large part of Warren Buffett's fortune was made through investing in the insurance industry. In fact Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK . A ) ( BRK . B ), the company where he is CEO, owns the following insurance subsidiaries: Geico; Applied Underwriters
conducted a provisional sum-of-the-parts analysis of the company in Sears Holdings' Valuation: Between Berkshire Hathaway And Bankruptcy in June 2013 that was followed by a comprehensive report detailing the complexities of the company
I recently wrote a semi-satirical article on Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK . A ) that generated a large number of comments. I ..... as standard deviation and beta don't apply to BRK . A . One of the comments quoted Warren's definition
By DoctoRx : Background : On July 30 last year, I published an article on Seeking Alpha about Everest Re ( RE ) titled Everest Re: A Conservatively-Valued Insurance Stock With Price And Earnings Momentum. The stock was $133 then. As we now know, the mood of the market was not to be maximally ...
CHICAGO, March 10 (Reuters) - While it is hard to knock the advice of Warren Buffett, whose annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders recently lofted down from the mountain of capitalism, some of his tips can be tweaked.
By Jim Sloan : Warren Buffett's unforced error was Energy Future Holdings. I can remember the day back in 2007 that the first story appeared in the financial press. Buffett was taking two billion of PIK-toggle bonds in a Texas outfit that appeared to be mainly the survivor of the old Texas ...
By Bram de Haas : It feels weird to come to the defense of Warren Buffett. The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK . B ) is widely regarded as the most successful investor of all time - a title he deserves because no one matches
also important--10 outside directors. The independent board members include Charles Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway ; William Gates Sr., father of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates; and Hamilton James, president and COO of the
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc trades at a lower premium and has more earnings power than Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises Inc , and investors wishing to invest
March 9 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc trades at a lower premium and has more earnings power than Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises Inc, and investors wishing to invest alongside...