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  • Warren Buffett Stock - Investment Details since 1967


    1. Period 1

    2. Birth of Berkshire Hathaway
    3. How Buffett got interested in Berkshire Hathaway
    4. Buffett's initial days as Berkshire's Chairman
    5. What were Buffett's first management decisions when he took over as Berkshire's Chairman?
    6. How Berkshire got into insurance

      Period 2

    1. Berkshire's first acquisition using float
    2. Buffett's first blues after taking over as Chairman of Board
    3. Blue chip stamps
    4. See's candies and its loyal customer
    5. A Business that needs very little incremental capital
    6. Washington Post

      Period 3

    1. Wesco Financial
    2. SEC investigation
    3. Berkshire's progress 1977-1982
    4. Berkshire's earnings 1977-1982
    5. Berkshire's investment in Buffalo news
    6. Berkshire's court case with Buffalo News
    7. Buffalo News turn around

      Period 4

    1. Berkshire's investments 1977-1982
    2. GEICO Buffett's first business love
    3. Dilemma of GEICO's goodwill
    4. Trivia about Buffett's involvement with GEICO

      Period 5

    1. Berkshire's earnings 1983-1987
    2. How Berkshire generated $100million premium from a newspaper ad
    3. Nebraska Furniture mart
    4. Cap cities/ABC
    5. Completely out from Textiles by 1985
    6. Berkshire Hathaway's investments 1983-1987
    7. 1987 crash
    8. The Fechheimer Bros. Co
    9. Scott & Fetzer Co

      Period 6

    1. Berkshire's earnings 1988-1992
    2. Berkshire's Salomon Brothers deal
    3. Berkshire's investments 1988-1992
    4. SAINTED SEVEN - Berkshire's seven businesses as of 1987
    5. Berkshire's investment in BORSHEIMS
    6. Arbitrage bet - RJR Nabisco
    7. Berkshire's issuance of zero coupon convertible debentures
    8. Berkshire's investment in Coca cola
    9. Berkshire's investment in Well's Fargo
    10. How Berkshire profited from Hurricane Hugo?
    11. How Berkshire made $2.5bn from Freddie Mac?
    12. Berkshire's entry into shoe business
    13. Credit card insurance business - Central states Indemnity

      Period 7

    1. Berkshire's earnings 1993-1996
    2. Dexter shoe : worst investment of Berkshire
    3. Berkshire's investment in American express
    4. Selling cap cities prematurely for second time
    5. Berkshire's investments 1993 to 1996
    6. Berkshire's investment in US Air
    7. Berkshire's investment in Helzberg diamonds
    8. Ajit Jain and Berkshire's super cat large risk insurance business
    9. Cap cities merger with Disney
    10. Berkshire's investment in R.C.Wiley Home furnishings
    11. Berkshire's investment in Flight safety international
    12. Berkshire's investment in Kansas Banker's security

      Period 8

    1. Berkshire's earnings 1997-2001
    2. Berkshire's bet on commodity futures and interest rates
    3. Berkshire's acquisition of star furniture
    4. Berkshire's acquisition of International Dairy queen
    5. Berkshire's acquisition of Net jets
    6. Berkshire's acquisition of Gen re.
    7. GEICO's aggressive marketing
    8. Bill Child - An ideal CEO
    9. Berkshire's acquisition of Jordan Furniture
    10. Berkshire's entry into Energy sector
    11. Berkshire's acquisition of CORT Business service
    12. How Berkshire ended up with eight acquisitions in 2000
    13. Berkshire's acquisition of Mitek
    14. Berkshire's acquisition of Fruit of Loom
    15. Berkshire's stock at height of internet bubble
    16. Berkshire rocked by 9/11
    17. Berkshire's investments 1997-2001
    18. Berkshire's investment in Finova junk bonds

      Period 9

    1. Berkshire's earnings 2002-2005
    2. Cheap Re-insurance and its Perils
    3. Accounting for Retroactive insurance
    4. Berkshire's cost conscious business model
    5. Buffett's views on derivatives
    6. Berkshire's 2002 acquisitions
    7. How college students helped Buffett find a deal?
    8. Mclane
    9. Why Berkshire borrows money?
    10. Berkshire's entry into foreign currency
    11. Medpro
    12. Forest River
    13. Business wire
    14. Applied Underwriters
    15. Berkshire's investments 2002-2005
    16. Berkshire's earnings 2006-2011

      Period 10

    1. ISCAR
    2. Richline group
    3. TTI
    4. History of LLOYD's EQUITAS
    5. How was Equitas transaction accounted for?
    6. Marmon
    7. Buffett's words of wisdom - Classification of business into - "The Great, the good and the gruesome"
    8. A great missed opportunity
    9. Berkshire's overall cost for Mid-American Energy and its return
    10. Case study - Why Berkshire's pristine credit is so valuable - A look at Berkshire's tax exempt bond insurance business.
    11. Investment in Wrigley, Goldman Sachs and GE
    12. Dow Preferred stock
    13. Conoco Philips' biggest loss of Buffett's investment career
    14. Why regulatory effectiveness is just a ploy
    15. Berkshire's derivative contracts
    16. Why Berkshire invested in Energy and railroad business
    17. Berkshire's entry in commercial mortgage
    18. Berkshire's investments 2006-2011

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