In 1973, Berkshire began to acquire stock in the Washington Post Company. [100][101] Susan had arranged for the two to meet before she left Omaha to pursue her singing career. Langue d'expression : Anglais. [72][73], On August 14, 2014, the price of Berkshire Hathaway's shares hit $200,000 a share for the first time, capitalizing the company at $328 billion. He merged these partnerships into one. Though the attempt was unsuccessful, his music interest was a key part of his becoming a part of Susan Thompson's life and led to their marriage. Unfortunately, however, it's the windshield through which investors must peer, and that glass is invariably fogged. Warren Buffett a désormais 90 ans, et son principal associé en affaires est Charlie Munger, de 6 ans son aîné[32]. The inflation tax has a fantastic ability to simply consume capital. "[87], In May 2012, Buffett's acquisition of Media General, consisting of 63 newspapers in the south-eastern U.S., was announced. Wealthiest people in the United States by state, harvnb error: no target: CITEREFHagstrom2005 (, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (. [135] In 2007, he was listed among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the world. [122] In contrast to that, at the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder meeting, he stated he uses Google as his preferred search engine. In a second letter, Buffett announced his first investment in a private business — Hochschild, Kohn and Co, a privately owned Baltimore department store. De retour à Omaha, Warren crée sa première société : Sa femme Susan attendant leur troisième enfant, Warren achète une maison de stuc avec cinq chambres à coucher, rue Farnam, à Omaha, pour un coût de 31 500. [68], In October 2008, the media reported that Buffett had agreed to buy General Electric (GE) preferred stock. Gutfreund left the company in August 1991. The merger with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) closed upon BNSF shareholder approval during Q1 of 2010. [109] He continued to live in the same house in the central Dundee neighborhood of Omaha that he bought in 1958 for $31,500, a fraction of today's value. [114] In 2006, he sponsored a bridge match for the Buffett Cup. Buffett invested in PetroChina Company Limited and in a rare move, posted a commentary[194] on Berkshire Hathaway's website stating why he would not divest over its connection with the Sudanese civil war that caused Harvard to divest. He bought the land when he was 14 years old with $1,200 of his savings. Ce ne furent pas les seules entorses à la règle. 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[45] The newly merged company, known as Capital Cities/ABC (or CapCities/ABC), was forced to sell some stations due to U.S. Federal Communications Commission ownership rules. [22][26], In 1947, Buffett entered the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. This meant that Sanborn's map business was being valued at "minus $20." Son épouse Susan, d'avec qui il était séparé depuis 1977, décède le jeudi, En juin 2006, Warren Buffett annonce qu'il reversera 85 % de ses actions Berkshire Hathaway à cinq fondations lors de dons annuels, le premier commençant en juillet de la même année. « Nous n'investissons pas dans des entreprises avec l'idée de tout changer. In 1961, Buffett revealed that 35% of the partnership's assets were invested in the Sanborn Map Company. This deal was valued at approximately $44 billion (with $10 billion of outstanding BNSF debt) and represented an increase of the previously existing stake of 22%. Warren Buffett détestait parler en public quand il était plus jeune, mais il savait que ça lui était nécessaire pour réussir. Il achète sa première valeur : 6 actions (3 pour lui et 3 pour sa sœur, Doris) de, Il déclare à un ami de la famille qu'il sera millionnaire à 30 ans, ou bien qu', Warren, alors en dernière année de lycée, et un ami font l'acquisition d'un, Warren déteste son école : il considère qu'il a plus de connaissances que ses professeurs. [169] On August 1, 2016, Buffett challenged Donald Trump to release his tax returns. « Je n'ai jamais rencontré quelqu'un qui ait une vision aussi limpide du monde des affaires »[27], Fortune, 5 février 1996. At 11, he bought three shares of Cities Service Preferred for himself, and three for his sister Doris Buffett (who also became a philanthropist). Mis à jour le 13/07/2020. In 1978, Charlie Munger joined Buffett as vice-chairman. [44] In 1969, Buffett liquidated the partnership and transferred their assets to his partners including shares of Berkshire Hathaway. He developed an interest in business and investing in his youth, eventually entering the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947 before transferring to and graduating from the University of Nebraska at 19. Ainsi, il estime qu'il faut se poser la question, « si la bourse fermait pendant 5 ans, est-ce que j'achèterais maintenant ces actions ». I would not like to have a significant percentage of my net worth invested in tobacco