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Yahoo Finance is thrilled to be the exclusive online host of the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting on May 5th. This year, we are bringing it to you again in podcast form. Come listen to Chairman and 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.

Yahoo Finance is thrilled to be the exclusive online host of the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting on May 5th. This year, we are bringing it to you again in podcast form. Come listen to Chairman and 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.
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Yahoo Finance is thrilled to be the exclusive online host of the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting on May 5th. This year, we are bringing it to you again in podcast form. Come listen to Chairman and 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.

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Introducing Ballots and Dollars: A new podcast by Yahoo Finance

6/28/2019
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Duration:00:00:51

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Post Show

5/5/2019
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Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, Julia La Roche and Javier David discuss highlights from the show and what could be next for Berkshire Hathaway. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:05

Buffett and Munger discuss the Occidental Petroleum deal, explains Berkshire's risk model, details why Tesla insurance won't work, addresses philanthropy, reflects on their relationship, ponder investing and portfolio strategy, and explain the small size

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett why they did the Occidental Petroleum deal, saying they don't think it's the last one they'll do. He explains Berkshire's risk model and says, "We have no formulas." Buffett expresses doubt in Tesla getting into insurance. He also talks about phlianthropy and his relationship with Charlie Munger. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:34:43

Buffett and Munger share how they think of M&A, explain why Berkshire's growth will slow and stock may underperform, address Nevada utility regulation, reveal the performance of Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, and discuss AmEx's competition.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger share their M&A philosophy, They explain how Berkshire's size is becoming a drag on performance and its ability to compound returns. They warn why Berkshire may underperform the S&P 500. They address Berkshire's performance in Nevada. Buffett reveals that of investment managers Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, "one's modestly ahead" of the S&P 500, and both are beating Buffett. And they discuss American Express' competition. For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:30:11

Buffett and Munger discuss the opportunity for Clayton Homes, praise the evolving U.S. economy, address calls for regulating insurance, explain the limited info in disclosures, share thoughts about China, and criticize Brexit.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain how Clayton Homes could benefit from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The two talk up the U.S. economy and say, "I don't think you need to worry about American ingenuity running out." They address regulation in the insurance industry. Buffett explains why regulatory filings don't disclose much about Berkshire's business. They talk about being small in China, but are bullish on the opportunity. Buffett says he'd love to put more money into the U.K. For...

Duration:00:26:30

Buffett and Munger explain how to be competitive in investing, address the relevance of ESG, expose the paradox of independent directors, talk about future energy projects, and defend why they don't buy more index funds.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss competition in investing, and the importance of doing a whole lot of reading and developing a competitive edge. They address calls for being more socially conscious. They also explain why independent directors aren't often what you want on a board. They answer questions about Berkshire's energy projects. And they defending holding a lot of cash instead of index funds. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:54

Buffett and Munger discuss railroad profitability, reveal what they value most, defend being opaque on investments, discuss flight safety, explain missing out on tech stocks, address the threat of activist investors, and talk about Geico.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger explain the difference between the operating performance between railroad operators. The two reveal what they value most are two things you can't buy: time and love. They defend not being more transparent about stock holdings. The two also discuss what they know about flight safety in the wake of Boeing's 737 MAX jet problems. They explain Berkshire's philisophy on investing in tech stocks. They address concerns about activist investors. And they discuss...

Duration:00:32:29

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Halftime Show

5/5/2019
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Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, Julia La Roche and Javier David discuss Berkshire Hathaway's meeting so far with Empire Financial Research CEO Whitney Tilson, Heider College of Business Professor Robert Johnson, Berkshire Hathaway Director Ron Olson, author Martha Tolles, Brooks Running CEO Jim Weber, 2x Super Bowl champion Rod Smith, the Glide Foundation's Janice Mirikitani and Karen Hanrahan, GAMCO's Mario Gabelli, Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton, Global Childrens...

Duration:01:08:02

Buffett and Munger discuss their 3G Capital partnership, explain Kraft Heinz and consumer tastes, and express bullishness on Apple.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett discusses their partnership with 3G Capital. They discuss Kraft Heinz and the impact of evolving consumer tastes. The two explain their bullishness on Apple and why it's their biggest holding. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:12:11

Buffett and Munger address new investment restrictions, defend foreign investment disclosures, explain Precision Castparts' profit margins, talk about human behavior, and the art and science of dealmaking.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett addresses new regulations and how it impacts their investments, and explains why they don't disclose foreign investments, joking "find your own stocks in Austria." Munger compares explaining being a great investor with Mozart explaining being a great composer. They also discuss the health of Precision Castparts. Buffett discusses human behavior, and Munger says, "Figure out what works, and do it." Ajit Jain discusses the art and science of dealmaking. For information...

Duration:00:29:14

Buffett and Munger defend investing in Amazon, delve into Berkshire's intrinsic value, discuss delayed gratification, express confidence in Berkshire's succession plan, and bash bitcoin.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger justify Amazon as a value investment. They also express regret in missing Google. Buffett discusses insurance and how it impacts Berkshire's value. Munger explains delayed gratification and investing for the long term. Buffett shares his thoughts on wealth and happiness. They praise their successors Ajit Jain, Greg Abel, Todd Combs, and Ted Weschler. And they mock bitcoin. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:33:56

Buffett and Munger address 5G, discuss the soured Kraft Heinz investment, share their outlook for retail, and criticize alternative asset classes like private equity.

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Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger say they have limited knowledge of 5G technology. But they say they embrace change and they count on their managers to anticipate what's next for their business. They address the woes of Kraft Heinz. They discuss furniture stores in the context of the evolving retail landscape. And they criticize alternative asset classes like private equity, saying "It's not as good as it looks." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:23

Buffett and Munger explain the Wells Fargo scandal, justify a potential $100 billion stock buyback, share some fun investments, and address the state of politics.

5/5/2019
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3/ Buffett and Munger explain the Wells Fargo scandal, justify a potential $100 billion stock buyback, share some fun investments, and address the state of politics. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:03

Warren Buffett defends stock buybacks, discusses the railroad business,

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett justifies stock buybacks, saying that he has no ambition to "spend a dime" if he doesn't think shareholders will be better off for it. Charlie Munger say Berkshire will be "more liberal" in repurchasing shares. The two also discuss the state of their rail businesses. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:50

Warren Buffett welcomes shareholders and discusses Berkshire Hathaway's quarterly profit.

5/5/2019
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Warren Buffett gives opening remarks, introduces Berkshire Hathaway's board members, and discusses Q1 earnings. He also criticizes a new accounting rule. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:17:28

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Pre-show

5/5/2019
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Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Jen Rogers, Myles Udland, Julia La Roche and Javier David preview what Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger may discuss and describe what it's like to be at the meeting in person. The preshow includes a pre-taped conversation with Buffett. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:32:45

Berkshire Hathaway shareholder business meeting

5/7/2018
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Berkshire Hathaway shareholders vote on key business matters.

Duration:00:25:01

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Post Show

5/7/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:35

Part 11: On gender equality in business, share buybacks and dividends, investing in China, missed opportunities, family offices and employee compensation.

5/7/2018
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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 consider Apple a tech company. And they also talk about the challenges of determining employee pay.

Duration:00:30:51

Part 10: On AIG, brands and brand ecosystems, activist investing, strategic deals abroad, and the value of business school.

5/7/2018
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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 explain why you don't need an expensive education to be a good investor.

Duration:00:28:12