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Buffett’s Silence on BYD Fuels Trader Theories on Next Move

  • Berkshire may have lent out stock to short sellers: analysts
  • The position has swelled to over $8 billion from $230 million
Warren Buffett
Warren BuffettPhotographer: Houston Cofield/Bloomberg
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What is Warren Buffett doing with Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s $8 billion stake in BYD Co.?

The question is still swirling across trading desks more than a week after a BYD position matching the size of Berkshire’s appeared in Hong Kong’s stock-market clearing system.