Tag Archives: CEO

Giddy-up! Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Climb Aboard Coal Bandwagon

Berkshire Hathaway’s recent acquisition of rail operator Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp has generated a tremendous amount of dialogue within the investment community.  For one, the deal involves Warren Buffet, Berkshire’s iconic CEO and legendary value investor.  The 79 year-old sage, whose succession plan remains one of the most tightly bound secrets in the industry, invited the rail operator to […]

The Influential Power of Hedge Funds

Hedge funds, who are notorious for chasing large returns often in the short term, are no strangers of pushing for strategic change within companies that they invest in. However, recent trends have seen more and more hedge fund managers looking to oust board members who they feel are not in line with their objectives for growth. On the surface, it […]