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How Warren Buffett made Berkshire Hathaway a World-beater

Warren Buffett who advocates investing in companies that pay dividends eschews paying them out to his own company’s investors.


Is Buffett a Hypocrite For Paying Low Taxes?

Warren Buffett believes that his taxes should actually be higher. A regular response that you might hear is that Buffett should just pay more taxes himself.


Warren Buffett’s not done yet

Warren Buffett has an astonishing track record. He’s managed to absolutely trounce the benchmark index by a long, long way during his career.


How Did Buffett Lose $1 Billion?

Warren Buffett once told us that he likes “to stick with what I really think I can understand,” and even though it’s troubling, it appears that a number of people have misunderstood or lost sight of Coca-Cola’s true reality.


Warren Buffett’s Surprising Advice

Literally — it’s a case of Buffett putting his money where his mouth is. He and long-time sidekick Charlie Munger have long urged ordinary retail investors to put their money in index trackers. But now, he’s taking his own advice.


Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, and Dividend Growth Investing

There are certain investors nationally recognized as highly skilled investors. Warren Buffett is one of these. The Berkshire Hathaway common stock portfolio contains many dividend paying companies.


Buffett is Endorsing Airbnb

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who regularly steers clear of investments in technology, has the company Airbnb in his sights. But not for the reasons that you might think.


Is Warren Buffett Losing His Edge?

Going from the Oracle of Omaha to ordinary. That’s what a new analysis and the New York Times are saying about the legendary investor, and what they want you to believe about Warren Buffett. As an investor for over the last 50 years, Buffett has failed to outperform the S&P 500 only 10 times.


Buffett's Recent Performance Illustrates Advantage of Index Funds

While shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway have vastly outperformed the stock market during the last 49 years, Berkshire's track record for the last five years hasn't been so impressive.


Buffett’s value bet on Canadian energy stocks

With global demand for oil and gas only rising — the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts energy consumption will jump by 56 percent between now and 2040 — the need for Canadian energy is going to continue to increase.


Should you do as Warren Buffett does, or as he says?

“I believe the trust’s long-term results from this policy will be superior to those attained by most investors — whether pension funds, institutions, or individuals — who employ high-fee managers.”


The wisdom of Warren Buffett

In a world awash with reams of information that gets fed to the consumer through a fire hose, it’s refreshing to realise the timeless simplicity of common-sense investing.


Long Berkshire, Short Emerging Markets

Berkshire Hathaway outperformed the S&P by an average of 25% since 1965 during down years, a scenario that may be in sight after a 5-year bull market.


The Three Questions Warren Buffett Will Ask About a Business

The most basic question to ask is whether the company is in a business that we as investors can comprehend. A simple-to-understand business is not necessary a tiny company or one with lesser business activities.


Warren Buffett’s Media General Warrants Shine

As LIN Media and Media General work towards merging together in order to form the second-largest TV broadcasting company in the United States, Berkshire Hathaway continues to make a considerable amount of money off of a newspaper deal that it made with the company back in 2012.


Why buy dividend-less Berkshire Hathaway?

Warren Buffett prizes having a margin safety when selecting investments for Berkshire Hathaway's investors. But when it comes investors buying Berkshire Hathaway's stock, the company doesn't offer its investors the comfort of a dividend.


Why Buffett Doesn’t Invest in Technology

Some of the technology elite take Buffett suggestion to mean that the Oracle of Omaha does not have the brainpower or expertise to understand tech.


Bonds are Buffett's buffer against volatility

Buffett is acknowledging the fact that it is very difficult for "active" fund managers to outperform the markets in which they invest once their fees are deducted. Further confirmation of how difficult it is for active managers to outperform comes from the latest Mercer Investment Survey.


Would Warren Buffett Buy Yeo Hiap Seng?

In fact, around a fifth of Buffett’s portfolio has been allocated to consumables. These are companies that make things that are consumed. Once the consumables are consumed, they are gone. If a consumer wants any more, they will have to go out and buy more.


Bill Gates Discusses Spending Buffett’s Billions

There are two particular partnerships in philanthropy that stand above all the others as far as the sheer amount of dollar impact is concerned, and Bill Gates consists of one half of each partnership. At a Vancouver TED conference, the philanthropic partnership of Bill and Melinda Gates discussed the other one, which are Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.


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