Refiners Find New Investors in Buffett and Icahn

11 August 2012 – Gasoline refiners, shunned by investors because of falling demand and rising regulation, now count Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and billionaire Carl Icahn among shareholders as lower oil prices promise wider returns for fuel makers. Buffett’s Bet Buffett, Berkshire’s chairman and chief executive officer, said last month in an interview on […]

Warren Buffett Remains Optimistic On Housing And How To Benefit From It

10 August 2012- Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) saw its recent profits fall 9% on losses from its derivatives portfolio. However, these derivative losses are unrealized (i.e. he has not sold the position) and are long term positions in equity indexes in US, Europe and Japan with a maturity date of 2018 and later. Buffett, […]

A Look At Yearly Returns Of Berkshire Top Holdings

10 Aug – 2012- Performance Review Of Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings. 1. Coca-Cola (KO) Holding Value: $15.95 billion Shares: 200,000,000 Stake: 8.4% The stock returned 26% over the past 1-year period. Operating and profit margins are 23% and 18%, respectively. There was no fizz in last quarter’s numbers — revenue growth was 2.7%, while earnings […]

Decoding Buffetts Ejection From Consumer good Stocks

8 August 2012- In 2009 Buffett had predicted that the economy was at its rock bottom and the only thing left was the market to go up. And its also true that since then the Dow has jumped 36 %. Recently, Buffett has complained of disappointing performance at some of the more consumer-oriented holdings of […]

Warren Buffett Likes Bank Stocks

25 July 2012 Warren Buffett likes bank stocks, just not investment banks. And for good reason. By avoiding common stock bets on investment banks like JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley the “Oracle of Omaha’s” financial sector share investments have greatly outperformed most other investors. Of course, Buffett made preferred share investments in […]

Warren Buffett On Euro

25 July 2012 Warren Buffett says he’s worried about the fate of the euro zone, however despite signs of recent weakness, he remains optimistic about the US economy. ­Speaking about Europe, the 81-year old legendary investor and billionaire referenced Abraham Lincoln, saying a house divided cannot stand as he addressed the Economic Club of Washington. […]

Warren Buffett sounds on 2013 Recession

As concerns mount that the United States is headed for a recession, two famous minds offered opposing takes on what’s in store for the U.S. economy. In one corner was the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett; in the other, the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Speaking at the 25th anniversary dinner of […]

Munger Investment Principles

While carrying out any investment assessment, first calculate risk. Make decisions at your own and be self-determining. After listing down risks, you make decisions based on involved risks. Whatever you decide, you owe that and be self-determining regarding your decisions and actions. Plan to encompass a few imminent. Being a humble and admitting, where you […]