businesses. Further information on Warren Buffett's time at Berkshire Hathaway: Bridge is such a sensational game that I wouldn't mind being in jail if I had three cellmates who were decent players and who were willing to keep the game going twenty-four hours a day. This did not include the value of fixed assets (factory and equipment). He worked in his grandfather's grocery store. In 1951[32], Buffett discovered that Graham was on the board of GEICO insurance. En effet, celui-ci aurait conseillé à Warren Buffett d'investir 10 milliards dans une société de chimie, Lubrizol, puis aurait acquis sans le lui dire 100 000 parts de cette même société, juste avant l'achat de son patron. Lorsque l’on demande à Warren Buffett à quel âge on peut commencer à… Quel placement pour les étrennes des enfants ? At this time Buffett's personal savings were over $174,000 (about $1.64 million today)[26] and he started Buffett Partnership Ltd. He founded The Giving Pledge in 2009 with Bill Gates, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their fortunes. He also told Nader of his plan to get "billionaires all over the world to donate 50% of their estate to charity or good works. Il a trois enfants, dont l'un est agriculteur dans le Nebraska et un autre compositeur de musique new age[2]. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. En plus de cela, c’est sans doute l’investisseur boursier le plus connu de la planète. La fortune de Warren Buffett est investie dans un nombre limité d'entreprises. Il estime que l'Amérique se remettra de cette crise, comme elle s'est remise, dit-il de la Grande dépression, la crise de 1929. On March 18, 2011, Goldman Sachs was given Federal Reserve approval to buy back Berkshire's preferred stock in Goldman. Redécouvrez le contenu d'un discours du milliardaire, passé complètement inaperçu. [183], Buffet is a long time supporter of family planning. I am." Ainsi sa fortune est passée de 65 milliards de dollars américains au début de l'année 2008 à 37 milliards au début 2009 d'après le magazine Forbes, il a ainsi perdu son rang d'homme le plus riche du monde. [199], Native American tribes and salmon fishermen sought to win support from Buffett for a proposal to remove four hydroelectric dams from the Klamath River owned by PacifiCorp which is a Berkshire Hathaway company. Warren Buffet est connu comme étant l’un des hommes les plus riches du monde.Il est tout aussi reconnu comme un des meilleurs investisseurs. [115], He is a dedicated, lifelong follower of Nebraska football, and attends as many games as his schedule permits. Neither would Mr. Trump — at least he would have no legal problem. Parmi certaines de ses erreurs de gestion, il y a eu la décision d'investir dans une entreprise de transport aérien, US Airways, un secteur où la concurrence par les prix est très forte, ou encore la décision d'investir dans Salomon Brothers, une société financière. [49] It would turn out to be one of Berkshire's most lucrative investments, and one which it still holds. Warren Buffett est le troisième homme le plus riche du monde. Sa définition des entreprises où il aime investir est la suivante : « Un château merveilleux, entouré de douves profondes et très dangereuses. Alice Schroeder, author of Snowball, said that a key reason for the purchase was to diversify Berkshire Hathaway from the financial industry. [191], Buffett believes government should not be in the business of gambling, or legalizing casinos, calling it a tax on ignorance.[192]. [59] Buffett called the downturn in the financial sector that started in 2007 "poetic justice". Modeled on the Ryder Cup in golf—held immediately before it in the same city—the teams are chosen by invitation, with a female team and five male teams provided by each country. Some best-selling, or otherwise notable, books about Buffett: American investor, entrepreneur, and businessperson. "[156] On December 9, 2010, Buffett, Bill Gates, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg signed a promise they called the "Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge", in which they promise to donate to charity at least half of their wealth, and invite other wealthy people to follow suit. Warren Buffett continue de vivre dans une maison d'Omaha, au Nebraska, qu’il a payée 31 500 dollars américains en 1957. [52], In 2002, Buffett entered in $11 billion worth of forward contracts to deliver U.S. dollars against other currencies. Warren Edward Buffett (/ˈbʌfɪt/; born August 30, 1930)[2] is an American investor, business tycoon, philanthropist, and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Ses actions de Coca-Cola, achetées en 1988/89, ont vu leur valeur multipliée par 7 ; D'avril 2011 à novembre 2011, Warren Buffett s'est porté acquéreur, via sa société Berkshire Hathaway, de 64 millions d'actions IBM (5,5 % du capital), pour environ 10,7 milliards de dollars[21]. Toutefois, les krachs sont pour lui une opportunité d'acheter de bonnes entreprises à prix cassés. Sous la direction de Buffett, le fonds Berkshire surpasse les