Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

276,015.00
2,115.00 0.77
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 273,900.00
Open 275,540.00
Day Low/High 275,100.00 / 278,640.00
52 Wk Low/High 239,440.00 / 347,400.00
Volume 503.00
Avg Volume 500.00
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 692.88K
Market Cap 440.14B
EPS 49,828.00
P/E Ratio 18.56
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Stocks Slip From Record Levels; BHP Billiton Shares Rise Despite Monster Losses

Stocks Slip From Record Levels; BHP Billiton Shares Rise Despite Monster Losses

U.S. stocks moved lower Tuesday, after the three major indices closed at record highs on Monday.

Home Depot Matches Earnings, Revenue Expectations and Raises Guidance

Home Depot Matches Earnings, Revenue Expectations and Raises Guidance

More Americans remodeled their homes in the spring months as Home Depot matched both earnings and revenue estimates.

Life Insurers Are Croaking

With the Bank of England easing monetary policy today, I'd like to point out that life insurance is the most-exposed sector to lower rates. (The second-most-exposed one is banking). Frankly, the "float" ain't what it used to be for insurers, while r...

Why Warren Buffett Doesn't Care About Currency Movements

Why Warren Buffett Doesn't Care About Currency Movements

It's the subtle, yet powerful benefit of long-term investing.

Insurance Stocks: Trouble With the (Yield) Curve

Insurance Stocks: Trouble With the (Yield) Curve

Investors may finally be catching up to it.

Taking In Several Shorts

I'm down to tag ends on the following shorts: The "B" shares of Berkshire Hathaway   Coca-Cola Fastenal Foot Locker Lincoln National MetLife Netflix Nordstrom Starbucks Walt Disney Co.

Cramer: Alcoa Shows Astounding Growth in Europe and China

Cramer: Alcoa Shows Astounding Growth in Europe and China

Better snap up Alcoa now, before its splits, to take advantage of both its businesses.

Tweets on the Street: Gates and Buffett Mark Friendship's Silver Anniversary

Tweets on the Street: Gates and Buffett Mark Friendship's Silver Anniversary

It has been 25 years since the Oracle of Omaha befriended the co-founder of Microsoft.

There are No Dollars in Dogma

"Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful." -- Warren Buffett The investment mosaic is complex, and the "rules" are ever-changing -- just consider what's happened to the S&P 500 in recent days. The index nearly hit a new ...

'Defensive' Consumer Staples Aren't

Consumer staples are being taken out to the woodshed this morning, with Pepsico (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO) leading the way lower. Both are down about 1% so far this morning, perhaps in reaction to Philadelphia passing a soft-drink tax yesterday. Even ...

Trade of the Week: Short Apple

I'm making a short of Apple (AAPL) my Trade of the Week this week at $99 a share. I recently covered most of my Apple short at prices much lower than today's level, but re-upped my exposure in the past week or two on the stock's renewed strength. Ap...

It's Been a Busy Week for Buffett, Berkshire

It's Been a Busy Week for Buffett, Berkshire

First the Apple buy, then the role in the Yahoo acquisition.

Doug's Morning Musings

Let's start the day today with a roundup of news and observations: The Markets I took in some of my index shorts at good prices yesterday amid four weeks of market declines. I remain in a pessimistic mode, but a practical one. Trading around positio...

Behold the Breathtaking Beauty of Berkshire Hathaway's Stock

The secret sauce is not that Buffett is a great capital allocator but that he gets better over time because he knows how to change.

Mel Brooks and the Markets

Moses (played by Mel Brooks): "The Lord, the Lord Jehovah has given unto you these 15 ... [drops one of three tablets] ... Oy! Ten! Ten commandments for all to obey!" -- History of the World, Part I Wall Street seems like a Mel Brooks film festival ...

Top 3 Shake-Ups in Buffett's Berkshire Portfolio

Top 3 Shake-Ups in Buffett's Berkshire Portfolio

The legendary 'Oracle of Omaha' surpised many on Wall Street in rolling out his investment giant's latest stock holdings.

Closing Bell: Oil Closes at Highest Level Since November; Apple Ends Higher

Closing Bell: Oil Closes at Highest Level Since November; Apple Ends Higher

U.S. stocks ended near session highs thanks to a big boost for Apple shares on word that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway took a $900 million stake.

Cramer: Is This the Kiss of Death From Buffett?

Cramer: Is This the Kiss of Death From Buffett?

This may not have been his call, but when Buffett buys tech, he buys it wrong anyway.

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.

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.

Midday Report: Baird Backs J.C.Penney; Apple Boosts Dow, Nasdaq

Midday Report: Baird Backs J.C.Penney; Apple Boosts Dow, Nasdaq

U.S. stocks held near session highs as Apple did heavy lifting for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq.

Here’s What Jim Cramer Thinks About Warren Buffett’s Stake in Apple

Here’s What Jim Cramer Thinks About Warren Buffett’s Stake in Apple

Jim Cramer said Berkshire Hathaway's $1 billion investment in Apple could give the beaten down stock a floor.

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...

Futures Reverse Friday's Dip; Disney Continues Box Office Domination

Futures Reverse Friday's Dip; Disney Continues Box Office Domination

Berkshire Hathaway revealed a $1 billion stake in Apple. 

Goldman Sachs Says Oil Surplus Came to a Sudden Halt, Raises Forecast

Goldman Sachs Says Oil Surplus Came to a Sudden Halt, Raises Forecast

There's a new call on oil from Goldman Sachs this morning.

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 ...

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.