By CCN.com: Berkshire Hathaway just bought its first Amazon shares, Berkshire founder and CEO Warren Buffett revealed to CNBC Thursday night. On the twilight of an annual Berkshire shareholder meeting in Omaha, Buffett told CNBC that someone in the Berkshire asset management account only invested in some Amazon shares, but "it wasn't me".
"One of the friends in the office who manages money … bought some Amazon, so it will appear in the 13F."
Amazon stock purchase a first to Warren Buffet
The bar in Amazon is a first for the multinational investment conglomerate. Although Warren Buffett has had strong sayings for Jeff Bezos and his company, Oracle of Omaha has mysteriously taken a stake in the e-commerce giant since his IPO in 1997. Buffet was shocking that his personality did not change:  "I've been a fan and I've been an idiot not to buy. But I want you to know that there are no personality changes going on."
Whether the face of Amazon is not completely out of the blue . When asked in 2017 on the CNBC's Squawk Box, why hasn't he invested in Amazon shares yet, Buffett made a statement: "Stupidity." Last year in an interview with CNBC, Warren Buffett said:
"The truth is, I've seen Amazon from the beginning and I think what Jeff Bezos has done is something near a miracle, and the problem is that if I think something should be a miracle, I tend not to bet on it. "
Warren Buffett" Blew it "by not investing in Amazon
So after CNBC's Becky Quick asked Buffett if he would finally jump into Amazon shares that he did with Apple 36 years after the computer and smartphone company's original public offer, Buffett revealed he was being held back by The plug of sorry that he didn't put much effort on Amazon at its earliest opportunity. He says he "blew it."
"It will probably be tough. I have probably had so many psychological problems with the fact that I did not make it very difficult to do that."
Warren Buffet's slow and steady approach to investing certainly won the course of investment financing for him. When he finally settled in 2016 after many years of waiting to invest in Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, with a $ 1 billion surprise of 9.8 million Apple shares, declined in Apple sales and stock prices.
Can Buffet change bitcoin?
It may surely make you wonder how much "little Amazon" means when Warren Buffett says it. Although Buffett has denied any speculation that he is undergoing any personality changes, if he finally opened himself to Apple and Amazon within three years, Oracle might also think of Bitcoin. Yes, despite tagging cryptocurrency rat poision & # 39; a year ago.
After all, Bitcoin has had tremendous annual growth in annual price flooring and a thriving, mature, multi-billion dollar industry at an advanced level of market adoption has grown around Bitcoin. At this point, the original crypto curve looks more and more like that kind of sound, conservative investment for long-term growth that Buffet likes.