Berkshire Hathaway

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Definition: Berkshire Hathaway


Berkshire Hathaway


Full Definition of Berkshire Hathaway


A holding company that specializes in insurance-related companies but has a wide array of interests, making it a conglomerate. It was founded in 1839 as a textile company, and did not take on its current form until 1967. It is widely recognized because its long-time CEO is legendary investor Warren Buffett, who is called the “Oracle of Omaha” because Omaha, Nebraska is the headquarters of Berkshire Hathaway.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Berkshire Hathaway are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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