Is It Time To Sell Berkshire Hathaway?

Buy Berkshire HathawayAccording to  Meyer Shields of Stifel Nicholas, Now Is The Time To Sell Berkshire Hathaway. Shields believe that shares of Berkshire Hathaway are overvalued and are due for a dip. Berkshire Hathaway has been in the news a lot recently as analysts and pundits have thrown out different suggestions as to what Berkshire should do going forward.

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3 Principles About Building Wealth That Can Be Learned From Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is one of the legends of investing. I often read books about him watch his interviews on television as I try to learn as much as possible about his investing style. I respect the fact that Buffett knows a lot about what it takes to make money investing.

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Buffett’s Investment Return In 2010

Berkshire investors are smiling all the way to the bank. While my investment return was good in 2010, Buffett’s investment return was phenomenal. Buffett proved that despite his advanced age, he still has not lost his touch. Once again he beat the S&P 500 index. Berkshire has beaten the S&P 500 in four of the past five years.

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An Updated Look At Warren Buffett’s Portfolio

You can learn a lot about investing in the stock market by looking at the portfolios of the best investors. When it comes to investing, there is none better than Warren Buffett. Let’s take a look at the top 10 stocks that Warren Buffett is holding in his portfolio as we close out the final quarter of 2010.

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What’s The Key To Building Great Wealth?

We all would like to know the key to building great wealth. Here at Buy Like Buffett, we discuss different strategies that you can use for making money. My bias is often towards making money by investing which is why I often follow the strategies of the great Warren Buffett. The truth is that there is more than one path to building wealth. The key is to find the path that is meant for you. The one that fits into your passion and goals.

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Invest in Companies That You Can Trust

Today, we are up to number 10 in our series about the  10 Things To Look For When Buying A Stock. Just because this is the last one on or list does not mean that it is any less important than the other items on the list. As a matter of fact, trust is one of the most important factors to consider when investing. If you want to buy stocks like Warren Buffett, make sure that you can trust the companies management and the operating results. [Read more…]

Invest In Stocks That Have A Margin Of Safety

Value investors like Benjamin Graham and David Dodd invented the phrase margin of safety. Those value investing masters classified a stock’s margin of safety as the difference between a stock’s market price and its true value. If you want to buy stocks like Buffett, find companies that are selling at a discount to their true value. This is number 9 on our list of the 10 Things To Look For When Buying A Stock.

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Invest In Companies With Consistent Operating Results

Today, we will cover Number 8 on our list of the 10 Things To Look For When Buying A Stock series. It can be summed up in the following words, consistency is the key. Warren Buffett is a big believer of investing in companies with consistent operating results. You won’t find Buffett chasing after many startups and new IPO’s. Buffett likes to see 5 years or more of consecutive earnings growth and strong cash flow growth. Let’s take a look at three stats that Buffett finds useful for valuing stocks.

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Invest In Companies With High Profit Margins

Everyone knows that a stock’s price is often based upon a company’s earnings. While earnings are important, they are not the sole factor to look at in valuing a company. There are other factors that you have to take into account before investing. Today, we will cover number 7 in our list of 10 Things To Look For When Buying A Stock series.

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Warren Buffett Wants Higher Taxes

Warren Buffett gave an interview this past week to ABC’s This Week. Buffett advocates for raising taxes on rich billionaires like himself and lowering taxes even more for the middle class. He believes that tax hikes on the rich are essential to an economic recovery.Buffett disputes the theory of trickle down economics stating that “the rich are always going to say, just give us more money and we’ll go out and spend more then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years and I hope the American public is catching on.”

I happen to agree with Buffett and believe that the Bush tax cuts should not be extended for anyone making over $1 million dollars or more. Read why in the Obama solution.