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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:BRK.A’

hedge fund research

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM): Three Buffett Predictions for the Rest of 2013

As the fourth richest person in the world today — even after giving away roughly $24 billion of his shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Investing Principles, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Holdings & Facebook Inc (FB)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Suncor Energy Inc......(read more)
NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ)

Facebook Inc (FB), Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG): NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ)’s Flub Shows Warren Buffett Is Right Again

The StressTest column appears every Thursday on Fool.com. Check back weekly and follow @TMFStressTest on Twitter! For a good chunk of the trading day......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Warren Buffett News: Bank Investments, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) & H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ)’s Goals

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ), The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Investment Plans, Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU)’s Stock & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSE:SU), Kraft......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Corning Incorporated (GLW), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI): 15 Surprising Facts to Put Buffett’s Giving Into Perspective

Seven years ago, Warren Buffett began steadily giving away the bulk of his fortune. Here are 15 facts to help us grasp what that means. 1. In 1997, Warren......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW): The Theory and Practice of Beating the Market

“Admittedly, it is preposterous to suggest that stock speculation is like coin-flipping. I know there is more skill to stock speculation. What I......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS), American Express Company (AXP): 10 Reasons Buffett Is Buffett (and I’m Not)

Why is Warren Buffett a billionaire while you and I are not? Is it luck? Skill? A combination of the two? I’ve thought about this question a lot......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI), Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ): Here’s What Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Sold Last Quarter

It’s that time again, investors! Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) just released its latest stock holdings today, and I’ve already spent......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU), General Motors Company (GM): What Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Bought Last Quarter

It’s that time again, folks! Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) just filed its latest form 13F with the SEC, giving investors a much-anticipated......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A), The Coca-Cola Company (KO): Why Warren Buffett Hates Gold

Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), is currently worth about $44 billion, according to Forbes’ list of the world&#......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Corporation (MKL): Is This “Forever” Stock The Next Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)?

Hidden inflation is an insidious devourer of profit. Forget what the Consumer Price Index is telling us — higher costs don’t always get passed......(read more)
Francis Chou Chou Associates Management

Francis Chou’s Favorite Stocks Include Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) and Dell Inc. (DELL)

In the year 1986, Chou Associates Management was founded by Francis Chou. He is a popular investor, with $650 million worth of assets under management......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Highest Bid, H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ)’s Announcement & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Steinway Musical Instruments Inc (NYSE:LVB......(read more)
Warren Buffett

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): The Buy & Hold Test, How Buffett Wins

Warren Buffett never changes his strategy and is right more often than not. As net worth returns to pre-recession levels, it’s important for investors......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), The Coca-Cola Company (KO): A Closer Look at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Second-Quarter Results

Warren Buffett could be considered the greatest investor of all time. Nobody could beat him when it comes to investing results. Under his leadership and......(read more)
hedge fund research

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A), The Washington Post Company (WPO): How to Invest Like Warren Buffett

In any given year, an up-and-coming fund manager is able to make some great investment moves, propelling him to the top of the annual leaderboard. But......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), Siemens AG (ADR) (SI): Warren Buffett’s Not Afraid of This; Why Are So Many Other Companies?

Warren Buffett, who turns 83 years old in August and has been at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) for nearly five decades, isn’t......(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), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Warren Buffett Bought Out By Jeff Bezos

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a buccaneer and a gambler. But when you make a deal with cash that amounts to only about......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A), National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV): Want to Invest Like Warren Buffett? It’s Easier Than You Think.

I recently took a trip to my neighborhood book store and perused the business section. As I went through the stacks of books, I was amazed at the sheer......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Corporation (MKL), Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (PTP): Two Great Stocks I’m Buying

This article is part of our Real-Money Stock Picks series. As is all too often the case, Warren Buffett nailed it. In his 2011 letter to Berkshire Hathaway......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Second Takeoff, NV Energy, Inc. (NVE) & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Earnings

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL), American International Group, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
NV Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NVE)

NV Energy, Inc. (NVE), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Where Human Brains Still Beat Computer Algorithms

Zacks Investment Research just upgraded electric generating company NV Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NVE) to its top rating: “Zacks Rank #1: (Strong Buy).&#......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Dividend Aversion, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Deal & NV Energy, Inc. (NVE)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), NV Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NVE) Warren Buffett Hates Dividends (Nasdaq) The world......(read more)
Best Financial Services Companies to Work For

Should American Express Company (AXP) Be in Your Portfolio?

