Stories tagged: berkshire hathaway
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities – one of his largest gifts ever – while Walmart heir Jim Walton …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an “idiot” for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack of …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Warren Buffett, the man behind a print-media empire that includes the Buffalo News and Omaha World-Herald, doesn’t think most newspapers can be saved.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018
As long as Warren Buffet’s successors stick to his conservative, value-based approach, Berkshire Hathaway can continue to thrive.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 9 a.m.
Warren Buffett’s company more than quadrupled its third-quarter profits because of a huge paper gain in the value of its investments, although its insurance and railroad businesses also improved.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Billionaire Warren Buffett says U.S. stocks remain attractive investments even at today’s high prices when compared to bonds or real estate.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
Investor Warren Buffett’s company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 11 a.m.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Saturday reported a $12 billion second-quarter profit.
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 11:50 a.m.
Billionaire Warren Buffett deflected questions about his eventual successor at Berkshire Hathaway on Saturday and instead encouraged the thousands of people at his annual meeting to focus more on big …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Warren Buffett’s company bought 75 million more Apple shares in the first quarter, giving it more than 240 million shares of the iPhone maker.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
Investor Warren Buffett says Wall Street’s lust for deals has prompted CEOs to act like oversexed teenagers and overpay for acquisitions, so it has been hard to find deals for …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
Berkshire Hathaway is promoting the two top candidates to eventually replace CEO Warren Buffett to its board, but the 87-year-old investor says he isn’t leaving.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
The value Warren Buffett has created for Berkshire Hathaway shareholders has become apparent over the past decades, as Berkshire’s collection of wholly owned subsidiaries has expanded, increasing the company’s cash-generating …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
U.S. utility owner Sempra Energy has agreed to buy control of Texas power distributor Oncor Electric Delivery for $9.45 billion, topping a bid by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway just last …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Investor Warren Buffett says the United States’ economy is in better shape than the presidential candidates make it seem.
Sat., May 2, 2015
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
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.
Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2010
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 …