Berkshire Hathaway 2018 Annual Shareholders Meeting

Berkshire Hathaway 2018 Annual Shareholders Meeting

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Berkshire Hathaway shareholder business meeting
May 7 • 22 min
Berkshire Hathaway shareholders vote on key business matters.
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Post Show
May 7 • 20 min
Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer, Jen Rogers, Myles Udland and Julia La Roche identify highlighs from the Q&A. Ariel Capital CEO John Rogers and Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts stop by.
Part 11: On gender equality in business, share buybacks and dividends, investing in China, missed opportunities, family offices and employee compensation.
May 7 • 29 min
Buffett and Munger argue for advancing gender equality in corporate C-suites. They also discuss the nuances of capital allocation and the decision to buy back stock. The two explain why they don’t invest in big tech companies, noting that they don’t…
Part 10: On AIG, brands and brand ecosystems, activist investing, strategic deals abroad, and the value of business school.
May 7 • 26 min
Buffett discusses Berkshire’s association with AIG. He also explains the intangible value offered by brands like American Express, Coca-Cola and See’s Candies. He also talks about the work that comes with hostile bids and activist investing. The two…
Part 9: On corporate tax cuts, young people in a globalized world, 401k options, corporate culture, insurance float, and record-high corporate profits.
May 7 • 28 min
Buffett discusses where the benefits of corporate tax cuts go. He explains the value of knowing multiple languages in the globalized world. In response to a Berkshire employees question, the two explain why some Berkshire companies have high-fee funds in…
Part 8: On capital-intensive businesses, newspapers, TTI, Phillips 66, and cryptocurrencies. Episode
May 7 • 28 min
Buffett explains why Berkshire has become more open to investing in capital-intensive businesses. He discusses the challenges faced by the newspaper business and how the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post are among the few with…
Part 7: On not investing in Microsoft, the “remarkable” US economy, reinsurance, valuing companies, Apple share buybacks, and American Express.
May 7 • 29 min
Buffett discusses his relationship with Bill Gates and explains why he never invested in Microsoft. He reiterates why the U.S. economy is great, despite recent political turmoil. Munger talks about the problems with having a rigid formula in valuing…
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Halftime Show
May 7 • 64 min
Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer, Jen Rogers, Myles Udland and Julia La Roche speak with Peking University’s Jeffrey Towson, Berkshire director Ron Olson, veteran Wall Streeter Whitney Tilson, model Kathy Ireland, author Robert Miles, Brooks Running CEO Jim…
Part 6: On direct-to-consumer insurance, single-payer health care, Elon Musk and financial moats, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, real estate brokers, and Kraft Heinz.
May 7 • 27 min
Buffett discusses Geico-izing small commercial insurance businesses. Munger predicts the U.S. will get single-payer health care if the Democrats take control of both houses and the White House. Buffett discusses the importance of “moats” in business. He…
Part 5: On firearms, social responsibility, dividends, emerging markets, what Berkshire will look like in 50 years, bureaucracy, Duracell, and bonds.
May 7 • 31 min
Buffett and Munger explain why they separate their politics from business and the challenges that come with trying to enforce such policies in business. Buffett explains why Berkshire prefers to return capital to investors in the form of buybacks instead…
Part 4: On cognitive biases, health care, Ted and Todd’s investments, Geico, and tariffs.
May 7 • 22 min
Buffett expresses his hope to improve the U.S. health care system through Berkshire Hathaway’s new partnership with Amazon and JPMorgan. He also discussed Ted Weschler and Todd Combs’ investment performance. The two also discuss the consequences of…
Part 3: On Wells Fargo, future deals, See’s Candies, Buffalo News, and groceries business margins.
May 7 • 29 min
Buffett makes the case for keeping his investment in Wells Fargo in the wake of their fraudulent accounts scandal. He also spends time discussing future deals. On business, the two discuss prices at See’s Candies, the cost of ads at Buffalo News, and…
Part 2: On succession planning, Precision Castparts, US-China trade tensions, future acquisitions and cybersecurity.
May 7 • 29 min
Buffett discusses how he now shares responsibilities with Ajit Jain, Greg Abel, Ted Weschler, and Todd Combs. The two also discuss the recent acquisition of Precision Castparts and other deals they’re looking to do. Buffett also explains the importance of…
Part 1: Warren Buffett welcomes the shareholders
May 7 • 20 min
Warren Buffett offers opening remarks, introduces the board, and discusses first quarter earnings. He explains how a change in accounting rules requires Berkshire Hathaway to report unrealized gains and losses in marketable securities. Buffett emphasizes…
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Preshow
May 7 • 38 min
Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer and Jen Rogers preview what Berkshire’s Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger may say and describe what it’s like to be at the meeting in person. The preshow includes a pre-taped conversation with Buffett.
Berkshire Hathaway 2018 Shareholders Meeting Trailer
Apr 11 • 0 min
Come listen to Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger as they share their unscripted views on the company, the markets, the economy and a whole lot more.
Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger speaks with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer
May 17, 2017 • 15 min
Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger shares his unique insights on the economy, taxes, investment opportunities and what he says is the best fix for the health care system in the U.S.
Berkshire Hathaway shareholder business meeting
May 8, 2017 • 42 min
Berkshire Hathaway shareholders vote on key business matters.
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Post Show
May 8, 2017 • 17 min
Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer and Jen Rogers talk about the Q&A. Author Roger Lowenstein tells us how Buffett has changed the way Americans think about investing. Whitney Tilson discusses his history as an investor of Berkshire Hathaway and follower of…
Episode 10: On energy utilities, McLane, meeting memories, career advice, EBITDA, and free trade.
May 8, 2017 • 30 min
Buffett thinks utilities is a decent business, but he wouldn’t add it to a new portfolio of stocks. The meeting goes off the rails a bit as “iron bladders,” “old corpses,” and “Wilt Chamberlain” comes up. Buffett and Munger share their best career advice.…
Episode 9: On share repurchases, accounting standards, valuation, risks to Berkshire’s enterprise, specialty insurance, Puerto Rico, and medical costs.
May 8, 2017 • 34 min
Buffett and Munger express their confidence in the board’s decisions after they’re gone. Buffett also discuses the issues with various accounting standards. Regarding valuation, Buffett says the most important thing is future interest rates (not just…
Episode 8: On 3G Capital, brick-and-mortar retail, valuing a business, Apple and IBM, artificial intelligence, alternative energy, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
May 8, 2017 • 28 min
Buffett talks about how the Internet has revolutionized most businesses. Regarding valuing businesses, Buffett says book value is relevant, market value is more significant, but intrinsic value it the best method. Also, Buffett considers Apple to be more…
Episode 7: On productivity and job cuts, Berkshire’s cash, the biggest threat to mankind, Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, Berkshire voting rights, and 3G Capital.
May 8, 2017 • 35 min
Buffett acknowledges that job cuts, but explains it’s a part of improving productivity. The two discuss how they think about managing Berkshire’s massive cash balance and how they decide to deploy it. They also warn about the threat of weapons of mass…
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Halftime Show
May 8, 2017 • 66 min
Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer and Jen Rogers speak with Berkshire director Ron Olson, author Robert Miles, journalist Carol Loomis, investor Mario Gabelli, Coca-Cola chairman Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Brooks Running CEO Jim Weber,…
Episode 6: On railroads, capital allocation, hedge fund compensation, GAAP accounting, and the value of the Chinese stock market.
May 8, 2017 • 27 min
Buffett discusses the advantages and disadvantages of rail as a mode of shipping goods. He spends a few minutes discussing the importance of capital allocation, especially as Berkshire becomes much larger. He blasts how hedge fund managers are…
Episode 5: On structured settlements, gypsum, Ajit Jain, Berkshire’s great managers, potential investment opportunities, and compensating Berkshire’s next CEO.
May 8, 2017 • 34 min
Buffett discusses investing in structured settlements and Gypsum. Buffett also offers high praise for Ajit Jain, who heads several of Berkshire’s insurance businesses. This was followed by a discussion of succession planning and Berkshire’s many great…
Episode 4: On the Kraft-Heinz deal, investing in China, investment tax credits, coal, capital-light businesses, and Berkshire’s hands-off style of management
May 8, 2017 • 31 min
Buffett explains how the Kraft-Heinz deal unfolded, the perils of speculative investing in China, why investment tax credits don’t affect investment behavior at Berkshire, and how coal will be a shrinking business. Buffett also explains how Berkshire’s…
Episode 3: On airlines, Coca-Cola, intrinsic value, tax reform, and how most people should invest.
May 8, 2017 • 34 min
Buffett discusses Berkshire’s $10 billion bet on the airline industry. In a shareholder question, the duo is confronted by environmentalists regarding Coca-Cola’s business practices. Buffett explains how interest rates are critical in understanding the…
Episode 2: On driverless cars, spotting good investments, challenges faced by Berkshire core stock holdings, AIG, Munger’s most memorable deal, and investing on big tech companies.
May 8, 2017 • 29 min
Buffett discusses driverless cars and trucks and how they would negatively affect Berkshire’s auto insurance and railroad businesses. He describes how Berkshire identifies businesses to invest in. He also discusses challenges faced by American Express,…
Episode 1: Warren Buffett welcomes the shareholders, gives introductions, and discusses Wells Fargo’s mistakes.
May 8, 2017 • 28 min
Buffett offers opening remarks, introduces the board, discusses first quarter earnings, and gives a special welcome to Jack Bogle, the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group. In response to the first shareholder question, Buffett gives a…
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Preshow
May 8, 2017 • 14 min
Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer and Jen Rogers preview what Berkshire’s Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger may say and describe what it’s like to be at the meeting in person. The preshow includes a pre-taped conversation with Buffett about the format of the…
Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Trailer
May 4, 2017 • 0 min
Get ready for the Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on May 6th. Recap episodes will be available May 8th.