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  • Why Warren Buffett Made the Long Trip to Asia Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  In this report, she explains what lured Buffett away from home base in Omaha to make the big trip. That's followed by an interview with Buffett-watcher Whitney Tilson, to examine how to think and invest like Warren Buffett.

  • CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this excerpt from an interview with Buffett while he and Becky were flying to China, he talks about the prospects for his investment in that country and why the Chinese people should be petitioning to get one particular Berkshire Hathaway product.

  • Cheeseburgers in China Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this report, Becky shows us the warm, and sometimes wild, reception Buffett received in China and we see how he handled the local cuisine.

  • Is China's Stock Market a "Bubble?" Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this excerpt of a sit-down interview in China with Becky, Buffett talks about whether China's stock market is in a "bubble" and whether free trade is helping or hurting the United States.

  • What's in Warren Buffett's Wallet? Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this video clip, Buffett shows us what's in his wallet, including a special card entitling him to some fine dining in Omaha.

  • CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this report, Becky shows us the highlights from Buffett's news conferences during his Asian trip.  In this report, Becky shows us the highlights from Buffett's news conferences during his Asian trip. Among the topics: the benefits of value investing, repackaging toads in hopes of turning them into princes, Google's prospects, and the possibility of investing in North Korea.

  • CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this excerpt from an interview with Buffett on the return flight to the United States, he talks about the probability of a near-term recession in the United States and why he's a bull on "mankind's long-term possibilities."

  • Becky Quick Sings 'Close to You' Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 11:25 AM ET

    Video clips of Michelle Caruso-Cabrera's summary of this morning's Warren Buffett-Jack Welch conversation on Squawk Box and Becky Quick reporting from China on the enthusiastic reception Buffett is getting in that country.

  • Wheels Up Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 11:24 AM ET

    Warren Buffett and Becky Quick are on their way to China.  Buffett's private jet took off a short time ago from Omaha.  Becky emailed this "postcard from the road" just before departure.

  • Buffett's Daily Reading List Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 11:23 AM ET

    Warren Buffett's private jet, with CNBC's Becky Quick aboard, just landed for refueling in Alaska en route to China. Becky emailed this "postcard from the road" a few minutes ago with details on Buffett's daily reading list.

  • Comfort Counts Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 11:22 AM ET

    CNBC Squawk Box Co-Anchor Becky Quick is traveling with Warren Buffett on his trip to China and Korea. Late tonight, she sent this first "postcard from the road."

  • Asian Markets Close Higher on US Rate Expectations Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 6:30 AM ET

    Asian markets rallied in the afternoon session Monday to close higher across the board. South Korea and Australia hit new records on speculation of a U.S. interest rate cut this week, a weak U.S. dollar and upbeat earnings results, which all helped push stocks up.

  • China's Policy Tightening to Continue: Central Banker Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | 10:33 PM ET

    China will stay the course on monetary tightening and keep a lid on money supply and credit growth, a top central bank official said.

  • World's Addiction to Coal Is Growing Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | 3:26 PM ET

    Coal is big, and getting bigger. As oil and natural gas prices soar, the world is relying ever more on the cheap, black-burning mainstay of the Industrial Revolution.

  • Investors Cashing in on China's Coal Boom Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | 3:17 PM ET

    As China's appetite for coal is booming, American investors and businesses are cashing in.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks Hope for Kindest Cut Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | 8:36 AM ET

    The stock market has the wind at its back going into next week, and investors are counting on the Fed to keep that momentum going.

  • Warren Buffett is in South Korea for his first-ever visit to that country.  He's telling reporters there that valuations on South Korea stocks are generally good.  Buffett remains negative, however, on the U.S. dollar and predicts subprime problems will be affecting the U.S. consumer for up to another two years.

  • This is the transcript of a segment on this morning's Squawk Box, in which Warren Buffett chatted by telephone with the Squawk team and guest host Jack Welch, the former Chairman and CEO of CNBC parent General Electric.  Among the topics:  Merrill Lynch's big write-down, the SIV "super fund", the health of the U.S. economy, the railroad industry and why lots of furniture-buyers in Boston are hoping the Red Sox win the World Series.

  • This morning on CNBC's Squawk Box, Warren Buffett chatted by telephone with the Squawk team and guest host Jack Welch. Becky Quick is traveling with Buffett in China, and put him on the phone to react to news this morning that Merrill Lynch had to write-down almost $8 billion in bad bets on mortgage securities and leveraged loans.

  • Becky Quick is ready for her whirlwind trip to Asia with Warren Buffett. I just ran into her in the hallway and she tells me she's leaving for Omaha in just a few minutes.  Earlier this morning, she previewed the voyage on CNBC's Squawk Box, which she co-anchors, and which will be featuring her TV reports from the road.  Here's the video clip and a transcript.