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Berkshire meeting offers glimpse of post-Buffett leadership

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s annual shareholder meeting often features questions about the challenges and strategies of whoever succeeds Chief Executive Officer Warren Buffett. This year, investors got to see the likely candidates in action.When confronted on a question about succession, Buffett pointed out that deputies Greg Abel and Ajit Jain were there and available to take…


Looks like Warren Buffett’s next ‘elephant-sized’ acquisition could be an airline — the big question is why?

Looks like Warren Buffett’s next ‘elephant-sized’ acquisition could be an airline — the big question is why?

Warren Buffett, who once joked that capitalists should have shot down the Wright brothers’ first plane and saved investors money, has made a course correction that’s raised the idea he’s considering the purchase of an airline.Thirty years after a troublesome investment in USAir, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has amassed stakes that make his holding company among…