Warren Buffett, billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, told CNBC Friday that he hasn’t changed his view on the country’s economic recovery.
“I’m a broken record on this subject but since the fall of 2009, literally, it’s been about 2 percent a year,” Buffett said in an interview on “Squawk Box.”
The U.S. Commerce Department announced at the end of April that the national gross domestic product rose at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first three months of this year, according to CNBC.
“I don’t think the figures are necessarily accurate when you get to tenths and all of that,” Buffett said, adding that he wouldn’t be surprised if that figure were higher. “It’s not perfect reporting. Now what I see isn’t perfect either obviously.”
Buffett also commented on Apple’s poor iPhone sales last quarter, saying he doesn’t own shares in Apple “because of what I think the