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.

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 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.

Waiting for the Right Pitch

(September 27, 2013) Warren Buffett discusses one of his investment strategies on waiting for the right stock that is in you zone of competence, if you don't understand how the company works or makes money, don't buy it.

No Confidence in Bitcoin

(May 4, 2013) A few minutes later in the same “Squawk Box” interview, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett explained why he thinks some proponents get angry when cryptocurrencies are criticized. As far back as the 2013 annual meeting, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have their doubts that the then four-year-old digital currency bitcoin would ever... Continue Reading →

Accounting Is the Language of Business

(April 10, 2013) Warren Buffett said that “you have to learn accounting. It is the language of the business. If you don’t know accounting, it is like being in a foreign country without knowing the language.” Fundamental knowledge of business statements makes Warren Buffett to make deals without even meeting the people on the other... Continue Reading →

Big Cube of Gold

(April 30, 2011) Warren Buffett outlines three major categories of investments and explains why he prefers to put his money in “productive assets,” rather than commodities like gold.

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