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A last waltz for Yahoo and AOL, and Elon's crypto comedy show

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:What's next for Yahoo and AOL?VCs are gaga for cryptoBill and Melinda's complicated goodbye Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Soundtrack: This week's newsletter has been specially designed to be consumed while listening to Serge Gainsbourg's "Requiem pour un con" This week: A last waltz for Yahoo and AOL EUTERS/Court M...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Elon Musk, UK, Yahoo, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Andreessen, Britain, Aol, Bill Gates, Royal Navy


Weekend reading: A post-Covid return to normality or time to rethink it?

W hisper it, but it does seem like the long shadow of Covid may at last be retreating in the UK. That’s not the case for the whole world. Countries like India are feeling the full force of what some in Britain still march and vote to deny. Average global cases recently sustained a new peak of 800,000 a day. But thanks to our long (and, yes, damaging) lockdown, high vaccination rates, and the immunological protection granted by previous infection, the UK appears to be leaving the tunnel we ente...
Tags: Google, UK, England, London, India, Marketing, US, Bloomberg, Bbc, Britain, American Express, Berkshire Hathaway, Pentagon, Tony Hawk, Gary Lineker, Nasdaq


Berkshire Hathaway's Stock Price Is Too Much for Computers

Berkshire Hathaway is trading at more than $421,000 per Class A share, and the market is optimistic. That's a problem. From a report: The price has grown so high, it has nearly hit the maximum number that can be stored in one common way exchange computers handle digits. On Tuesday, Nasdaq temporarily suspended broadcasting prices for Class A shares of Berkshire over several popular data feeds. Such feeds provide real-time price updates for a number of online brokerages and finance websites. Nasd...
Tags: Tech, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Nasdaq, Berkshire, IEX Group Inc


'Robinhood isn't democratizing investing': 6 markets experts break down why Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger were right to trash the trading app

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and vice chairman Charlie Munger. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger have slammed Robinhood. The online brokerage hit back, saying everyday investors deserve equal access to the markets. Markets experts say investment success is more easily achieved by practicing buy-and-hold investing. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Robinhood thi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, US, Trends, Reddit, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Robinhood, Gamestop, Buffett, Robert Johnson, Justin Sullivan Getty, David Morrison, Munger, Charlie Munger, Alexander Voigt


Warren Buffett warned newbie investors, touted tech stocks, and dashed acquisition hopes at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting. Here are the 7 key takeaways.

Warren Buffett. Thomson Reuters Warren Buffett cautioned new stock-pickers that investing isn't a cakewalk.The Berkshire Hathaway CEO said he was probably wrong to trim Apple and sell Costco.Here are the 7 key takeaways from Berkshire's annual meeting this year.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett cautioned newbie investors not to get cocky, admitted he was likely wrong to sell Apple and dump Costco, and defended "big tech" valuations at Berkshire Hathaw...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, US, Trends, Treasury, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Pacific, Costco, Robinhood, Berkshire, Buffett, Canadian Pacific Railway, Charlie


Warren Buffett slammed SPACs, blasted Robinhood, and defended 'big tech' valuations at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting. Here are the 23 best quotes.

Warren Buffett. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The famed investor criticized SPACs, Robinhood, and market speculation.Buffett said "big tech" stocks don't look pricey with interest rates and bond yields so low.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett took aim at special-purpose acquisition vehicles (SPACs), Robinhood, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.T...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Microsoft, US, Trends, Treasury, Tokyo, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Mars, Federal Reserve, Costco, Carnival, Robinhood, Berkshire, Buffett


Dow jumps 238 points as Fed's Williams says strong economic growth not yet enough to impact monetary policy

Xinhua/Wang Ying/Getty Images US stocks were mixed on Monday, with the Nasdaq 100 falling while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones rallied higher.The Fed's John Williams said on Monday that the strengthening economy is not yet enough to impact monetary policy.Investors are awaiting another big week of earnings, as PayPal, General Motors, and Etsy are set to report.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US stocks were mixed on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jo...
Tags: Apple, Etsy, Finance, China, US, Trends, Markets, Williams, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Fidelity, Stock Market, Nasdaq, Costco, John Williams, Dow Jones


Stocks now represent a record-high percentage of financial assets among US households, reports say

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Stocks now represent 41% of US households' financial assets, according to data from JPMorgan and the Federal Reserve. Robinhood tripled its revenue from payment for order flow in the first quarter amid a rise in retail traders. Warren Buffett warns investors are "just as sure" of themselves as they were in 1989 before a mini-crash. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Americans are now holding a higher percentag...
Tags: Apple, Google, US, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Jp Morgan, Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Stock Market, Wall Street Journal, Robinhood, Equities


Meet Greg Abel, the 58-year-old Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman just tapped as Warren Buffett's successor