références des marchés tels que le S&P 500 et le Dow Jones pendant plus de quarante ans (performance exceptionnelle quand on sait que plus de 80 % des investisseurs ne battent pas leur indice boursier). [95] In his November 1999 Fortune article, he warned of investors' unrealistic expectations:[96]. He explained that Sanborn stock sold for only $45 per share in 1958, but the company's investment portfolio was worth $65 per share. Il arrive même au super-investisseur d'égayer la rencontre au son de son ukulélé, un verre de Coca-Cola toujours à portée de main. This act was a break from his past condemnation of extravagant purchases by other CEOs and his history of using more public transportation. In 1956, Benjamin Graham retired and closed his partnership. Buffett, à l’aide de sa fortune, peut s’offrir tout ce qu’il désire. [179] Buffett raised the problem of lobbying by the medical industry, saying that they are very focused on maintaining their income. Les 50 milliards de moins-values ne seraient des pertes que si et seulement il était contraint de vendre et de les réaliser. [131] In 2009, after donating billions of dollars to charity, he was ranked as the second richest man in the United States with a net worth of $37 billion[132][133] with only Bill Gates ranked higher than Buffett. Warren Buffett est aussi connu pour être un joueur de bridge assidu et sérieux. [28], The basic ideas of investing are to look at stocks as business, use the market's fluctuations to your advantage, and seek a margin of safety. Warren Buffett est né à Omaha en 1930, au beau milieu des Etats-Unis. They had three children, Susie, Howard and Peter. Selon la société gestionnaire des Bonds de l’État d’Israël, le milliardaire américain a permis de lever près de 200 millions de dollars d’investissements dans l’État juif, dont cinq à titre personnel[26]. Mais, selon David Leisterh, le mécanisme fonctionne mal, contrairement à certains pays voisins (il cite en exemple le cas de la France). [127][128], On April 11, 2012, Buffett was diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer during a routine test. [71], In March 2009, Buffett said in a cable television interview that the economy had "fallen off a cliff ... Not only has the economy slowed down a lot, but people have really changed their habits like I haven't seen". In 2009, Buffett divested his failed investment in ConocoPhillips, saying to his Berkshire investors, I bought a large amount of ConocoPhillips stock when oil and gas prices were near their peak. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Content d'être un investisseur important dans Coca-Cola, c'est aussi un grand amateur de ses produits. Graham part en retraite et arrête son partenariat. The winners traditionally dine with Buffett at New York's Smith and Wollensky steak house. Cette importante actionnaire de Berkshire Hathaway et membre du conseil d'administration est décédée le jeudi 29 juillet 2004 d'une attaque cardiaque. In 1974, the SEC opened a formal investigation into Buffett and Berkshire's acquisition of Wesco Financial, due to possible conflict of interest. Liste des citations de Warren Buffett classées par thématique. Warren Buffett est d’avis que nous devons nous former notre propre opinion quand à l’achat d’une entreprise. [111], Buffett is an avid bridge player, which he plays with fellow fan Gates[113]—he allegedly spends 12 hours a week playing the game. Cette idée est défendue depuis des années par Warren Buffett." La question de sa succession est par conséquent primordiale. 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Buffett participe aussi à la fusion entre les sociétés, L'action Berkshire Hathaway casse à la hausse les 3 000, Perte latente de 342 millions de $ lors du krach d'octobre 1987, Buffett commence à acheter des actions de la, En moins de dix ans, la valeur de l'action Berkshire Hathaway est plus que décuplée, passant de 5 875, Warren Buffett est nommé meilleur investisseur du, Avec l'éclatement de la bulle des valeurs technologiques et internet, la sagacité de Warren Buffett lui permet de récupérer sa réputation de « sage d'Omaha » auprès des commentateurs du monde de l'investissement. Warren Edward Buffett was born on August 30, 1930, to his mother Leila and father Howard, a stockbroker-turned-Congressman. La valeur réelle produite par ces entreprises — dont il est propriétaire — est supérieure à ses investissements boursiers, bien que sa part dans des entreprises telles que Coca-Cola — dont Berkshire Hathaway est le plus gros actionnaire — et Gillette attirent plus l’attention. Speaking at Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s 1994 annual meeting, Buffett said investments in tobacco are:[198]. [52] Gen Re later provided reinsurance after Buffett became involved with Maurice R. Greenberg at AIG in 2002. Buffett's writings are known for containing quotations from sources as varied as the Bible and Mae West,[126] as well as advice in a folksy, Midwestern style and numerous jokes. Hone your speaking skills. Par la suite, Buffett