Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is ready for another major acquisition, at least if its rapidly...

|About: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A)|By:, SA News Editor

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is ready for another major acquisition, at least if its rapidly growing cash pile is any indication. Cash holdings jumped 23% to $34.5B in Q3, the highest level in more than two years. When Berkshire's cash reached $30.6B in 2009, it announced a $26.5B takeover of Burlington Northern six weeks later.