2013 results once again demonstrate the value of Berkshire's diversified portfolio, as solid and consistent performance from the firm's non-insurance operations helped smooth out some of the volatility seen in its insurance businesses.
Buying assets with long-term value.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Berkshire's buy, a boost for Costco, and more.
With interest rates rising, will dividend yields keep utilities afloat?
Investors continued their search for income in May, as the future of monetary policy came into sharp focus during the month.
Increasingly bullish sentiment means investors must pick their spots carefully.
Rising interest rates have taken their toll, but as the Fed delays dialing back on stimulus, investors are poised to recapture some of their losses.
Volatility could return to the financial sector in the second half of 2013.
Widening investment-grade credit spreads and rising interest rates lead to losses.