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The Real Reason Warren Buffett Knew He Couldn't Lose His Million-Dollar Bet

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Warren Buffett is two years away from winning his famous $1 million bet with a hedge fund manager, and the media's already misunderstanding the key to his success.

Here's the winning wisdom behind Buffett's simple gamble - and what it means for your money...

The Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks to Watch in 2016

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Berkshire Hathaway released preliminary Q1 earnings Saturday and saw a rise in earnings.

As always, the most anticipated part of the annual gathering was Warren Buffett's take on key holdings.

Following are five top Warren Buffett stocks to watch in 2016...

What to Expect from the Annual Berkshire Meeting in 2016

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The annual Berkshire meeting takes place this weekend, and we've pinpointed the five biggest talking points that investors need to keep their eye on today and tomorrow.

Here are each of the five talking points, plus the top Warren Buffett stocks for investors to keep on their radars in 2016...

Warren Buffett Subsidiary's "Disturbing Business Model" Under Federal Investigation

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On Tuesday, Warren Buffett's "disturbing business model" regarding his subsidiary companies' business practices was brought to Federal authorities' attention.

A handful of Democrats in the House Financial Services Committee are concerned that Clayton Homes in Tennessee is exploiting certain members of society.

Here's more on the investigation into how Buffett's mobile-home company does business...

Warren Buffett on Trump Economics: "I Haven't Heard Anything I Disagree With"

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A sound off from Warren Buffett on Trump's proposed economic reform: "In terms of policy, I haven't heard him say anything yet that I disagree with."

We didn't see that coming from this staunch Hillary Clinton supporter.

Here's what "The Oracle of Omaha" had to say about Donald Trump's fiscal strategy...

Why Is Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) Stock So Expensive?

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Berkshire Hathaway Class A shares are the most expensive shares traded on U.S. markets.

For years, analysts have called for, and investors have clamored for, a stock split.

Keep reading to find out why BRK.A shares are so expensive and are expected to remain so for a long while...

Why You Shouldn't Try to Invest Like Warren Buffett

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Many "experts" say that they can help you invest like the legendary Warren Buffett.

Most, unfortunately, have no clue how he actually does it.

Even those few who do understand his deep-value investing style are holding something back from you. They'll tell you how you can invest like Warren Buffett while omitting a key detail:

You shouldn't try to.

I know that's heresy in an era when the Oracle of Omaha is rightfully lauded as one of the world's greatest, but simply mirroring what he does will not get you where you want to go. Chances are, it won't produce the returns he gets either.

Here are three reasons you shouldn't try to invest like Warren Buffett...

Why Did Warren Buffett Buy IBM Stock?

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He's often lauded as a genius who sees some hidden promise in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) that the rest of us don't. Or he's derided as a high-profile value investor who's losing his touch when it comes to picking companies.

Here's why he bought it in the first place, and why it shouldn't encourage you to buy IBM...

Why did Warren Buffett buy IBM stock back in 2011?

10 Warren Buffett Stocks to Watch in 2015

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As of March 25, Warren Buffett's net worth is $70.9 billion.

That's because Warren Buffett stocks are profit gold mines - and the "Oracle of Omaha" just closed another deal that will make Kraft a stock to watch this year.

Here are 10 more of Buffett's assets that you should keep an eye on in 2015...

Buy This S&P 500 ETF and Profit Like Buffett

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For solid returns with minimal effort and low cost, buy an S&P 500 ETF.

Legendary investor Warren Buffett agrees. On Monday he advised LeBron James to keep it simple and invest in low-cost index funds.

It's not the first time Buffett has recommended this type of investment. "A low-cost index fund is the most sensible equity investment for the great majority of investors," according to Buffett.

Here's the best S&P 500 ETF to buy to profit from the S&P's future gains...

Warren Buffett Successors Revealed: Meet Ajit Jain and Greg Abel

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Two Warren Buffett successors were named Saturday by the most credible source besides Buffett himself - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B) vice chairman Charles Munger.

In a Feb. 28 letter to shareholders, Munger said two men - Ajit Jain and Greg Abel - would both be worthy replacements of Buffett as new Berkshire Hathaway CEO.

Buffett will turn 85 on Aug. 30, and right-hand man Munger celebrated his 91st birthday on Jan. 1. While no one is certain when the two leaders will exit, when they do, it will surely affect Berkshire stock - and its investors.

Here's a close look at the two men Munger named as probable Warren Buffett successors...

The 25 Best Warren Buffett Quotes of All Time

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Warren Buffett quotes can be found in myriad forms: posters, computer wallpapers, memes. He is, after all, the greatest investor of the 20th century, with a net worth of $73.1 billion.

When the "Oracle of Omaha" speaks, investors listen. And one things is for certain: he's an Oracle of many words.

Here are 25 of the best Warren Buffett quotes of all time...

Ten of the Best Tips for Financial – and Personal – Success

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Investing tips from the right people can be crucial tools for entrepreneurial success..

For example, Warren Buffett recommends mastering the basics. Steve Wozniak says don't spend beyond your means. Mark Zuckerberg suggests taking risks...

That's just the start. Here 10 of the best tips - about money, business, and life - from entrepreneurs who succeeded big time.

What’s the Difference Between Berkshire A and B Shares?

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This basic guide answers exactly what's the difference between Berkshire A and B shares.

Here's the full explanation of both BRK stock classes - how they compare, how they began, and more...

The Tide Is Quickly Ebbing on This Tech Giant

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Warren Buffett famously said at the height of the financial crisis that you only know who's been swimming naked when the tide goes out.

Unfortunately for him and his shareholders at Berkshire Hathaway, it appears that one of the Sage of Omaha's biggest holdings, IBM Corp., has been skinny dipping for a long time.

Some astute observers such as Stanley Druckenmiller, Doug Kass, and Fred Hickey, the editor of The High-Tech Strategist, have been warning for months that IBM's business and balance sheet were deteriorating.

The stock market, however, was happy to ignore these warnings and instead allow itself to be fooled by massive debt-financed stock buybacks that were propping up the company's shares.

The tide now appears to have receded, however...