Buffett’s newest distaste for the oil market has just taken on a new twist. Berkshire Hathaway has recently passed Exxon Mobil and is now considered the third most valuable company in the United States. This happens just a few weeks after Warren Buffett disclosed that he is selling off his energy stocks, and …

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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 Now Second Richest in the World

After Berkshire Hathaway shares have reached record numbers this past Friday, Warren Buffett has now slid into the second spot as the second richest persons in the world. Currently, Class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway are trading at $152 a share, and this is a 27% increase year to date. The latest rise in price …

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10 Insightful Warren Buffett Quotes

Whether he’s into to batteries, ice cream or Ketchup, Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett have created a powerhouse company that manages over 80 businesses. And Berkshire Class A stock is currently trading for more than $210,000 per share. Since Berkshire Hathaway is the real deal, there’s no question about the legitimacy of the charismatic leader …

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Gates & Buffett: An Awkward First Meeting

Bill Gates, worth an estimated $80 billion and considered the richest man in America, and Warren Buffett, worth $67 billion and the second wealthiest man. Even though Buffett is 26 years Gates’ senior, it’s quite obvious that these two billionaires are very good friends. Together, these gentlemen have worked toward asking the richest men and …

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Gates & Buffett Top Forbes 400 Wealthiest Americans List

As you can imagine, it’s extremely difficult for a man or woman to make it onto the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans. This year’s minimum net worth to make the list was $1.55 billion, and because of this, 113 billionaires in the United States were left off of it. Since Forbes started tracking …

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People Listen When Buffett Talks

When the head of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, appeared on CNBC yesterday morning, people always tend to jot down the things that he says. Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett were asked about their views on high-frequency trading. This is in light of all of the attention generated by the book “Flash Boys” by Michael Lewis. …

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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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