Berkshire Hathaway Inc


  • Bidding has begun for this year's "Power Lunch" with Warren Buffett. Proceeds go the San Francisco's Glide Foundation.  Latest bid as of about 10a this morning (Monday): $40,100 .. but it will easily go into six figures before it's over.  Buffett does, however, come with "free shipping" according to the auction site.

  • Buffett Reportedly Backing InBev Takeover Of Busch Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 10:19 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    According to De Standaard, a Belgian newspaper, Warren Buffett stands behind InBev's hostile takeover bid for American brewer Anheuser-Busch,citing sources close to the situation. If true, this could prove a decisive endorsement in pushing the two companies closer to a deal.

  • Busch Tapping Buffett? Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 10:19 AM ET
    Anheuser Busch

    Looks like the great American investor will have something to say about the future of the Great American Lager, with Warren Buffett reportedly involved in the hostile takeover battle between Anheuser-Busch and European brewing giant InBev.

  • Warren Buffett throws out the ceremonial first pitch before tonight's game between the Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers

    Warren Buffett took his love of baseball to a major league mound tonight at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Royals played the Texas Rangers. As you can see in this photograph provided by the Kansas City Star, Buffett didn't take the job lightly. No word yet on whether Buffett threw a strike or not.

  • Musicians Akon and Peter Buffett pose for a photograph as they announce a socially conscious musical collaboration and website.

    Two musicians with very different styles who didn't know anything about each other are now working together to promote social action.  One of them is Akon, the internationally famous Senegal-born "soul singer."  The other musician is Peter Buffett, son of the internationally famous investor Warren Buffett.

  • CSX Holders Violated Securities Laws, US Judge Says Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 4:55 PM ET
    CSX Railroad

    A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that two investment firms waging a proxy battle at railroad CSX violated securities law in acquiring large stakes in the rail company, but allowed them to continue their fight at the annual shareholder meeting.

  • Warren Buffett is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at tonight's (Wednesday's) Kansas City Royals game.   Hometown fans may be hoping some of Buffett's success as an investor will rub off on the Royals, who haven't been having much success on the field.

  • Warren Buffett is putting real money on the line, about $320,000 from his own pocket, in a 10-year bet to back his long-held argument that "experts" won't do better than the stock market as a whole. As a result, says Buffett, the fees that "helpers" charge investors usually aren't justified. This morning, Carol Loomis of Fortune Magazine, Buffett's friend and editor of his annual letter to shareholders, reveals in a piece headlined Buffett's Big Bet that the Omaha billionaire was an official wager going with Protégé Partners LLC of New York City.

  • Mad Mail: Cramer Vs. Buffett? Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 7:02 PM ET

    Plus, the greatness of Woodward Governor.

  • Why Warren Buffett is "Everywhere" Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:25 PM ET

    Why does Warren Buffett seem to be "everywhere" lately? USA Today tries to answer that question today and comes up with five possible explanations.  Buffett replies to the newspaper with his own take.  Is he overexposed?

  • Doug Kass

    Short seller Doug Kass renewed his attack on Berkshire Hathaway, placing another bet against the stock by going short again yesterday and writing critically today about "some bombs in Buffett's book."

  • Billionaire investor Warren Buffett helps Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., raise campaign funds in San Francisco, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007. Bufffett, who has said he would be happy with either Clinton or Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., as the next president, already helped Clinton raise at least $1 million during a June event in New York. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway closed today (Friday) at a 12-week high.  The stock ended the day (and week, and month) at $134,650, up 1.9 percent on the day.

  • Anheuser, InBev Tie-Up about Value, Not Family: WSJ Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 6:03 AM ET

    A member of the founding family of Anheuser-Busch said any talks with Belgian brewer InBev should be based on shareholder value rather than the Busch family's legacy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  • Warren Buffett's son Peter sees a bright future for the "girl effect."   Today, he and his wife are joining with Nike in a $100 million investment to help "adolescent girls in developing countries bring unprecedented social and economic change to their families, communities and countries."

  • Warren Buffett summarizes the three "bedrock" ideas that he learned at age 19 and have helped make him the world's most successful investor.

  • Buffett: Banks Are to Blame For Subprime Debt Crisis Sunday, 25 May 2008 | 10:20 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Blame for the sub-prime crisis lies at the feet of banks who took too many risks in mortgage lending, Warren Buffett told a Madrid newspaper. Earlier, the billionaire investor said he expected a "long, deep" recession. 

  • VIDEO: Warren Buffett's News Conference in Milan Friday, 23 May 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    Warren Buffett's news conference in Milan, Italy, divided into four video clips.

  • Warren Buffett told reporters in Italy today that the high price of oil doesn't really affect his investment decisions.  In response to a question from CNBC Europe's Anna Martin, Buffett said that while oil does affect his operating businesses, it has a similar effect on his competitors.  "There's a real impact on society, but not much on our investment decisions."

  • CNBC.com is planning live coverage from Milan of Warren Buffett's fourth news conference in four days.  It's scheduled for 11:45a ET.You can see the entire event on our Live Video player.

  • VIDEO: Warren Buffett's News Conference in Madrid Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 9:35 AM ET

    Warren Buffett's news conference in Madrid, Spain, divided into four video clips.