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Apple’s Path to $1 Trillion: China Will Soon Be Its Biggest Market, FBR Says

blogs.wsj.com — Apple Inc. is white-hot in China. One analyst says it's going to get even hotter. Daniel Ives of FBR Capital Markets on Monday predicted that China will become Apple's biggest market by revenue in two years, and urged clients to buy the stock before other investors figure out just how well the company is poised to perform there.

Scenes from Omaha: Ping-Pong, Pets and More from the Berkshire Meeting

blogs.wsj.com — With ping-pong, newspaper-tossing, a footrace, and celebrities galore, the annual shareholder meeting Warren Buffett hosts in Omaha, Neb. each year is far different from the staid events most companies hold. The widely attended affair brings people from every U.S. state and dozens of foreign countries - from Kazakhstan to Kenya, Thailand to Turkey.

7 Takeaways From the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

blogs.wsj.com — After five hours of questions in front of an overflowing crowd, Warren Buffett has closed down the latest shareholder meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Attendance was expected to top 40,000, setting a new record, in part because this year was a celebration of Mr. Buffett's 50 years at the helm of the sprawling conglomerate.

Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Pepper Warren Buffett With Some Hard Questions

wsj.com — The festivities around Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s annual meeting kicked off early Saturday morning with shareholders being greeted by a parade of steers and a Wells Fargo & Co. stagecoach as they waited in line for the doors to open.

Live Analysis: The 2015 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

blogs.wsj.com — The doors opened at 7 a.m. Central Time with shareholders rushing in to grab seats, save seats for the friends and browse an exhibit hall with booths from Berkshire-owned companies. Attendees are in high spirits ahead of the day-long event. Shareholders were eating ice cream, shopping and chatting with one another before Mr. Buffett and Mr. Munger take the stage.

50 Years of Warren Buffett in The Wall Street Journal

blogs.wsj.com — The eyes of the business world are on Omaha, Neb., this weekend as one of the largest companies in the world, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., throws itself a party to celebrate 50 years with Warren Buffett at the helm.

Berkshire Shareholders Shopping Early and Often in Omaha

blogs.wsj.com — OMAHA, Neb.-Buffettpalooza started early this year. With a record 40,000 people expected to attend the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. annual meeting here this year, Warren Buffett and his team threw open the doors a day earlier than they normally do.

Berkshire Hathaway’s Growth, Decade by Decade

blogs.wsj.com — Warren Buffett has been at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. for 50 years, and it's been a pretty remarkable run. The chart above shows how the famed value investor pulled it off. It charts the growth in the book value of various parts of Berkshire by decade, and adds all the pieces together at the bottom.

7 Questions for Warren Buffett

blogs.wsj.com — OMAHA, Neb.- Warren Buffett and shareholders in his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. are gathering this weekend for the company's latest annual meeting, an event that's been dubbed "Woodstock for Capitalists." This year's event marks a milestone in the company's long history: Mr. Buffett has now been at the helm of the massive conglomerate for 50 years.

What Is Berkshire Hathaway?

blogs.wsj.com — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. used to be a failing textile firm. Now it's one of the largest companies in the world. At the helm is Warren Buffett, Berkshire's chairman, chief executive, and largest shareholder. At his right hand: Charlie Munger, Berkshire's vice chairman.
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May 22, 2015

"The Big Short" crew recreated the Lehman Bros. offices in a rather ironic spot on Friday on.wsj.com/1Hzy0bF pic.twitter.com/ax5pQA29od

May 22, 2015

@GRogow NON ALCOHOLIC? So there was NO excuse for how beligerent you were being in the newsroom this morning.

May 22, 2015

@ryanbeckwith There's a Bing car? Does it hang out with the AltaVista truck and the Ask Jeeves minivan?

May 22, 2015

@ryanbeckwith You must have missed that day on Twitter. From a more innocent time, before the "dadbod" existed: twitter.com/erikholmwsj/st…

May 22, 2015

Buffett writes in @WSJ today to expand his remarks at BRK's annual meeting about an alternative to minimum wage hike on.wsj.com/1ejp6oX

May 21, 2015

"It's dead around here": Stock trading slows to its lowest levels in months, says @cdriebusch on.wsj.com/1HwULwJ pic.twitter.com/oS9AdYBA92

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