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  • In this video clip from this morning's Squawk Box, Becky Quick reports from Omaha that the big crowd attending the weekend's Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting do a lot of spending while they're in town.

  • All this morning on Squawk Box, CNBC's Becky Quick is reporting live on the weekend's Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting, the event we at CNBC.com are calling Buffettstock '08.   Buffett comments on tape about a Connecticut conflict of interest investigation involving Berkshire.  Jim Cramer's comments are live, and lively!

  • Photographs of Warren Buffett playing his favorite game for an audience of shareholders at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting.

  • Buffett Says US in Recession, Banks to Face Pain Sunday, 4 May 2008 | 6:22 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett said Sunday his Berkshire Hathaway insurance and investment company may be "close" to buying a medium-sized British company and "will look" at Royal Bank of Scotland's possible divestiture of its insurance unit.

  • LIVE BLOG ARCHIVE: Warren Buffett News Conference Sunday, 4 May 2008 | 3:25 PM ET

    This is the news conference held by Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, May 4, 2008, as live-blogged on CNBC.com's Warren Buffett Watch.  All times are Central.

  • Buffetstock Headline?  The Event Itself Sunday, 4 May 2008 | 12:19 AM ET

    After two of Buffettstock's three days of peace and money, we're still looking for the big headline. Warren Buffett will hold a news conference tomorrow (Sunday) and that could produce a major story. But after five hours of listening to Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger answer all kinds of questions from shareholders today, the reporters gathered in the press box near the top of Omaha's Qwest Center failed to reach any consensus on the day's major headline.

  • Buffett Reassures Berkshire Investors About Succession Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    Warren Buffett tried to reassure his shareholders that Berkshire Hathaway will be fine once he is gone, but he offered few new details of the company's succession plan.

  • This is the afternoon session of the Warren Buffett/Charlie Munger question-and-answer session with shareholders at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting at the Qwest Arena in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, May 3, 2008 as live-blogged on CNBC.com's Warren Buffett Watch.  All times are Central.

  • Warren Buffett spoke on-camera this morning (Saturday) with CNBC's Becky Quick on the exposition floor of the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting.  Among the topics: Buffett's reaction to Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's look at a possible conflict of interest involving Berkshire and Moody's.

  • Buffett, Munger Fill Arena for Berkshire Meeting Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 12:29 PM ET

    Warren Buffett is at the center of attention on Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.

  • This is the morning session of the Warren Buffett/Charlie Munger question-and-answer session with shareholders at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting at the Qwest Arena in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, May 3, 2008 as live-blogged on CNBC.com's Warren Buffett Watch.  All times are Central.

  • Party Time in Omaha Friday, 2 May 2008 | 11:35 PM ET

    The party has begun in Omaha. The first official event of the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting is a "Cocktail Reception" at Borsheims, a fancy jewelry store owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire.

  • As the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting gets underway in Omaha, Warren Buffett's company has just reported a 64 percent decline in net income for its first quarter. Berkshire's net income of $940 million, or $607 per share, is down sharply from the $2.6 billion of last year's first quarter. But a big chunk of that is due to "unrealized" losses of $1.6 billion on some long-term derivatives contracts Berkshire holds.

  • Exclusive Interview With Warren Buffett Friday, 2 May 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick sits down with Warren Buffett to discuss the upcoming shareholder meeting. Or as Buffett refers to it, "Woodstock for Capitalists."

  • Warren Buffett sat down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with CNBC's Becky Quick ahead of this year Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting.  It's a fun and busy weekend for Buffett, as he told Becky.

  • Warren Buffett sat down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with CNBC's Becky Quick ahead of this year Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting.  It's a fun and busy weekend for Buffett, as he told Becky.

  • Warren Buffett sat down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with CNBC's Becky Quick ahead of this year Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting. The event we're calling Buffettstock '08 here at Warren Buffett Watch begins today in Omaha. More than 30,000 are expected to attend, the largest crowd ever, as it is pretty much every year. But the early years were much smaller, as Buffett tells Becky:

  • State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal holds a press conference in his office to announce plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education over the federal No Child Left Behind Act in Hartford, Conn., Monday August 22, 2005. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says his look at a possible conflict of interest involving Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and Moody's is "simply one facet" of a broader investigation into the credit rating agencies. In an interview today (Thursday) with NBC station WVIT in Hartford, Blumenthal calls the Berkshire-Moody's relationship a "symptom of flaws in a system rife with conflicts of interest and problematic relationships."

  • Berkshire's Buffett on Succession, Acquisitions Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:33 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway, the insurance and investment company run by Warren Buffett, has been preparing succession plans for when the 77-year-old billionaire steps down.

  • Buffett Meeting to Draw Biggest Crowd Ever Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:09 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.