|Young investors can learn from Warren Buffett|
The Omaha financial guru’s annual letter is always one of the most anticipated reads by investment pros and financial pundits because of the insights it offers into Buffett’s stock picking strategies.
|Buffett Optimistic About Economy|
Warren Buffett tells us that the economy is steadily improving since the fall of 2009, and even though Russia advanced into then Ukraine, he is still very optimistic.
|Buffett on CNBC with 3T's|
Buffett has been buying stocks for 71 years and has never made a decision based on macro factors. He bought his first stock in 1942 not long after Pearl Harbor and the outlook was not good.
|Warren Buffett's Latest Shareholder Letter Brings Out the Speculators|
In his latest shareholder letter, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett made an interesting comment that sent the investing world into overdrive. Buffett noted that while Berkshire Hathaway's utility subsidiary MidAmerican Energy completed its $5.6 billion purchase of NV Energy last year, it "will not be MidAmerican's last major acquisition."
|Will Warren Buffett's investment advice work for you?|
In his most recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter, the ever-folksy Warren Buffett sounds more like a personal finance guru than a financial mastermind, focusing on buy-and-hold investing and advocating indexing strategies.
|Is Warren Buffett right?|
In essence, Warren Buffett is arguing is that macroeconomic fundamentals should not inform your investment decisions – you should decide to invest or not invest in a particular asset based on your assessment of its future earnings only. Buffett says that if you can estimate with some confidence what those earnings will be for about five years, and if the price of the asset is a reasonable amount to pay for the low end of your earnings estimate, you can confidently purchase the asset regardless of what the broader economy is doing or is expected to do.
|Buffett bashes Bitcoin, wary of minimum pay hike|
Investor Warren Buffett discussed topics ranging from the state of the U.S. economy to rail car safety, the proposed Keystone gas pipeline and extreme weather swings during a three-hour appearance on CNBC.
|Warren Buffett's 5 key investing don'ts|
After a Buffett marathon, we usually would look at his advice on what investors should do. This time, it's five key lessons on what investors shouldn't do.
|Warren Buffett: Ukraine won't stop my stock buying|
"You're going to invest your money in something over time. The one thing you can be quite sure of is if we went into some kind of very major war, the value of money would go down. That's happened in virtually every war I'm aware of. The last thing you'd want to do is hold money during a war.
|Warren Buffett's Tesco share sale revealed|
Results from his Berkshire Hathaway investment company showed Buffett sold about 115m shares in the retail giant last year, 35m more than previously reported, leaving him with just over 300m, or about 3.7% of the company.
|How Berkshire Hathaway thinks of reinsurance float: Warren Buffett|
Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is perhaps the archetypal follower of the hedge fund style, or asset manager backed, reinsurance strategy that Artemis often writes about. Warren Buffett’s insurance and reinsurance businesses generate a significant amount of premium float which he puts to work investing and across his other businesses.
|Warren Buffett says more bad news on pension funds during next decade|
In his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders, Buffett said: "Local and state financial problems are accelerating, in large part because public entities promised pensions they couldn't afford. Citizens and public officials typically under-appreciated the gigantic financial tapeworm that was born when promises were made that conflicted with a willingness to fund them."
|Four Long-Term Investing Tips from Warren Buffett|
Mr. Buffett emphasizes this point again and again in this excerpt from his letter. It’s a theme he’s honed in on throughout his investing career: Don’t try to pick winning stocks. Instead “own a cross section of businesses that in aggregate are bound to do well.” A low-cost S&P 500 index fund helps any investor do this well.
|How to invest like Warren Buffett|
It is possible to buy shares in Berkshire Hathaway through most execution-only stockbrokers, just as you would with any other US stock. The trouble is that the A-shares are priced at about $170,000 apiece – meaning a single share would use up nine years worth of Isa allowances.
|Warren Buffett Reveals His Latest Investing Secrets|
In addition to giving his wise thoughts regarding the stock market, Buffett told investors what he plans to do with his money after he passes away. Instead of chasing "the next big thing," Buffett wants his cash to be allocated mostly to a low-cost index fund after he is gone. Matt explains why is this a smart idea, but also tell viewers he doesn't think this means Buffett doesn't believe great investors can beat the market.