The Oracle of Omaha has been in contact with Biden administration officials to provide assistance during the current banking crisis.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett had several conversations with President Biden’s team in recent days, according to Bloomberg.
The calls have focused on the fact that Buffett might somehow invest in the US regional banking sector, but the billionaire
Buffett reportedly gave advice and guidance on the crisis.
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The head of Berkshire Hathaway has long intervened to help banks in crisis.
Among the companies Buffett has helped in the post are Bank of America and Goldman Sachs.
Buffett gave Bank of America a cash injection in 2011 after its stock plunged amid subprime mortgage losses.
In 2008, Buffett gave Goldman a $5 billion lifeline to shore up the bank after the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
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FOX Business has reached out to Berkshire Hathaway for comment.
Last week, US regulators unveiled extraordinary measures to calm customers, promising to fully reimburse uninsured deposits at failing banks.
Biden’s team created backstops that don’t require direct public spending from taxpayers, including Federal Reserve stocks.
Major US banks voluntarily deposited $30 billion to stabilize First Republic Bank this week.
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The crisis began when Silicon Valley Bank, the 17th in the country, was closed by the FDIC a week ago as regulators decided to protect its clients as it faced a cash crunch following a $2 billion loss.
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It became the biggest bank failure since the financial crisis.
Last Sunday, federal regulators said New York-based Signature Bank was closed to protect consumers and the financial system following the bankruptcy of SVB.