Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A

Cost to Lunch with Warren Buffett: $3.5 Million

The cost to dine with investor Warren Buffett has apparently spiked in value, with one deep-pocketed bidder forking over nearly $3.5 million during a charity auction. The annual auction for a private lunch with the Nebraska billionaire closed following a flurry of activity in the final hours Friday night.

Time for Investors to Bail on Buffett?

Berkshire Hathaway is buying back its own shares. But Buffett's latest move is unlike most repurchasing plans, and investors will do well to inspect it closely for clues on what it might suggest.