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Berkshire Hathaway

Buffett's Goldman Deal Is No Charity

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Still, Mr. Buffett is not taking big risks based on the structure of the investment. Berkshire Hathaway will receive perpetual preferred shares in Go...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Accelerates Acquisitions

Bloomberg | Erik Holm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., which today agreed to buy Constellation Energy Group Inc., is increasing the pace of de...

Warren Buffett No Longer Trusts Banks More Than The FDIC Does

Wall Street Journal | Damian Paletta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has told one of its subsidiaries to stop insuring bank deposits above the amount guaranteed by the federal go...

Warren Buffett Donates $2 Billion In Berkshire Hathaway Shares To Charities

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett has given away 512,169 Class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway stock to three charitable foundations, in keeping with his plan to give awa...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Has Weakest Half Since 1990

Bloomberg.com | Josh P. Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

July 2 (Bloomberg) -- It must be a bear market because even billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has slumped almost 20 percent since D...

Anheuser-Busch Tells InBev To Stick Its Buyout Offer: Source

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Anheuser-Busch's board of directors will reject Belgian beverage giant InBev's $65-a-share takeover bid, a source told the New York Times. The rejecti...

Warren Buffett Mum On InBev, Anheuser-Busch Opinion

Clusterstock | Corey Lorinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The news media has reported ad nauseam that Anheuser-Busch's (BUD) most recognizable shareholder is in favor of the $65/share InBev buyout. (Us, too)....

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Could Profit $600 Million From Anheuser Sale

Bloomberg | Josh P. Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. may bank a $600 million profit if InBev NV succeeds in its $46.3 billion takeover of Budweiser-ma...

Warren Buffett Wades Into Budwesier Battle, Will Meet With August Busch IV

The Guardian | James Doran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett, the investor known as the sage of Omaha, is this week expected to privately step into the $46bn hostile bid by Belgian brewer Inbev fo...

Warren Buffett Bets $320K That Management Fees Are Crap

NYT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett, a longtime critic of the fees charged by some money managers, has put his own cash on the line -- or, at least, a small chunk of it --...

Buffett: I Am A "Political Bigamist"

CNN/Money | Nicholas Varchaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some 15 times a year, Warren Buffett invites a group of business students for an intensive day of learning. Fortune was there for a recent visit. His...

Bershire CFO Gets More Compensation Than Buffett

CNBC | Josh Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the chief financial officer again brought home more compensation last year than the two billionaires who run the company. ...

The Stock Market: A (Psycho)Analysis

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

If the stock market was a person, what kind of person would it be?

Warren Buffett: Don't Bank On Double-Digit Returns

Fortune | Colin Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway had another excellent year in 2007, posting an 11% gain in net worth, CEO Warren Buffett said in Friday's annual report to sharehol...

Buffett Buys Big Stake In Kraft

CNNMoney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett's investment group, Berkshire Hathaway, bought more than 132 million shares of food company Kraft, according to a document filed with t...

What Would Buffett Buy?

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett has made his reputation as the World's Greatest Investor by taking the longer view--buying quality stocks with good earnings power and ...

Buffett: US Banking Woes Are "Poetic Justice"

Reuters | Wojtek Dabrowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The woes in the U.S. financial sector are "poetic justice" for bankers who designed and sold complex investments that have since gone sour, billionair...

Are Berkshire Hathaway Shares A Bargain At $126,400?

CNBC | Alex Crippen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just weeks after closing at an all-time high in mid-December, shares of Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway are falling deeper into 'c...

The Year In Warren Buffett

CNBC | Alex Crippen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Don't count out Warren Buffett." That's how I began my post one week ago as I launched our '2007: The Year in Warren' countdown, going from #10 to ...

Buffett To Buy $4.5B Stake In Marmon

New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway, the firm controlled by Warren E. Buffett, said Tuesday that it would pay $4.5 billion for a controlling stake in Marmon Holdings, ...

Bad Market? Do As Buffett Does

Motley Fool | Richard Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is one ugly market. That ugliness shows up in the averages, with the Dow down 4% since mid-October, but it's much worse in individual stocks. St...

Berkshire Hathaway Shares Fall After Barron's Says Sell

CNBC | Alex Crippen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway shares fell as much as 5 percent today to $134,050 each, after a cover story in Barron's over the weekend recommended, "Sell Buffet...

The Best Stocks For 2008

Fortune | Jon Birger and Katie Benner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We'll say this for the U.S. economy: It can take a punch. Consider the blows it has absorbed just this year. The worst real estate crash since the Gr...

Buffett May Be Defense Witness In AIG Fraud Case

CNBC | Charlie Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, slated to be called as a prosecution witness in the criminal fraud trial against five executives for allegedly he...

Buffett Buys Nearly 14 Million Share Of Carmax

CNbC | Anna Jo Bratton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has bought nearly 14 million shares of Carmax Inc., the nation's largest specialty used-car retai...