Recent News Headlines : Berkshire Hathaway

BERKSHIRE EXECS BASH BITCOIN AS 'RAT POISON,' 'WORTHLESS' AND A 'TURD'


Buffett also said the list of CEO candidates has been narrowed down for the health care venture among Berkshire, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase... READ MORE

8th May, 2018 42

ROBO-BUFFETT NO LONGER SUCH A RIDICULOUS NOTION


They're here for Chairman Warren Buffett's plain-speak - and maybe some See's Candies peanut brittle... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 0

BUFFETT SKIRTS CONTROVERSY AS POLITICS INTRUDE ON HIS OMAHA BASH


Buffett has tended to stake out neutral territory, even as people continue to urge the Berkshire chief executive officer to explain and potentially reconsider his views... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 46

BUFFETT CRAVES MORE APPLE SHARES, ENDORSES ITS BUYBACKS


Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, talks to a reporter in the exhibit hall at the company's annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 5, 2018... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 393

APPLE AND BUFFETT SAW VALUE, AND ACTED


Prior to last quarter, Apple's largest-ever quarterly repurchase occurred in early 2014, a year after it initiated its first 210 billion buyback program... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 452

25 BILLION EUROS PAID OUT IN "DIESELGATE" SCANDAL AND THE BILL IS STILL RISING


Buffett, a billionaire bargain hunter, increased his company's stake to 240.3 million shares worth 42.5 billion during first quarter... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 0

BUFFETT STICKS BY EMBATTLED WELLS FARGO, BALKS AT INSURING CYBER RISKS


Warren Buffett fields questions from his followers at Berkshire Hathaway's annual Woodstock of Capitalism meeting. Buffett says he's sticking by embattled bank Wells Fargo... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 55

BUFFETT CRAVES MORE APPLE SHARES, ENDORSES ITS BUYBACKS


Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, talks to a reporter in the exhibit hall at the company's annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 5, 2018... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 354

WARREN BUFFETT NEEDS NEW REASONA TO BE BULLISH ON STOCKS


Warren Buffett Needs a New ReasonA to Be Bullish on Stocks... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 39

BUFFETT SAYS WORLD DEPENDS ON US, CHINA FOR GROWTH


Berkshire Hathaway currently has a stake in China's automobile manufacturer BYD... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 0

BUFFETT SAYS BERKSHIRE'S FIRST DIBS ON DEALS WILL OUTLAST HIM


If a major company needs capital or a private firm wants to sell, Warren Buffett's checkbook is often the one they seek out... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 117

BUFFETT SAYS HIS STAR STOCK PICKERS SLIGHTLY BEAT THE S&P 500


Warren Buffett's top stock-picking deputies have both slightly outperformed the S P 500 Index since they started managing Berkshire Hathaway Inc... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 32

BUFFETT TO MUSK: THERE ARE SOME PRETTY GOODS MOATS AROUND


Elon Musk recently took aim at the idea a successful business needs a moat... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 336

BUFFETT ORACLE OF OMAHA ON HEALTHCARE DIVIDENDS GEICO


We have a hugely non-competitive medical cost in American business relating to any country in the world ..... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 107

BUFFETT SAYS BERKSHIRE'S RESULTS DO NOT REPRESENT BUSINESS


Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, walks through the exhibit hall at the company's annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 5, 2018... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 3

BUFFETT SAYS U.S. AND CHINA WILL AVOID 'SOMETHING EXTREMELY FOOLISH' ON TRADE


Inside the hall, shareholders snapped selfies with Buffett caricatures, ate ice cream and crawled through an aircraft on exhibit... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 783

BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE SWINGS TO RARE LOSS BUT PERFORMS BETTER


Pretax profit at industrial businesses such as Precision Castparts rose 32 percent, while lower taxes helped boost profit at the Berkshire Hathaway Energy unit by 22 percent... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 163

APPLE HITS RECORD HIGH AFTER BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE INCREASES STAKE


Berkshire's initial investment in Apple was small, suggesting it was made by one of Buffett's investment deputies... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 340

KRAFT HEINZ JUMPS MOST SINCE UNILEVER TALKS SENT SHARES SURGING


The private equity firm is known for slashing expenses... READ MORE

3rd May, 2018 16

SHARES IN A BUFFETT-BACKED CHINESE CAR COMPANY ARE GETTING CRUSHED


The rout in BYD Co. shares is nearing 9 billion as investors desert what was the worlds top stock only months ago... READ MORE

