Thousands of people fill arena to hear from Warren Buffett
Thousands of people fill arena to hear from Warren Buffett
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12 May, 2017, 03:48
"It was bad enough having a bad system", Buffett said.
"We should try to hit both objectives, to make sure there is not roadkill and 320 million people get the benefits of free trade", Buffett said. "People live better when there is more output per capita".
Berkshire Hathaway is the largest investor in United Airlines and also holds significant shares in Delta and Southwest Airlines.
"We need to bring back the manufacturing jobs that pay a lot", he said in a Bloomberg Television interview on Friday. But he told the meeting that he is now confident it will not resort to "suicidally competitive" pricing strategies that could spell doom. "And, of course, the government isn't very good at that", Munger said.
The Oracle of Omaha, who is according to Forbes is worth an estimated $74billion, says he blew it by not buying up shares of Google and Amazon when their stock price was a fraction of what it is today. Berkshire bought the BNSF railroad in 2010.
Buffett said flawed compensation is also a problem for hedge-fund managers, arguing that people would be better off sticking their money in a low-priced index fund.
He also addressed criticism that Berkshire discloses too little about businesses such as aircraft parts maker Precision Castparts Corp, which it bought past year for $32.1 billion.
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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett prepares to hug table tennis player Ariel Hsing, bottom.
Despite the earnings shortfall, Buffett's preferred measure of growth for Berkshire, book value per Class A share, or assets minus liabilities, rose 3.5 percent in the quarter to $178,073. The two executives spoke about the arcana of insurance, one of Berkshire's biggest businesses.
Brooks Running chief executive officer Jim Weber said he is always careful about how much of Buffett's time he takes up when he talks to him, so those conversations tend to focus just on Brooks' running-shoe business.
He was joined at the traditional newspaper tossing contest by friends including Microsoft Corp co-founder and Berkshire director Bill Gates and Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.
In the case of Google, however, Buffett said he could have figured out the company had a great advertising business because he was, in effect, contributing to its profits.
Buffett said the bloody removal of a 69-year-old passenger from a United Express plane in Chicago was obviously "a bad mistake". Several said they got there almost five hours before doors opened around 6:45 a.m.
Meanwhile, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis expressed confidence that the United States can allay Turkey's concerns over the decision. The United States regards the YPG as a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State militants in northern Syria.
The March trade deficit expanded, while construction and production results all added further disappointment by missing forecasts. The Resolution Foundation think tank noted that 40 percent of the British workforce have been affected by falling wages so far.
The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Strong Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". Stockholders of record on Monday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of 0.25 per share on Tuesday, June 6th.
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If the Bulls win to force a seventh game Sunday in Boston, Thomas is expected to be back in time to play, the report said. Gerald Green added 18 points and seven rebounds while Al Horford had a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds.
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Patrick Beverley scored 20 points, while Anderson and Gordon added 19 and 11 points, respectively, for the Rockets . They missed several wide open threes down the stretch that likely would have changed the complexion of the game.
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