Portfolio management: lessons learned from Buffett

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful”: Why Buffett Didn’t Buy More at the Bottom (Yahoo Tech-ticker) More importantly, I think controlling one’s emotion is key in this market (like yesterday and today :-(. Obviously easily said than done. Yesterday I read the WSJ top page story on people trading AIG stock, most of them lost… Continue reading Portfolio management: lessons learned from Buffett

Berkshire sold some ConocoPhillips shares in Q1 and April

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update) RationalWalk has a much more comprehensive piece on Berkshire Q1 results. (Original) News from San Jose Mercury News. Quote: Berkshire says it sold 13.7 million of its 79.9 million shares of ConocoPhillips during the first quarter to generate a loss that can offset past capital gains taxes. More details from its Q1 earning report… Continue reading Berkshire sold some ConocoPhillips shares in Q1 and April

Berkshire Buffett COP Conoco Phillips stake

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update Feb 29 2009) CNBC is putting up some nice words on Buffett today. After all, he lent $3 b to GE (the parent co. of NBC) last fall. (Original) In these turbulant days, investors, ordinary and professional alike, look for directions from investor guru more than ever. Of course among gurus people pay attention,… Continue reading Berkshire Buffett COP Conoco Phillips stake