The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and his vice chairman spent more than five hours Saturday offering up insights into Berkshire, the economy and financial markets.
Warren Buffett’s company reported a nearly $23 billion jump in its first quarter earnings.
During the 2019 shareholders meeting, Warren Buffet talked about everything from his new 20-year lease in Omaha and Amazon's stock price to railroads and cryptocurrency.
The five-plus-hours-long Q&A session with Berkshire Chairman/CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger takes place Saturday.
Analysts say interest is high but pickings are slim given Buffett's standards, competition from other buyers and the stock markets' continuing rally.
The Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting takes place this weekend, but there's more happening around Omaha than Berky-events.
Weekend sales surge for many Berkshire Hathaway companies who sell wares to shareholders during the annual meeting in downtown Omaha. Expect to see crowds downtown Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
This year’s Warren- and Charlie-branded products include items for small and big budgets.
Warren Buffet for years leaned on book value as the best measure of Berkshire because of what he saw as the capricious nature of the stock market. That was, until this year.
Ajit Jain runs all of Berkshire’s insurance businesses, and Greg Abel runs all of its noninsurance businesses. Buffett, Berkshire’s chairman and chief executive, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger focus on investments and capital allocation under the arrangement announced in Janurary 2018.
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Much has changed since last year's Berkshire meeting. New are two cool breakfast places and spots for excellent sushi and house-aged high-end steak as well as a sweet chocolate shop in the heart of the Old Market.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has more than 80 operating companies, with insurance, manufacturing, railroads, utilities, and service and retail businesses all falling under the umbrella.
As a group, these companies earned pre-tax income in 2018 of $20.8 billion, a 24 percent increase over 2017, Berkshire reported.
Tony Nicely stepped down as Geico CEO on June 30, and Warren Buffett gives Nicely a big shout-out in the 2018 annual report.
Saturday's Q&A section will begin at 9:15 a.m. and run until 3 p.m. with a break from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.
Warren Buffett sought and got shareholders who buy large stakes and hold for long periods. They contrast with indexers, who may hold for long periods but never concentrate, and transients, who sometimes hold large stakes but never for long.
Berkshire Hathaway lost $4.3 billion after the February announcements saw Kraft Heinz shares plunge.