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Buffett’s Letter to Break Months of Silence Amid Tumult in U.S.

Feb. 25, 2021, 1:00 PM

While 2020 raged, Warren Buffett mostly held his tongue.

He stayed quiet through a heated presidential election, a racial reckoning that sparked nationwide protests and an exuberance for stocks that’s gripped millions of Americans. Not to mention a global pandemic. Now, the billionaire chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has a chance to break his silence with the release of his annual letter Saturday.

Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett
Photographer: Houston Cofield/Bloomberg

“If this letter doesn’t address some of the issues, people are going to be disappointed,” Cathy Seifert, an analyst at CFRA Research, said in a phone interview. “There is an appetite for his ...

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