by Fred Fuld III
Warren Buffett, top investor and one of the richest people in the world, is in charge of Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) (BRKB) which is up about 50% over the last five years. Even during the last month, BRKA outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.3%. So many look to Buffett to see where he is investing his money.
According to the latest reported filing with the SEC, Berkshire has made the following purchases earlier this year:
Bank of America (BAC) bought 31,081,000 shares
US Bancorp (USB) bought 3,150,787 shares
Amazon (AMZN) bought 54,000 shares
Red hat (RHT) bought 61,419 shares
For an Excel spreadsheet of Warren Buffett's stocks, go to Berkshire Hathaway stocks.
Disclosure: Author owns AMZN & BAC.