11 Events Planned for the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Weekend

The 50th edition of the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting will kick off this weekend in Omaha, and the person behind all of the quirky events is the planner that Warren Buffett affectionately calls the ringmaster. Carrie Sova spends a good part of nine months per year planning the annual event, we learn from the …

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Berkshire Hathaway to Benefit from AT&T deal

Every year investors make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska in order to attend the annual meeting at Berkshire Hathaway. During the event there are roughly 30,000 people cramming into the Century Link Center each year, where Charlie Munger – Warren Buffett’s right-hand man – and the Oracle of Omaha himself answer shareholder questions for a …

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Buffett is Endorsing Airbnb

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who regularly steers clear of investments in technology, has the company Airbnb in his sights. But not for the reasons that you might think. Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett’s investment company, recently reached out to the home rentals company. They did this in order to provide cheaper alternatives for lodging to the …

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Buffett Clarifies ObamaCare Stance

Buffett has recently decided to refute the latest news reports that say he’d like to “scrap” ObamaCare, also known as the Affordable Care Act. He also says that these portrayals are “outrageous.” He recently refuted these reports last week on the website Omaha.com, which is the Omaha World–Herald website. This happen because a number of …

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Buffett & Berkshire Buy the Atlantic City Press

“Warren Buffett’s newspaper company said Thursday it plans to acquire the Press of Atlantic City, N.J., for an undisclosed price,” from Abarta, a Pittsburgh-based family-owned business. We learn this from the Omaha World Herald. Since the Press went up for sale, Warren Buffett has been one of the main people expressing interest in the company. …

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Is Warren Buffett Predicting An Obama Victory?

Does Warren Buffett know something that the rest of us don’t? Well, it wouldn’t be surprising since he is the second wealthiest man in the United States of America, and he is estimated to be worth $46 billion at this time. If I was a betting man, I’d say that he definitely knows a lot …

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Warren Buffett Buys Oriental Trading Company

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett already owns companies related to insurance, newspapers, jewelry and many other areas of interest. Now you can add party planning to the mix since Berkshire Hathaway and the 82-year-old investor will soon acquire Oriental Trading Co. We learned this past Friday from Warren Buffett that Berkshire Hathaway Inc., his investment firm, …

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Man In Omaha Pleads Guilty To Theft At Buffett Charity

A gentleman from Omaha, Nebraska, pleaded guilty to stealing from the Warren Buffett charitable organization. He was the person responsible to oversee the programs that get money from Warren Buffett’s charitable foundation. The newspaper the Omaha World – Herald reported on Tuesday that the individual has pleaded guilty to stealing from the Buffett Foundation in …

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