Six Buffett-Style Takeover Picks

Warren Buffett said in his recently released annual letter that he’s on the lookout for potential acquisitions for his Berkshire Hathaway, and in a recent column MSN’s Michael Brush uses’s research to highlight some possible targets. “To find stocks he might favor, I started with a list from the investment company Validea, which has programmed computers to mimic Buffett’s actions,” Brush writes. “With the help of my favorite Buffett experts, I narrowed down Validea’s… Read More

What Would Buffett Buy? Try Retail

What types of stocks might be on Warren Buffett’s Christmas list this year? Michael Brush of says one area of the market that fits the bill is retail, and he uses data from Validea’s Buffett-based screener to back it up. Brush notes that Buffett has already been adding to his retail stake, with his Berkshire Hathaway upping its investment in Wal-Mart by almost 20 million shares in the third quarter. And, he says that… Read More