Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) has a robust cash position, with roughly $128 billion in cash and equivalents as of the end of 2019. The company has used cash to acquire a variety of companies, investing in stocks, and hoard substantial amounts of foreign currency exposure. Berkshire Hathaway holds large amounts of foreign currency, mainly in U.S. dollars, British pounds, Canadian dollars, and Swiss francs. Buffett has emphasized the importance of holding large amounts of cash to maintain liquidity and take advantage of sudden market opportunities as they arise. In addition, foreign currency exposure helps the company hedge their portfolios, reducing risk in volatile markets.