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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:BRK.A’

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Next Acquisition Might Be a Large One

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is seeking for a large deal to put its mountain of cash to work.  In a video segment on CNBC, Jay Gelb, analyst......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Will Wait for a Fat Pitch for Its $50 Bln Cash

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) reported a record breaking second quarter on Friday as its profits jumped by as much as 41% indicating an impressive......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Has a Lot of Exposure to US Economy

Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is one of the greatest holding companies, gathering many successful businesses under its......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Warren Buffett & Farallon Capital

Profits Soaring After Disgrace at Cohen’s Hedge Fund (NYTimes) Three months after his once-powerful hedge fund entered a guilty plea to insider trading......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Thomas Steyer & Larry Robbins

Warren Buffett donates $2.8 billion to charities (DigitalJournal) Warren Buffett broke his own record by donating $2.8 billion dollars to the Bill and......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Boaz Weinstein & Two Sigma Advisors

Why Buffett is betting on energy stocks again (Yahoo) Warren Buffett has been a big believer in and buyer of U.S. energy-indirectly. When it comes to......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Hedge Fund News: Warrant Buffett, Louis Bacon & Greenlight Capital

How Much Does it Cost to Have Lunch with Warren Buffett? (Chinatopix) If you think the first lunch date you had with your girlfriend was already the world......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Warren Buffett & Jim Rogers

John Kerry Set to Introduce George Soros at State Department Forum (TheBlaze) Secretary of State John Kerry is set to introduce billionaire investor George......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Joel Greenblatt & Warren Buffett

Popular Hedge Fund Stocks in Free Fall (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Monday’s market sell-off hit hard many of the stocks that are most popular among......(read more)
David Winters

David Winters´ Wintergreen Advisers: More Focused on Consumer Goods and Financial Companies; Cuts Exposure to Tobacco

Last Friday, David Winters’ Wintergreen Advisers filed its 13F form at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing its long equity positions......(read more)
Tom Gayner

Markel Corp’s Top Picks Include CarMax Inc. (KMX), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) & More

In the current round of 13F filings, hedge funds and other institutional investors are disclosing their equity portfolios as held at the end of the last......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Marc Faber & Warren Buffett

Hedge Funds Dodge Brunt of Selloff as Dalio to Paulson Gain (BusinessWeek) Hedge funds held up better than global stocks last month, falling an average......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Steven Cohen & Carl Icahn

Jana Partners Ekes Out November Gain Despite Some Notable Losses (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) After a rocky start to the month, Barry Rosenstein‘......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Whitney Tilson & Warren Buffett

Greenlight Posts Big Gains in November (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital posted a strong 4.7 percent gain in November......(read more)
Kyle Bass

Hedge Fund News: Kyle Bass, Edward Lampert & David Tepper

Frontiers forge ahead as emerging markets disappoint (FT) Kyle Bass, a hedge fund manager who made a fortune betting against Greek bonds and US subprime......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos & Jim Rogers

Chanos takes on Buffett, calls Exxon and fellow oil majors a ‘value trap’ (MarketWatch) When the “Oracle of Omaha” talks, people listen......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Druckenmiller Calls Himself ‘Washed Up,’ John Paulson & Chris Hohn

DRUCKENMILLER: ‘I’m A 60-Year-Old Washed Up Money Manager’ (BusinessInsider) This weekend Stan Druckenmiller sat down with the WSJ to......(read more)
John Arnold

Hedge Fund News: John Arnold’s $10M Donation, Paul Singer & Advertising

Former Centaurus Hedge Fund Founder Donates $10 Million During Government Shutdown (HedgeCo) Former hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife have pledged......(read more)
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The Only Buffett Pick Signaling ‘Buy’ Right Now

Warren Buffett is synonymous with value investing and investment success. Buffett has consistently delivered profits to his investors in Berkshire......(read more)
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Warren Buffett Won’t Abandon Bank of America

Source: The Motley Fool. Two years ago, Warren Buffett called Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan to suggest a deal. In exchange for a......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

The Best-Performing Stock Since 1980

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Before reading this, I challenge you to figure out what American company has had the best performing stock since 1980. My guess......(read more)
Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): There’s More Than Meets the Eye With Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

What comes to your mind when you think of an iceberg? You might conjure up scenes from the Titanic movie when the “unsinkable” ship collided......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Genworth Financial Inc (GNW), Bunge Ltd (BG): Do You Own These Potential Buffett Targets?

