(May 5, 2018) Warren Buffett says that although Wells Fargo committed a “cardinal sin,” it’s still a good investment.
(May 5, 2018) Warren Buffett defends his earlier remarks on CNBC that he wouldn’t pressure Berkshire subsidiaries to divest from gun-related businesses.
(May 5, 2018) Andrew Sorkin asked Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger about the issue of moats. Earlier that week, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said that the competitive moats are lame. Elon Musk thinks “the moats are nice in sort of quaint, vestigial way. And if your only defense against invading armies is a moat,... Continue Reading →
(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 →
(May 7, 2018) Warren Buffett discusses his purchase of Apple shares and his take on Amazon’s success.
(May 7, 2018) Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, and Bill Gates discuss the decision to name Ajit Jain and Greg Abel as co-vice chairmen of Berkshire Hathaway, making clearer the line of succession to eventually be the company’s next CEO.
(May 7, 2018) Two days later, Buffett was on “Squawk Box” comparing bitcoin to another “non-productive” asset he’s been very critical of over the years: gold.
(May 7, 2018) Susie Buffett discusses how her father, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, raised her growing up. Both also weighed in on the pay gap between men and women.
(May 7, 2018) By early 2018, Warren Buffett has substantially increased Berkshire’s holdings in Apple—and sold off most of its IBM stock. On CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” he admits he “was wrong” when he bought IBM—but he’s more confident in Apple and the psychological hold the company has over its consumers.
Warren Buffett stated the fact that the cost of steel increased in the past few weeks, but Warren Buffett does not think that the trade tensions between the United States and China will dig each other into something that precipitates and continue any kind of real trade war in this country.
Warren Buffett takes shareholders back to his first stock trade in 1942—a transaction he now regrets. He shares the story to illustrate his belief that no matter what’s happening in the country or in the economy, investors should remain confident in the American system and hold stocks for the long-term.
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger remain optimistic that both nations will be smart enough to realize that the last thing both nations should do is have any ill will for the other.
(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 →
(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.
(May 5, 2018) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett on concerns of a potential trade war with China.
(May 5, 2018) Buffett is “delighted” Apple is buying back $100B of its shares as Berkshire dramatically increases its stake in the iPhone maker. He also reveals why Berkshire won’t be buying Microsoft stock, predicts cryptocurrencies will come to “bad endings,” describes the goals for his new partnership with Amazon and JPMorgan on health care... Continue Reading →
(May 3, 2018) Warren Buffett knocks down speculation that Berkshire Hathaway might buy some of all of General Electric.
(February 27, 2018) Investing icon Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway speaks to CNBC about Monday his investments in airline companies.
(February 26, 2018) Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, discusses how the health-care industry is a drain on the American economy.
(February 26, 2018) Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, talks about his 2017 annual letter to shareholders, where the Oracle of Omaha explained his buying criteria for deals.
(February 26, 2018) Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, discusses technology, big business and why it is a bad idea to borrow money on securities.
(February 26, 2018) Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, talks about volatility in the market, the value of American business and what to look for when investing.
(February 13, 2018) Warren #Buffett, #Berkshire Hathaway CEO , talked about his personal experience in business and gave advice to small business owners.
(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.
Charlie Munger, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, joins Michigan Ross Dean Scott DeRue for a conversation about Mr. Munger's life, career journey, philanthropic legacy, and his thoughts on a few current global trends.
(October 3, 2017) On the morning Berkshire Hathaway’s deal to buy Pilot Flying J is announced, Warren Buffett and Jimmy Haslam, the truck stop operator’s CEO, appear live on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to explain how the companies got together. Buffett also covers the high-flying stock market and his reaction to the Wells Fargo scandal.