More Buffett Munger 08 shareholder Q&A

Reading Time: 3 minutes I quoted some questions which are relevant for little guys (like me). The full transcript can be located at gurufocus. WB: Warren Buffett, CM: Charlie Munger, MX: yours truely. BTW, I bought one more BRK.B yesterday, at $4130, not the lowest price of the day but about 5% off the price I bought for my… Continue reading More Buffett Munger 08 shareholder Q&A

Bet against Buffett?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It seems there is lots of confusion about Berkshire (NYSE:BRK.A, BRK.B) options (paper) loss in its Q1 earning report, especially among individual investors. First, let me quote Buffett’s take on those options in his recent annual shareholder letter (link to letters): “The second category of contracts involves various put options we have sold on four… Continue reading Bet against Buffett?

Weekend thoughts w/e 050308

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here is a link to Q&A transcript of Berkshire Hathaway 08 shareholders meeting. I believe this is more comprehensive than CNBC’s live blog I posted earlier. Berkshire first quarter earning It went down more than 60% over same period a year ago (PDF). But the number does lie sometime, because this is mostly from paper… Continue reading Weekend thoughts w/e 050308

Early days of Berkshire shareholder meeting

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update) Meet the Buffetts (NBR Susie Gharib interview with 3 Buffett children, Howard, Susie, and Peter). Working with Buffett (NBR Susie Charib interview 3 CEOs working for Berkshire subsidiaries). Berkshire shareholder meeting at its early days Quote from CNBC: Buffett: It’s a gathering of partners. And, you know, we have a lot of partners, but… Continue reading Early days of Berkshire shareholder meeting

Why not Berkshire for stock investments

Reading Time: 2 minutes I know no broker offer this as an option in IRA. But how about buying Berkshire (BRK.A, BRK.B) over mutual funds in a taxable brokerage account? Not only does Berkshire has a track record which beats almost all mutual fund (21.4% annual compound return in last 42 years) and the 10.4% annual return of S&P… Continue reading Why not Berkshire for stock investments

Another Milestone for GOOG

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today marks another milestone for the search giant Google, its market capital (outstanding shares times the stock price) exceeded Warren Buffett’s good old Berkshire Hathaway’s market cap $165.71 B at one point (when Google stock hit today’s high at $534.99), GOOG closed at $527.42 (with a market cap of $164.32 B). BRK.A is a holding companies… Continue reading Another Milestone for GOOG

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