Berkshire Hathaway Says Goodbye To Another “Juicy” Yield As Dow Chemical Co. Looking To Swap Preferred.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-15/buffett-era-of-8-5-dividends-ends-as-dow-swaps-3-billion-stake

 

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Is Prem Watsa Making The Smart Money Move?

Big news out of Canada recently folks as that country’s answer to Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., sold almost 90% of its long-dated U.S. Treasury holdings in what appears to be a risk-off move on the cusp of U.S. elections and lingering global uncertainty.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-04/prem-watsa-s-fairfax-sells-90-of-long-bonds-ahead-of-election

 

Locked and Loaded: Warren Buffett’s Elephant Gun.

Apparently Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is sitting on a record pile of cash; USD$72.7B as at June 30, 2016. This record-breaking kitty has everyone in the investment world guessing where (in addition to when and if) Warren will go “hunting”. Will the “Oracle of Omaha” look to scoop up another major industrial player like he most recently did with Precision Castparts Corp., or seek to expand his insurance operations like he did with the much smaller purchase of Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-08/buffett-cash-pile-climbs-to-72-7-billion-setting-record-chart

http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-08-08/buffett-s-berkshire-hathaway-transforms-again