- 7 months ago
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Next, to part one of my interview with Warren Buffett.
He’s one of the shrewdest and most successful investors in the world, earning the nickname the Oracle of Omaha.
I traveled to Nebraska last week for this wide-ranging conversation.
And a note: Buffett is CBO of Berkshire Hathaway, which owns BNSF Railway, one of the funders of the NewsHour.
He’s number two on Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest people, worth more than $75 billion. Warren Buffett is an investing rock star to his Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, who gather in Omaha every year. One share is trading today at $251,000.
Two years ago, the legendary firm celebrated its record of investment over a half-century, a portfolio that includes Kraft Heinz, Geico, Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola and, among others, the Nebraska Furniture Mart. It’s the largest furniture store in North America.
Buffet bought it in 1983 from Rose Blumkin, a Russian immigrant who