Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett is spinning some good out of one of the many companies he owns via Berkshire Hathaway's extensive portfolio by auctioning off an all-you-can-eat charity tour of the See's Candy factory in Los Angeles. (The good comes from the charity part, not the gorging on candy.)
Bidding for the event, which includes a meet-and-greet with Buffett complete with his demonstration of "the only acceptable way to eat a bonbon," has already reached $40,000 with two weeks left to go. That got us thinking: what else could Buffett auction? After all, Berkshire Hathaway, where Buffett holds the titles of chairman and CEO, controls more than 50 companies from Dairy Queen to Geico, and had annual sales of $162 billion last year.
Here are a few ideas that Warren should consider: