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We know that Warren Buffett has been paring his stake in Petrochina. In an interview on Fox Business a few days ago, Warren revealed that Berkshire’s entire stake has been sold. The reason was selling was due to valuation and not over the company’s role in the Darfur. The investment bagged Berkshire a profit of $3.5 billion on an initial investment of $500 million. You can watch the entire 5-min interview here.

In a telephone interview by Becky Quick of CNBC, Warren Buffett gives his take on the following matters:

  • Why changes in the Federal Reserve rates doesn’t bother him.
  • What he thinks of the market in terms of the credit crunch.
  • His worries about inflation.

You can listen to the interview or read the complete transcript.

Here’s a recent interview that Becky Quick of CNBC did with Warren Buffett. In this interview, Warren Buffett talks about:

…Continue reading » Warren Buffett Sees Potential for Opportunities: CNBC Exclusive Interview

This year, Mohnish Pabrai, author of The Dhandho Investor: The Low – Risk Value Method to High Returns, won the eBay bid for a lunch with Warren Buffett.

Mohnish Pabrai was recently interviewed by Justin Fuller, Stock Analyst of Morningstar. During this interview, Mohnish talks about:

…Continue reading » Mohnish Pabrai, Author of Dhandho Investor

A few days ago, Warren Buffett was at Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign fund raising. There was a short Q & A session at the event during which Buffett shared his views on certain topics including:

US as a net debtor nation, US tax rates and private equity, congress and US tax disparities.

…Continue reading » Hillary Clinton Talks with Warren Buffett

A few days ago, Brian Sullivan of Bloomberg did a short 12-min interview with Warren Buffett. In the interview, Warren talks about his Ebay auction for lunch and his relationship with Glide Foundation, his views on philanthropy and his plans to donate all his shares to charity.

The video can be found on the right hand side of this boomberg page under “related media on demand”.

One of Warren Buffett’s star investor is a guy called Lou Simpson, who manages GEICO’s $4 billion plus equity.

The 70 year old is one of the greatest investors of all time, out-performing the S&P 500 index an average of 7% over time.

Here are some points extracted from a recent interview that morningstar had with Lou Simpson recently. …Continue reading » Lou Simpson – Star Investment Manager of GEICO

Just listen finished to the interview of Warren Buffett by Charlie Rose.

Here’s a summary list of the points that were covered in the interview:

2006 was a good year. Largest growth in networth in corporate America history.

Most expensice lunch $610,000. 7 other people came along with the bidder.

Size is an anchor on performance. 73 businesses.

Discussion on newspapers.

Succession. One criteria is able to handle risk. They will be selected not just by their performance, but also how they achieve their performance.

Weapons of mass destruction.

Current account and trade deficit. Giving away our assets in order to feed our spending habits.

His thoughts on the presidential candidates.

South Korea.

Looking more overseas compared to the past. Through investing in foreign and international companies.

Why he stopped holding foreign currencies.

Berkshire’s stake in Petrochina.


The 2 and 20 fee (fund management).

What the 19 people at Berkshire HQ do.

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More Warren Buffett Videos

Here’s an exclusive 1-hr interview of Warren Buffett by Charlie Rose. I haven’t got a chance to watch it yet but I will make another post on the key points once I have managed to do so.

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Today, you are in for a short video treat. I will be sharing with you an exclusive morning interview that Liz Claman of CNBC did with Warren Buffett recently.

In this 14-min interview, Warren Buffett shares his thoughts on:

Regulation and whether the capital markets are competitive enough.

Successive plan.

His investments outside the United States.

Should hedge funds be regulated.

Executive compensation.

The number one threat to stock markets and what investors need to have.

Index funds.


Current tax rates.

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