"In 54 years, I don't think Berkshire has ever bought a new issue", Buffett told CNBC.
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO said he would have considered an acquisition of Anadarko itself if the company had approached Berkshire.
"A good settlement is better than a lovely world war", Munger said.
Buffett said the trade dispute has already had an effect on Berkshire's BNSF railroad.
Uber now expects to price its IPO on Thursday and begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange the following day, Reuters explained.
He nonetheless said it would be "nonsense" for investors to sell stocks based on headlines, and that the US-China would not affect how Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire operates.More news: The Newest Tariffs Will Hit Consumers Harder
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Occidental is a "major company" that is backed by a "solid balance sheet", so it could have tapped the traditional debt market and secured a "much lower rate", Cramer said, arguing that Occidental shareholders "should hate this deal".
Buffett reported the transactions would appear in a filing that is future, but stressed that he himself did not direct the buys. That is up from last year's reduction of $1.14 billion, or $692 per share. "Sorry, we're not going to be doing that anymore!" "Warren Buffett is considered to be a value investor, and so maybe that means that Amazon can be considered a value stock", said McCreath to BNN Bloomberg on Friday. But it's impossible to predict the outcome because both countries' leaders are used to getting their way. "It gets very complicated".
Buffett has stated that Berkshire has a succession plan in place for it is required.
"There's a lot of lying in modern finance", Munger said. "Trade with Mexico and Canada is enormously important".
Dean Popplewell has almost two decades of experience trading currencies and fixed income instruments. He is respected among professional traders for his skilled analysis and career history as global head of trading for firms such as Scotia Capital and BMO Nesbitt Burns.