Financial Crisis of 2008

(September 12, 2018) When the banks began to fail in 2008, executives turned to Warren Buffett in a plea for last-minute funding. He later called the events that followed an "economic Pearl Harbor." Ten years later, Warren Buffett explains what happen to the financial crisis of 2008.

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On 2008 Financial Crisis

(September 6, 2018) A decade after the financial crisis, billionaire investor Warren Buffett explains what was behind the 2008 mayhem, what we can do to limit the damage and opportunities missed last time.

Bought Berkshrie Hathaway and Apple

(August 30, 2018) In a live interview with Becky Quick just before hosting the winner of an annual charity auction of lunch with him, Warren Buffett reveals Berkshire Hathaway has bought a “little” more Apple stock, and has bought back a “little” of its own stock. He also discusses how he doesn’t know when to... Continue Reading →

I am Buying Stock

Warren Buffett says he's still buying stocks. The billionaire talks about his investing strategy with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets."

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 →

Why CEOs Shouldn’t Forecast Earnings

(June 6, 2018) Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon call for companies to stop issuing short-term earnings forecasts because pressure to them often leads to dangerous actions that can hurt a company’s long-term health. In this taped interview for “Squawk Box” that aired on June 7, they also reveal that a CEO has... Continue Reading →

Market Commentary – May 2018

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.

Hopes to Improve Healthcare Industry

(May 5, 2018) Warren Buffett discusses his hopes for the Berkshire-Amazon-JPMorgan healthcare venture announced in January. The three companies plan to find ways to deliver quality healthcare at lower prices for their collective employees – and hope their model can improve U.S. healthcare as a whole.

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 →

On Trade Tensions

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.

Optimistic on America Future

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.

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.

2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

(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 →

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