#9. Warren Buffett Resolves the 'Mystery' of the 'Missing' Bank of America Stake(April 20)
In April, Buffett told Fortune's Adam Lashinsky: "We own stock in four banks: USB, Wells, M&T, and SunTrust." What about the 5 million Bank of America shares Berkshire reported owning at the end of 2008?
They didn't come to mind, Buffett told us, because they'd been purchased by Geico's stockpicker Lou Simpson.
#8. Warren Buffett's Top Three Investment Rules for the Average American (July 10)
Buffett is asked by ABC News for his "top three pieces of advice for average Americans who want to grow their savings and keep their money safe." His response:
If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Always look at how much the other guy is making when he is trying to sell you something.
Stay away from leverage. Nobody ever goes broke that doesn't owe money.
Buffett also threw in some life lessons involving the game of bridge and the value of education.