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  • France S&P downgrade: Does it matter?   Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    France S&P downgrade: Does it matter?

    Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, explains that the main takeaway from S&P's French downgrade is that the country has been moved to a stable outlook.

  • Will US political battles threaten dollar?   Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 7:14 PM ET
    Will US political battles threaten dollar?

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy, BK Asset Management says the dominance of the U.S. dollar in global trade won't be challenged by Washington's fiscal battles.

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

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

    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: Treasurys & kicking the can

    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
    Buffett's advice to Republican

    "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.

  • 'Stocks are not selling at bubble levels': Buffett   Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    'Stocks are not selling at bubble levels': Buffett

    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
    'Philanthropy is tougher than business': Buffett

    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.

  • 'Health care is the tapeworm' of the US economy: Buffett

    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.

  • DC's debt ceiling threat is 'idiotic' weapon: Buffett   Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:04 AM ET
    DC's debt ceiling threat is 'idiotic' weapon: Buffett

    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
    Buffett on JC Penney's future

    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
    Buffett on Fed policy and economy

    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.

  • Buffett sides with Apple against Icahn's call for buyback

    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
    Buffett's big mistakes

    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
    Buffett on JPMorgan's woes

    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
    Buffett buys banks based on the future

    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
    Buffett: Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi

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

  • Benjamin Moore will not go into Lowe's or Home Depot: Buffett

    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.

  • Buffett predicts 'there will be entitlement reform'   Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:39 AM ET
    Buffett predicts 'there will be entitlement reform'

    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.