Buffett’s Compensation Falls Slightly in 2014

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO and chairman Warren Buffett saw a slight drop in compensation from 2013 to 2014, but the pay of his second-in-command has risen quite a bit because of an acquisition, we learn according to a regulatory filing. Warren Buffett, chairman of the company, received a total dollar amount of $464,011 during 2014, …

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Berkshire Hathaway to File Update on Stock Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway, run by CEO and Chairman Warren Buffett, is going to update their US stock portfolio on Tuesday. Today, Berkshire Hathaway is going to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission the list of stocks that they owned at the end of 2014. Investors like to pay close attention to this filing because they …

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Berkshire Hathaway Adds to DVA

Berkshire Hathaway has recently purchased another 1.13 million shares of DaVita HealthCare Partners this week, and the company now owns 17.7% of the kidney dialysis business. Berkshire’s total stake now comes to 37.62 million shares. Based on the closing price yesterday at $67.50, the market value of Buffett shares are $2.54 billion. According to the …

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Billionaire Lessons from Buffett, Walton & Turner

Remember the Internet when it was young back in 2000? This was during the forum and message board heyday, when your parents and grandparents didn’t even have an email address. This also happens to be an inflection point for retail investors. For the first time in history, the average person finally had access to the …

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Buffett’s 10 Favorite Stocks

There’s no question that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in the history of our world. The largest Berkshire Hathaway shareholder – and chairman and CEO – has been able to navigate his way through numerous bear and bull markets, all while becoming a multibillionaire throughout the process. Because of this, he …

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Why Does Buffett Keep Buying Shares of U.S. Bancorp?

Just recently, Berkshire Hathaway shared its most up-to-date stock holdings with the SEC. This is the company run by Warren Buffett. And most recently, they have chosen to purchase more shares of one particular bank stock. Many people already know that Berkshire Hathaway has a $19.1 billion position in Wells Fargo. That doesn’t come as …

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Three Reasons Buffett Bought Exxon Mobil

Berkshire Hathaway is a big fan of this energy monster because it isn’t going anywhere and it’s cheap. Plus it’s big enough to fit the Berkshire investing profile. Berkshire doesn’t necessarily believe in timing the market. Warren Buffett avoids daily price movements and doesn’t really pay much attention to them. But it is important to …

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Berkshire Picks Up Even More DVA Stock

Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway have decided to add to their stake in DaVita once again. This company is one of the largest in the kidney care business throughout the United States of America, and it is currently expanding in other parts of the world. According to the SEC, Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett have added …

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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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Berkshire Soon to Release More Data on Insurance Cat Losses

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., owned by Warren Buffett – investing billionaire, plans to provide more data in regards to claims costs and insurance units. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is pressing the company to provide more information. We “agree to provide disclosures in future filings of the significant catastrophe losses for our insurance group …

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