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Berkshire Hathaway Earnings

Buffett Reloads Elephant Gun

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett has reloaded his elephant gun. The Berkshire Hathaway chief executive, who famously said in 2011 he was using an elephan...

Warren Buffett, Like Any Man, Enjoys Watching A Profit Soar

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company said Friday its third-quarter profit soared 72 percent because the value of its investments and derivati...

Bad News For Warren Buffett

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

* Q2 profit down more than $300 mln from a year earlier * Derivative losses overshadow operating performance * Cash pile...

Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings Released

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

May 4 (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc , the insurance and investment company controlled by Warren Buffett, on Friday posted a 67 percent increase...

Can a Businessman Run a Country?

Bill Gunderson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Bill Gunderson

If a bunch of politicians can run the country into the ground, I feel pretty confident that it will take some businessmen to turn it around.

Buffett Acolytes Scrutinize Todd Combs' Returns and Wonder Why

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The Berkshire Crowd are intensely querying the decision to appoint Combs as his chief investment officer for Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. Combs' returns come nowhere near Berkshire's long-term record.

Warren Buffett Defends Goldman Sachs As Berkshire Posts A Profit

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Nebraska — Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett declared his support for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO Lloyd Blankfein Saturday, and said he ...

Warren Buffett Firm, Berkshire Hathaway, Sees Profits Triple

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway said its net profit was $3.2bn (£1.9bn) in the three months to September, compared to $1.1bn in the same period last year....

Buffett's Hathaway Shows Big Profits From Derivatives Gains

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 14 percent jump in second-quarter profit as the improving stock market boosted the v...

Warren Buffett Faces A Grilling From Investors

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett will be under pressure at Saturday's annual gathering of faithful shareholders to explain his worst year ever, with the usually adoring...

Berkshire Hathaway Reports 96 Percent Drop In 4Q Profit

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported a 96 percent drop in its fourth quarter profit because of largely unrealized los...

Berkshire reports 77 percent drop in 3Q earnings

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Friday reported a 77 percent drop in third-quarter earnings, hurt by declining insuran...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Expected To Report Lower Earnings Friday

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is expected to report a decline in quarterly operating earnings for the third quarter, its fifth consecutive year-...