affirmera, avec son sens de l'humour particulier, qu'il devait se trouver aux toilettes à l'instant où cette décision de versement fut prise en conseil d'administration. He developed an interest in the business world and investing at an early age including in … When Warren Buffett is looking at hiring a new employee or finding a new company to invest in, he has a lot of criteria.But, one thing he isn't looking for are fancy university degrees. Buffett n'a jamais investi dans une entreprise qui perd de l'argent même si elle a de brillantes perspectives. Alors il s'est inscrit à un cours sur la prise de parole en public, ce qui lui permis de vaincre sa peur de parler en public et l'a aidé à devenir un orateur à succès. In October 2008, Buffett invested $230 million for 10% of battery maker BYD Company (SEHK: 1211), which runs a subsidiary of electric automobile manufacturer BYD Auto. La même année, la. Par ailleurs, il est initié à la fraternité. Buffett had long stated his intention to give away his fortune to charity, and in June 2006, he announced a new plan to give 83% of it to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). [125] Buffett reads five newspapers every day, beginning with the Omaha World Herald, which his company acquired in 2011. [185] "How can this be fair?" Les 50 milliards de moins-values ne seraient des pertes que si et seulement il était contraint de vendre et de les réaliser. Dès 1969, ses investissements ont réalisé des plus-values de presque 30 % en moyenne et par an, dans un marché où la moyenne se situe entre 7 et 11 % et où les meilleures performances sont exceptionnelles. Buffett n'est pas adepte de la stratégie qui consiste à « prendre ses bénéfices » dès que le cours d'une action monte de quelques dizaines de %. En 2017, devant des investisseurs, il déclare qu'Israël sera là pour l'éternité. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 14 décembre 2020 à 02:20. The Buffett Foundation has given over $1.5 billion to abortion research to include $427 million to Planned Parenthood. … He asked one of his partners, a doctor, to find ten other doctors willing to invest $10,000 each in his partnership. [15][157] In 2018, after making almost $3.4 billion donations,[158] Buffet was ranked 3rd in the Forbes' List of Billionaire 2018. Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett is a rare success among investors trying to outperform stock market benchmarks like the S&P 500 over the long-term. [110] In 1989, after spending nearly $6.7 million of Berkshire's funds on a private jet, Buffett named it "The Indefensible". Notre lettre annuelle de 2017 est adressée à notre grand ami Warren Buffett, qui, en 2006, a fait don de l’essentiel de sa fortune à notre fondation pour lutter contre les maladies et réduire les inégalités. [202], When a company gives something of value to its employees in return for their services, it is clearly a compensation expense. The obligation of a society as prosperous as ours is to figure out how nobody gets left too far behind. Toute l'actualité IT sur Ajit Jain, manager de la partie Réassurance de Berkshire, a reçu plusieurs fois les éloges de Warren Buffett et de Charlie Munger, et pourrait ainsi devenir l'un des successeurs[35]. To avoid a proxy fight, the Board offered to repurchase shares at fair value, paying with a portion of its investment portfolio. [62] Some of Buffett's put options (European exercise at expiry only) that he wrote (sold) were running at around $6.73 billion mark-to-market losses as of late 2008. [13], Buffett is a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent[14] of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. [35] Using what he learned, he felt confident enough to teach an "Investment Principles" night class at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Warren Buffett (voir des notes antérieures) Steve Marie (1958) et sa femme Jean. Warren Buffett fait des recherches approfondies sur chacune de ses entreprises avant d'investir. [38][39] In 1958 the Buffetts' third child, Peter Andrew, was born. Buffett remained bearish on the dollar, stating that he was looking to acquire companies with substantial foreign revenues. L’enseignement de Warren Buffett pour les enfants. He also added, "There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning. "[186][187] After Donald Trump accused him of taking "massive deductions," Buffett countered, "I have copies of all 72 of my returns and none uses a carryforward. It has no utility. In his article, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville", Buffett rebutted the academic efficient-market hypothesis, that beating the S&P 500 was "pure chance", by highlighting the results achieved by a number of students of the Graham and Dodd value investing school of thought. [206] Buffett said that his own personal favorite is a collection of his essays called The Essays of Warren Buffett,[207] which he described as "a coherent rearrangement of ideas from my annual report letters".[206]. But so far I have been dead wrong.