At the Berkshire Hathaway meeting, Warren Buffett aims to assure shareholders

OMAHA, Neb. – At the start of the Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B, -2.55% BRK.A, -2.94% annual meeting on Saturday, chairman and chief executive officer Warren Buffett wasted no time speaking to the question of the company’s aging leadership. He noted, in fact, that his and vice chairman Charlie Munger’s combined age was roughly 190 years – … Read more

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