Although most companies appear largely focused on dividends and buybacks these days, some still see the merits of a growth-inducing acquisition. In a......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Why’d The Dow Skip Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG) & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) styles itself as “a clear, straightforward view of the stock market and, by extension, the U.S.......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Why American International Group Inc (AIG) Is Furious With Warren Buffett

As the old saying goes, “You don’t get rich without making a few enemies along the way.” According to a recent report from The Wall......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B): Why Warren Buffett Is a Better Heisenberg Than Bryan Cranston

Sources: Mark Hirschey and Gage Skidmore. Spoiler alert: The following article contains Breaking Bad plot information. Breaking Bad‘s Walter White......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Markel Corporation (MKL): Three Insurance Companies Poised to Outperform

The insurance industry is quite risky and competitive. However, investing in the sector can be remarkably profitable when it comes to well-run companies......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Alcoa Inc (AA): Why Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Will Never Join the Dow

Source: Wikimedia Commons. When most people think about the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI), they rightly assume it reflects the biggest......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), DIRECTV (DTV), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA): Invest Like A Billionaire With These 4 Simple Tips

It takes money to make money. That’s the easy conclusion to draw when looking at the actions of the nation’s top hedge fund managers. Many......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Bank of America Corp (BAC): Invest with Buffett

Living in Nebraska in the 1980s and 1990s, I met several Nebraskans who had a chance to be early investors with Warren Buffett, but regretted they passed......(read more)
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), The Washington Post (NYSE:WPO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD): These 10 CEOs Are Total Fools

One of my favorite things about football season is fantasy football. So recently I asked myself: What if I could put together my own fantasy squad of......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) – The Fed: What Great Investors Have to Say

Seth Klarman and Warren Buffett. Sources: 100WHF and Aaron Friedman. Next year, the Federal Reserve will have a new chairman. It may also have a new......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B): No, Rising Rates Won’t Crush These Stocks

Source: 401(K) 2012. I’ve seen it hundreds of times now. When interest rates go up, bond values go down. That’s a lesson from Finance 101......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): One Crucial Investing Lesson Warren Buffett Learned … at 11 Years Old

In June 1942, an 11-year-old Warren Buffett bought his very first stock. The target of the future Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) CEO’s inaugural......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Five Stocks Warren Buffett Loves

Source: Wikimedia Commons. How do you pick a great stock? As a financial writer, and one that focuses on stocks in particular, that’s a question......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A), The Coca-Cola Company (KO): Five Reasons Most Investors Fail

I’ve been actively investing money into the market now for the past 15 years. Over that time I’ve morphed through a number of investing styles......(read more)
PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)

PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Fantasy Football Insurance, Stupidest Money Move Ever?

The primary purpose of buying insurance is to protect you against losses that could crush you financially. By that measure, the latest trend in insurance......(read more)
Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSE:SU)

Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU), Devon Energy Corp (DVN), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Should You Follow Buffett Into This Energy Play?

It goes without saying that Buffett is one of the most imitated investors out there. What should never be forgotten though, is that Buffett is a long......(read more)
Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Citigroup Inc. (C), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): The Worst Buyback In Recent History

“In theory, there is no difference between practice and theory. In practice there is.” — Yogi Berra An unfortunate trend has caught......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B): 83 Reasons We Love Warren Buffett

Today is Warren Buffett’s 83rd birthday. Each year, I celebrate the Babe Ruth of Investing’s birthday by adding another reason we love our......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Markel Corporation (MKL): Four Warren Buffett Myths Debunked

As arguably the greatest investor of all time and one of the richest people on the planet, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett possesses......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A), The Chubb Corporation (CB): Buffett Reloading The Elephant Gun

Source: Aaron Friedman. Warren Buffett just turned 83 years old, an old age by Wall Street standards. While it’s likely that Buffett will remain......(read more)
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The Washington Post Company (WPO), New York Times (NYT): Buffett Buying Newspapers

If you’ve been reading the Wall Street Journal recently, you’ve seen that newspapers are hot topics. A flurry of acquisitions involving John......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX): 3 Companies Making Smart Acquisitions

You are what you eat, and you also eat what your food eats. That´s why the organic and natural food moment is gaining so much popularity around the world......(read more)
BYD COMPANY LTD ADR (OTCMKTS:BYDDY)

BYD COMPANY LTD ADR (BYDDY), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) (BRK.B): Buffett’s Electric-Car Maker Is Still on Sale

A battery, solar-panel, and automobile maker made famous by a certain Omaha-based oracle, BYD COMPANY LTD ADR (OTCMKTS:BYDDY) has seen its fair share......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Sothebys (BID), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Sothebys (NYSE:BID), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Sears......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Warren Buffett News: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Anticipation, The Coca-Cola Company (KO)’s Marketing Strategy & More

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Buffett-back BYD’s profit soars (ThePost......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Markel Corporation (MKL): A Stalwart, an Upstart, and a Turnaround: Which Stock Should You Buy?

Finding undervalued companies can be very difficult in a bull market like the one we’re currently experiencing. Even with the market cooling off......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY): If You Can’t Beat the Market, Join It

The stock market is a wonderful thing, but only if it’s used wisely. The typical way to articulate the proper use of the market is to distinguish......(read more)
Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO)

The Washington Post Company (WPO), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Investing Wisdom From Warren Buffett’s Amazing 19-Page Memo

In the summary of a 19-page memo Warren Buffett sent to the The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO)‘s Katharine Graham in 1975, he wrote: A mildly......(read more)