"Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it has trimmed its stake in the iPhone manufacturer Apple Inc, although none of the sellers were Buffett and added positions in Canada's Suncor Energy Inc and software company Red Hat Inc.," Jonathan Stamp Reports for Reuters. "Berkshire also seemed to have thrown a $ 2.13 billion stake in the database company Oracle Corp after first publishing it in November. It is rare for Berkshire, which owns some stocks for decades, to relax an investment so fast. "

"The changes were published in a Thursday provision on Berkshire's US listed portfolio as of December 31

, which reduced $ 38 billion in the quarter to $ 183.1 billion in connection with a broad-based stock exchange," Stempel said. The filing that its Apple stake went down to 249.6 million shares in the quarter from $ 252.5 million, and reduced its reported stake to below $ 40 billion when Apple's share price went down 30 percent. "

" Buffett had nothing to do with the seller, "reports Stamp." One of the leaders other than Warren held a position in Apple and sold some of it to make a non-related purchase, "Buffetts assistant Debbie Bosanek said in an email." None of the shares under The Warren direction has ever been sold. ""

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MacDailyNews Take: Berkshire, for the most part, and Buffett clinging to the wild over-reaction to AAPL is good news for Apple.