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Warren Buffett has cemented his position as a financial legend over his long investing career. Since he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer at Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B), Buffett has delivered incredible returns of 3,787,464% -- or nearly 20% compounded annually. Buffett's success can be attributed to a few factors, including his astute investment strategy and surrounding himself with intelligent individuals like longtime partner Charlie Munger.
There aren't many people that can captivate the attention of new and tenured investors quite like Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett. Since taking over as CEO of Berkshire in 1965, he's doubled up the average annualized total return, including dividends paid, of the broad-based S&P 500 (19.8% vs. 9.9%). Books can be, and have been, written about Warren Buffett's not-so-secret formula for success.
In the Oracle of Omaha's view, diversification is only necessary if you don't know what you're doing.
Although Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) isn't much of a household name, its CEO, billionaire Warren Buffett, certainly is. Since taking the reins at Berkshire Hathaway in the mid-1960s, the Oracle of Omaha has doubled up the annualized total return, including dividends paid, of the S&P 500 (19.8% versus 9.9%). This substantial long-term outperformance is what coerces more than 30,000 investors and shareholders to trek to Omaha, Nebraska, every year to listen to Warren Buffett speak.
Apple's stock has been on autopilot this year.
Just three stocks account for $211 billion of Berkshire Hathaway's $333 billion investment portfolio.
In this podcast, Motley Fool senior analyst Jason Moser discusses: Berkshire Hathaway's first-quarter results and highlights from the annual meeting. Buffett's comments about Apple and the banking industry.
Yahoo Finance markets contributor Remy Blaire takes a look at stocks to watch, including Occidental Petroleum after Berkshire Hathaway raises its stake in the company, as well as Farfetch Limited.
Here is how Berkshire Hathaway B (BRK.B) and Rithm (RITM) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.
Berkshire Hathaway B (BRK.B) could be a great choice for investors looking to make a profit from fundamentally strong stocks that are currently on the move. It is one of the several stocks that made it through our "Recent Price Strength" screen.
Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), a company that is now the second-most valuable U.S. public company. On its website, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation states, "We are a nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world." With its vast resources, the foundation is trying to eradicate malaria, provide clean water, and feed malnourished children, among other things.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday it had acquired more shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp, boosting its stake in the oil company to 24.4%. In a regulatory filing, the conglomerate controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett said it paid about $201 million for 3.46 million Occidental shares between May 16 and 18. Berkshire has bought Occidental shares on each of the last six trading days, paying about $327 million for 5.62 million shares.
CapWealth CIO Tim Pagliara joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss his top stock picks, Berkshire Hathaway stock, and what stocks to avoid.
Every year, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) hosts tens of thousands of its shareholders for its annual meeting in Omaha, which has become known as the "Woodstock of Capitalism." Fool.com contributors Matt Frankel, CFP®, and Tyler Crowe both attended this year's meeting and discuss whether it's worth attending in person or if shareholders should simply watch the livestream.
The Oracle of Omaha has made it clear that he is still cautious about holding many bank stocks.
AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist Katy Kaminski reacts to Berkshire Hathaway's $954 million stake in Capital One, commenting on the state of banks and the fixed-income sector amid economic conditions
AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist Katy Kaminski and the Yahoo Finance Live team discuss Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of Capital One and decision to shed shares of BNY Mellon.
Yahoo Finance Live's Julie Hyman discusses Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investing $954 million in Capital One, shedding shares of regional banks Bank of NY Mellon and U.S. Bancorp, while SVB and Signature Bank executives are set to testify in the Senate on the banking crisis.
The Yahoo Finance Live team breaks down Tuesday's top stories, including Home Depot's earnings report, April's retail sales, and Berkshire Hathaway switching bank holdings.
Is it time to follow Warren Buffett's lead and consider Bank of America stock? After Buffett's recent moves in bank stocks, it might be time to reassess the potential of Bank of America-heavy ETFs.
Buffett stays keen on tech titan HP.
Stocks moving in after-hours: Berkshire Hathaway, Capital One, Beam, Tesla
The Yahoo Finance Live team breaks down stocks moving in after hours, Beam Global's earnings report, and expectations from Tesla's annual shareholder meeting this week.
Inflation fears appear to have peaked, for now.
Few investors command the attention of a room quite like Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett. A little more than a week ago, the Oracle of Omaha, as he's come to be known, hosted Berkshire Hathaway's latest annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. Investors listen to Warren Buffett because of his track record.