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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 […]

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 […]