Oil stocks enjoy broad rally as crude prices jump, with Exxon Mobil at an 8-year high and Chevron at a record

The energy sector is on track to enjoy a unanimous rally Tuesday, as the European Union’s ban on Russian oil has sent crude oil futures surging. The SPDR Energy Select Sector ETF XLE, + 1.83% rallied 1.0% in premarket trading, with all 21 equity components gaining ground. The biggest gainer is Pioneer Natural Resources Co.’s … Read more

Saudi Aramco Becomes World’s Most Valuable Stock as Apple Drops

“There’s panic selling in a lot of tech and other high-multiple names, and the money coming out of there seems headed in particular for energy, which for now has a favorable outlook, given commodity prices,” he said. “Companies like Aramco are benefiting significantly from this environment.” .

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

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

Berkshire Hathaway First Quarter Operating Profits Edged Higher as Buybacks Slowed

Berkshire Hathaway made a big bet on other stocks in the first quarter, and energy was a favorite. Warren Buffett’s company bought $ 51.1 billion worth of equities in the quarter, according to the company’s 10-Q filing. Among the purchases were billions of dollars worth of Chevron (ticker: CVX) and Occidental Petroleum (OXY). Berkshire also … Read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Buys Big Block of Occidental Petroleum Stock

Text size Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks to the press as he arrives at the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 4, 2019. Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty Images Berkshire Hathaway has purchased nearly 30 million shares of Occidental Petroleum since the end of 2021, adding to an existing large … Read more