(May 5, 2014) In a live interview from the Nebraska Furniture Mart just after the 2014 annual meeting, Warren Buffett explains why he didn’t more aggressively criticize a Coca-Cola compensation plan that he thought was excessive. He is also joined by Charlie Munger as they look back on 50 years at Berkshire Hathaway, and Bill... Continue Reading →
(May 3, 2014) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett talks about his working relationship with Charlie Munger and whether there’s been talk of a successor to Munger.
Warren Buffett recounts how Berkshire partnered with 3G Capital’s Jorge Paulo Lemann to make their $23B acquisition of Heinz. He is also challenged about why GEICO is not copying Progressive’s use of technology that tracks driver behavior, defends buying newspapers after previously saying the industry was dying, and gives credit to President George W. Bush... Continue Reading →
(May 4, 2013) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk about how they found success and why “all the old virtues still work.”
(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 →
(May 5, 2012) Warren Buffett’s IBM investment sparks speculation he might look at other tech companies. But #Buffett tells shareholders that while Google and Apple are “extraordinary companies,” he wouldn’t want to invest in them.
(October 1, 2011) Warren Buffett said at a briefing yesterday in the southern Chinese city of Changsha he expects "large" opportunities in China, making the world's fastest growing major economy a "logical" place to invest. Buffett and Berkshire Vice Chairman Charles Munger visited the facilities of automaker BYD Co., part owned by Berkshire, and with Microsoft... Continue Reading →
(May 1, 2010) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Vice-Chairman Charlie Munger outlines the actions he would take if he were in charge of regulating the financial industry.
(May 1, 2010) Warren #Buffett and Charlie #Munger criticize business school teachings and Munger argues America owes “a lot to the employment culture at McDonald’s.”
(May 1, 2010) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger of Berkshire Hathaway share their views on inflation and how to guard against its effects.
(January 20, 2010) On the morning of a special meeting of shareholders called to approve a 50-for-1 split of Berkshire Class B shares, Warren Buffett explains how the BNSF acquisition prompted him to make an exception to his long-standing aversion to stock splits. He also strongly criticizes Kraft’s planned purchase of Cadbury.
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett discusses how rating agencies like Moody’s contributed to the housing crisis and how they got swept up in the prevailing belief that “house prices would certainly not fall significantly.”
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger of Berkshire Hathaway discuss the “excess of houses” in America and weighs in on how the situation will be resolved.
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett explains why he thinks bringing his successor to Berkshire Hathaway headquarters would be “a waste of talent.”
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger weigh in on healthcare policy in the United States and discuss if a nationalized system would impact Berkshire Hathaway.
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway outlines the main investment principles he practices.
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger of Berkshire Hathaway talk about how a general lack of financial literacy in the United States leads to “a world of opportunity.”
(May 3, 2008) Warren Buffett gives advice on how young people can expand their knowledge beyond what they’re taught in school.
(May 3, 2008) Actress Susan Lucci makes an appearance at the Berkshire meeting, joking that she has swapped jobs with Warren Buffett. Buffett returns, however, when Lucci starts describing the changes she’s planning for the company.
(May 3, 2008) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett details how he and Charlie Munger stay happy and healthy.
(May 3, 2008) Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway shares advice on finding your passion, choosing the right job, and marrying the right person.
(May 3, 2008) Berkshire Hathaway was criticized when its subsidiary, the electric power company PacificCorp, was accused of polluting the Klamath River. Warren Buffett weighs in on the issue.
(May 7, 2007) At the 2007 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting, home prices start declining and some borrowers default on their loans. Looking ahead, Warren Buffett predicts that while this will be a “big problem” for the institutions and individuals involved, he doesn’t expect it to have a significant impact on the economy as a whole.
(May 5, 2007) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger describe what they are looking for in Berkshire managers and why the right people are hard to come by.
(May 5, 2007) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger of Berkshire Hathaway weigh in on the sub-prime housing market and its long-term ramifications.
(May 5, 2007) Charlie Munger believes that the margin of safety process in investing is similar to processes that exist in engineering. For example, if you are building a bridge, as the engineer you want to make sure that it is significantly stronger than necessary to deal with the very worst case. Warren Buffett wrote... Continue Reading →
(May 6, 2006) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss the probability of a nuclear attack and the necessity of electing leaders who work to minimize this risk.
(May 6, 2006) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain how they learned about the Israeli metalworking firm ISCAR and why they decided to buy the company.