Berkshire Hathaway Inc


  • 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.

  • Warren Buffett's European Media Blitz Hits Madrid Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 12:13 PM ET

    Warren Buffett's European media blitz continues today with a news conference in Madrid. It's the third time he's met with reporters in as many days.  With his customary bottle of Coca-Cola in front of him and a scratchy voice, Buffett said there would be no deals announced today or tomorrow, or anytime soon, as a direct result of his trip.

  • CNBC.com is planning live coverage from Madrid of Warren Buffett's third news conference in three days.  It's scheduled for 12p ET.You can see the entire event on our Live Video player.

  • Bidding for the Annual Warren Buffett Lunch Charity Auction begins June 22 and ends June 27, according to an announcement today from a PR firm publicizing the event. The on-line auction will be conducted through eBay Giving Works. The winner gets to invite up to seven guests to join him or her for lunch with Warren Buffett at New York's Smith & Wollensky restaurant.

  • VIDEO: Warren Buffett's News Conference in Switzerland Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 1:58 PM ET

    Warren Buffett's news conference today in Lausanne, Switzerland, divided into three video clips.