TITLE

Striking out at Wall Street

AUTHOR(S)
Grant, Linda
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 24, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Warren Buffett, the richest person in America, whose fortune is valued at about $8.5 billion. His percentage of Berkshire Hathaway, a holding company with major stakes in Coca-Cola, Gillette, and several other companies; His resolute nonconformity; Scorn of professional money managers; Constant search for above-average returns; Enjoyment making money more than spending it. INSETS: Inside Warren Buffett's network;How Buffett cleaned up Salomon.
ACCESSION #
9406147561

 

Related Articles

  • A New Trend in Buffett's Stocks. Graves, Jacqueline M. // Fortune;5/1/1995, Vol. 131 Issue 8, p28 

    Informs that investor savant Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is increasing its investments in financial services companies. Comments on investments in American Express, PNC Bank Corp., SunTrust Banks and others; Percent owned by Buffett and estimated value of holdings for several companies.

  • Buffett's Bond Binge. Serwer, Andrew // Fortune;2/16/1998, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p193 

    Considers Warren Buffet's alleged recent foray into bonds. The report that he bought $2 billion of long-term zero-coupon bonds in August of 1997; How it could be the trade of the year; Why he might have bought bonds.

  • His Kind of Place. WYATT, JOHN // Fortune;4/14/1997, Vol. 135 Issue 7, p196 

    Looks at investor Warren Buffet's interest in McDonald's stock. His investment company, Berkshire Hathaway, increasing its stake in McDonald's in 1996; Buffet apparently attracted to McDonald's strong overseas growth; Potential for McDonald to increase its overseas ventures and profitability.

  • The Secret of Warren Buffett's Success. Jones, Edward // Women in Business;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p40 

    Offers information on the investing strategies of financial guru Warren Buffet. Factors that Buffet considers before investing; Reason for his preference of companies that pay few dividends.

  • Buffetts silver streak. Kadlec, Dan; Gibson, Helen // Time International (South Pacific Edition);02/16/98, Issue 7, p48 

    Discusses the reaction to Warren Buffett's purchase of 37 percent of the world's supply of silver. The rise of silver to a nine-year high after Buffett disclosed that he had made the purchase; How the jump in price caused chaos across the market as Buffett called for delivery of half of the...

  • Buffett's silver streak. Kadlec, Dan; Gibson, Helen // Time;2/16/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 6, p63 

    Discusses the reaction to Warren Buffett's purchase of 37% of the world's supply of silver. The rise of silver to a nine-year high after Buffett disclosed that he had made the purchase; How the jump in price caused chaos across the market as Buffett called for delivery of half of the silver he...

  • Hide the silver, Warren's here. Pethokoukis, James M.; Noah, Timothy // U.S. News & World Report;02/16/98, Vol. 124 Issue 6, p50 

    Focuses on investor Warren Buffett. His revelation that he had bought hundreds of millions of ounces of silver; How his buying binge pushed up silver prices.

  • IS SALOMON BROTHERS ON THE BLOCK???????????? Pare, Terence P.; Tully, Shawn // Fortune;9/4/1995, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p70 

    Informs that Wall Street is buzzing that Salomon Brothers is for sale. Reasons for the rumors; Investor Warren Buffett's personal and financial stakes in the company; Who besides Buffett might want to sell company shares; Buffett's frustrations with the company including handpicked CEO Deryck...

  • TAX PREPARERS TO THE RICH AND FAMOUS. Martin, Justin // Fortune;4/18/1994, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p14 

    Reveals who does the taxes of some CEOs, except for Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett, who for the most part does his own taxes. IRS chief Margaret Richardson relies on outside help despite IRS statements that anyone should be able to fill out any of its forms without assistance. Many...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics