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How A Billionaire's Portfolio Can Boost Your Returns
Last year, I wrote an article showing the similarities between Kinder Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway , and explained how these similarities should lead to excess returns for both companies going forward. Although it is common knowledge that Warren Buffet is one of the wealthiest people on the planet, while writing the article I learned that Richard Kinder, the CEO of Kinder Morgan, is ranked as the 39th wealthiest American in the Forbes 400 .
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Nevada Gets Musked
Charles Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the other day described Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk as a "genius." Maybe he was alluding to the Tesla CEO's cunning ploy to mine subsidies from Nevada taxpayers.
Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
HomeServices of America Announces New Leadership for HomeServices Relocation
HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has announced the appointment of Steven John as president and CEO HomeServices Relocation, effective September 16, 2014. Mary Lee Blaylock, current president and CEO of HomeServices Relocation has been named senior vice president and general manager of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, effective October 1st.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Motley Fool
How to Invest in Stocks Like Billionaire Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is the greatest investor of all time so it is worthwhile to figure out how to invest in stocks like he does. Thankfully, Warren has spent his life giving away his wisdom on investing for free to all who would listen.
The Motley Fool
Here's Why Warren Buffett's Favorite Stock Is Struggling
As a matter of fact, Coca-Cola is the largest holding in the portfolio of his company, Berkshire Hathaway , with a market value of nearly $17 billion. Warren famously declared at the 2012 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting, "If you gave me $10, $20, $30 billion to knock off Coca-Cola, I couldn't do it."
Comparing The Marginal Cost Of Funds For Berkshire Hathaway, Wells Fargo And Bank Of America
On September 8, we reported that Wells Fargo had a marginal cost of funding advantage of more than 0.30% over Bank of America. With tongue partly in cheek, both banks could reduce their marginal funding costs by giving up the implicit TBTF USA guarantee for an explicit Berkshire Hathaway guarantee.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Apply Warren Buffett's Brand Of Drywall To Your Portfolio
The new USG Boral Building Products Joint Venture has posted strong results for its full operational quarter and has a bright future. Berkshire Hathaway owns 27% of the shares indicating Buffett's confidence in the company and the potential for a takeover.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
GE: 40% Upside Potential With Limited Downside Risk
The PIT Strategy will lead to renewed revenue growth, and if it does not, we all have more to worry about than a poor investment in GE. When the Sage of Omaha announced that his Berkshire Hathaway would buy $3 billion worth of General Electric's preferred shares after the Lehman Shock of 2008, Buffett was quoted as saying that GE was "the symbol" of American business.
TRLPC: Burger King markets $7.25 billion loan package for Tim Hortons buy
Burger King announced on August 26 that it was buying Tim Hortons. The company said at the time it had $12.5 billion of financing commitments.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Warren Buffett, chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
It's a question ETF analysts are used to. The short answer is that no exchange-traded fund can replicate Buffett's investing brilliance.
Panama Canal Expansion Spurs Investment Opportunities
Union Pacific and BNSF Railway , a holding of Berkshire Hathaway , own lucrative rail lines to West Coast ports, giving them an advantage over East Coast rivals CSX and Norfolk Southern . But those West Coast rail lines may lose some intermodal business after a major expansion is completed to the Panama Canal.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Berkshire: Still Beating The S&P
Berkshire Hathaway is an insurance conglomerate whose hundreds-of-billions-in-market-cap size inspires doubt about its potential growth. The company itself continues to tell investors that the days of easy gains are gone.
Warren Buffet's Underwear Brand Comes Clean About Corporate Taxes
Fruit of the Loom, the homespun brand that's been making our underwear since 1851, wants you to know, America, that it's paying its fair share of taxes. That's according to an unusual page that now turns up on the corporation's website.
Why Warren Buffett Doesn't Take A Bite Out Of Apple
"You're looking for a mispriced gamble. That's what investing is. And you have to know enough to know whether the gamble is mispriced.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Price And Value
I'm going to start this article with the eternal words of Warren Buffett, as written in Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s 2008 shareholder letter : Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that "Price is what you pay; value is what you get." Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.
Home Depot Increases Frequency on Radio
Last week The Home Depot regained the number one spot on the Media Monitors weekly advertiser chart with over 42,000 commercials airing on radio stations across America. This week the home improvement big box created a little distance between itself and number two advertiser Berkshire Hathaway .
GEICO Hiring Auto Adjusters
As the fastest-growing auto insurer, GEICO is looking to add to its ranks of dedicated auto damage adjusters in Seattle. GEICO is looking for candidates that want to be ambassadors of customer service with a strong desire to help customers after an accident and that have excellent time management skills.
'Berkshire Hathaway wanna-be' sees value in Tampa's Deer Valley
The timing is right for growth in the kind of manufactured housing produced by Deer Valley Corp., according to the CEO of the company poised to buy Deer Valley.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The Motley Fool
The 1 Peculiar Trait Shared by Warren Buffett's Energy Investments
Anyone that wants to be taken seriously as an investor wants to be like Warren Buffett. We like to track every move that he makes in the portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway to see what companies he and his partners think will provide long-term returns that crush the market.
The Motley Fool
Warren Buffett's Right-Hand Man Reveals His Secrets for Success
The remarkable success Much has been said from outsiders -- like myself -- about Buffett and the various things he has done through the years that have delivered results that are unparalleled. Consider for a moment that $100 parked in the S&P 500 at beginning of 1965 would be worth an astounding $9,841 by the end of 2013.