Warren Buffett

Buy This S&P 500 ETF and Profit Like Buffett

S&P 500 ETF

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

Warren Buffett successor

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...

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

best tips

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.

The Tide Is Quickly Ebbing on This Tech Giant

tech investment to buy

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...

Invest Like Warren Buffett: Check Out His Latest Buying Target

warren buffett

Legendary investor Warren Buffett has been busy buying stocks on the market dips - and he's also placed a big bet on one specific industry...

Amid Wednesday's stock market sell-off, which left the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq down 1.4%, 1.3%, and 1.59% respectively on heavy volume (the fifth heaviest of any session this year), the Oracle of Omaha went shopping.

Speaking on CNBC Thursday morning, the billionaire investor declined to share what stocks he bought. But, he did say they are "names you'd recognize."

But here’s one industry we know he’s after: auto dealers…

How to Invest Like Warren Buffett in the U.S. Energy Revolution

Energy oil dollar small

In our Aug. 11 Private Briefing report "What Does This 'Mysterious Signal' Tell Us About CB&I?" we said we suspected that super-investor Warren Buffett would use the sell-off in Chicago Bridge & Iron to boost his stake in the Netherlands-based infrastructure specialist.

That's exactly what happened.

Here's why and here's how to profit by following the same techniques...

This Energy Play Has Warren Buffett Playing Catch-Up

It's absolute gospel in the world of investing to study and understand the moves that Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway are making - and then to follow them for profit.

And with good reason: Buffett's track record speaks for itself - and he augments his capital-markets genius with the homespun, down-to-earth personality that's cemented his spot as a hero to the masses.

One of Buffett's newest forays has taken his Berkshire investment vehicle into the energy sector.

But he wasn't the first to get there. We were. And it's paying off in a big way...

Read More...

Why Warren Buffett Is Wrong About Investing in Bitcoin

Buffett mug

Warren Buffett didn't get to be a billionaire by being wrong, but it's clear from what he's been saying about investing in Bitcoin that he just doesn't get the digital currency.

Last Friday on CNBC, Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), unleashed his second dismissal of Bitcoin this month.

"Stay away from it," Buffett said during a panel discussion. "It's a mirage, basically."

To continue reading, please click here...

How Warren Buffett Led Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B) to Record Profit in 2013

Buffett mug

Buoyed by a recovering U.S. economy, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B) posted a record profit in 2013 and is upbeat about the future.

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 utilities to ice cream. The Omaha, Neb.-based conglomerate consists of some $117.5 billion of a variety of stocks.

To continue reading, please click here...

Convert These Costs into Profits

It's fair to say that adding up your health, auto, homeowner's, life, and business insurance costs (to name just a few) can lead to a massive tab. And it puts a huge dent in your available investment capital.

But it doesn't have to.

Let’s take a look at our insurance costs compared to some other countries, their drivers, and… most importantly,

how to knock them down and profit from what we save.

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

Light bulb 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 turned the charts upside down and didn't get a different answer."

Meanwhile, Lynch once observed, "Charts are great for predicting the past."

Instead of focusing on market momentum, they simply concentrated on finding long-term value. It's called fundamental analysis.

And over time, that singular "system" made both men very wealthy.

To continue reading, please click here…

© 2015 Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201, Email: customerservice@MoneyMorning.com