Is Apple More “Buffett-Like” Than IBM?

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway have a big stake in tech giant International Business Machines. But could Apple be more of a traditional Buffett pick than IBM? Validea CEO John Reese says his Buffett-inspired “Guru Strategy” indicates that that appears to be the case.

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HowTo Identify A Moat, Guru-style

In his latest column for Seeking Alpha, Validea CEO John Reese looks at how Warren Buffett — and other gurus — have gone about identifying companies with “economic moats”.

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Cars and Cards for Berkshire, Buffett In Q3

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.

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Buffett Thinks Duracell Has Power Left

Batteries aren’t exactly a sexy business, but Warren Buffett sees value in them, with his Berkshire Hathaway this week announcing it will acquire Duracell from Procter & Gamble.

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Warren Pieces: Buffett On Professional Investors, And The Path To Hell

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history

In Berkshire Hathaway’s 1985 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett offered his thoughts on why professional investors create instability in financial markets. Below is an excerpt from the letter.

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Buffett-Inspired Bargains In The Great White North

In a recent piece for Canada’s Globe and Mail, John Heinzl used Validea’s Warren Buffett inspired strategy to look for market bargains in Canada.

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Warren Pieces: Why Buffett Wants His Stocks To Fall

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history

In Berkshire Hathaway’s 2011 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett offered his thoughts on why he sometimes hopes that his holdings will decline in value, using IBM as an example. Below is an excerpt from the letter.

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