AP Images / Nati Harnik Warren Buffett has named Greg Abel as his heir apparent at Berkshire Hathaway. Abel has long been suspected as the next in line to lead the $631 billion conglomerate. Abel is currently the vice chairman for non-insurance businesses at Berkshire. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholder meeting on Saturday and Warren Buffett pointed to Greg Abel, the 58-year-old leader of Berkshire's...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Bloomberg, Ap, Credit Suisse, Jp Morgan, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Yankees, Warren Buffet, Jefferies, Berkshire, Cnbc, Mantle, Buffett


US stocks edge higher as investors brace for another wave of corporate earnings

AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks edged higher on Monday as investors await another round of corporate earnings this week.A third of the S&P 500 will report earnings this week, including Tesla, Apple, and Alphabet.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US stocks edged higher on Monday as investors anticipate another flood of first-quarter earnings that are set to be released this week. Earnings reports from Pfizer, General Motors, PayPal and Etsy among other...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Etsy, China, US, Trends, Markets, Ap, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Fidelity, Stock Market, Nasdaq, Richard, Costco, S&P 500


10 Things in Politics: Big problems may await the economy

Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:America is getting ready for its post pandemic glow-upThese nine chiefs of staff counsel House Republicans' unruliest conspiracy theoristsSpace agencies couldn't stop a simulated asteroid from crashing ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Utah, Post, Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, California, Senate, White House, Virginia, India, Narendra Modi, US, America, Trends


Warren Buffett discussed Apple, Robinhood, SPACs, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.The pair discussed Apple, SPACs, Robinhood, market speculation, and other subjects.The Berkshire bosses warned against treating the stock market like a casino.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder mee...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett discussed trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair discussed stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The Berkshire bosses cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholde...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting: Warren Buffett discusses trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Verizon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway


Warren Buffett Hails Tim Cook, Charlie Munger Calls Big Tech ‘Credit to Civilization’ at Berkshire Meeting

Warren Buffett gushed over the management and leadership skills of Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday as the renowned investor presided over Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting. Buffett compared Cook to legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, noting that while Jobs was a tech and business visionary, Cook has had a huge impact on the company’s […]
Tags: Apple, Cook, News, Steve Jobs, Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Buffett, Berkshire Meeting, Warren Buffett Hails Tim Cook Charlie Munger


LIVE: Warren Buffett discusses trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Biden, Costco, Chevron, Berkshire, Buffett


LIVE: Warren Buffett discussed trimming his Apple stake, selling airlines and banks, and deploying cash at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Steve Jobs, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Coca Cola, Costco, Chevron, Berkshire, Buffett, Charlie


Warren Buffett says that trimming his Apple stake was 'probably a mistake' - and Charlie Munger told him not to sell

Warren Buffett Getty Images Warren Buffett said that trimming his Apple stake was a misstep.The Berkshire Hathaway CEO revealed that Charlie Munger warned him against selling.Munger was also against Berkshire's exit from Costco last year.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett said he was likely wrong to cash out some of his Apple shares last year."I sold some stock last year," the famed investor said at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday. "Tha...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Costco, Berkshire, Buffett, Munger, Charlie Munger, Berkshire CEO, Theron Mohamed, Warren Buffett Getty Images Warren Buffett, Apple Munger


I ate like Warren Buffett for a week - and it was miserable

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett Rick Wilking/Reuters I ate like Warren Buffett for a week. Buffett does not eat very healthy. My body felt terrible by the end of the week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history.He also has a really weird diet.Buffett's diet of sugary soda, junk food, and limited vegetables has reached legendary status.The Berkshire Hathaway CEO drinks about five cans of Coca-Cola products...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Hbo, New York, Coca Cola, Obamacare, Colorado, NYC, Opinion, Jay Z, Life, New York City, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Turkey


Warren Buffett will discuss stocks, deals, and the pandemic at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday. Here are 18 questions he might answer.

Warren Buffett. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Warren Buffett will answer questions at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The famed investor is expected to discuss stocks, deals, the pandemic, and the economy.Here are 18 questions he might answer on the day.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett will be quizzed for several hours at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting on Saturday.The billionaire investor and Berkshire CEO has kept an extremely l...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Texas, US, America, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Biden, Goldman, Costco, Chevron, Robinhood


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a $12 billion gain on American Express and Bank of America this year

Warren Buffett. AP Images Warren Buffett has racked up a $12 billion gain on two stocks this year.Berkshire Hathaway has made $4 billion on American Express and $8 billion on Bank of America.American Express has leapfrogged Coca-Cola to become Berkshire's third-biggest holding.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a $12 billion gain across just two stocks this year, American Express and Bank of America.The famed investor's...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Bank Of America, American Express, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Coca Cola, Berkshire, Buffett, JPMorgan Wells Fargo, Theron Mohamed, Warren Buffett AP Images Warren Buffett, Bank of America American Express, Coca Cola as Berkshire, Bank on America


Elon Musk slammed Warren Buffett's Texas power plan as 'crazy' - and called for the state to rely on Tesla instead

