Warren Buffet is a prominent businessman and investor. He is among the wealthiest people in the world. Buffett is from Omaha, Nebraska. His father was a stockbroker and a congressman. Warren buffet developed a knack for business and financial matters at a very early age. In the University of Pennsylvania, he studied business. He later moved to the University of Nebraska to finish up his studies by the time he was done with his education, he had made over $10,000 front the business he was running while still in school. He later proceeded to Columbia University.
The education he pursued laid the basis for his business investments. He was informed on business matters and was ready to take off. He started by creating a company known as Buffett Investments. He impressed with the way he could buy undervalued stocks that would shortly rise. He became very rich in a very short time. He was even named “Oracle of Omaha.” Warren Buffett has ever since risen from one business investment to another. He has major investments in some of the biggest companies in the world.
Warren Buffett has investments in companies such as Coca-Cola, IBM, and Wells Fargo. Through Berkshire Hathaway, a company he now leads, he has made investments in hundreds of companies across the world. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is worth over $488 billion and is among the top five companies globally. Warren Buffet has personally been ranked as the wealthiest person in the globe in 2008.
Warren Buffet Investments has captured headlines recently following his huge investment in Apple. His new investment has replaced Wells Fargo as the company with the biggest stake in Berkshire Hathaway investments. The move had a big impact on the share value of Apple which went up significantly at a time when it seemed like it was doomed to fall.