Berkshire Hathaway: Live Coverage of the Annual Shareholders Meeting

OMAHA, Neb. — The Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting returned to a live, in-person format for 2022, after a two-year pandemic hiatus moved the so-called “Woodstock for Capitalists” online. Warren Buffett addressed the company’s massive stock purchases in the first quarter, the performance of its collection of businesses, and added his signature folksy anecdotes and … Read more

Natural-gas prices continue to trade at a nearly 14-year high, while oil prices climb

Natural-gas futures looked to extend their gains into a fifth straight session on Monday, touching their highest levels in nearly 14 years, while oil prices touched their highest levels of the month so far on worries about global supplies. Price action West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery CL00, + 0.94% CL.1, + 0.94% CLK22, … Read more

Oil Prices Are Surging⁠ — and Pipeline Stock Dividends Are Rising. Here’s How to Play It.

Sanctions on Russia are upending global energy markets, pushing up crude oil above $ 100 a barrel and sending US gasoline prices to an average of $ 4.30 a gallon, up nearly 50% in the last year. It has also turned the energy sector into a superstar this year. Of the 11 sectors in the … Read more

Nokia stock rallies after Raymond James says it’s OK to buy now

The US-listed shares of Nokia Corp. got a boost Monday, after Raymond James analyst Simon Leopold upgraded the Finland-based network infrastructure company, citing an improving competitive position and market opportunities that exceed expectations. Leopold raised his rating to outperform, after being at market perform since Sept. 8, 2020. He set a price target for the … Read more

US stock futures pare deeper losses after Russia shelling sparks fire at Ukraine nuclear plant

US stock-index futures were lower on Friday, but pared deeper losses after reports that Russian shelling had caused a fire at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, raising fears of an unprecedented nuclear disaster. Ukraine officials later said the fire, in a training building of the facility, had been extinguished. How are stock index-futures trading? Dow … Read more