Berkshire Hathaway Posts Q2 2009 Results By Ravi Nagarajan
Published on August 7, 2009 at 9:31 pm
Berkshire Hathaway reported results for the second quarter following the close of trading today. Operating earnings per share declined 21.7% to $1,147 per A share, down from $1,465 in the second quarter of 2008. Operating earnings per share for the first six months of 2009 declined 17.1% to $2,248 per A share, down from $2,713 for the first six months of 2008. [more]
This is kind of silly but fun:
I couldn’t resist posting this great parody of Steve Ballmer’s real thoughts on the Yahoo! search deal. For a more serious assessment of the deal, please see my earlier post on the subject. (For those who don’t quite “get” the humor, it helps if you’ve seen Mr. Ballmer’s speaking style in person as I have at past conferences.) Enjoy! [more]
Very surprising story in my opinion ... see this post I wrote back in June along with a CNBC interview with Santulli. The most surprising aspect is the lack of an internal successor to Santulli and the fact that Sokol is taking over on an "interim" basis.