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 […]

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 […]