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This is a new kind of blog for CNBC.com. Its focus isn't a CNBC personality, but he is someone almost everybody knows: Warren Buffett. My goal is to keep an eye on Warren Buffett, and what people are reporting, blogging or saying about Warren Buffett and his investments. He is, after all, one of the most successful investors of all time and his easy-going, plain-folks persona has made him a hero to many.
Welcome to Political Capital. If you’ve seen me on TV you know that my business is politics. And in one way or another, politics is everyone’s business. It sometimes looks like a game, but the outcome shapes the taxes you pay and the rules of the road for economic competition–-in the U.S., and around the world. Here at Political Capital, I’ll take you behind the headlines to offer my take on events and issues facing Congress, the White House, and the key places in the 2008 race for the presidency. From Washington or the campaign trail, I’ll explain what’s happening-–and why. Let’s get started.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC that if a partnership and a corporation are essentially run the same way, it "seems illogical" to tax the partnership at a lower rate than the corporation.
Wall Street’s is a fashion show, and the best traders in the market choose what’s hot or not. So the strategy is to figure out which stock will walk the runway next.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The recent wave of M&A and private equity has missed the larger packaged food manufacturers, but the sector remains on the radar screen of private equity players, who could be poised to begin a new round of deal-making.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced Friday it will acquire jewelry makers Bel-Oro International and Aurafin in a deal that would create the largest jewelry supplier in the United States.
Most analysts believe the market is due for a modest correction, but many traders are reluctant to sell in the face of strong earnings, massive liquidity and daily deals. "I don't think there's anything to be that bearish about," Stephen Leeb, research chairman for The Complete Investor, told CNBC.com. "There's no recession, valuations are basically very reasonable and there are massive amounts of cash on the sidelines."
Two funds are leading a charge to overturn the rules that require them to file quarterly holdings information, maintaining that such disclosures are trade secrets.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett revealed the names of two railroad stocks recently purchased by his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Warren Buffett, known for buying undervalued stocks, is boosting his bet on health care, a sector known more for growth than value.
Our stocks editor, Bob O’Brien, refers to me as The King Of All That Is Trivial, and he’s right on. I love trivia, and when it’s relevant to one of our stories, so much the better. ... An item from SunTrust Banks caught my eye this morning: it’s sold 4.5 million shares of The Coca-Cola Co. SunTrust is the second largest institutional shareholder of Coca-Cola behind Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. And not only that, it’s had Coca-Cola shares since 1919. And not only that...
Business in Israel is booming, despite the ongoing conflict with its Arab neighbors and the ever-present threat of terrorism and military conflict.
Earlier this week, we aired a show in which I sat down with Warren Buffett's kids: Susie, Howard and Peter. In an act of unprecedented generosity, their father last year announced plans to give away nearly $30 billion to charity, much of it to the Gates Foundation. But the question on everyone's minds: what about the kids?
In an exclusive interview with Donnie Deutsch, the children of Warren Buffett talk about their father, their family and a fortune.
A special look at the founder of Berkshire Hathaway.
Warren Buffett said on Sunday it is possible that the $5 billion takeover bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. for Dow Jones may not be the final offer for the owner of the Wall Street Journal.
Searching for nuggets of wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha.
Top government and private sector leaders discuss regulation and competitiveness in the post Sarbanes-Oxley era
In an exclusive interview at a major conference on the capital markets in Washington D.C. , the Berkshire Hathaway chairman also shares his views on hedge funds, executive compensation and his company’s succession plan.