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  • Download a PDF transcript of Warren Buffett and Tom Brokaw's complete interview focusing on Barack Obama for Dateline NBC.

  • Pros Say: Don't Bet on Inauguration Rally Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 4:21 AM ET

    Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on Tuesday. Ahead of Obama's inauguration, global stocks were mixed on investors' concerns about the economic difficulties confronting the incoming president. Experts on CNBC expect the dollar and U.S. stock market to fall on Obama's induction.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Tuesday Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | 6:40 PM ET

    In this Web Extra the traders reveal how they're playing earnings from CSX, Johnson & Johnson, IBM and more.

  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO CLIPS.  Dateline NBC aired portions last night (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw.  Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months.   The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad.  This is the second part of the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO CLIPS.  Dateline NBC aired portions last night (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw.  Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months.   The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad.  This is the first part of the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • Dateline NBC aired portions tonight (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw. Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months. The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad. This is the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • Pros Say: The 4 Huge Financials Dangers of '09 Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 4:47 AM ET

    Global stocks were up Thursday after the U.S. said it would support Bank of America's purchase of Merrill Lynch with a $20 billion investment by the government and a promise to protect against losses on bad loans, removing a risk for investors. Experts highlight four perils that will dominate 2009.

  • Debunking the UltraShort ETFs Myth Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 12:10 PM ET

    Don't think these double-strength funds equal double the profits. As we've found out, that's just not the case.

  • Pros Say: Euro Zone Rates Likely to Bottom at 0.5% Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 9:42 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to cut interest rates by 50 basis points Thursday, to a record low of 2 percent. But how low will the central bank go? Experts tell CNBC euro-zone rates could bottom at 0.5 percent.

  • Pros Say: Rate Cuts Have No Impact Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 5:42 AM ET

    A day ahead of the European Central Bank's rate decision, more dismal data showed the euro zone needs monetary easing. But experts tell CNBC that central banks' interest-rate cuts have little impact on the economy in the current financial turmoil.

  • Great Wall Of Worry Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 7:02 PM ET

    China's December exports fell at their fastest rate in decade. Is China’s growth coming to an end?

  • Pros Say: German Stimulus 'Irrelevant' Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 5:53 AM ET

    The euro remained under pressure Tuesday despite the German government approving a second stimulus package worth $64 billion to help Europe's largest economy.

  • China December Exports Decline Again Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 9:28 PM ET

    China's exports suffered their biggest decline in a decade in December as a trade slump that has caused a wave of factory closures and layoffs worsened, according to data reported Tuesday by a government newspaper.

  • China's BYD Auto's e6 all-electric automobile made its U.S. debut today, with an assist from the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary MidAmerican Energy Holdings.  Check out our video from the Detroit Auto Show.

  • If Only We Lived in China! Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 1:17 PM ET

    The Communist Party is pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into an economywide recovery plan. The U.S., suffering through its own recession, needs to do even more.

  • Disney Takes China Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 10:00 AM ET
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    Disney is moving forward with plans to build its first ever park in mainland China, a $3.59 billion Shanghai park to open in 2014.

  • Charts Predict: Trouble for Chinese Stocks Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 5:26 AM ET

    Invest in the dollar and Syngenta, but steer clear of Chinese stocks and corporate bonds, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital said Monday.

  • China's Economy May Contract: Hendry Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 5:18 AM ET

    There is a big chance that the Chinese economy will contract, as exports are falling because of the financial crisis that has gripped Western economies, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and partner at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC.

  • Pros Say: "No Solace" in Jobs Report Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    U.S. employers slashed payrolls by 524,000 in December, driving the unemployment rate to its highest level in almost 16 years,  suggesting that the year-long recession was deepening.

  • Global stocks, emerging market currencies and high-grade credit all benefited in the last month from a steady improvement in investors' risk tolerance.