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Trading at Noon: Stocks that Buffett may find appetizing

Friday, May 03, 2013 - 05:38

May 3 - Ahead of Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, we talk to Agnes Crane about whether there are more deals in the works.

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We get for Twitter magnate Warren Buffett let's talk to -- screening she Reuters breaking views are right shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway out in Omaha. First of all what investors are gonna wanna know about of course is. How well or not the company's stock is perform. And I think they're going in there knowing that it's it basically and it's up. 30% since the last inning so I think is going into this mean we about what 35000 people -- are you feeling a little bit -- I think they're going to be in good. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- They're also looking at a company that it's it's getting harder and harder to outperform the S&P 500 because this is so large. And again you Buffett had Berkshire has a lot of cash on the balance sheet and it's getting harder for the abduction. To work so let's talk about the success is because he is 82 -- had prostate cancer are we want to write off just yet but talk about some of the folks who. Aren't lines perhaps take over the company -- literally six after me and again this is I think is is. The favored. I Canada is -- Jane I mean he was given a big shout out in the annual letter. You're telling people pay if they run into -- bowed deeply and he basically running their insurance. Businesses and so again a lot of the reason they have so much catchers because of this float that they're getting from insurance so he's definitely want to watch me. Also these in the investment managers Todd Combs and ten -- on in their party kind of in line to basically. Take over the investment partners and their names to watch all right so let's talk about some of his cash they have on hand them. Share buybacks or what's the next big purchase after -- that this company may make -- this isn't the big question and again you know I think you know Buffett and his -- -- -- mean they're very specific and I don't wanna just buy anything and so last year they said they were trying to wanted to buy something for twenty game. Billion they got about twelve billion in Hines who is still -- they're still looking for what they cause an Allah right they wanna -- that out -- that they can actually make a difference. In terms of performance plus plus and actually did Jeff Matthews -- of the hedge fund ram partners about what his ideas for what might be the next big thing office looking Fort -- I only saw her she would make a lot of sense because. It's the kind of business Buffett loves you know he bought. Wrigley was Mars guys and every annual meeting he talks about how great it is when people so what's a good business own for the long -- how do you protect yourself against inflation.

Trading at Noon: Stocks that Buffett may find appetizing

Friday, May 03, 2013 - 05:38

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