Warren Buffett Says Markets Have Become a ‘Gambling Parlor’

OMAHA, Neb. — As recently as February, Warren Buffett lamented he wasn’t finding much out there that was worth buying. That is no longer the case. After a yearslong deal drought, Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B -2.55% is opening up the spending spigot again. It forged an $ 11.6 billion deal to buy insurer … Read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway agrees to buy insurance company Alleghany for $ 11.6 billion

Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles, California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett is making moves. Berkshire Hathaway said Monday morning it agreed to buy insurance company Alleghany for $ 11.6 billion, or $ 848.02 per share, in cash. The conglomerate said the deal “represents a multiple of … Read more