Stories tagged: Berkshire Hathaway
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Warren Buffett to buy big Texas utility Oncor
Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to buy Oncor, Texas’ largest regulated utility, and the famed Omaha company has the support of most parties that could block the deal, according to documents …
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Thousands of people fill arena to hear from Warren Buffett
Listening to Warren Buffett never gets old to the thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders who are filling an arena to listen to the billionaire investor at the company’s annual meeting …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Warren Buffett says bad advice has cost investors more than $100 billion
Billionaire Warren Buffett has some wise words for investors: Stop throwing money away on bad advice. In his annual letter to shareholders released over the weekend, the Berkshire Hathaway chief …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett reiterated his rosy long-term outlook for the U.S. economy and his distaste for high Wall Street fees in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
Trump victory lifts Buffett back to world’s 2nd-richest
Warren Buffett is once again the second-richest person on the planet, and he has President-elect Donald Trump to thank.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Auction of private meal with Buffett likely to draw big bids
Billionaire Warren Buffett has raised more than $20 million for a San Francisco homeless charity since 2000, and he’s about to add to that total by auctioning off a private …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Warren Buffett’s company buys 9.8 million Apple shares
Investors might question Warren Buffett’s long-standing aversion to tech stocks after his Berkshire Hathaway bought 9.8 million shares of Apple.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
Warren Buffett: U.S. economy better than presidential hopefuls say
Investor Warren Buffett says the United States’ economy is in better shape than the presidential candidates make it seem.
Sat., May 2, 2015
Feds order oil train cars with leaky valves pulled for repair
A leaking oil train that traveled across Washington and Idaho in January had tank cars with flawed valves, which are also installed in thousands of other tank cars nationwide, federal …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2012
Motley Fool: Berkshire makes strides under Buffett
Many know Warren Buffett only for his calls for higher taxes on the wealthy and for his campaign to get fellow billionaires to donate much of their wealth to charity. …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2011, 9:38 a.m.
Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America
Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2010
Kraft’s courting of a sweetie leaves Buffett a bit sour
Warren Buffett is like a kid in a candy store, and he can’t get out. The world’s most famous investor apparently has no taste for chocolate. He fought for months …