Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), (BRK.B), the conglomerate owned by billionaire Warren Buffett, is reportedly nearing a deal to buy Portland-based Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP). The Wall Street Journal first reported the news saying such a transaction from Berkshire, which already owns a 3.1% stake in the aircraft equipment maker and is its largest shareholder, would be […]View the full post at: Buffett Nears $30B Deal for Precision Castparts (PCP): Report
Every year, undergraduate students from 40 universities compete for a trip to Omaha to spend a day with Warren Buffett. The annual tradition always begins at Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), which Buffett acquired from the late Rose "Mrs. B" Blumkin in 1983 for his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s investment vehicle Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has agreed to acquire one of Europe’s top motorcycle clothing, helmets, and accessories company Detlev Louis Motorradvertriebs GmbH.
By Sean Weston:7 out of the last 15 years, and 4 out of the last 5, have seen Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A, BRK.B) increase in per-share book value fall below that of the S&P 500's return, with dividends included.
Stockerblog submits: Warren Buffett doesn't believe in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and is willing to put his mouth where his money is. He has put up $50 million in support of a proposal to set up an atomic fuel bank authorized by the United Nations nuclear agency.