What Will Buffett Do with Berkshire’s $111 Billion Cash Pile?

Article 3 Comments Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. gave him more leeway to make stock buybacks last month. Now, after the company said its cash pile has swelled to $111 billion, some investors are wondering when they might reap the benefits. Berkshire’s second-quarter results released Saturday didn’t detail how many […]

Berkshire’s Q2 Insurance Profit Rises to $943M Compared to Loss of $22M in Q2 2017

Article 0 Comments This year’s looking brighter for Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s insurance businesses after 2017’s hurricanes led to the first annual underwriting loss in more than a decade. Auto insurer Geico and the company’s namesake reinsurance business helped lift underwriting to a profit in the second quarter, adding to earnings […]