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  • Art Cashin's Thursday Market Outlook (Video) Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 10:35 AM ET

    Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on what traders are expecting Thursday.

  • Quiz Cramer: Has Buffet Lost His Touch? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 8:57 PM ET

    The audience tests Cramer’s 30 years of Wall Street experience with questions about Berkshire Hathaway’s legendary leader, 401(k)s versus Roth IRAs, alternative energy and more.

  • Stocks Snap Two Day Slide Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 5:38 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a two-day slide on Wednesday largely due to optimism about insurance firms and retailers.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost its coveted top-level credit rating from Moody's Investors Service, but a well-known Buffett watcher says the move will have only a very small impact on the company.  Tonight Moody's downgraded Berkshire by two notches to Aa2 from Aaa.  The ratings agency says severe stock price declines and the U.S. recession have weakened an important Berkshire reinsurance subsidiary.

  • What Does $1 Trillion Look Like? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 11:50 AM ET
    Throughout the financial crisis, huge sums of money have been spent, handed out and lost. With talk of billions upon billions being passed around, it’s easy to lose perspective on how much money $1 trillion or even $1 billion really is. With official measurements of American currency from the US Bureau of Printing and Engraving and the US Mint, here’s some perspective on what these huge sums of money would actually look like and how they would compare to every day objects. What would the money a

    With talk of billions upon billions being passed around, it’s easy to lose perspective on how much $1 trillion or even $1 billion really is.

  • Weizhen Tang, as shown on the "About Us" section of wtang.com

    The Securities and Exchange Commission accuses a Toronto-based fund manager who calls himself the "Chinese Warren Buffett" of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme aimed mostly at Chinese-Americans in the Dallas area.  Weizhen Tang tells Bloomberg his firm has had "difficulties" but denies he's done anything wrong.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway issued a news release a short time ago to announce the Chairman and CEO of one of its jewelry retailers "has decided to resign effective today."  Beryl Raff replaces Marvin Beasley as the top executive at Helzberg Diamond Shops.  There's no mention of why he's resigned or his performance as CEO.

  • Stocks End Bad Quarter On Positive Note Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 4:51 PM ET

    Stocks closed out a tough quarter on a positive note, helped by gains in technology and big banks.

  • Byron Trott (File photo)

    Warren Buffett's official biographer calls Byron Trott a "perfect candidate" to eventually take over at Berkshire Hathaway, now that Buffett's favorite investment banker has left Goldman Sachs.  But another prominent Buffett watcher says there's "no chance."

  • Futures Gain After Sharp Decline on Auto Doubts Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 9:14 AM ET

    US stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday, following a sharp decline in the previous session as investors digested the Obama administration’s tough stance on General Motors and Chrysler.

  • The 'Other' Auto News: Obama's Scrappage Program Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 4:13 PM ET

    There was a selloff today, but it was on very light volume. Not surprisingly, bank stocks, which have collectively rallied 50 percent in the last three weeks, were down about 10 percent as a group. ... We are definitely heading toward some kind of denouement, and that can only be a good thing..

  • Buffett Burlington Buyout Rumor: Should You Believe? Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 2:23 PM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway, which owns 22 percent of Burlington Northern, is being chatted up as a potential buyer of BNI along with Chinese railway operator Guangshen Railway. Does the market rumor meet the "3 Vs" test?

  • Byron Trott (File photo)

    Warren Buffett tells the Wall Street Journal that Berkshire Hathaway plans to invest in a new firm to be created by one of the few investment bankers to ever win his respect.  Byron Trott is leaving Goldman Sachs to start his own merchant-banking firm to be called BDT Capital Partners.

  • Gone Bottom Fishing Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 6:07 PM ET

    Value investor Whitney Tilson reveals two financials he thinks are buys!

  • Restoring Trust: How To Fix America's Economy Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 4:28 PM ET
    Restoring Trust: How to Fix America's Economy

    How in the world do Wall Street and Washington restore trust with the American public? It's a question both sides have wrestled with for months. But we're tackling it tonight on our CNBC special, "Restoring Trust: How to Fix America's Economy."

  • Musicians Akon and Peter Buffett pose for a photograph as they announce a socially conscious musical collaboration and website.

    A new "issue-inspired song" written by Peter Buffett, gets its debut tonight (Wednesday) at a commemorative concert in the United Nation's General Assembly Hall.  "Blood Into Gold" also features Akon, the internationally-known, Grammy-nominated rap/R&B singer.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will keep its top-level AAA rating from Standard & Poor's for the moment, but the ratings agency says that could change.  S&P has lowered its outlook on Berkshire to "negative" from "stable" and indicated it may downgrade the company's rating by one notch over the next twelve months. Is Moody's next?

  • Warren Buffett's warrants to buy over 43 million shares of Goldman Sachs at $115 each are almost back "in the money" as the firm's stock more than doubles in recent months.

  • Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (Class A) are back at $90,000 tonight after rallying more then 28 percent over the past 12 trading days.   The stock advanced 6.4 percent today (Monday), or $5426 each, to close at exactly $90,000.00 in New York trading.

  • Stocks Log Best Week Since November Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks went four for four Friday in a dramatic win that delivered stocks their best week since November.

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