Berkshire Profit Doubles

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posted first-quarter earnings Friday that doubled versus last year, buoyed by gains in its insurance businesses and derivatives holdings.

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  • Warren Buffett bought his first Berkshire Hathaway shares for $7.50 each, 55 years ago today
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  • Profit at Buffett's Berkshire falls 15 per cent as costs rise
    OMAHA, Neb. — Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett, said Friday that its second-quarter profit fell 15 per cent as costs rose for its various businesses and it earned less from its investments. Berkshire owns many ...
    12/3/2017 - 3:53 am | View Link
  • Hurricanes, earthquake drag down Q3 profit at Buffett's Berkshire
    Bad weather hurt Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc in the third quarter, as insurance losses tied to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and an earthquake in Mexico contributed to a 43 percent drop in profit. Berkshire on Friday said it lost $3 billion ...
    11/4/2017 - 2:16 am | View Link
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    BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. To the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.: Berkshire’s gain in net worth during 2016 was $27.5 billion, which increased the per-share ...
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