Warren Buffett Discussed His Investments and Income Inequality

(August 30, 2018) #Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Warren #Buffett discusses the Glide Foundation, his investments in Bank of America, Home Capital and IBM, and his views on income inequality.


One Word Warning

(June 26, 2018) JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon joined #Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett for a CNBC interview on their call for companies to stop issuing short-term earnings forecasts. While noting a few months before that blockchain technology could be useful, Dimon had called bitcoin a “fraud,” a comment he later said he regretted. On... Continue Reading →

Speculation on Bitcoin

(May 5, 2018) Just before appearing before thousands of shareholders at the 2018 Berkshire annual meeting on May 5, CNBC’s Becky Quick tweeted that Warren Buffett told her bitcoin is “probably rat poison squared,” one-upping his partner Charlie Munger who had called it simply “rat poison.” Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger didn’t use those words... Continue Reading →

Separate Science from Speculation

(May 5, 2018) When Charlie Munger and Bill Gates join the May 5 “Squawk Box” conversation, bitcoin comes up again. While admitting it’s “clever computer science,” Munger argues cryptocurrencies are “worthless artificial gold” that facilitates “illicit activity.” Gates acknowledges the underlying blockchain technology is a “good thing,” but thinks the price gains are being driven... Continue Reading →

Mob Borrowing of Bitcoin

(May 5, 2018) A few minutes later in the same “Squawk Box” interview, Buffett explained why he thinks some proponents get angry when cryptocurrencies are criticized.

Heading to a Bad Ending

(January 10, 2018) Late in 2017, bitcoin topped out a spectacular year-long rally by hitting almost $18,000 on December 15. It then fell sharply from that high. On “Squawk Box” a few weeks later, Buffett was still staying far away from cryptocurrencies.

Book Recommendation: The General Theory

(May 6, 2017) Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway discusses what he learned from John Maynard Keynes’ “The General Theory” about the need for investors to guard against “rampant” speculation in the stock market.

Back to School

(February 2, 2017) Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are interview by Charlie Rose about a wide range of topics — from their friendship, philanthropy, and business to global health, innovation, and leadership at Columbia University.

On Encryption Battle

(May 2, 2016) Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman shares his views on finding the balance between privacy and security. And Berkshire's Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger share their views.

On Activist Investors

(April 30, 2016) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain why they’re not that concerned about the threat of activist investors to Berkshire Hathaway's future.

Warren Buffett Likes Stock to Drop

(February 29, 2016) "I never know what markets are going to do", says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO sharing his observations. But I know what markets are going to do over a long period of time - they're going to go up. We've always been a net buyer of stocks, says Warren Buffett.

Why Buffett does not Talk his Book

(May 2, 2015) On Wall Street, people commonly talk up their investments to cause stock prices to rise. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett explains why Berkshire doesn’t engage in this practice.

Rules on Image, Honesty and Books

Warren Buffett accepted an interview with , Professor at Arizona State University at the Berkshire Hathaway headquarter. In this interview, Warren Buffett reveals his brilliant rules on image, honesty and books.

Bitcoin is a Mirage

(May 5, 2014) A few days later, Buffett was back on “Squawk Box,” appearing with Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert to promote an NCAA basketball tournament bracket contest they were sponsoring. Gilbert asked Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett about bitcoin.

Bitcoin is not a Currency

(May 3, 2014) The following year, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett still doesn’t see a long-term future for bitcoin. Appearing on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” in March, he says he wouldn’t be surprised if it doesn’t exist after 10 or 20 years. Around that time, the price of one bitcoin ranged between $450 and $700.

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