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Warren Buffett Is Lagging the S&P 500 for 2019-But Here's How Much He's Up For the Decade

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Past performance, it turns out, is no guarantee of future results. After years of comparing the performance of his Berkshire Hathaway to the S&P 500, Warren Buffett is seeing exactly that.
As of November 14, Berkshire Hathaway shares were up 8.3% year to date. Sounds pretty good-till you calculate the S&P 500 was up 23%.
Buffett has long used the S&P 500 as a benchmark for his efforts and those of his partner Charlie Munger. Buffett's latest annual letter to shareholders, which came out in February 2019, starts with a comparative table of Berkshire Hathaway and S&P 500 performance since...
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S&P 500, Dow retreat from record highs on Home Depot's dull forecast

S&P 500, Dow retreat from record highs on Home Depot's dull forecast

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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes slipped from record levels on Tuesday as dour forecasts from Home Depot and Kohl's eroded confidence on the strength of U.S. consumer spending ahead of the all-important holiday shopping season.
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S&P 500, Dow slip from record levels on Home Depot's dismal forecast

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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes retreated from record levels on Tuesday as dour forecasts from Home Depot and Kohl's eroded confidence that the U.S. consumer will support the economy.
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Kohl's, Home Depot forecasts quell pre-holiday cheer

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Retail heavyweights Kohl's Corp and Home Depot Inc sent a shiver through Wall Street on Tuesday, lodging weak results and annual forecasts that cast more doubt on the health of the U.S. consumer ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season.
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S&P 500, Dow retreat from record levels as Home Depot, Kohl's weigh

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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated after touching record highs on Tuesday, hit by dour forecasts from retailers Home Depot and Kohl's.
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