Posts Tagged ‘Warren Buffett’

After A Long Test-Drive, Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.B) Takes Van Tuyl Group

How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B)’s CEO, Warren Buffett, decided to “play strings on automobiles” as he announced on CNBC that a contract of......(read more)

The 10 Richest Billionaires in the World

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Which billionaires are the richest in the world? Everyone enjoys the finer things in life, such as staying at top-notch hotels, living in a beautiful......(read more)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) One of the Largest Losers From Tesco PLC (TSCO)’s Financial Problems

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
Warren Buffett is famous for his impecable ability to pick profitable stocks, which brought him the title of Oracle of Omaha. However, among the vast......(read more)

Five Wicked and Very Expensive Items (and Other “Stuff”) Sold on eBay

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)
What are the most expensive items sold on eBay? If you want to make a fortune, you usually have to be creative, and some of the best salespeople are now......(read more)

Post Holdings Inc (POST): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Doubles Exposure as the Company Diversifies

Mario Gabelli with cereal box
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors recently disclosed having more than doubled its exposure to Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST). After adding 1.34 million......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Third Point & Soros Fund Management

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
Will Warren Buffett win this bet? (MorningStar) Investing icon Warren Buffett made a bet about the relative performances of hedge funds and index funds......(read more)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Chairman Buffett Sees Small Business Saving Detroit

Warren Buffett
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) Chairman Warren Buffett believes Detroit is on the road to recovery, and that small businesses will be the driving......(read more)

Facebook Inc. (FB) Users Angered With The New ‘Name Policy’ Requirement

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is slowly enforcing it’s ‘Name Policy’ requirement  after a number of people complained they were denied access to......(read more)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Chairman Munger thinks Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW) Tax Critics are “Stark Raving Mad”

Warren Buffett
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B)’s outspoken vice-chairman, 90-year-old Charlie Munger has a very clear opinion of anyone who thinks that the move......(read more)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Cabelas Inc (CAB), Sparton Corporation (SPA): Beddow Capital Management’s Diversified Equity Portfolio

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Beddow Capital Management is a California-based hedge fund managed by Ed Beddow and William Tichy. It recently disclosed its equity portfolio for the......(read more)

General Motors Company (GM), Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK), CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF): WCG Management Loves Dividend Stocks

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WCG Management is a New York-based macro hedge fund managed by Barry Wittlin. It specializes in trading bonds, currencies and interest rate swaps. The......(read more)

Williams Companies Inc. (WMB), Priceline Group Inc (PCLN), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): Morgan Stanley (MS)’s PDT Partners’ Top Picks

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)
PDT Partners is a hedge fund manager that was spun out of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s proprietary trading division last year. It is managed by quant......(read more)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett the Social Media Leader on Twitter Inc (TWTR) Amongst Fortune 500 CEOs

Warren Buffett
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett is the leading Fortune 500 CEO on Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), in spite of......(read more)

Market Vectors ETF Trust (MOAT), iShares Trust (QUAL), Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (IBLN): Almost, but not Quite Like Warren Buffet

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
An Exchange-Trade Fund (ETF), just like an index fund, tracks an index, a basket of assets or a commodity, but trades as a stock on an exchange.  Bloomberg......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, T Boone Pickens & George Soros

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Passive funds an active threat for Europe’s fund managers (Reuters) Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60 billion from astute stock picking......(read more)

Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (THI), Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW) Agree To Merge: 3G Capital Will Own Over 50% of New Company

Jorge Paulo Lemann
In a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 3G Capital, managed by Jorge Paulo Lemann, disclosed that it entered into......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Phil Falcone & Baupost Group

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
Warren Buffett betrays America (SLTrib) It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru......(read more)

Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW)’s Acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (THI): Is Warren Buffett Being a Hypocrite in Supporting the Deal?

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)’s Chairman, Warren Buffett surprised the Street today by saying that Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI) is more......(read more)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Canadian National Railway (USA) (CNI): 3 Safe Picks From Bill Gates’ Foundation Trust

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust is a non-operating private foundation that works to help people lead healthy, productive lives. Its equity portfolio......(read more)

Horseman Capital Management’s Biggest Bets

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John Horseman’s Horseman Capital Management is also amongst those hedge funds that are obliged to disclose their equity holdings for the end of the......(read more)

Moody’s Corporation (MCO), Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Billionaire Chris Hohn Loves These Stocks

Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
Although it has a small number of investments, Childrens Investment Fund still has a sizeable portfolio, with an estimate market value of $2.26 billion......(read more)

David Abrams’ Top Stock Picks

David Abrams
David Abrams is considered to be a rising star in the hedge-fund industry. His fund, Abrams Capital Management, which was founded in 1999, has returned......(read more)

Which Stocks Do Mario Gabelli and Warren Buffet Love?

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Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors is also amongst those hedge funds that filed their Form 13Fs recently. The fund disclosed a highly diversified equity......(read more)

TW Telecom Inc (TWTC), Graham Holdings Co (GHC), and ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT): Billionaire Mason Hawkins Loves These Stocks

Mason Hawkins
In 1975, Mason Hawkins decided to take the next step in his career and founded Southeastern Asset Management. Prior to that, he had worked as director......(read more)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Fined $900,000 For Failure To Report Transaction

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Even firms as big as Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) don’t learn from their past mistakes. This was proved when Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire......(read more)
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