Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett's Bet with Hedge Funds
  • Warren Buffett's Bet with Hedge Funds

Warren Buffett’s Bet with Hedge Funds

By |May 6th, 2016|

In 2006, Berkshire Hathaway’s Chair, Warren Buffett, made a bet with hedge fund Protege Partners. Buffett claimed that over a 10 year period, the Vanguard S&P 500 index fund would perform better overall than the cumulative returns of any five fund-of-funds chosen by Protege Partners. Last weekend during the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway […]

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Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A & BRK-B) Stock Purchases Hint at Value

By |February 18th, 2016|

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B)

With 13F season upon us, Berkshire Hathaway recently released its 13F filings showing its stock purchases for its legendary stock portfolio in the fourth quarter of 2015. The stock portfolio increased by 3.5% from $127.4 billion to $131.9 billion. There are 45 stock positions, with many of them […]

Has Berkshire Hathaway's Stock Lost its Mojo?
  • Has Berkshire Hathaway's Stock Lost its Mojo?

Has Berkshire Hathaway’s Stock (BERK.A) Lost its Mojo?

By |January 12th, 2016|

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway (BERK.A) were down by 12% in 2015 compared to the 0.7% fall in S&P’s 500 indexes and were at its worst since 2009. It incurred a $38 million loss on its insurance underwriting businesses resulting in a 10% fall in its operating earnings for the second quarter of 2015. The first […]