Berkshire Hathaway Inc


  • The Voya Corporate Leaders Trust Fund, now run by a unit of Voya Financial Inc bought equal amounts of stock in 30 major U.S. corporations in 1935 and hasn't picked a new stock since. Some of its holdings are unchanged, including DuPont, General Electric, Procter& Gamble and Union Pacific. Others were spun off from or acquired from original components, including...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of opportunity." When Buffett releases this year's letter on Saturday, he may point to opportunities outside of the United States, after he recently decided to buy a German motorcycle accessories retailer and said he may shop more...

  • Former Coca-Cola executive Donald Keough dies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    Feb 24- Donald Keough, Coca-Cola Co's COO and president during the company's intense "cola war" days with PepsiCo Inc in the' 80 s, has died at the age of 88.. Keough, who came to Coke following the purchase of Duncan Foods in 1960, rose through the ranks and became president and chief operating officer in 1981.. Goizueta and Keough replaced the Coca-Cola formula for the...

  • Buffett put the 2006 Cadillac DTS for sale on the website Proxibid, specifying that the money would be donated to Girls Inc. of Omaha. "Girls Inc. has benefited multiple times from auction events championed by Warren Buffett, but the Buffett family's endorsement of Girls Inc. and its role in the community has been invaluable," Roberta Wilhelm, the nonprofit's...

  • Minimum insurance levels will vary from C $25 million for no or low quantities of dangerous goods to a maximum of C $1 billion for substantial quantities. Federally regulated railways include the Canadian operations of major U.S. companies such as BNSF Railroad, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc, CSX Corp and Union Pacific Corp.. *Transporters of crude...

  • NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Feb 20- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday it had agreed to buy German motorcycle apparel and accessories retailer Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebs GmbH for a little more than 400 million euros. The purchase enables Buffett, known for his optimism about the United States and the investment opportunities it offers, to...

  • Buffett goes Deere hunting, and traders follow suit Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:24 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Bullish options activity in Deere follows Warren Buffett's double down in the company last year.

  • 5 ways to play oil under pressure Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:25 PM ET
    Pump jacks and wells on the Monterey Shale formation in California

    Hits to the oil sector on Wednesday amid sustained volatility opened up opportunities to buy on weakness, "Fast Money" traders said.

  • Cramer: Following Warren Buffett is dangerous Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Though Warren Buffett may be a savvy investor, Jim Cramer warns of the risk to following his investments.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St ends nearly flat; Fed minutes support Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 18- The Dow and S&P 500 ended barely lower on Wednesday after a drop in energy shares but declines were limited by minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting, which showed policymakers are concerned about raising interest rates too soon. Exxon Mobil, which fell 2.2 percent to $91.01, was the biggest drag on both the S&P 500 and Dow following an...

  • How to think like Warren Buffett Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The true value in "investing like Buffett" may not be achieved by trying to replicate the Berkshire portfolio.

  • Stocks close off lows after Fed minutes; Exxon weighs Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Wednesday despite surprisingly dovish Fed minutes, amid apparent progress in the Greece-euro zone negotiations.

  • Citigroup to use $100B for green initiatives Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 11:26 AM ET

    Citigroup said it would set aside $100 billion to fund environmental projects over the next decade.

  • *Exxon down, Deere up as Berkshire discloses new stakes. Investors also continued to watch whether a debt deal would be reached with Greece. "A lot of people are focused on the Fed minutes, but that issue is kind of interwoven with the situation in Europe," said David Lebovitz, global market strategist at J.P.

  • Early movers: HLT, HOT, ACT, FOSL, CAT & more Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:50 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Buffett's Berkshire builds Deere stake, dumps Exxon Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:19 AM ET
    A John Deere 8600 tractor is displayed on opening day of the World Ag Expo on February 10, 2015 in Tulare, Calif.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a 5 percent stake in Deere & Co. and said it shed a $3.74 billion investment in Exxon Mobil.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 18- U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 ended above 2,100 for the first time ever, as investors waited to see whether a debt deal would be reached with Greece. *Wall Street stocks have been tied to signs of progress or difficulty with Greece's bailout program of late, even though the United States has little direct...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday disclosed a 5 percent stake in agricultural equipment maker Deere& Co and said it shed a $3.74 billion investment in oil company Exxon Mobil Corp as oil prices plunged. The changes were among several that Berkshire made in its common stock investments in the fourth quarter, according to a U.S....

  • Buffett's Berkshire secretly bought this stock Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 6:28 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was busy building up a stock stake over the second half of last year, but we're only finding out about it now.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday disclosed a new stake in agricultural and construction equipment maker Deere& Co, one of a handful of changes in its stock holdings during the fourth quarter. Berkshire reported a 17.1 million-share stake, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that detailed its...