Weekend thoughts 05-07-2022: Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting

Reading Time: 5 minutes I went to Omaha last weekend, left STL on April 29 Friday, attended meeting on April 30 Saturday, and left Omaha back to STL on May 1st Sunday. The full comment and Q&A session (including the actual shareholder meeting) is broadcasted by CNBC and available at YouTube. Note when I drove to Omaha on Friday… Continue reading Weekend thoughts 05-07-2022: Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting

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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