2nd May, 2018 415

GE JUMPS MOST IN TWO MONTHS ON SPECULATION BUFFETT WILL INVEST


Berkshire has mostly sold that stock, Buffett said in February... READ MORE

28th March, 2018 159

AMAZON MULLING CHECKING-ACCOUNT LIKE PRODUCT WITH BIG BANKS


The company is trying to bring Amazon Pay to brick-and-mortar stores and is likely to begin with Whole Foods, the WSJ report said... READ MORE

5th March, 2018 281

AMAZON IN TALKS WITH JPMORGAN OVER CHECKING ACCOUNTS, WSJ SAYS


Sie Soheili, a spokesman for Capital One, and JPMorgan spokeswoman Trish Wexler didn't immediately respond to phone and email requests for comment... READ MORE

5th March, 2018 263

BUFFETT SAYS HE WAS STAGGERED BY GE'S 'BIG TIME' FINANCE LAPSES


Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said he was staggered by the size of the charge General Electric Co... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 28

BUFFETT STRESSES PATIENCE IN A WORLD WHERE DEALS LOOK EXPENSIVE


Everybody's always impatient about deals, said Steve Wallman, a money manager in Wisconsin who owns Berkshire shares... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 49

BERKSHIRE BOOSTS LIABILITY ESTIMATE ON AIG REINSURANCE CONTRACT


Berkshire also boosted a related deferred charge asset by 1.7 billion, and estimated its year-end net liability under the contract was 10.7 billion... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 161

BUFFETT SAYS BERKSHIRE CAN HANDLE $400 BILLION MEGA-CATASTROPHE


In January, Berkshire named Jain a vice chairman overseeing insurance operations, cementing his status as a possible successor to Buffett as Berkshire's chief executive... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 580

BUFFETT SAYS 'TERRIBLE MISTAKE' FOR LONG-TERM INVESTORS TO BE IN BONDS


The long-time bull on U.S. companies and the economy issued his latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 641

TRUMP TAX CUT FUELS RECORD PROFIT FOR BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE


For all of 2017, Berkshire's net income rose 87 percent to 44.94 billion... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 653

TAX LAW GIVES BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY A BIG BOOST IN VALUE


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. was a big winner from the recent tax overhaul... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 450

Trending News Headlines : Berkshire Hathaway

AMAZON, BERKSHIRE, JPMORGAN LINK UP TO FORM NEW HEALTH-CARE COMPANY


Were among the founding members of the Health Transformation Alliance, which now includes about 40 big companies that want to transform health care... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 14654

JEFF BEZOS IS NOW THE WORLD'S SECOND RICHEST PERSON


Bezos remains 10.4 billion behind Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the world's richest person with 86 billion... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 14454

JEFF BEZOS IS WORLD'S SECOND-RICHEST PERSON


Amazon share rally adds billions to Bezos' fortunes... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 11949

WARREN BUFFETT: WILL JUDGE TRUMP BY RESULTS BUT 'UNLIKELY' HE'LL VOTE FOR HIM IN 4 YEARS


Buffett says if retailers like the Berkshire Hathaway-owned Nebraska Furniture Mart has to pay more taxes on imports, that will increase the price consumers pay... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 10690

BUFFETT SAYS IMMIGRANTS A BLESSING AS STUDENTS ASK ABOUT TRUMP


Warren Buffett made it clear he's not in President Donald Trump's camp when it comes to immigration... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 8319

BUFFETT SAYS HE SUPPORTS TRUMP'S CABINET PICKS 'OVERWHELMINGLY'


Warren Buffett said he overwhelmingly supports President-elect Donald Trump's choices for cabinet positions as the incoming commander-in-chief's selections face confirmation hearings in the U.S. Senate... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 8002

AS POPULISTS WON 2016 BALLOTS, WORLD'S RICHEST MADE $237 BILLION


Co-founder Bill Gates, the world's richest person with 91.5 billion, and oilman Harold Hamm... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 7981

AMAZON BERKSHIRE JPMORGAN PARTNER TO CUT US HEALTHCARE COSTS


Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan partner to cut U.S. healthcare costs... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 7927

BUFFETT NEARS A MILESTONE HE DOESN'T WANT


While that figure highlights the staggering money-making ability of the businesses he's collected over the years, it's also a burden... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 6341

