List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2018

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

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

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 »

NRA backlash: United, Delta are latest companies to dump gun lobby promotions

NRA backlash: United, Delta are latest companies to dump gun lobby promotions

Airlines United and Delta are the latest, and among the biggest, in a string of companies cutting largely promotional ties with the National Rifle Association in the wake of last… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Pandora shares drop after weak guidance, but company’s turnaround is under way

The Ratings Game: Pandora shares drop after weak guidance, but company’s turnaround is under way

Shares of internet radio and music streaming company Pandora Inc. soared more than 10% in after-hours trading on Wednesday following a fourth-quarter earnings report in which the company said revenue… Read more »

The Tell: Deal-crazed CEOs are like oversexed teens— and other highlights from Buffett’s letter

The Tell: Deal-crazed CEOs are like oversexed teens— and other highlights from Buffett’s 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 Ratings Game: Walmart’s Jet website may not be reaching customers beyond city limits

The Ratings Game: Walmart’s Jet website may not be reaching customers beyond city limits

Walmart will lower investment in Jet, which executives expect will slow growth. Growth of Walmart Inc.’s Jet e-commerce site isn’t reaching customers beyond urban areas, putting the 40% e-commerce growth… Read more »

NewsWatch: Warren Buffett says famous hedge-fund bet delivered this unexpected lesson

NewsWatch: Warren Buffett says famous hedge-fund bet delivered this unexpected lesson

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Billionaire investor Warren Buffett took a victory lap Saturday after easily winning a famous 10-year, $1 million bet that a passively managed index fund could beat the… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Months before Florida shooting, 911 calls show a teenager in crisis

The Wall Street Journal: Months before Florida shooting, 911 calls show a teenager in crisis

The accused killer in last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school fled the home where he was living in November after a violent episode. Punches had been thrown,… Read more »

Warren Buffett says famous hedge-fund bet delivered this unexpected lesson

Warren Buffett says famous hedge-fund bet delivered this unexpected lesson

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett took a victory lap Saturday after easily winning a famous 10-year, $1 million bet that a passively managed index fund could beat the returns on a… Read more »

Read Warren Buffett’s annual letter to investors

Read Warren Buffett’s annual letter to investors

Warren Buffett released his much-anticipated letter to Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, +0.87% BRK.B, +1.01%  shareholders Saturday morning, an annual exercise undertaken for more than 50 years. Berkshire class A shares delivered… Read more »

In 2018, Warren Buffett has learned the painful lessons of 2008

In 2018, Warren Buffett has learned the painful lessons of 2008

“Nothing comes of nothing,” the Greek philosopher Parmenides argued. Warren Buffett begs to differ. Warren Buffett’s annual letter for Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B, +1.01% BRK.A, +0.87% contains an eye-opening lesson for… Read more »

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