Retail investors fully embraced February's bull market, looking past any threat from the sequester crisis in Washington, D.C., and buying stocks more aggressively than they have in three years, according to a sentiment index from TD Ameritrade.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports a major sell-off in Chinese stocks pushed European markets lower.
CNBC's Becky Quick provides highlights from her three-hour interview with Warren Buffett this morning on "Squawk Box." And, Noah Blackstein, Dynamic Mutual Funds; and Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, discuss whether the "Oracle of Omaha" has it right when he says he finds "good value" in stocks.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO & chairman, explains how low interest rates could hurt insurance companies when they roll over their bonds. Buffett also answers viewer questions on his favorite stock, the airline business, and the "flash crash."
"We are not in the buying and reselling of business," said Warren Buffett, answering CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin's question about whether Buffett has changed his views on private equity.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO & chairman, discusses the company's annual shareholders' meeting and why he wants Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners Management, to present a "bear" case for Berkshire.
"This will be the biggest economic event for market participants that they have seen in quite a while when they get a strong signal that the Fed is reversing in a significant way," commented Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO & chairman, on what is likely to happen when the Federal Reserve begins selling assets.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO & chairman, answers viewers' questions about how changes in the new tax laws will affect workers' paycheck. Also, Buffett explains why he bought 28 daily newspapers in the past 15 months.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says the country has "taken a shot" at reducing the deficits by cutting expenses and raising taxes but the nation will still be left with a $trillion deficit. Buffett, also answers a viewer question about why he is optimistic about the U.S. economy.
"Book value is not key to valuing banks," said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, answering a viewer's question about what to focus on when investing in banks. Buffett also reveals why he is giving investment managers Todd Coombs and Ted Weschler, another $billion each to invest.
"We're carrying about 10 percent of all the oil that is moving in the lower 48 continental United States," said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO & chairman, discussing his outlook on transporting oil. Buffett also weighs in on why he believes the economy is slowly recovering.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO & chairman, answers viewers' questions about Berkshire's purchase of Heinz and why his company will own Heinz 100 years from now.
"Everybody that manages money is waiting to catch the signal that the Fed will reverse course," said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO discussing why he believes it will be "interesting" when the Fed starts to unwind its buying policy, and begins selling. Also, Buffett explains why macroeconomics doesn't play into Berkshire's buying decisions.
"Our job is to beat the S&P, explained Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO talking with CNBC's Becky Quick about why he is disappointed with the performance of his company last year. Buffett also answers a viewer's question about his purchase of Heinz; and reveals why the sequester is likely to go on for a while.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says the rotation from bonds to equities is in full flow, despite concerns over the U.S. 'sequester' spending cuts.
The Dow posted its third largest close ever today, and the major averages all closed in positive territory. Jim LaCamp, MacroPortfolio Wealth Management, offers insight.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Mad Money viewers share their top 5 holdings with host Jim Cramer to see if their portfolio is diversified enough.
Home Depot and Lowe's both reported earnings this week, and while HD posted a 7 percent same store sales gain, LOW posted a 1.9 percent gain. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why Home Depot is a better buy.