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Warren Buffett said an 89-year-old carpet seller would ‘run rings around’ Fortune 500 CEOs. Here’s the remarkable story of Mrs B
"I'd rather wrestle grizzlies than compete with Mrs B," the Berkshire Hathaway boss said after buying her company, Nebraska Furniture Mart, in 1983.
"They've got that bazooka loaded to buy back Berkshire Hathaway stock if people panic," shareholder Bill Smead said.
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway insured a promotion by Jordan's Furniture, which offered refunds if the baseball team were crowned champions that year.
Berkshire Hathaway's boss told the Microsoft founder that he spent 6% of his net wealth on a ring in 1951, and he should do the same.
Of the 10 songs identified by Markets Insider that Buffett references in his annual shareholder letters, eight are country.
A Warren Buffett-backed furniture maker is betting a mysterious ‘Guesthouse’ will help it take on Hermès and Chanel
"It's not going to have any of our products," Restoration Hardware's CEO said. "That usually is what twists everybody's head around a bit."
In his 2018 annual letter to shareholders, Buffett wrote that much of Berkshire Hathaway's cash would be focused on expanding its equity holdings.
Google’s founders visited Warren Buffett more than a decade ago — and were so inspired they modeled Alphabet on Berkshire Hathaway
"The genesis of Alphabet is a meeting that Larry and Sergey and I had about a decade ago where we flew ... to Omaha, and we visited Warren Buffett."
Warren Buffett famously avoids bidding wars. Here are 4 deals he’s missed out on because of that approach.
"We don't participate in auctions," Warren Buffett wrote in the 2016 annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.
The world of work has changed. Technology was supposed to have made our lives easier, but instead we find ourselves on our phones at 10 p.m. on Friday nights, trying to read complex work emails on 5.5″ screens.