Warren Buffett has acquired $17bn of Apple stock – even though he doesn't own an iPhone © Getty Images
Warren Buffett has acquired $17bn of Apple stock – even though he doesn't own an iPhone © Getty Images

Warren Buffett: If your ideas are applauded, worry

3 May 2017

It’s often said that Warren Buffett doesn’t negotiate on price. That’s not quite true – it’s just that the ‘Sage of Omaha’ does it his way.

His message to people who want him to buy their company is clear: tell me what you want for the business. The catch is that, if the American billionaire thinks the asking price is too high, he won’t make a lower offer, he will just walk away.

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