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  • Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld

    Kraft CEO Irene Rosenfeld has promised employees she won't let "animal spirits" take over as the company pursues its proposed acquisition of Cadbury.  That's the phrase Warren Buffett used in a CNBC interview last week as he said Kraft's $16.4 billion stock offer is a "full price."

  • Ralph Nader

    A fictional version of Warren Buffett assembles a "cadre" of "super-rich" billionaires to "fix" the U.S. government and return "power to the people," in a new book by political candidate and activist Ralph Nader.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Paulson, Bernanke back on Capitol Hill to sell the bailout. Fed coordinates with Australian and Scandinavian central banks to keep global finance running. Goldman Sachs sells $5 billion in common shares.

  • Treasury Demand Strong—May Go Longer: Strategist Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 12:56 PM ET

    During the height of the financial crisis, investors flocked to the safety of U.S. treasury debt and many on Wall Street are now calling the top in treasurys. So have bonds turned too risky? Kevin Giddis, managing director of Morgan Keegan and Michael Pond, strategist at Barclays Capital shared their insights.

  • Warren Buffett's $3 Billion Goldman Anniversary Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 10:27 AM ET
    Warren Buffett and Goldman Sachs: Golden Anniversary

    It's 12 months later and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is $3 billion richer.  Exactly one year after Buffett stunned Wall Street with his massive vote of confidence for Goldman Sachs, his bold bet is producing gigantic profits.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke head to Capitol Hill to sell the $700 billion bailout plan. Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Goldman Sachs. WaMu talks to suitors about a takeover.

  • Investors Are Getting Overly Enthusiastic, Says Tilson Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 5:32 PM ET

    Pro investor Whitney Tilson saw the crisis coming and made the right moves. Find out where he sees weakness now.

  • Art Cashin: Market is Ahead of Itself Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 10:40 AM ET

    September, a traditionally weak month for stocks, has contrarily been strong for markets in the last several trading sessions, but how far will the rally continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.

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    Warren Buffett's interview with Becky Quick marking the one-year anniversary of the height of the financial crisis aired in two parts on CNBC this morning and last night.   This is the transcript and video of the complete interview, including portions that did not air on TV in either part.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC that while the economy "hasn't gotten worse" but also hasn't "gotten much better" over the past three months, he doesn't expect a 'double-dip' recession and sees significant improvement in residential real estate.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC he has no regrets about any of the decisions he made over the weekend one year ago when the financial crisis was at its worst.  In a taped interview with Squawk Box's Becky Quick airing tonight, Buffett says he "looked hard" at a telephoned offer that Friday night to buy AIG's property casualty operation for around $25 billion, but decided against it.  He also recalls that he was approached to do a reinsurance deal that might have helped clear the way for a Barclay's rescue of Lehman, but it didn't come together.

  • Warren Buffett to Fortune: "We're Buying Stocks" Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 10:41 PM ET
    Warren Buffett and Fortune's Carol Loomis at the magazine's Most Powerful Women Summit in Carlsbad, California

    Warren Buffett says he's buying stocks, but it's not because he thinks the recession is ending.

  • Stocks Face the 'Kiss of Death': Strategist Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 11:26 AM ET

    Stocks struggled to hold gains on Tuesday even after a number of positive economic reports. So how should investors position themselves? Bernard McSherry, senior vice president of strategic initiatives, Cuttone & Co. shared his market strategies.

  • Art Cashin: Markets Are Still Overbought Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 10:38 AM ET

    Reflecting back one year after the historic September that shook the financial markets, Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.

  • China Daily ran this photograph with the caption: "Warren Buffett, widely acknowledged as the 'Oracle of Omaha' embraces Li Guilian, chairwoman of Dayan Trands, a sign of the friendship and respect he developed for one of China's leading businesswomen."

    Shares of menswear manufacturer Dayang Trands soar in Shanghai after a state-run Chinese newspaper relays Warren Buffett's enthusiastic praise of the company and its business suits.

  • Watch Out for Treasury Bubble: Top Strategist Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 2:23 PM ET

    President Obama on Monday sternly warned Wall Street against returning to reckless and unchecked behavior that had threatened the nation with a second Great Depression. So how are investors faring one year after the financial meltdown? CNBC contributor Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors and Thomas Meyer, CEO and chairman of Meyer Capital Group Wealth Management shared their market insights.

  • Economic Recovery 'Sharper Than People Think': Sonders Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 12:23 PM ET

    The market looks healthy, the economy is going to continue to outpace expectations in the near term and this is a favorable environment for equity investing, said Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab.

  • The Oracle of Oma-Hype? Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 12:09 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    I was discussing the financial collapse with Clint Goodrich...I told him that Warren Buffett said, "When the tide goes out, you see who's been swimming naked." Goodrich rolled his eyes. Turns out, he thinks Buffett isn't much of an oracle. What?? Isn't that like saying Tiger Woods isn't much of a golfer??

  • Markets opened lower on Monday as investors worried about the U.S.-China trade dispute and reflected on the one-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse. The tariffs came on the heels of a union complaint that a surge of imports of the Chinese tires were taking away American jobs.

  • Warren Buffett

    Over the past several months, Warren Buffett has been consistently bearish on the short-term prospects for the U.S. economy.  Is he still just as pessimistic now, even as consumer sentiment improves and economists talk about the recession coming to an end?  CNBC's Becky Quick will ask him in an on-camera interview to mark the one-year anniversary of the height of the global financial crisis.