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  • Cramer game plan: Buffett will work magic on you Friday, 1 May 2015 | 6:16 PM ET
    Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

    Jim Cramer reveals his game plan of stocks to watch next week. Could the market change its tune when it hears from the Oracle of Omaha?

  • OMAHA, Neb., May 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said first-quarter profit rose 10 percent, and operating results easily beat forecasts, boosted by its railroad and insurance businesses and gains from derivatives. Net income rose to $5.16 billion, or $3,143 per share, from $4.71 billion, or $2,862, a year earlier. Quarterly operating profit...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Warren Buffett's company said Friday its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. earned $5.16 billion, or $3,143 per Class A share, during the first three months of 2015. That's up from $4.71 billion, or $2,862 per Class A share, last year. Berkshire Hathaway officials do...

  • Berkshire Hathaway 1st-qtr profit rises 10 percent Friday, 1 May 2015 | 5:16 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb., May 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said first-quarter profit rose 10 percent, helped by improved results in its BNSF railroad unit, as well as by gains from derivatives. Net income rose to $5.16 billion, or $3,143 per share, from $4.71 billion, or $2,862. Quarterly operating profit increased 20 percent to $4.24 billion, or $2,583 per...

  • OMAHA, Neb., May 1- The sign for the Nebraska Furniture Mart on Dodge Road in Omaha contains a cartoon of Warren Buffett and a big number "50," a number looming large for Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders this weekend as they celebrate the investing legend's half a century running the conglomerate. SELECTED COMPANIES OWNED BY BERKSHIRE Benjamin Moore, Berkshire...

  • Buffett welcomes shareholders to changing Berkshire Friday, 1 May 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    Warren Buffett tosses a newspaper prior to the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in 2014.

    Big changes are brewing at Berkshire Hathaway as shareholders gather for Warren Buffett's big weekend.

  • Buffett's Berkshire set for pop on annual meeting Friday, 1 May 2015 | 10:44 AM ET

    Even though Warren Buffett is known for his long-term investing strategy, shares of his company Berkshire Hathaway may provide a short-term trade.

  • BNSF poised to turn around 'crummy' year: Exec Friday, 1 May 2015 | 8:54 AM ET
    BNSF railway locomotive

    Railway BNSF has put the investment in place to make up for a rough service year, Executive Chairman Matthew Rose tells CNBC.

  • Mario Gabelli

    The economy looks steady, but the oil collapse and the stronger dollar have hurt U.S. corporate earnings, billionaire Mario Gabelli tells CNBC.

  • Buffett CEOs: US consumer healthy, but ... Friday, 1 May 2015 | 7:52 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Benjamin Moore CEO Michael Searles tells CNBC that higher household formations show the U.S. consumer is doing better.

  • Private jet business bumpy in China: NetJets CEO Friday, 1 May 2015 | 7:39 AM ET
    A Netjets Inc. sign stands hear a new Embraer Phenom 300 jet at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska.

    NetJets is seeing strength in the U.S., and even in Europe, but an austerity campaign is creating challenges in China, Jordan Hansell tells CNBC.

  • May 1- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday ahead of the release of data that could support signs that the economy is regaining momentum after stumbling in the first quarter. *Construction spending is expected to have risen in March after slipping in February, while the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index is expected to have...

  • Warren Buffett: This might delay a Fed rate hike Friday, 1 May 2015 | 6:03 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The billionaire investor believes the Fed won't be in any hurry to increase rates—in part because of the softer U.S. economy.

  • Will Japan funds keep going, or just disappoint again? Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 3:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— How much longer can the sun shine on Japan's stock market? The Tokyo Stock Exchange has been among the world's hottest for years and the Nikkei 225 index recently topped the 20,000 level for the first time since 2000. Usually when an investment is doing that well, euphoria ensues. "I know it hasn't been in the past, but I think it is getting to the point where...

  • Buffett losing mojo on his economic 'moats' Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 10:36 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Some of Warren Buffett's biggest investment may be losing their "mojo."

  • NEW YORK, April 30- Warren Buffett has carved out a core stock-picking strategy of investing in companies with strong economic "moats," businesses that have built, fortified and generated success from well-known brands that make it difficult for them to succumb to competitive forces. Stalwarts like International Business Machines, Coca-Cola Inc, Procter&...

  • April 28- Kraft Foods Group Inc, which is merging with ketchup maker H.J. Kraft's net income fell 16 percent to $429 million, or 72 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 28 from $513 million, or 85 cents per share, a year earlier. Heinz, backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Brazilian private equity firm 3 G Capital, will combine with Kraft to...

  • Kraft Foods quarterly profit falls 16 pct Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 4:27 PM ET

    April 28- Kraft Foods Group Inc, which is merging with ketchup maker H.J. Kraft's net income fell 16 percent to $429 million, or 72 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 28 from $513 million, or 85 cents per share, a year earlier. Heinz, backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Brazilian private equity firm 3 G Capital, will combine with Kraft to...

  • Kraft Foods reports EPS beat, slight revenue miss Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 4:09 PM ET
    Kraft products are offered for sale at Armitage Produce in Chicago, Illinois.

    Kraft Foods reported earnings that beat expectations on Tuesday, although revenue was slightly down.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- In a last-ditch effort to avoid trial, former American International Group Inc Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg is seeking permission to ask New York's highest court to throw out the accounting fraud case against him. Greenberg made his request the day before closing arguments are expected in the federal Court of Claims in Washington, D.C., in a...