List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Tell: Here’s why Warren Buffett says Berkshire could handle $400 billion ‘mega-catastrophe’

The Tell: Here’s why Warren Buffett says Berkshire could handle $400 billion ‘mega-catastrophe’

Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders usually contains an interesting section on the insurance business—a crucial ingredient in the Oracle of Omaha’s investing strategy. Read it here: Warren… Read more »

Market Extra: Warren Buffett explains why Berkshire can’t find companies to buy at a ‘sensible’ price

Market Extra: Warren Buffett explains why Berkshire can’t find companies to buy at a ‘sensible’ price

Forget bargains, when it comes to corporate acquisitions there were no companies to be had over the last year at even a “sensible purchase price,” according to billionaire investor Warren… Read more »

‘Get Out’ is spending big to try and win the Best Picture Oscar

‘Get Out’ is spending big to try and win the Best Picture Oscar

Daniel Kaluuya in ‘Get Out’ Horror satire “Get Out” was made for $4.5 million and has grossed $176 million domestically and $255 million worldwide, making it one of the most… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Apple to store sensitive encryption keys in China

The Wall Street Journal: Apple to store sensitive encryption keys in China

When Apple Inc. next week begins shifting the iCloud accounts of its China-based customers to a local partner’s servers, it also will take an unprecedented step for the company that… Read more »

The Tell: 7 highlights from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway investor letter

The Tell: 7 highlights from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway investor letter

Whatever you think of Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor has a way with words. His annual investor letters, issued over about the last 50 years, are pored over for clues… Read more »

The Margin: Watch as thirst costs this Duisburg goalkeeper the simplest of tap-ins

The Margin: Watch as thirst costs this Duisburg goalkeeper the simplest of tap-ins

If timing is everything, mistiming is costly. In a football match Saturday in Germany, Ingolstadt striker Stefan Kutschke was able to score an easy tap-in after Duisburg keeper Mark Flekken… Read more »

Market Extra: Buffett says new accounting rule will ‘severely distort’ future earnings figures

Market Extra: Buffett says new accounting rule will ‘severely distort’ future earnings figures

Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday, criticized a new accounting rule he said would “severely distort” the company’s future net-income figures and render its… Read more »

With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals

With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy and said his goal is to make “one or more huge acquisitions” of… Read more »

In One Chart: Here’s Warren Buffett’s ‘strongest argument’ against buying stocks with borrowed money

In One Chart: Here’s Warren Buffett’s ‘strongest argument’ against buying stocks with borrowed money

Warren Buffett is no fan of using leverage to enhance investing returns. In this year’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, released Saturday, he offered the table below to illustrate… Read more »

Key Words: ‘I don’t understand why civilians need access to military weapons’ — Condoleezza Rice wants new dialogue on guns

Key Words: ‘I don’t understand why civilians need access to military weapons’ — Condoleezza Rice wants new dialogue on guns

‘I think it is time for us to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world.’ Condoleezza Rice George W. Bush’s Secretary of… Read more »

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