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  • Supermodel Gisele Bundchen appears at a photo call to launch the new "Body By Victoria IPEX Wireless" bra at a Victoria's Secret store Wednesday, March 1, 2006 in New York.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    It turns out that supermodel Gisele Bundchen isn't siding with Warren Buffett as a U.S. dollar bear after all, her manager tells CNBC.

  • Supermodel's Manager: She Didn't Diss Dollar Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 4:00 PM ET
    Gisele Bundchen

    Contrary to earlier reports, supermodel Gisele Bundchen has NOT asked to be paid in euros instead of dollars, her manager told CNBC.

  • They're both famous, they're both very wealthy and they both don't want to get paid in U.S. dollars right now if they can avoid it.  One major difference:  she dresses better.

  • The Wall Street Journal points out this morning that Warren Buffett has been increasingly selling derivatives, which he described a few years ago as "financial weapons of mass destruction."

  • Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett plays the ukelele at the Fruit of the Loom stand at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb., while touring exhibits prior to the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting, Saturday, April 30, 2005. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    Lots of people call on Warren Buffett for support. But this particular call for support is, well, somewhat unusual. In the new issue of Time Magazine, Senior Editor Belinda Luscombe, writes an open letter to Mr. Buffett, calling on his support on behalf of "the women of America" because "they need you. Badly."

  • Operating earnings at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fell slightly in the third quarter, with a big drop in profits for its insurance-underwriting operations.But the company posted a big increase in net earnings due to a $2 billion dollar one-time gain  from sales of investments (PetroChina!)

  • Berkshire Profit Up 64%, Boosted by PetroChina Sale Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 5:37 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said on Friday its third-quarter profit rose 64 percent, helped by investment gains including the sale of a stake in PetroChina.

  • In a web-only video clip, CNBC's Becky Quick tells Managing Editor Tyler Mathisen what she learned during her whirlwind tour of Asia last week with Warren Buffett, including one of his daily habits that helps make him a great investor.

  • A preview of Berkshire Hathaway's third quarter earnings report, to be released after the close of trading today.

  • The Tom Brokaw piece on NBC Nightly News Monday night highlighting Warren Buffett's call for a higher tax rate on very wealthy Americans includes an excerpt from a sit-down interview with Buffett. We're now able to bring you Brokaw's complete interview with Buffett, only on CNBC.com.

  • Warren Buffett's call for higher tax rates on the nation's wealthiest people is getting a high-profile boost from NBC's Tom Brokaw. Brokaw appeared on set with Brian Williams on Nightly News last night with a taped piece that features a sit-down interview with Buffett. Here's the clip.

  • Warren Buffett's call for higher tax rates on the nation's wealthiest taxpayers got a high profile spotlight last night on NBC Nightly News, which aired a Tom Brokaw piece featuring a sit down interview with Buffett. This morning, on CNBC's Squawk Box, Brokaw joined Becky Quick, Carl Quintanilla and Joe Kernen to play an extended excerpt from his Buffett interview and to chat afterward.  Joe took the opportunity to challenge Buffett's views, getting into a quasi-debate with Brokaw.

  • What Does Warren Really Think? Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 6:29 PM ET

    Fresh from her trip to the Far East with the greatest investor in the world, Becky Quick reveals what Warren Buffett really thinks of China.

  • Meet the World's New 'Richest Person' -- For Now Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 5:02 PM ET

    Mexico's Carlos Slim has been displaced as the world's richest man, at least for today, according to reports from India's news media.

  • 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.