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  • 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.

  • Warren Buffett at A Glance Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:07 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway, his roughly $200 billion holding company.

  • As Warren Buffett fans converge on Omaha for this year's Buffettstock, we go to the video vaults to show you how CNBC's Scott Cohn covered the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting one decade ago, in 1998.  Included: a vintage video interview with Buffett and the secret to keeping your spouse, and shareholders, happy.

  • 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's Attorney General Richard Blumenthal tells Bloomberg he's investigating a possible conflict of interest involving Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.   Berkshire owns a big stake in the credit rating agency Moody's, which recently gave Berkshire's new bond insurer its highest rating, a triple-A.

  • Speculation, (underline speculation), that Warren Buffett could be looking to buy American Express, has been sparked by the company's move this week to make it easier for shareholders to approve a merger or sale.

  • Vote for Best Warren Buffett Bite of All Time Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 9:57 AM ET

    Buffettstock '08 is just two days away. It's time to start voting on the best 'Buffett Bite' of all time.  The polls are now open!

  • CNBC has just announced its coverage plans for this weekend's big Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, including an unprecedented and exclusive one-hour look behind-the-scenes at how Warren Buffett's "Woodstock for Capitalists" comes together. (Here at CNBC.com, we're calling it Buffettstock '08!)