Consumer spending took a hit when the recession took hold in 2007-2008. Since then, however, consumer spending in the United States has been making a......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Third Wealthiest Person, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA)’s Gain & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA), Chicago Bridge & Iron Company......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) & More: An Overlooked Stock May Be This ‘Hated’ Sector’s Best Bargain

It’s a story that hasn’t gotten a whole lot of press recently, but U.S. banks are doing well. Very well. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) shares......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)’s Uncanny Knack for Sensing Trouble

The news that Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) is exiting the mortgage joint venture arena is grabbing headlines, but it shouldn’t surprise anyone......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): What Businesses Can Learn From the Case of Ryan Braun

Source: Steve Paluch, via Wikimedia Commons. Since 1992, my family has held season tickets for the Milwaukee Brewers. In this state, you bleed green and......(read more)
NV Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NVE)

NV Energy, Inc. (NVE), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): The Not-So-Dirty Secret Behind Warren Buffett’s Recent Buy

Back in late May, MidAmerican Energy, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), made a $5.59 billion offer to buy ......(read more)
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Why the Bears Are Wrong About Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) growth over the last year would be impressive, at least, if you ignored the upward drift of the Dow Jones Industrial......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

What Will Happen to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) After Warren Buffett Dies?

Warren Buffett will turn 83 in August, which means that according to the Social Security Administration’s period life table, the world’s greatest......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Warren Buffett News: Signed Deal, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)’s Venture & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (NYSE:BNI), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC......(read more)
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)

Why Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (HIG) Earnings Should Soar This Quarter

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) will release its quarterly report on Monday, and the insurance company’s prospects have been looking......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Looking for the Next Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has delivered truly amazing returns for investors who were smart enough to invest with Buffett and Munger for the......(read more)
VF Corp (NYSE:VFC)

VF Corp (VFC), Berkshire Hathaway Inc.(BRK.A) – Hiding in Plain Sight: Investing in Your Favorite Brands

Many popular consumer brands are owned by a parent company that you’ve never heard of. And for investors, sometimes it’s worth doing a little......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A), C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW): Where to Put Your Money in a Bull Market

The incredible bull market fed by Ben Bernanke’s monetary stimulus has inflated the prices of many stocks well beyond their intrinsic value. Although......(read more)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

Has the ConocoPhillips (COP) Split Left a Cheap Oil Major?

Last year, ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) spun out its downstream assets last year as Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) in order to focus more on its exploration and......(read more)
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Pay Close Attention to Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)’s Earnings

A slew of corporate earnings announcements have recently marked the opening session of Q2 earnings. The positive note by many companies pushed the market......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Opening Ceremony, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) & More

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) Billionaire Warren Buffett joins ceremony opening new Geico service center......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: New Acquisition, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA) Rumors & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA) First......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

What to Make of The Coca-Cola Company (KO)’s Earnings

On July 16, giant beverage company The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) released its quarterly report. It didn’t matter that its earnings-per-share......(read more)
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An Opportunity to Make 15% a Year on Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The wind of change is blowing through the headquarters of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Since ValueAct, an activist hedge fund, announced that......(read more)
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD)

Is Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) About to Throw $50 Million in the Fryer?

On Monday, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) announced its board has approved the repurchase of up to $50 million of the company’s common stock......(read more)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Is Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) the Perfect Retail Investment?

Fool columnist Alyce Lomax wrote a great article on Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) this week, and it got me to thinking. With the explosive......(read more)
Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:ALTE)

Together, Do Markel Corporation (MKL) and Alterra Look Cheap?

Last December, Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shocked the market by announcing a $3.1 billion deal to acquire fellow insurer Alterra Capital. The deal......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Moody’s Corporation (MCO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): How to Recognize a Strong Economic Moat

One of the better known investment rules of Mr. Buffett is to only invest in companies with sufficiently wide economic moats. By that, he means companies......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Explosive Risk & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (NYSE:BNI), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited......(read more)
The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR)

Will The Progressive Corporation (PGR) Earnings Weather the Insurance-Industry Storm?

The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) will release its June earnings report on Thursday, but shareholders haven’t waited to start the celebration......(read more)