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The gap between Apple and other US companies in terms of market cap is equally impressive, with the iPhone-maker now worth over $120 billion more than its nearest tech rivals Amazon ($773B), Microsoft ($732B) and Alphabet ($719B), which are the second, third and fourth in market cap valuations, respectively.
He also responded to a question from the audience about bitcoin by saying that it and other crytpocurrencies "will come to bad endings". Buffett suggested over the weekend that he would buy more shares at the right price. "I'd love to own 100 per cent of it". Alluding to the artificial scarcity of cryptocurrencies, he said, "You can only mine so many [bitcoin], but so what?" If you buy a bond that's going to pay you 4% a year, you're not going to get any surprises, it's going to pay you 4% a year.
And in case you think he's kidding, he added in another tweet, "I am super super serious". And we really like their management, their way of thinking and their way of acting, "he said with a smile".
He says he hopes more daily newspapers can find a way to be economically viable because they are so important to society. I could whisper something on this program about a non-productive asset.
Turkey: Main opposition names presidential candidate
Meanwhile, opposition groups are expected to align before the June 24 election to challenge the dominance of Erdoğan's party. The first to submit his candidacy was the maverick leader of the small leftist nationalist Patriotic Party, Dogu Perincek.
Lupita Nyong'o in Talks to Star in John Woo's 'The Killer' Remake
Woo is represented by ICM Partners and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman L.L.P. The original Hong Kong crime thriller followed an assassin who has lost all hope after accidentally blinding a singer.
Members of migrant caravan stopped at U.S. border entry
On Sunday afternoon, at least a dozen people climbed to the top of the border fence from the Mexican side and sat or stood on top. She said she fled her home in Honduras because the father of her son threatened to kill her and their child.
Berkshire Hathaway owns roughly 10 percent of Wells Fargo's stock, and Buffett said Saturday that he has no plans to sell it.
The endorsement was well received and Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to the endorsement and appreciation in kind in a statement where he said, "On a personal level, I've always greatly admired Warren and have always been grateful for his insight and advice". You're dependent on the mob growing, so people do get angry.
Buffett: "The nice thing about buying Apple is that I don't care whether anyone mentions Apple again". Interestingly enough, some of the more vocal detractors of Bitcoin include some of the richest men in the world. When I buy Apple, I know that Apple is going to repurchase shares. "We're betting on the success of Apple products like the iPhone, and I see characteristics in that that make me think it's extraordinary", Buffett said. "There's no reason at all for me to encourage people to buy Apple".