BUFFETT BOUGHT $12 BILLION OF STOCK FROM ELECTION THROUGH FRIDAY


Warren Buffett added to his stock portfolio at Berkshire Hathaway Inc... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 6216

BUFFETT SAYS MONEY SPENT ON PLUMBERS BETTER THAN ON HEDGE FUNDS


Buffett also challenged, as he has in previous shareholder meetings, the 2-and-20 compensation model for hedge fund managers... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 6087

FAILED KRAFT PLAN LEAVES UNILEVER WITH SOMETHING TO PROVE


Takeover rules expires, Unilever could face new proposals from Kraft Heinz... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 3749

KRAFT HEINZ SPURNED IN $143 BILLION UNILEVER TAKEOVER BID


Kraft Heinz itself was forged in a 55 billion combination orchestrated by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc... READ MORE

19th February, 2017 3324

BUFFETT IS ABOUT TO MAKE $12 BILLION ON HIS BANK OF AMERICA BET


Warren Buffett's bet on Bank of America Corp. is about to pay off with a roughly 12 billion windfall... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 3013

AFTER DECADES OF HINTS, BUFFETT'S HEIR MAY NOW BE MORE APPARENT


In 2014 his business was renamed Berkshire Hathaway Energy, identifying it more closely with Buffett... READ MORE

7th December, 2017 2449

AMERICAN AIRLINES SAYS RIVAL QATAR SEEKS TO BUY UP TO 10% STAKE


American Airlines Says Rival Qatar Seeks to Buy Up to 10 percent Stake... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 2393

BILLIONAIRES WHO BACKED CLINTON HAVE GROWN RICHER SINCE ELECTION


Lefty billionaires who opposed Donald Trump's presidential bid have lately scored some sweet consolation prizes... READ MORE

30th December, 2016 2133

JEFF BEZOS IS SECOND-RICHEST PERSON IN WORLD -- BEHIND BILL GATES


That means he's topped billionaires Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett, trailing only the 80 billion fortune of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, according to Bloomberg... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 1755

BUFFETT'S BUMPY RIDE WITH IBM DRAWS TO A CLOSE WITH STOCK SALES


After Berkshire's new holding was disclosed, Teva's American Depository Receipts surged 8 percent... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 1729

A U.S. SHOE TOWN TRIES TO REBUILD FROM WARREN BUFFETT'S 'WORST DEAL' EVER


As his business grew, Alfond branched out from making shoes for other brands to selling footwear under the company's name... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 1555

WARREN BUFFETT'S FACE WILL ADORN CANS OF CHERRY COKE IN CHINA


Warren Buffett's face will appear on cans of Cherry Coke in China, an attempt by Coca-Cola Co... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 1542

WARREN BUFFETT IS NOW BANK OF AMERICA'S TOP SHAREHOLDER


Warren Buffett purchases 700 million shares of Bank of America stock... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 1516

AMAZON HEALTH-CARE MOVE MAY BE NEXT 'HOME RUN' LIKE CLOUD SERVICES


That history helps explain the out-sized market reaction to Tuesday's announcement that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway Inc... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 1368

BEZOS'S BRIEF REIGN AS THE WORLD'S RICHEST ENDS AFTER AMAZON SHARES SLIDE


Founder Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the world's richest person on Thursday... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 1358

IBM FALLS AS BUFFETT REPORTS REDUCED STAKE AHEAD OF MEETING


Warren Buffett gave Berkshire Hathaway Inc. investors something to talk about at the company's annual meeting this weekend... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 1217

BUFFETT CONFRONTS SEARCH FOR NEXT BIG THING AFTER MISSED CHANCES


Underlying the festivities at Warren Buffett's annual bash for Berkshire Hathaway Inc... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 1211

SEMPRA ENERGY TO BUY ONCOR FOR $9.45 BILLION IN BLOW FOR BERKSHIRE


Shapard will be named executive chairman of Oncor... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 1201

$10,000 A SEAT, PLUS A LAWN CHAIR


For the well-heeled looking for a last-minute plan to see next week's solar eclipse, a U.S. private-jet operator is offering an option for 10,000 a seat... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 1144

THE COST OF LUNCH WITH WARREN BUFFETT


A bidder pledged 2.68 million to a San Francisco charity in exchange for a lunch date with billionaire investor Warren Buffett... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 1140

BURGER KING OWNER SAID IN ADVANCED TALKS TO BUY POPEYES


Restaurant Brands International Inc., the owner of Burger King, is in advanced talks with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 1138


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