World’s Richest, Including Warren Buffett and Walmart Heir, Can’t Donate Their Fortunes Fast Enough

The world’s richest can’t give away their money fast enough — but that’s not stopping them from trying. Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock to five charities — one of his largest gifts ever — while Walmart Inc. heir Jim Walton gave away $1.2 billion of the retailer’s shares last […]

Everything You Missed At This Weekend’s Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

Warren Buffett and his business partner Charles Munger held court for more than five hours at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, fielding questions from shareholders and imparting their views with their usual wisdom, wit and down-to-earth personalities. The 2019 meeting took place on Saturday in Omaha, where the conglomerate is based, and topics ranged from […]

How to Watch Berkshire Hathaway’s 2019 Annual Shareholder Meeting

It’s the event of the season in Omaha: the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder’s meeting. About 40,000 Berkshire Hathaway investors are expected to flood Omaha this weekend, waiting for their chance to ask CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger for nuggets of wisdom and to glean hints about the insurance giant’s future on Saturday. […]

Here Are Warren Buffett’s Best Stock Picks Since The Last Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

It’s that time of the year again. On Saturday, an estimated 40,000 Berkshire Hathaway investors will gather in Nebraska to hear the “Oracle of Omaha” himself, Warren Buffett, recap his holding conglomerate’s successes and cast an eye to what the future may hold. Both Buffett and his deputy, Charlie Munger, have already made headlines this […]

Warren Buffett on Tim Cook’s Services Push: ‘Apple Should Do Some Things That Don’t Work.’

A few days after Apple staged an elaborate event to unveil its plans for streaming-TV and news subscription services, Warren Buffett offered less than a rousing endorsement for the device manufacturer’s plans to build out its revenue stream through such offerings. Buffett said the market for streaming-video subscriptions, in which Apple is going up against […]

Is Warren Buffett Buying Southwest Airlines? Possibility Pushes Stock Up 4%

A few days after Warren Buffett told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that the company is hoping to make “an elephant-sized acquisition,” investors have begun to speculate on what big game Buffett has in mind. The most likely candidate right now: Southwest Airlines. Southwest’s stock, which lists under the ticker LUV, rose 4.1% Thursday to $56.04 a […]

Warren Buffett on Long-Term Investment Strategies (or How to Turn $10,000 Into $15 Million)

A few days after Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letter to shareholders disclosed the company’s lowest annual profit since 2001, Warren Buffett appeared on TV to suggest that longer-term investment strategies like index funds still stand the test of time. Buffett, who is estimated by Forbes to have a net worth of $84 billion, told CNBC that […]

Warren Buffett Still Hasn’t Revealed a Berkshire Hathaway Succession Plan

Warren Buffett still hasn’t discussed his succession plan for Berkshire Hathaway. But he did go out of his way in his latest annual shareholder letter to tout the virtues of two of his top executives. In his letter, the 88-year-old Buffett discussed management changes he initiated in early 2018. He said that Ajit Jain had […]