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Nvidia, PepsiCo, Facebook, General Electric, and Apple are the companies to watch.
investment fund dumped its entire stake in the software group only months after revealing its $2 billion investment. Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio of around 90 U.S.-listed stocks lost around $38 billion in value over the three months ending in December, the SEC filings noted, as the S&P 500 slumped nearly 15% in a global market sell-off triggered by slowing growth and a then-hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve.
Apple's video service hasn't launched yet, but already one analyst is downplaying its impact on the company. Apple stock dipped after Berkshire Hathaway cut its stake in the company Friday.
** S&P 500 gains 2.5 pct, fueled by U.S.-China trade optimism. President Trump on Fri said the U.S. is closer than ever before to having a "real" trade deal with Beijing ** This as the DJI picked ...
Warren Buffett and top hedge funds sold tech stocks like Apple, Netflix, Facebook and Alibaba in Q4, though the "Oracle of Omaha" bought bank stocks and GM.
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B, $202.78), sold a teensy bit of Apple (AAPL) stock in the fourth quarter of 2018, took new stakes in three companies, dumped one position just a few months after initiating it, and continued to go bonkers for bank stocks.Indeed, the Oracle of Omaha made a total of 17 buys and sells during the three months ended Dec. 31. And because it can be instructive to see what Buffett has been up to, we took a closer look at Berkshire's latest changes to its equity portfolio.We know what the greatest value investor of all time has been doing because the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requires all investment managers with more than $100 million in assets to file a Form 13F quarterly to disclose any changes in share ownership. These filings add an important level of transparency to the stock market, and give Buffett-ologists a chance to get a bead on what he's thinking.When Buffett starts a new stake in some company, or adds to an existing one, investors take that as a vote of confidence. On the other hand, if he pares his holdings in a stock, it can spark investors to rethink their own investments.Here's the scorecard for what Berkshire Hathaway bought and sold during the last three months of 2018, based on the most recent 13F, filed on Feb. 14. (Keep in mind that not all "Warren Buffett stocks" are actually his picks - some smaller positions are believed to be handled by lieutenants Ted Weschler and Todd Combs.) SEE ALSO: 57 Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2019
Berkshire Hathaway added a surprisingly small amount of stocks to its huge equity portfolio during the fourth-quarter market decline.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average built a 1.3% gain, while the Nasdaq rose only 0.3%. Small caps also were strong in late morning trade.
As I recently speculated, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) was busy using some of his enormous cash pile at Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) to increase the size of his equity portfolio during the fourth quarter of last year. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out. At the last count, Berkshire's cash pile was in excess of $100 billion, and in the third quarter of 2018, we know he used around $12 billion to boost the value of his investments in companies like Apple (AAPL) and Bank of America (BAC) and initiate to a new position in JPMorgan (JPM).
Is Warren Buffett Still Optimistic about Apple?Warren Buffett On February 14, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) released its fourth-quarter 13F. The company trimming its stake in Apple (AAPL) and exiting Oracle (ORCL) were the most notable changes.
Warren Buffett's Investments: Did He Play It Safe in Q4?(Continued from Prior Part)Apple stake In the fourth quarter, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) trimmed its stake in Apple (AAPL) ~1.0%. Warren Buffett started buying Apple in 2016. Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway decreased its stake in Apple by nearly 3 million shares, to 249.5 million, in the fourth quarter, but Warren Buffett reportedly had nothing to do with the selling.
The large, integrated Canadian oil company presented the type of investing opportunity Warren Buffett and his stock-picking lieutenants couldn't pass up.
“A lot of civilizations work very well with low taxes on the rich,” Munger, 95, said in an interview Thursday after the annual shareholder meeting in Los Angeles of the Daily Journal Corp., where he serves as chairman. Democratic policy makers including Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have advocated raising taxes on the rich. Munger, a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. vice chairman who owned more than $1.4 billion in company stock as of September, argued there’s a “lot of ignorance” around the tax issue.
Berkshire previously held a 22.3 million-share stake, which it sold in 2016. Canada’s oil producers have been through a turbulent patch since the middle of last year after pipeline bottlenecks caused a plunge in local crude prices. Suncor’s shares were beaten up amid the turmoil, falling to a two-year low in late December.
The legendary Charlie Munger joins CNBC's Becky Quick to share his expertise of China. They discuss the on-going U.S.-China trade talks, what he thinks of President Trump's calls about making sure free trade is fair, and other geopolitical tensions in the world.
Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman Charlie Munger spoke with CNBC's Becky Quick about Amazon abandoning its plans for a New York City headquarters and how states like New York, Connecticut and California are driving out the wealthy through high taxes.