Buffett confronts tech-driven change amid investor questions

2019-05-08 11:21

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. overpaid for part of venerable food giant Kraft Heinz Co. and failed to realize the potential of Inc., snapping up stock in the internet retailer only after it had already risen by thousands of percent.

Read Warren Buffett's annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter

2019-02-23 18:06

Warren Buffett says he wants to spend Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s growing pile of cash on a giant acquisition, but he doesn’t see that happening anytime soon.

Apple reports 'best quarter ever' with revenue of $61.1bn

2018-05-09 09:31

Apple has reported its "best quarter ever" as revenues climb to $61.1bn.

Buffett's Berkshire to buy Texas power transmitter Oncor

2017-07-07 18:45

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying power transmitter Oncor, one of the conglomerate's biggest acquisitions to date.

Buffett cuts stake in IBM and shares slide

2017-05-05 16:22

Warren Buffett announced that he's sold about a third of the 81 million shares he holds in IBM, sending the stock sharply lower before the opening bell.

What do Warren Buffett, George Soros and a computer have in common? A lot

2016-12-08 07:52

A paper posits that gains reaped by the legendary managers over time were available to anyone using a handful of buy-and-sell signals known to quantitative analysts.

Warren Buffett calls out Trump on taxes

2016-10-10 22:35

Warren Buffett just fact checked Donald Trump: “He has not seen my income tax returns. I have paid federal income tax every year since 1944, when I was 13.”

Buffett among titans pushing ‘commonsense’ governance

2016-07-21 07:22

A powerful group of business leaders have released a set of recommendations for public companies to improve their corporate governance and relations with shareholders.

Lunch auction with Buffett likely to draw big bids

2016-06-10 14:14

Billionaire Warren Buffett has raised more than $20m for a San Francisco homeless charity since 2000, and he's about to add to that total by auctioning off a private lunch.

Berkshire AGM transcribed: The one thing Warren Buffett worries most about

2016-05-04 06:28

One thing that’s has Warren Buffett stumped is how to prevent a disaster which he believes is not a matter of if, but when.


How Buffett’s 2 472 627% gain fuelled Berkshire billionaire families

2019-05-06 21:33

Bill Child has entered negotiations to sell his business to Warren Buffett armed with a crucial piece of advice: Try to get some Berkshire Hathaway stock as part of the deal.

BOOK REVIEW: What we can learn from the best investors' biggest mistakes

2018-08-31 06:15

Even the best investors make bad mistakes - and we can learn from them, says Ian Mann.

Bitcoin now bigger than Buffett, Boeing and New Zealand's GDP

2017-12-04 13:24

Bitcoin’s extraordinary price surge means its market capitalisation now exceeds the annual output of whole economies, and the estimated worth of some of the world’s top billionaires.

Buffett says Berkshire stock to gain the day after he dies

2017-05-08 05:45

Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairperson and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway, has assured shareholders that they’ll be fine after he’s gone.

Warren Buffett: Don't waste your money on investment fees

2017-02-27 06:00

Billionaire Warren Buffett wants investors to be wary of the high fees Wall Street routinely charges because of the damage they do to investment returns.

Ironic? Buffett’s Berkshire to get R400bn boost from Trump tax plan

2016-12-06 07:33

Hillary Clinton supporter Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway could get a $29bn (R399.32bn) boost to its book value under tax-rate cuts advocated by Donald Trump.

WATCH: Buffett rips Trump on tax returns and bankruptcies

2016-08-03 10:50

Warren Buffett ripped into Republican Donald Trump over his refusal to release tax returns, his business bankruptcies and his attack on a fallen soldier’s family.

Anonymous bidder forks out $3.46m to have lunch with Warren Buffett

2016-06-13 19:39

An anonymous bidder agreed to pay $3.46m to dine with Warren Buffett; and all topics are fair game apart from where one of the world's most admired investors will invest next.

Buffett awaits $8bn of ‘bad news’ with Kraft Heinz payment

2016-06-01 07:29

Warren Buffett is about to get back the $8bn that his Berkshire Hathaway invested in Kraft Heinz, which he says is bad news for shareholders.

Berkshire AGM transcribed: Buffett makes case against active money managers

2016-05-04 06:28

Warren Buffett delivers a masterclass in why Exchange Traded Funds are always going to outperform actively managed portfolio managers.

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