It's amazing that Warren Buffett is alive. Not because he's 84, or because he appears in poor health. In fact, it's the opposite: Buffett is chipper and more alert and energized than I am over the course of Berkshire Hathaway's seven-hour annual meeting. No, it's amazing that Buffett is alive because we are all here.
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett is not one to talk much about his personal life in public, but his prostate cancer may dominate the conversation this weekend when his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway convenes its annual shareholder meeting. The event dubbed "Woodstock for Capitalism" draws more than 40,000 shareholders to Omaha, Nebraska's convention center for a weekend of festivities, the highlight of which being the questions Buffett takes from investors. This year, for the first time, he will also entertain questions from a select group of analysts who follow Berkshire's stock. ...
ETF Database submits: Last weekend, shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) descended on the Qwest center in Omaha, Nebraska to hear a few words of wisdom from the legendary investor and CEO of the company, Warren Buffett.
OMAHA: Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday celebrated Warren Buffett's 50th anniversary running the conglomerate, as the billionaire fielded questions about the company and its future, and explained some business practices. Berkshire owns more than 80 companies including the Burlington Northern railroad, Geico car insurance, Benjamin Moore paint, Dairy Queen ice cream, Fruit of the Loom underwear, and See's candies, and owns more than $115 billion of stocks.