Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) Stock Portfolio – Update 2010 Q4
Feb23

Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) Stock Portfolio – Update 2010 Q4

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway stock holdings for Q4 2010 was filed on 2/14/2011.  There has been a lot stock activity, with additions made to Wells Fargo & Co, reductions to Bank of New York Mellon, Moody’s, and complete sell offs in Bank of America, Becton & Dickinson, Comcast, Fiserv Inc, Lowes, Nalco Holding Co, Nestle, and Nike. Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A / BRK.B) stock updates for the fourth...

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2011 Bond Market Outlook & 2010 Review
Dec26

2011 Bond Market Outlook & 2010 Review

2010 has been a very interesting year for bonds, with the European sovereign debt crisis significantly affecting prices in that region.  Another big story was with US treasuries, which have seen a huge run up in prices with plenty of investor demand during the second and third quarters of 2010, only to see a sell off in last the few months of the year. 2011 will be another year of uncertainty and investor worry in global bonds. ...

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10 Books As Gifts For Investors
Dec10

10 Books As Gifts For Investors

Here are 10 gift ideas for an investor, or someone who likes to invest. Gifts for investors are often inexpensive and all investors can use more knowledge.  Below, are list several books that would be suitable as gifts, for a range of investors from beginners, stock investors, real estate investors, etc.  Please note that the books are in no particular order. . 1. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing.  A...

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Berkshire Hathaway 2010 Q3 Results
Nov08

Berkshire Hathaway 2010 Q3 Results

On Friday November 5 2010, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A / BRK.B) reported 2010 3rd quarter earnings: – Net earnings deceivingly decreased to $2.99B ($1,814 per Class A share), from last year’s Q3 profit of $3.24B ($2,087 per Class A). – Insurance underwriting profit decreased to $199M, from $346M. – Income from investments & derivatives decreased to $202M from a $1.18B. – Income from...

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Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) 2009 Letter To Shareholders

On Saturday, February 27 2010, Warren Buffett released his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 2009 annual letter to shareholders, and 2009 annual report. In keeping with last year’s decision, I am not going to regurgitate the letter to my readers, as there are ample news articles doing that already.  Instead, I have listed the topics that Buffett discusses in the letter.  I STRONGLY encourage investors to read the letter firsthand.  As...

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