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  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. stocks rose slightly in late afternoon on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by transportation shares. Union Pacific was up 1.8 percent and among the top gainers on the S&P 500, while shares of JetBlue jumped 3.4 percent. Results late Friday from Berkshire Hathaway...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by railroad shares. The Dow Jones transportation average was up 1 percent, also hitting another intraday record high, led by gains in railroad shares including Union Pacific, which was up...

  • Early Movers: RIG, GOGO, PFE, GM, TWX & more Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:53 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 2130 GMT / 4:30 PM ET Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    BEIJING- The risks faced by China's economy are not that scary and the government is confident it can head off the dangers, President Xi Jinping tells global business leaders in an effort to dispel worries about the world's second-largest economy. As Obama visits Asia, old alliances face new strains in face of China's influence. WASHINGTON/ JAKARTA- As President...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said third-quarter profit fell 9 percent as it took a large writeoff on one of its investments, but operating results easily topped forecasts amid improvement in its insurance, energy and railroad operations. Net income slipped to $4.62 billion, or $2,811 per Class A share in the third quarter,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said quarterly profit fell 8.6 percent from the year-ago period, as it posted a loss on investments and derivatives from a year-earlier gain. Net income slipped to $4.617 billion, or $2,811 per Class A share in the third quarter, from $5.05 billion, or $3,074 per Class A share, a year earlier.

  • Rich get richer: Berkshire Hathaway profit boosted Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway posted third-quarter earnings of $2,876 per share, topping estimates for $2,594 per share.

  • US stock futures turn lower after payrolls report Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Nonfarm payrolls will be the big event on Wall Street on Friday, with stock index futures ticking higher in anticipation.

  • *Many Chinese firms fare badly: Transparency International. BERLIN, Nov 5- The world's biggest companies disclose little or no financial details about their operations abroad, according to a report by Transparency International, which singled out Chinese companies but pointed to U.S. tech giants like Amazon and Google as well. The Berlin- based...

  • *Many Chinese firms fare badly- Transparency International. BERLIN, Nov 5- The world's biggest companies disclose little or no financial details about their operations abroad, according to a report by Transparency International which singled out Chinese firms but also U.S. tech giants like Amazon and Google. The Berlin- based anti-corruption watchdog named...

  • No way to run a railroad! Amtrak's woes deepen Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    Amtrak train pulls into the train station at Emeryville, California.

    As more goods travel by rail, Amtrak and other railway systems are seeing mounting collateral damage: gridlock.

  • Advice from Buffett's 30-year-old right-hand woman Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Succession at Berkshire Hathaway is a big issue for Warren Buffett, but Tracy Britt Cool helps calm investor nerves.

  • Want to fly like the 1%? A guide to private jets Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    An interior onboard a Boeing Business Jet.

    Had it with first class? Check out Turney Duff's guide to flying like the 1% from the "Starbucks card" option to the "I'll have what Oprah's having."

  • Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard. The loss on seven of those holdings alone totals more than $5 billion provided Berkshire's stakes have remained the same since June 30, the last date for which they were disclosed. Berkshire Hathaway did not respond...

  • Warren Buffett's bad week: $2.5B lost on two stocks Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett is happy to admit his mistakes when he makes them—just don't remind him how much money he lost in the process.

  • Lightning Round: Booyah to Pfizer Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • TORONTO, Oct 21- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is still open to a merger with one of the two bigger eastern U.S. carriers even after talks with CSX Corp failed, though a hostile bid is unlikely, Chief Executive Hunter Harrison said on Thursday. Norfolk Southern Corp is the other of the two bigger U.S. railways based east of Chicago. Without mentioning Norfolk Southern...

  • How Ben Bernanke's refi rejection could help you Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.

    The former Fed chair being turned down for a home refinancing loan should serve as a call-to-action, HomeServices CEO Ronald Peltier tells CNBC.

  • Warren Buffett just lost ANOTHER $1B on this Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Spare a thought for Warren Buffett, whose portfolio is not doing him any favors this week.

  • Another retailer probing possible card data breach Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Staples is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter.