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  • The Oracle's Outperformance Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 12:55 PM ET

    The Oracle of Omaha shared his latest thoughts this morning on Squawk Box.  Looking at Berkshire Hathaway's performance for over 40 years demonstrates why Warren Buffet is the most storied investor of our time.

  • Warren Buffett's just-released annual letter to shareholders features a blistering attack on what he calls the "fanciful figures" of Corporate America's accounting, especially when it comes to assumptions about pension fund returns.  He says those assumptions are far too optimistic, designed to boost short-term earnings at the expense of future retirees.

  • This is the THIRD part of a transcript of Warren Buffett's series of live appearances this morning, Monday, March 3) on CNBC's Squawk Box.

  • This is the SECOND part of a transcript of Warren Buffett's Series of live appearances this morning (Monday, March 3) on CNBC's Squawk Box.

  • This is the FIRST part of a transcript of Warren Buffett's series of live appearances this morning (Monday, March 3) on CNBC's Squawk Box.

  • THIS IS A LIVE BLOG OF WARREN BUFFETT'S APPEARANCE ON CNBC'S SQUAWK BOX DURING THE 8am ET HOUR.  BUFFETT IS LIVE AT THE NEBRASKA FURNITURE MART (A BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY SUBSIDIARY) IN OMAHA WITH OUR BECKY QUICK TO ANSWER YOUR EMAIL QUESTIONS.

  • THIS IS A LIVE BLOG OF WARREN BUFFETT'S APPEARANCE ON CNBC'S SQUAWK BOX DURING THE 7am ET HOUR.  BUFFETT IS LIVE AT THE NEBRASKA FURNITURE MART (A BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY SUBSIDIARY) IN OMAHA WITH OUR BECKY QUICK TO ANSWER YOUR EMAIL QUESTIONS.

  • THIS IS A LIVE BLOG OF WARREN BUFFETT'S APPEARANCE ON CNBC'S SQUAWK BOX DURING THE 6am ET HOUR.  BUFFETT IS LIVE AT THE NEBRASKA FURNITURE MART (A BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY SUBSIDIARY) IN OMAHA WITH OUR BECKY QUICK TO ANSWER YOUR EMAIL QUESTIONS.

  • Week Ahead: March's Bear Has Attitude Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    March is coming in like a bear, and it's a bear with swagger.

  • Investor Warren Buffet participates in the Treasury Conference on U.S. Capital Markets Competitiveness, Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at Georgetown University in Washington.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Warren Buffett's annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, and the entire financial world, will be released later today (Friday, March 3) around 4:30pm ET. We'll also get Berkshire Hathaway's fourth quarter earnings report. That's going to be a lot of conversation starters for Buffett's live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday morning (6am ET) with Becky Quick. (Buffett will also be answering many of the email questions you've been submitting to us.)

  • Warren Buffett Wants to Know What YOU Predict Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 9:30 PM ET

    Warren Buffett asked our Becky Quick to poll the CNBC audience to see what you predict...

  • N.Y.'s Dinallo: Ambac Rescue Plan in Final Stages Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 6:33 PM ET

    New York State Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo says efforts to recapitalize troubled bond insurer Ambac are in the eighth inning, and he is optimistic there will be a resolution.

  • Your Chance to Ask Warren Buffett a Question Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 6:07 AM ET

    Warren Buffett will respond to some of your email questions about his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders this coming Monday morning, March 3, live from Omaha, exclusively on CNBC's Squawk Box. Here's how you can send us a question that might be answered by the Oracle himself.

  • In a live on-set interview during today's Closing Bell on CNBC, MBIA's new CEO Jay Brown told us he's "comfortable" going up against Warren Buffett's new bond insurance company, although he acknowledges that Berkshire Hathaway can be "tough" competition.  In response to a question about Buffett "going after" his business, Brown suggested Buffett might not be in it for the long haul.

  • General Re, AIG Former Execs Convicted of Fraud Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 3:53 PM ET

    A federal jury has found five former insurance company executives guilty of a scheme to manipulate the financial statements of the world's largest insurance company.

  • Warren Buffett, right, chairman of Berkshire Hathawy Inc., speaks to the media while Ron Ferguson, chairman and chief executive officer of General Re, listens in New York on Friday, June 19, 1998. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is buying General Re for $22 billion worth of stock, adding one of the world's leading insurers of insurance companies to its portfolio. Berkshire announced Friday after the stock market closed that it would let General Re operate independently of its other insurance operations,

    Four former executives of Berkshire Hathaway's General Re have just been found guilty in a closely watched criminal fraud trial that could have brought Warren Buffett to the witness stand.  A former executive of American International Group was also convicted by the jury, following a one-month federal court trial in Hartford, Connecticut. 

  • Week Ahead: Follow the Bond Insurers Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 5:52 PM ET

    Housing numbers, inflation data and lots of Fed speak loom large for markets but it may be the fate of bond insurers that really drive the direction of trading in the week ahead.

  • Warren Buffett's new bond insurance company has backed more than 100 municipal bonds in the past two days, according to Reuters, which calls it a "development that shows just how fast the new unit is growing in a field where rivals are struggling."

  • Warren Buffett says he's addicted to Bridge. To emphasize just how much, he told CBS News, "You know, if I'm playing bridge and a naked woman walks by, I don't ever see her."

  • Bet Like Buffett Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | 3:15 PM ET

    While the ‘buy low, sell high' principle gave way to the ‘buy high, sell higher’ mantra of the dot-com bubble, conservative value investing seems to be back in fashion on Wall Street. Is it a coincidence that Warren Buffett is a value player?