Bitcoin Booster Peter Thiel Takes a Hit in BlockFi Bankruptcy

Markets Currencies Cryptocurrency Thiel’s Valar Ventures had a 19% stake in the crypto lender, according to documents filed with the bankruptcy court

Warren Buffett explains his $750 million charitable donation on Thanksgiving eve

Warren Buffett Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett donated more than $750 million in Berkshire Hathaway stock to four foundations associated with his family on Thanksgiving eve, and the legendary investor said the timing was no coincidence as this is his way of giving thanks to his children for their charitable work. “I’ve got a personal pride … Read more

Berkshire, Nike Among Best Stocks to Own: Morningstar

With the S&P 500 dropping 25% year to date, you may be looking for buying opportunities in the stock market. Morningstar came up with a list of the “best companies to own.” The companies are ones to which Morningstar analysts assign a wide moat. That means the analysts think they have competitive advantages that will … Read more

Warren Buffett turns 92 today

Break out the See’s Candy and Dairy Queen and let the Coca-Cola flow. Tuesday is Warren Buffett’s birthday. And while the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway might be turning 92 this year, he still happily eats like a 6-year-old. And, ironically, he credits his longevity to his diet, which sometimes includes a packet or Oreos for … Read more

Warren Buffett Has Been Buying T-Bills. Here’s Why That’s a Smart Strategy.

Elias Stein Text size Warren Buffett parks most of Berkshire Hathaway ’s cash in ultrasafe U.S. Treasury bills, and individual investors may want to consider following Buffett’s lead now that the yields are as high as 3%. Treasury bills, which are U.S. government securities maturing in less than a year, are a good alternative to … Read more

Warren Buffett Loves T-Bills. You Should Consider Them.

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has $75 billion in Treasury bills. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Text size Warren Buffett parks most of Berkshire Hathaway’s cash in ultra-safe U.S. Treasury bills, and individual investors may want to consider following Buffett’s lead now that they are yielding as much as 3%. Treasury bills, … Read more

It’s a Good Time to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock. Here’s Why.

Text size Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images Berkshire Hathaway has never been in better shape. Its stock looks appealing after pulling back more than 15% from its record high in March. The conglomerate’s operating profits were up 22% in the second quarter, excluding foreign-exchange gains, powered by a 56% gain in investment … Read more

Berkshire Now Holds 20% of Occidental Petroleum

Text size Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett has steadily accumulated Occidental stock this year. AFP via Getty Images Berkshire Hathaway now owns just over 20% of Occidental Petroleum after about $400 million in fresh purchases of the energy company in recent days, according to a filing late Monday. With a 20.2% stake, Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: BRK/A, … Read more

Berkshire CEO-designate Abel sells stake in energy company he led for $870 million

Greg Abel at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway said on Saturday that Vice Chairman Greg Abel, who is next in line to succeed billionaire Warren Buffett as chief executive, sold his 1% stake in the company’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy unit for $870 million. … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway Beats Estimates for Second-Quarter Profits

Text size Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett added slightly to stakes in Apple and Chevron. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Berkshire Hathaway ’s operating profits rose 39% in the second quarter, topping estimates, on strength in the company’s insurance and railroad businesses as well as sharply higher investment income. The company continued to moderate its pace of share … Read more