Markets

One Of These Six Men Will Succeed Warren Buffett

There’s been a lot of talk about Warren Buffett‘s successor in the last few months; not least because in November a man called Todd Combs exploded into our lives and was dubbed Buffett’s “heir apparent.”
One Of These Six Men Will Succeed Warren Buffett
Tech

The Real Reason Warren Buffett Invested In BYD Auto

[credit provider=”wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Warren_Buffett_KU_Visit.jpg”] Warren Buffett doesn’t typically invest in new technology companies. But when he discovered BYD Auto, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) chairman and CEO knew that he had found something special.BYD Auto – not to be confused with Boyd Gaming, whose stock symbol matches BYD’s initials – […]
The Real Reason Warren Buffett Invested In BYD Auto
Markets

Why 2011 Is Going To Be A Way Different Year For Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway

[credit provider=”wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Warren_Buffett_KU_Visit.jpg”] NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Warren Buffett is rightly famed for creating investor value, but as far as Berkshire Hathaway(BRK.B) shares are concerned, it’s harder to see what will trigger a sustained 2011 rally.This question doesn’t mean investors shouldn’t be paying attention to Berkshire Hathaway as a potential […]
Why 2011 Is Going To Be A Way Different Year For Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway
Markets

Did Berkshire Hathaway Just Make $6 Billion?

[credit provider=”wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Warren_Buffett_KU_Visit.jpg”] We won’t know how much Berkshire Hathaway made in Q4 until midway through next month, but rallies in two of Warren Buffett’s stocks may have sent his equity portfolio surging by $6.3 billion, Bloomberg reports.Barclays thinks massive gains in Bershire’s top holdings – particularly Wells Fargo (23%) […]
Did Berkshire Hathaway Just Make $6 Billion?
Markets

Warren Buffett Could Be Eyeing Coal

NEW YORK (TheStreet) – A long-term proponent for the global economic recovery, over the past year, Warren Buffett has made a number of interesting decisions which have helped to position his portfolio for strength over the long term. One avenue some feel the famous investor has taken a particularly strong […]
Warren Buffett Could Be Eyeing Coal
Markets

Here’s What Warren Buffet Thinks About The Efficient Market Hypothesis

According to the proponents of the Efficient Market Hypothesis, stock prices reflect all available information about companies and investors can’t beat the market indexes by stock picking. They say investors trying to find a secret formula are wasting their time because stock prices follow a random walk. Interestingly, this theory […]
Here’s What Warren Buffet Thinks About The Efficient Market Hypothesis
Markets

Daniel Loeb Is Living Proof That Hedge Funds Still Work

Daniel Loeb, founder of New York based hedge fund Third Point, has more than $3.5 Billion in assets under management (AUM). He’s a very outspoken investor and a pioneer in activist investing. He made $150 Million in 2005, $200 Million in 2006, and $270 Million in 2007. Insider Monkey, your source […]
Daniel Loeb Is Living Proof That Hedge Funds Still Work
Markets

GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds

[credit provider=”AP”] ING has cut 5% of its U.S headcount in preparation for an IPO. The company began laying off 400 people yesterday.Blackstone’s senior managing director thinks that Warren Buffett criticises leveraged buyout firms because it furthers his own agenda as their rival.
GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds
Markets

GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds

[credit provider=”AP”] A former BofA employee told the SEC  the bank “aggressively pushed complex derivatives products on customers” – and told them the investments were “extremely conservative.”A photo of Warren Buffett’s heir apparent, Todd Combs, has finally been found. The only problem – it’s from 20 years ago.
GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds
Markets

Buffett’s favourite Valuation Metric Says Stocks Are Expensive

Warren Buffett was famously bearish in the late 90′s and has happened to be very bullish at some of the most opportune moments to be buying equities. The world’s most famous investor claims to have no market timing ability, but still manages to make remarkable deals when stocks are severely […]
Buffett’s favourite Valuation Metric Says Stocks Are Expensive
Markets

GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds

Merrill Lynch‘s most senior UK investment banker has been poached by BarCap. Though neither bank will comment, sources close to the situation say Richard Taylor has given BAC his notice and will depart for BarCap.
GOSSIP: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds
Markets

CSX Reports Monster Earnings, As Warren Buffett Keeps Counting His Billions

[credit provider=”Background Riza Nugraha on Flikr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rnugraha/6819353/”] Shares of rail company CSX are up 2% after hours following another strong earnings report, re-enforcing the fact that the rail industry in the US remains VERY strong, with nary a sign of a double dip.In early September we estimated that Warren Buffett […]
CSX Reports Monster Earnings, As Warren Buffett Keeps Counting His Billions
US

Hedge Fund Manager On Having Lunch With, Stalking Warren Buffett

Guy Spier, the hedge fund manager of Aquamarine Capital in Switzerland goes into excruciating detail about his admiration for Warren Buffett in a new interview with Opalesque’s Matthais Knab. (Watch below)He’s obsessed with everything about the man, who he builds into a dynasty in the course of a 5 minute […]
Hedge Fund Manager On Having Lunch With, Stalking Warren Buffett
Markets

The 11 Hedge Fund Managers Most Likely To Retire Next

[credit provider=”Background GordonTarpley on Flikr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gordontarpley/4346865711/”] Recent and major departures from the hedge fund kingdom – Stanley Druckenmiller, Paolo Pelligrini, Richard Grubman and Lou Simpson – signal a trend of investors retiring at a time when hedge funds show the worst results in recent memory.The wave started with Druckenmiller, who […]
The 11 Hedge Fund Managers Most Likely To Retire Next
Markets

Gossip Grind: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds

One of a few hints billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Och is a wanna-be Warren Buffett: He tried to tell a joke orginally told by Warren Buffett at an investor conference in June. Before Och tried to lure investors to invest in his flagship fund, he joked, “Only when the […]
Gossip Grind: Today’s Wall Street Buzz in 60 Seconds
Markets

Warren Buffett: Lloyd Blankfein Should Go Away Broke

[credit provider=”CNBC”] Ok, that’s not exactly what he just said in his testimony at the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.But the Berkshire Hathaway CEO did say that CEOs of companies that needed public help should “go away broke.”
Warren Buffett: Lloyd Blankfein Should Go Away Broke
Markets

Buffett: The Government Has Definitely Lit The Fuse Of Inflation

[credit provider=”US Navy”] Warren Buffett’s interview on CNBC has been almost entirely about Goldman Sachs (GS) this morning, a testament to how much this story has enveloped the financial industry. Becky quick has only asked a couple questions about the economy.Among them: The inflation question.
Buffett: The Government Has Definitely Lit The Fuse Of Inflation
Markets

Warren Buffett Says He’s Ready To Fire Away On Goldman Sachs

[credit provider=”CNBC”] This weekend’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) annual shareholders meeting should be (like all of them) a good one.There’s obviously plenty for Warren Buffett to talk about, from the economy, to the rail industry, and of course his portfolio company Goldman Sachs — and he will be talking about Goldman […]
Warren Buffett Says He’s Ready To Fire Away On Goldman Sachs
Markets

10 Funds That Buy Like Warren Buffett

When Warren Buffett talks, people listen. Any time the legendary investor weighs in on market matters, either through his words or through the actions of his investment vehicle,  Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), knowledgeable investors pay close attention. That’s why the release of Berkshire’s annual report each February is such an eagerly […]
10 Funds That Buy Like Warren Buffett