An interview with billionaire investor and vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger on Yahoo News. In this interview, Charlie discusses how value investing has evolved and why Apple can be considered a value investment. Charlie also talks about Bitcoin being immoral and the rise of China.
(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, 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 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 →
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.
(May 6, 2017) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss why there isn’t a lot of competition among Berkshire Hathaway’s managers to be the company’s next CEO.
Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, and billionaire investor Warren Buffett discuss controversy surrounding Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and activist investor Bill Ackman.
(April 30, 2016) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger respond to a question on which competitor they would eliminate if given the chance.
(April 30, 2016) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger weigh in on why recognizing what they can’t do and behaving well have led to their success in business.
(April 30, 2016) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain their confidence in Precision Castparts and its CEO.
(April 30, 2016) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain why they’re confident Berkshire Hathaway’s culture will last even after Buffett’s son Howard no longer serves as non-executive chairman.
(April 30, 2016) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss the fundamental problems affecting the higher education system in the U.S.
(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.
(May 2, 2015) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain the shortcomings of Dodd-Frank, the financial reform legislation that was passed in 2010 in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
(May 2, 2015) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger say business school training is not necessary—and can actually be harmful—for success in business.
(May 2, 2015) Warren Buffett explains why he’s confident that Berkshire Hathaway’s culture is so “deeply embedded” that it will continue long after he and Charlie Munger are gone.
(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 →
(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 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 1, 2004) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger weigh in on Coca-Cola, tobacco, and how ethics comes into play in their investment decisions.
(May 3, 2003) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk about why they focus on company results rather than worrying about stock prices.