Yahoo Finance to exclusively stream Berkshire Hathaway live

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NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Yahoo finance, the leading business and financial news brand, returns as the exclusive host of the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting of Shareholders live broadcast on Saturday, May 1 starting at 12:30 p.m. ET. Watch the live stream here: https://finance.yahoo.com/brklivestream.

The exclusive Yahoo Finance livestream of the meeting will be the only destination for investors, professionals, journalists and consumers to connect live from the comfort of their homes. Viewers can virtually watch President and CEO Warren Buffett, Vice President Charlie Munger, Vice President of Non-Insurance Operations Greg Abel and Vice President of Insurance Operations Ajit Jain share their candid perspectives on economic recovery, current markets, the business, and more.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has once again prompted us to make changes to the annual reunion, but we are delighted to be in Los Angeles with Charlie Munger and happy to know that anyone who wishes to attend the reunion can do so through the streaming provided by Yahoo Finance, ”said Warren Buffett, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

“Yahoo Finance is proud to be the exclusive global live streaming partner of the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders’ meeting. We remain committed to connecting diverse audiences to reliable financial information and important events during a pivotal time in our economy, ”said Jo Lambert, Head of Consumer Affairs at Verizon Media.

Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting of shareholders is a defining event for the business community, as thousands of people from around the world tune in to hear commentary from ‘Woodstock for the Capitalists’. Again this year, due to the global impact of COVID-19, the meeting will be held remotely, broadcast live exclusively by Yahoo Finance from Los Angeles, where Buffett will address shareholders.

On Saturday May 1, Yahoo Finance will be in the field with Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, as well as a team of live hosts from Yahoo Finance who will provide news, analysis and topical interviews via remote operations. . The schedule for live coverage is below, with special guests and interviews for the pre- and post-shows to be announced at a later date.

Yahoo Finance Livestream programming schedule:

  • 12:30 p.m. ET Yahoo Finance Pre-Show
  • 1:30 p.m. ET Q&A with Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ajit Jain and Greg Abel
  • 5:00 p.m. ET Berkshire Hathaway Business Meeting
  • 5:30 p.m. ET after the Yahoo Finance show
  • 6:00 p.m. ET End of live broadcast

2021 marks the sixth year that Yahoo Finance has been the exclusive host of the live broadcast and will air with 100% closed captioning this year. Once again, the global livestream will be available in English and Mandarin, with a VOD replay available after the meeting. An audio replay of the meeting and accompanying interviews will also be available via podcast on iTunes and other podcast stores starting Monday, May 3. Yahoo Finance is available on the desktop and mobile web through finance.yahoo.com, the Yahoo Finance app, Android TV, Apple TV, Fire TV, Samsung TV +, Roku and is now available in linear streaming via Fios.

For the first time, Yahoo Finance will live stream the event on TikTok, attracting a larger audience and reaching the next generation of investors and future financial experts. Also new to the public this year, Yahoo Finance will offer users the ability to connect and interact through its “Watch Together” co-viewing experience.

Berkshire Hathaway’s Shareholder Meeting Experience with ‘Watch Together’ allows users to invite colleagues and friends to a private video chat room to watch a synchronized live stream of the meeting together from the comfort of their own homes . Yahoo Finance will unveil new features during the experience, including transparent real-time analysis and interactive stock charts for the companies mentioned by Buffett and Munger on stage. “Watch Together” will be available on computer, here: https://finance.yahoo.com/brklivestream.

For more information on the Berkshire Hathaway live stream, visit the landing page on Yahoo finance or add event to your calendar. Follow the conversation on Twitter with @Yahoo finance #YFBuffett, or on Yahoo Finance Instagram, TIC Tac and Facebook pages. The Yahoo Finance network is # 1 for business / financial news. *

MEDIA TERMS OF USE

FOR BROADCAST USE: High resolution downloadable clips will be available and distributed the same day.

  • Only clips provided directly by Yahoo Finance can be used on air; clips CANNOT be ripped for broadcast use from the Yahoo Finance site.
  • The clips provided MUST appear in full; clips CANNOT be trimmed, edited or altered in any way.
  • Clips MUST retain the Yahoo Finance logo and be accompanied by a verbal citation “Courtesy of Yahoo Finance” OR quoted in on-screen text.

FOR ONLINE: Embeddable VOD clips will be available on https://finance.yahoo.com/brklivestream/

  • The full live stream will be available on Yahoo Finance ONLY.
  • VOD clips can be embedded from Yahoo Finance; clips should not be uploaded or published elsewhere directly, and should not be modified or edited in any way.
  • Integrations must be accompanied by a mention and a link to Yahoo finance.

About Verizon Media
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* Source: Comscore Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, Total audience, Yahoo-HuffPost Finance Network, Business / Finance News category, February 2021, United States “

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