You'll never guess how Warren Buffett plans to make his next billion - The Motley Fool, 13 April 2014
Warren Buffett's stock-picking is usually what makes the headlines, but another business at Berkshire Hathaway that launched a year ago could deliver big results in the future. In 2013, Berkshire Hathaway reported nearly 30% of its $19.5 billion in earnings available to shareholders came from its insurance lines.
Buffett's NetJets says China Market may surpass U.S., Europe - Bloomberg, 09 April 2014
NetJets, the aviation business of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A), said the Chinese market could overtake its businesses in the U.S. and Europe as the company prepares to start mainland operations this year.
Buffett's Berkshire stock portfolio - Seeking Alpha, 07 April 2014
While the momentum in the equity market's highfliers has started to work its way into the rest of the market over the last two trading days, one stock that has been insulated so far is Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B). Whenever the overall market runs into trouble, shares of the stock usually hold up better as investors view it as a port in the storm.
1 Stock Warren Buffett and Michael Lewis think you should own - The Motley Fool, 06 April 2014
While billionaire Warren Buffett and best-selling author Michael Lewis approach the stock market from different perspectives, they're both brilliant and know a thing or two about Wall Street. It's for this reason that investors would be wise to listen when they offer identical advice.
2 of Buffett's widest-moat Energy bets - The Motley Fool, 05 April 2014
Think Berkshire Hathaway and you think moat. You think Coca-Cola with its proprietary product and strong consumer loyalty. You think of capital-efficient, cash-producing companies like Geico, not capital-intensive commodity producers like energy companies.
10 Brands following Warren Buffett's advice - Wall St. Cheat Sheet, 01 April 2014
When Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRKA) received a subpoena from the New York Attorney General's office nearly a decade ago as part of an insurance investigation, chief executive officer and largest shareholder Warren Buffett reminded his managers, "Berkshire can afford to lose money, even lots of money; it can't afford to lose reputation, even a shred of reputation. You and I are the guardians of that reputation. And in the long run we will have whatever reputation we deserve."
Berkshire Hathaway's Insurance Businesses display Resiliency amid Rising Catastrophes - Seeking Alpha, 01 April 2014
While Berkshire Hathaway is a large conglomerate, its core business is still stated to be insurance. Property/casualty insurers have often been operating at an underwriting loss in recent years. In the recent annual report, Warren Buffett illustrates the example of State Farm, which had operated with an underwriting loss in 9 of the last 12 years.
Buffett Rakes in $123 million as Firms boost dividends - Bloomberg, 27 March 2014
Warren Buffett's bet on U.S. banks will generate $123 million more each year after companies including Wells Fargo & Co. and American Express Co. passed the Federal Reserve stress tests and were cleared to lift dividends.
Don't miss Warren Buffett's hidden $3.1 billion acquisitions - The Motley Fool, 23 March 2014
Since Warren Buffett released his latest annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders a few weeks ago, we've not only been happily inundated with torrents of new investing wisdom, but also received a fresh look at the incredible business he built.
How Warren Buffett avoids paying millions in taxes - The Motley Fool, 23 March 2014
In recent years, Warren Buffett's acquisitions have only gotten bigger. Berkshire Hathaway bought out the entirety of Burlington Northern Sante Fe in 2010 for $44 billion. A year later, it bought Lubrizol for $9 billion.