Warren Buffett says that his favorite holding period for a stock is forever. But in his latest column for Canada’s Globe and Mail, Validea CEO John Reese says that good investors, including Buffett, are willing to sell stocks in shorter periods, too.
Whether or not they pay attention to the “barrage of folksy aphorisms” that will be offered at Berkshire Hathaway’s upcoming annual meeting, investors should pay attention to Berkshire’s stock, Michael Brush says.
Less than a month after purchasing Van Tuyl Group, the largest privately held dealership group in
the United States, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is making another bet on the auto industry, with one of its subsidiaries purchasing $560 million worth of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. shares.
Warren Buffett’s 50th anniversary letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders has now been analyzed by a myriad of pundits who have dissected just about every sentence of it. But, given that Buffett offers plenty of his trademark wisdom and wit in the 15-page communique, what are the most essential parts of the letter for investors? There’s plenty to pick from, but we think these two pages stand out.
While oil prices were tumbling in the fourth quarter, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway was dumping most of its energy holdings, according to recent regulatory filings.
Berkshire Hathaway is working on a deal to buy a small Western European business, Warren Buffett told Fox Business Network’s Liz Claman in a wide-ranging interview.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway significantly upped its stake in both Visa and Mastercard in the third quarter, while also ramping up its investment in embattled automaker General Motors.