Buffett Buys Again: Berkshire Hathaway Boosts Its Stake in Occidental Petroleum to 14.6%

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Berkshire Hathaway continued to add to its large stake in Occidental Petroleum in recent days and now holds a $7.2 billion interest in the big energy company, according to a filing late Wednesday.

Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: BRK/A, BRK/B) purchased 18.1 million shares from Monday through Wednesday to bring its stake to 136.4 million shares, a 14.6% interest in Occidental Petroleum (OXY).