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk. Alex Wong/Getty, REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Elon Musk slated Warren Buffett's Texas power plan as "crazy."He called for the state to use Tesla Megapacks to store emergency power instead.Musk and Buffett have clashed before on subjects such as moats and tweets.See more stories on Insider's business page.Elon Musk dismissed Warren Buffett's plan to prevent another Texas power crisis in a recent tweet. The Tesla CEO also proposed the state rely on his com...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Texas, Trends, Tesla, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Cupertino, Berkshire, Dallas Morning News, Musk, Buffett, Northern California, Elon, Theron Mohamed, Tesla Megapacks


More than 70 top Black business leaders are reportedly urging US companies to fight against Republican voting laws

Kenneth Chenault speaks onstage in 2018 and Merck CEO, Kenneth Frazier, speaks at a briefing on the production of the Covid-19 vaccine in 2021 Earl Gibson III/WireImage/MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images 72 Black executives are urging US companies to speak out about new voting laws, the NYT reports. They claim the new bill, being advanced by Republicans, could restrict the rights of Black voters. Former American Express CEO, Kenneth Chenault and Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier are in charge of the...
Tags: Apple, Business, Politics, Cook, Voting, Law, US, America, Trends, Georgia, Merck, Joe Biden, Cnn, Companies, Delta Airlines, Tim Cook


55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Books, Arianna Huffington, Steve Jobs, Washington, Finance, Careers, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Tesla


Huckleberry, offering insurance to SMBs, partners with Berkshire Hathaway

Huckleberry, an insurtech company that offers a variety of insurance to small businesses, has announced a partnership with Berkshire Hathaway GUARD. This represents the biggest partnership with a carrier for the startup to date. The startup, cofounded by Bryan O’Connell, has made some major moves in the past year. The company launched in 2017 offering workers compensation and general liability insurance to small and medium-sized businesses through an online portal, cutting out a lot of the hassl...
Tags: TC, New York, Tech, Berkshire Hathaway, COLUMBUS Ohio, Connell, Huckleberry, Kaper, Root Insurance, Tribe Capital, Bryan O Connell, TCARTICLE, Bill Kaper, Braden Davis


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway scores $17 billion gain across 5 stocks as value stages a comeback

Warren Buffett. REUTERS Warren Buffett has racked up $17 billion in gains across just five stocks this year.Berkshire Hathaway's Bank of America stake has soared in value by $9 billion.Buffett is up more than $1 billion on Kraft Heinz, GM, and US Bancorp in 2021.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett is winning big from the flight to value stocks ahead of the global economy reopening this summer. The famed investor's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate has notche...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, General Motors, Bank Of America, American Express, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Coca Cola, Berkshire, Wells Fargo, Buffett, Sumitomo, Kraft Heinz, US Bancorp, Theron Mohamed


Amazon will expand its Amazon Care on-demand healthcare offering US-wide this summer

Amazon is apparently pleased with how its Amazon Care pilot in Seattle has gone, since it announced this morning that it will be expanding the offering across the U.S. this summer, and opening it up to companies of all sizes, in addition to its own employees. The Amazon Care model combines on-demand and in-person care, and is meant as a solution from the search giant to address shortfalls in current offerings for employer-sponsored healthcare. In a blog post announcing the expansion, Amazon tout...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Amazon, TC, Technology, Enterprise, Washington, US, Tech, United States, Healthcare, Computing, Aws, Berkshire Hathaway, Seattle


Amazon will expand its Amazon Care on-demand healthcare offering U.S.-wide this summer

Amazon is apparently pleased with how its Amazon Care pilot in Seattle has gone, since it announced this morning that it will be expanding the offering across the U.S. this summer, and opening it up to companies of all sizes, in addition to its own employees. The Amazon Care model combines on-demand and in-person care, and is meant as a solution from the search giant to address shortfalls in current offering for employer-sponsored healthcare offerings. In a blog post announcing the expansion, Am...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Amazon, TC, Technology, Enterprise, Washington, Tech, United States, Healthcare, Computing, Aws, Berkshire Hathaway, Seattle, Baltimore


'Big Short' investor Michael Burry called Apple a 'Buffett stock' in 1999. Warren Buffett finally bought it in 2016.

Warren Buffett counts Apple as one of his best investments ever."The Big Short" investor Michael Burry identified Apple as a "Buffett stock" in 1999.Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway only bought a stake in the iPhone maker in 2016.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett praised Apple, one of his most lucrative bets ever and easily the biggest holding in Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio, as a "jewel" in his latest annual letter. Yet the investor only realiz...
Tags: Apple, Steve Jobs, US, Trends, Tim Cook, SEC, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Berkshire, Buffett, Michael Burry, Burry, Buffett Buffett, Scion Asset Management, Theron Mohamed, Silicon Investor


Is Wall Street taking over real estate?

Of the 10 largest real estate firms, eight are now publicly traded. These companies represent 575,000 agents, almost 45 percent of all Realtors.
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