Run by the iconic Warren Buffett since 1965, Berkshire has grown from a textile manufacturing company to now include 80-plus businesses that run the gamut from insurance to railroads to...
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The "Painful" Truth About Diversification
Portfolio diversification is one of the most widely advocated concepts in investing. Almost all financial planners recommend it.
But it's also one of the most misunderstood concepts.
Traditional diversification isn't a real-world way to create big wealth.
Warren Buffett certainly understands this, as you'll see....
So does Lynn...
The Winning Investment System That Gave Us Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch
So what do Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch have in common?
Aside from being legendary investors, neither one of them has ever used technical analysis to dig up a market-beating stock pick.
In a world bereft of charts, trend lines, and candlesticks, both of these heavy weights have relied entirely on fundamental analysis to earn their famous fortunes.
In fact, their disdain for technical analysis is so complete that Buffett once remarked, "I realized technical analysis didn't work when I...
How to Invest in Tech in 2013
If you want to know how to invest in tech in 2013, there's a major shift you should understand.
For much of the past three decades, technology companies have been huge sources of share-price growth. Some of the world's biggest tech companies have let growth stock investors latch on to their innovation potential and watch the share prices soar above other sectors.
These tech stocks have been a great growth story for decades, and their industry dominance has led to huge profits and cash piles.
Three Stocks to Buy to Beat Warren Buffett's Gains
While many look to Warren Buffett's holdings to find the best stocks to buy, it turns out his holdings' rivals could be the better picks.
Buffett is known not only for value investing, but also buying shares only of companies that operate in prosaic, easy-to-understand businesses. That's why the holdings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A,
What Was the Real Motive Behind Warren Buffett's Goldman Deal?
Legendary investor Warren Buffett is set to become one Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s (NYSE: GS) largest investors without shelling out one penny.
Impressive as that is, what's even more striking is how the guru investor brokered the Goldman deal to his distinct advantage.
The savvy CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A,
How to Invest Like Warren Buffett
If you want to know how to invest like the best, a good place to start is with Warren Buffett.
What Warren Buffett's Shareholder Letter Tells Us
Warren Buffett's shareholder letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B) investors was full of the Oracle of Omaha's market wisdom and one-liners, plus some hints about what Berkshire will pursue in 2013.
Here's a look at what Buffett discussed...
Does the Heinz Deal Mean Warren Buffett Has Become a Doomsday Prepper?
At first sight, Warren Buffett's deal with the Brazilian-led private equity firm 3G Capital to purchase H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ) looks strange.
At $28 billion the famed ketchup maker is valued at a rich 23 times earnings, and Buffett won't even control the management, which is to be left to 3G. Given Warren's long and storied history, something doesn't make sense.
But maybe he's become a doomsday prepper....