Warren Buffett doesn't want Congress to "fool around" with the Federal Reserve's political independence. Here's a CNBC.com exclusive 'web extra' video clip recorded before last week's Warren Buffett & Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.
Warren Buffett will be one of three co-chairmen for a just-announced $500 million Goldman Sachs initiative to help small businesses around the United States, and perhaps, the firm's damaged public image.
The Federal Reserve is monitoring the declining value of the dollar closely as part of its commitment to both jobs growth and price stability, said Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the Fed and the markets.
Warren Buffett says he's not expecting, and isn't entitled to, "spectacular" returns on Berkshire Hathaway's planned acquisition of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight railroad. This is a transcript of Buffett's comments on his proposed BNSF deal during a broadcast interview on The Charlie Rose Show.
In what appears to be a bet consumers will stick with discount retailers even after the economy rebounds, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased its Wal-Mart holdings by almost 90 percent during the summer. It added almost 18 million shares, currently worth almost $1 billion, in the third quarter.
Lowe's posted a 30 percent drop in quarterly profit. But it offered a fourth-quarter profit forecast that could beat Wall Street expectations. Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analyst at Piper Jaffray, shared his insight on Lowe's and top rival Home Depot.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is due to release its third quarter stock portfolio 'snapshot' later today (Monday). The 13F filing with the SEC will list Berkshire's holdings of U.S. publicly traded stocks as of September 30. There are times, however, that Berkshire gets permission from the SEC to keep some holdings confidential, often as it is accumulating a position.
The major indicies are all up more than five percent in the last two weeks. How long will the rally last? Robert Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, shared his market insights.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC that Berkshire Hathaway hasn't added to its stock holdings of American Express "in years." That's in response to a statement made by biographer Alice Schroeder in the just-published paperback edition of The Snowball.
This is an online video of the complete CNBC Town Hall Event Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, hosted by Becky Quick, as aired on Thursday, November 12, 2009.
This is the unofficial transcript of the CNBC Town Hall event Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, taped Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Columbia University in New York City.
These are excerpts from the unofficial transcript of CNBC's town hall interview today (Thursday) with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates from Columbia Business School in New York City, as released by CNBC.
Microsoft's Bill Gates had some words of praise today for Steve Jobs, the CEO of arch-rival Apple, despite the blistering "Mac and PC" television ads that sharply, and humorously, criticize the new Windows 7 operating system. Here's another highlight from today's taping of CNBC's Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.
Warren Buffett delivered an inspirational big-money "offer" and a half-million dollar piece of advice for the hundreds of Columbia Business School students given the opportunity to attend today's CNBC Town Hall Event with Bill Gates.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates answered questions from more than 700 cheering Columbia University students gathered in a campus auditorium for a 90-minute CNBC Town Hall event that will air at 9p ET tonight. Speaking of the severe problems last fall at the height of the crisis, Buffett said, "Our economy was sputtering" and "is still sputtering some."
Just over one hour from now, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates will appear before roughly 700 Columbia Business School students to answers questions from the "next generation" of the world's business leaders.
Warren Buffett has been named the 14th most powerful person in the world in a new ranking released tonight by Forbes .. but once again, he comes in behind his friend Bill Gates.
Stocks struggled to hold gains on Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's strong upward move. So is this is a skeptic’s rally or the continuation of a bull run and where should investors be looking now? Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macroportfolio Advisors and Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Wealth Management shared their insights.
The Dow finished slightly higher on Tuesday. Is this rally sustainable—and how much further does the bull have to run? Eric Ross, director of US equity research at Canaccord Adams, and Rick Bensignor, head of research at Execution LLC, shared their market outlooks.
Stocks continued to rise on Tuesday, continuing Monday's rally. Two bulls, Michelle Picard, fund manager at HighMark Geneva Growth, and Mike O’Rourke, chief market strategist at BTIG Bass Trading, said the markets have further room to run.