Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B (BRK.B)

210.44
NYSE
Prev Close 213.54
Day Low/High 210.24 / 213.59
52 Wk Low/High 159.50 / 231.61
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1402.01B
Market Cap 299.39B
P/E Ratio 21.88
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Buffett's Apple Buy Is Warren-ted

Buffett's Apple Buy Is Warren-ted

Berkshire's purchase of 10 million shares couldn't have come at a better time.

And We're Off!

The markets have open slightly higher, and here's a short list of what's driving investors' moods this morning: Weak Chinese Data Economic figures out over the weekend called into question the rebound in China and overall global economic growth. Chi...

Our Take on Buffett's Apple and Yahoo! Moves

It seems the "Oracle of Omaha" is changing his tune on technology. Warren Buffett has has shunned tech in the past, but we learned over the weekend that he plans to help bankroll billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid for Yahoo! (YHOO). And this morning, Buf...

Takeaways and Observations

I was out of the office yesterday, but my take on the session is: "Up, Down, Up, Flat." It was a mixed day in terms of economic data, with potholes everywhere. (You'd have to be blind not to see them.) It was all about retail yet again, and it sure ...

My Takeaways and Observations

Did I mention that the market has no memory from day to day? It was a busy short-side day for me today. Disney (DIS) -- why the mouse is no longing roaring.   On management B.S.  Macy's (M).   Sears (SHLD) is the elephant in the room and a possible ...

My Takeaways and Observations

Nyquist can now win The Triple Crown. Effortless win. I had a fun interview with Boston Red Sox fan Thomas Keene on Bloomberg "Market Surveillance."  I mused at the get go.  And one more muse.  I am a disbeliever on the China story and I'm shorting ...

Trending Tickers: VRX, KKD, TSN, BRK.B

U.S. indices were mixed as oil prices reversed their earlier climb. 

Paradise Lost

I was going to make to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) my Short Trade of the Week today, but the shares got away from me before I could complete and post my column. However, I have some other good shorting ideas -- and hopefully, I'll come up with...

Canada Wildfires, Saudi Shakeup Lift Oil and Markets

Also, Krispy Kreme acquired for $1.35 billion.

My Outlook for the Market's Major Sectors (Part Deux)

Let's continue with my latest outlook for the market's major sectors. (You can read Part I of my views here.) Consumer Staples The U.S. dollar has recently declined, which is normally good for staples. However, valuations are at historically high le...

Rev's Forum: It's All About the Jobs Report

Markets will be looking for how the indicator impacts Fed policy.

What's Ahead Friday: Berkshire Hathaway Earnings, April Jobs Report

What's Ahead Friday: Berkshire Hathaway Earnings, April Jobs Report

In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for Friday May 6, investors will get the April jobs report and quarterly results from Cigna and Berkshire Hathaway.

My Takeaways and Observations

I started the day with an updated and still ursine market update: "Hey, Let's Be Careful Out There."   A new investment short -- England, via iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU).  EWU as a short went on my Best Ideas List. Jim Chanos and I are thinkin...

Apple's Tim Cook Is No Steve Jobs

Apple's Tim Cook Is No Steve Jobs

Nothing the CEO told Cramer changes my decision to short the stock.

Take Ackman With a Large Grain of Salt

Take Ackman With a Large Grain of Salt

His bet on Valeant is proving to be disastrous.

Apple's Headwinds Grow More Forceful (and Apparent)

Apple (AAPL) chief Tim Cook appeared on Mad Money last night for a lengthy interview with Jim "El Capitan" Cramer, but his interview did nothing to dissuade me from my fundamental short thesis for the stock. Shares have fallen for the past eight ses...

My Takeaways and Observations

I have a routine doctor's appointment at 3 p.m. ET, so "Takeaways" is early today. Why I quit the SDS -- aka ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS).    My take on the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) shindig.  My diagnosis of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX)...

My Big Takeaway From Berkshire's Annual Meeting

I drill down to one very insightful question and answer that deserve a second pass.

Valeant Shares Destined For Major Turnaround, Bill Ackman Says

Valeant Shares Destined For Major Turnaround, Bill Ackman Says

The market is struggling to properly estimate the value of Valeant's core assets, Bill Ackman says.

Long Trade of the Week: ProShares Short S&P 500

I remain manifestly bearish, so I'm making this week's Long Trade of the Week the ProShares Short S&P 500 (SH) -- a 1x inverse play on the S&P 500. As I previously noted, on Friday I sold all of my ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS) -- a 2x inve...

The One Piece of Warren Buffett's Investment Wisdom Most Investors Ignore

Far too many people are running around trying to invest like Warren. 

I Question the Questions Asked at Berkshire's Annual Meeting

I Question the Questions Asked at Berkshire's Annual Meeting

Buffett and Munger didn't get the grilling investors need to hear.

3 Names That Make Sense for Warren Buffett to Buy

3 Names That Make Sense for Warren Buffett to Buy

What I learned after listening to 6 hours of Charlie Munger and the Oracle of Omaha.

My Diagnosis of Valeant Pharmaceuticals

"Valeant, of course, was a sewer ... [and its directors deserve] all the opprobrium they are getting." -- Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B), at this weekend's annual Berkshire shareholder meeting Pershing Square's Bi...

Buffett And Munger Bring It, but the Questions Fall Short

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger "brought it" this weekend to the "Woodstock of Capitalists" -- the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B). But unfortunately, Buffett and Munger's audience and questioners didn't. Of course...

Berkshire: Don't Belly Up to the Buffett

Berkshire: Don't Belly Up to the Buffett

The company's fans may not savor the price action on their shares over the next 12 months.

Warren Buffett Walks the Convention Floor Before Annual Meeting

Warren Buffett Walks the Convention Floor Before Annual Meeting

Warren Buffett walked the convention floor before the start of the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting.

Tweets on the Street: Buffett-Palooza and Betting on the Environment

Tweets on the Street: Buffett-Palooza and Betting on the Environment

Wall Street Twitter traffic ran the gamut Friday from Berkshire's annual meeting to talk about global environmental investment.

You've Heard of Guns N' Roses, But How About Guns N' Real Estate?

You've Heard of Guns N' Roses, But How About Guns N' Real Estate?

My screen likes gunmaker Smith & Wesson and real estate giant HFF.

My 7 Burning Questions for Warren Buffett

My 7 Burning Questions for Warren Buffett

The Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting draws huge crowds these days.