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  • America downgraded by its largest creditor     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 8:08 PM ET

    China signals unhappiness with Washington's budget deal after local ratings agency Dagong downgraded America's credit rating to 'A-.' The Asia Squawk Box team and Marc Desmidt of BlackRock Asia Pacific weigh in.

  • US debt deal is a     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    LEE SACHS is Co-Founder & CEO of Alliance Partners says that the debt deal gives a window for US congress to work out their differences and not risk a further damage to their reputation.

  • Bill Gross: Treasurys and kicking the can     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 2:31 PM ET

    Bill Gross, Pimco founder and co-CIO, discusses debt, default and dysfunction in D.C. He says ratings services make news but seldom break new ground.

  • US default would be 'worse than Lehman': S&P exec Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    September 15, 2008, the day the 150-year-old Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy.

    How destructive would a US default be? John Chambers, chairman of the sovereign ratings committee at Standard and Poor's, has a grim answer.

  • Buffett's advice to Republicans     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    "They do not want to be remembered as the party that destroyed a reputation Americans built up over two centuries," says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO.

  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, explains why stocks still offer the best investment opportunities compared to cash or long-term bonds.

  • 'Philanthropy is tougher than business': Buffett     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    It's how the money is spent that counts, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, sharing his views on the difficulties and motives behind charitable giving.

  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the high cost of health care in this country and the need to address it.

  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says Congress should take the debt ceiling threat off the table.

  • Buffett on JC Penney's future     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:51 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, discusses the multiple connections Berkshire Hathaway has with JC Penney and the retailer's efforts to turnaround the company.

  • Buffett on Fed policy and economy     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:28 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says he has no idea when the Fed will begin to taper, and even if Congress comes to a resolution today, people's opinion of Congress still will have diminished.

  • Warren Buffett says he thinks Apple's management has done a great job and he would side with them against activist investor Carl Icahn's call for a big stock buyback. "I just wish I'd bought the stock years ago," he joked.

  • Buffett's big mistakes     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, gives the big picture view of some of his investment mistakes.

  • Buffett on JPMorgan's woes     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, weighs in on the government's inquiries into JPMorgan's banking problems. "Jamie (Dimon) will survive, he knows how to run a bank, Buffett says.

  • Buffett buys banks based on the future     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett said banks' big problem is that "they all have more money around than they would like."

  • Buffett: Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, compares the pros and cons of both beverage companies.

  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, discusses his promise not to bring the paint company into big box retail stores and keep it into the dealer network.

  • The country should have a "sustainable path," says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, but Congress should "fight it out" without putting the nation's credit at risk.

  • US is like a very rich family: Buffett     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:38 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says that "it's very possible" the country will get back to higher rates of growth, but we're not getting rich at quite the same rate as we had before.

  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, explains why he is concerned the "full faith and credit" of the U.S. is at risk because of the stalemate Washington.