Berkshire Hathaway sage
Warren Buffett, known as the 'Sage of Omaha', is a US investment guru and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, an Omaha, Nebraska-based investment company. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of $82.2bn (as of 2 August 2018).
Born in Nebraska in 1930, he formed Buffett Partnership Ltd in 1956 and, by 1965, he had assumed control of Berkshire Hathaway, and now helms a conglomerate with holdings in the media, insurance, energy and food and beverage sectors. The publicly traded business has stakes in Coca-Cola and American Express. Berkshire Hathaway's 52-year average annual return is 20.8%.
Warren Buffett's firm has $128bn of cash
Recognising the next generation of influential UK investors
Why three is the magic number
What sets companies on both sides of the Atlantic apart?
Usually shy of tech stocks
11% return for the month
Believes US is best place to invest
$112bn in cash
Coping with changing investment attitudes
Many investors spend their time trying to find the next disruptor, the next Uber or Netflix. Identifying the 'Next Big Thing' can make for a very profitable investment, as those companies have shown. However, predictions can more often be wrong than right....
First time since 2012
Buffet's term may have 'peaked'
Sanford DeLand's Ashworth-Lord: UK investors are starting to see negative newsflow for what it is - fake news
Managing director on running a boutique in current climate
Paying tribute to experienced managers
'It is insane to risk what you have and need in order to obtain what you do not need'
Bitcoin rose over 1,500% in 2017
South Korea to ban cryptocurrency trading
Move towards succession
It is often said the problem with regulators is they spend so much time looking at past problems they miss the ones coming up.
Donates proceeds to charity
Lawrence Gosling reviews his favourite investment titles for those with a little time to spare over the festive period.
Waiting for opportunities