Black Friday Has Lost Its Punch for Retailers and the Economy

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Stock Market Looks Poised to Rally as Bond Yield Falls

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Berkshire Scores Big With Japanese Investments. Currency Hedge Is Key.

One of Berkshire Hathaway ‘s bigger investment scores in recent years was the purchase of a…

Qualcomm, Nvidia Are Top Picks Among Semiconductor Stocks, Analyst Says

Text size For investors looking for near-term protection, Credit Suisse analysts said wireless-device specialist Qualcomm was…

Berkshire Bought Taiwan Semi Stock. Here’s What Else It Bought and Sold.

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A Berkshire Hathaway Bright Spot: Energy. Here Are the Numbers.

Warren Buffett likes energy. Berkshire Hathaway now owns some $58 billion of Chevron and Occidental Petroleum…

Bonds Look Attractive Now. Why Warren Buffett Doesn’t Like Them.

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Berkshire Hathaway Cuts Stake in U.S. Bancorp By More Than Half

A new filing indicates that Berkshire Hathaway cut its stake in U.S. Bancorp by 56% to…

Apple Issues iPhone Supply Warning. But the Real Issue Is Demand.

Big Tech just can’t catch a break. After a dismal earnings season, in which Apple was…

Twitter Is Elon Musk’s Biggest Test—and Tesla’s Biggest Challenge. How They’ll Make It Work.

Elon Musk officially owns Twitter—and now the hand-wringing about his ability to oversee the rest of…

Berkshire Hathaway’s Earnings Are Saturday. Here’s What to Watch.

When Berkshire Hathaway reports its third-quarter earnings on Saturday, investors won’t be spending a lot of…

Berkshire Could Take a Big Storm Hit. Watch for Buyback News.

Berkshire Hathaway could suffer losses of $3 billion from Hurricane Ian and other weather events in…

Buffett’s Berkshire Chases Musk’s Tesla on Market Value

Watch out, Elon, Warren is catching up. With the drop in shares of Tesla this year,…

PVC Prices Are Falling. Why Warren Buffett Should Be Worried.

One thing leads to the other. Rising interest rates pummel housing. Lumber prices fall, some 60%…

PVC Piping Prices Are Dropping as Housing Market Weakens

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Buffett’s Likely Successor Buys $68 Million of Berkshire Stock

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Greg Abel, the likely successor to CEO Warren Buffett, bought about $68…

Billionaire Berkshire Board Member David Gottesman Dies at 96

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Buffett’s Berkshire Might Have Bought More Occidental Stock After the Dip

A recent decline in Occidental Petroleum share price could have prompted Berkshire Hathaway to add to…

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway Could Be Among Top Payers of New Minimum Tax

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Berkshire Made Big Bets on Citi, HP, and Paramount Stock. They Look Like Losers.

Text size Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, said his company often buys equities before a…

Berkshire Looks Like a Loser with 3 Big Buys

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U-Haul Parent Amerco Stock Looks Cheap. Buy It Before It Gets Moving Again.

Amerco spends little on ads because its U-Haul trucks and trailers are rolling billboards for its…

Berkshire Hathaway’s Utility Business Highlights the Warren Buffett Magic

Earnings at Berkshire Hathaway ’s big utility business have risen more than 30-fold since Warren Buffett…

Berkshire Hathaway Could Owe Billions on Stock Gains Under the New Tax Law

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Warren Buffett’s Likely Successor Owns Little Stock in Berkshire Hathaway

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Cleared to Buy as Much as Half of Occidental’s Shares

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has the green light from regulators to purchase as much as 50%…

The Oil Surplus Could Persist. Expect Prices to Fall

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Warren Buffett Not Expected to Bid for Control of Occidental Following Stake Boost

Warren Buffett’s bid to boost his big stake in Occidental Petroleum even further isn’t expected to…

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.…

Berkshire Hathaway Can Acquire Up to 50% of Occidental Petroleum, Filing Says

Text size Berkshire Hathaway currently has a 20% stake in Occidental. Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg Occidental Petroleum stock…