Dissecting Berkshire’s new position in Barrick

photo credit: BorsheimsJewelry These days, everyone is riding on the back of Berkshire’s (BRK.A) (BRK.B) recent Barrick (GOLD) position. Gold bulls see it as a victory indicating that grandpa Buffett, finally, subsided to the evidence that America is doomed, and he needs a hedge. Gold bears, on the other hand, are enthusiastic about the fact… Read More Dissecting Berkshire’s new position in Barrick

From Randgold to Barrick: Mark Bristow is revitalizing an old giant

One can make the argument that the best thing emanating from the Randgold takeover by Barrick (GOLD) was the CEO. As the merger negotiations finalized, Mark Bristow became the new Barrick CEO. Mr. Bristow has a remarkable track record as Randgold’s CEO. Picture credit: Mines and Money He credits much of Randgold’s success to the… Read More From Randgold to Barrick: Mark Bristow is revitalizing an old giant