Berkshire Hathaway loses $43.8 billion in stock assets

A fall in US stock costs made Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s main

concern in the latter quarter, as the combination of extremely

wealthy man Warren Buffett on Saturday detailed a $43.8 billion misfortune.

In any case, Berkshire made a working profit of about $9.3 billion, as

profits from reinsurance and BNSF Railroad offset new misfortunes

at Geico Vehicle Guarantors, where parts shortages and high pre-

owned car costs led to accident claims. helped in

Rising debt costs and profit payouts assisted security organizations

with generating additional cash from speculation, while a stronger

US dollar supported gains from European and Japanese liability ventures.

Despite the huge overall deficit, "the results show Berkshire's

strength," said Edward Jones and co-specialist James Shanahan, who called Berkshire "nonpartisan."