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Death, Wells Fargo, and the most ‘fun’ investment: Here are the biggest things you missed from Berkshire Hathaway’s annual gathering

The Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholder meeting on Saturday. Buffett and Charlie Munger, Berkshire’s vice chairman, discussed Wells Fargo, potential succession plans, the current political climate, and much more. Follow Markets Insider’s coverage of Berkshire Hathaway’s meeting. Investors, media, and high-profile members of the investment community descended on Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend…


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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger say Coca-Cola getting into cannabis would ruin the company’s ‘wholesome image’

Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger advised Coca-Cola not to enter the cannabis business. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is the largest investor in the soft-drink maker, owning a $19.5 billion stake. Coca-Cola earlier this year held talks with the cannabis producer Aurora Cannabis about teaming up to make CBD-infused beverages. The talks ultimately failed.…



Credit Suisse studied 20 years of Warren Buffett’s acquisitions in order to replicate his approach — and it’s identified 12 stocks you should buy right now

Credit Suisse studied 20 years of Warren Buffett’s acquisitions in order to replicate his approach — and it’s identified 12 stocks you should buy right now

Alex Wong / Getty Images Credit Suisse studied market legend Warren Buffett’s approach to investing over a 20-year period and combined it with their own proprietary system for stock analysis. They arrived at a Buffett-inspired methodology for picking stocks, 12 of which are identified and outlined in detail below. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more…


Warren Buffett is ditching the method he uses to evaluate his performance (BRK.B)

Warren Buffett is ditching the method he uses to evaluate his performance (BRK.B)

Getty Images / Bill Pugliano Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, said in his annual shareholder letter that he’s abandoning his longtime metric for valuing his conglomerate’s shares. The measure, price-to-book value, compares a corporation’s share price with the value of a company’s balance sheet, minus liabilities. By that measure, Berkshire Hathaway…


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Here are the biggest takeaways from Warren Buffett’s annual letter

Reuters/Shannon StapletonWarren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, released his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday.Buffett discussed items like his plans to repurchase the company’s stock and how a new accounting rule impacts Berkshire Hathaway’s bottom line.The 88-year old investor made no explicit statements about plans for succession at the company. Each year,…