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8 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
As a matter of fact, Coca-Cola is the largest holding in the portfolio of his company, Berkshire Hathaway , with a market value of nearly $17 billion. Warren famously declared at the 2012 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting, "If you gave me $10, $20, $30 billion to knock off Coca-Cola, I couldn't do it."
13 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
We know a lot about what Warren Buffett thinks about investments and businesses. But we don't know as much about what he thinks about real estate and homes.
Buffett's company buying Sandpaper, other weeklies Warren Buffett's company is buying the remaining 50 percent of Catamaran Media, which owns the Sandpaper.
BNSF Railway Co., the largest unit at Warren Buffett 's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. , should improve fire-and-disaster preparedness as it ships more oil through a century-old tunnel in Seattle , emergency officials said. In an eight-page report released today, Seattle's Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management called on the railroad to install communications, ventilation and fire-and-vapor suppression systems in the King Street Tunnel that runs underneath downtown.
For over a decade now, major U.S. stock markets have offered extended trading hours outside the standard trading hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Despite many years to iron out kinks and encourage wider trading periods, trading outside of regular trading hours carries additional risks.
Ice cream, candy and soft drinks helped make Warren Buffett a billionaire. Now a subsidiary of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is seeking to profit from pot.
Why did nearly 250 investors converge on Los Angeles this past week to listen to a 90-year-old man address the annual meeting of a tiny legal-publishing and software company? To hear Charles T. Munger-better known as Warren Buffett's right-hand man-expound on one of his least-known holdings and just about everything else. Since 1977, Mr. Munger, the vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has also been the chairman of Daily Journal, a peculiar combination of a venture-capital firm and a mutual fund.
NEW YORK -- Advance Publications ' M&A march continues with its auction of Parade Publications, whose Sunday news magazine has been a staple in papers around the country since 1941. The auction, which was first reported by the New York Post, has attracted interest from Tribune Publishing and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Omaha a A railroad union has rejected a deal with BNSF that would have allowed one-person crews on as much as 60 percent of its tracks. The Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers union voted against the contract this week, according to a notice sent to members late Wednesday.
Renowned investor Peter Lynch came up with his best investment ideas not by studying in his office, but out on the street, where he could see the value of companies/products in action. No matter where he was or what he was doing, the wheels of investment analysis were always whirring quietly in his head.
The PIT Strategy will lead to renewed revenue growth, and if it does not, we all have more to worry about than a poor investment in GE. When the Sage of Omaha announced that his Berkshire Hathaway would buy $3 billion worth of General Electric's preferred shares after the Lehman Shock of 2008, Buffett was quoted as saying that GE was "the symbol" of American business.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch to gauge Congress's direction on curbing tax inversions, the senator said Thursday. Buffett, the chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s purchase of Tim Hortons Inc. and its move to Canada.
Biglari Holdings is followed by many in the hopes that it can be the next Berkshire Hathaway . Steak 'n Shake is currently the core of the company, and Biglari is starting to diversify itself with its recent purchases of Maxim Magazine and First Guard Insurance.
In the days after J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. chief James Dimon disclosed he had throat cancer, the 58-year old executive received an email from Warren Buffett.
SEC Targets Timing of Insiders' Trade Notices The Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping up its scrutiny of corporate executives who sell shares in their own companies, announcing a raft of cases Wednesday against insiders for allegedly breaking rules on disclosing stockholdings and trades. The action, on an unprecedented scale for such offenses, is part of the "broken windows" strategy SEC Chairman Mary Jo White announced almost a year ago.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:57 am
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