U.S. stocks closed lower on the last day of trade for August as investors digested a volatile month amid uncertainty about China and the Fed.» Read More
In an unprecendented move, Berkshire Hathaway is publicly, and strongly, criticizing Kraft Foods for its continuing efforts to acquire Cadbury. Berkshire says in a news release this morning that it has voted against Kraft's proposal to authorize the issuance of up to 370 million shares to facilitate a deal, and urges other shareholders to follow its lead.
Wall Street took a breather Tuesday, after a strong first trading day of 2010. How should investors be positioned? Rod Smyth, chief investment strategist at Riverfront Investment Group and Fritz Meyer, senior market strategist at Invesco AIM shared their market outlooks.
With yesterday's move up, it's pretty clear that the uptrend is intact. Other widely watched indicators like the NYSE Operating Company Only Advance-Decline Line, a composite of advancing versus declining stocks, remain at new highs. The other piece of good news is that there has been a notable absence of selling pressure, one reason volume has been so anemic.
A colorful 8-page brochure is being mailed by Burlington Northern Santa Fe spacer to its shareholders, urging them to vote for the freight railroad's proposed acquisition by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
Berkshire Hathaway far outperforms the benchmark S&P 500 stock index during the decade of the 2000s. Despite managing a gain for 2009, however, Berkshire underperforms the S&P for 2009, breaking Warren Buffett's three-year winning streak.
The ten most popular Warren Buffett Watch posts from 2009, as measured by your clicks.
Markets rose on Tuesday after reports showed consumer confidence improved and home prices stabilized. Can stocks continue upward in 2010? Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, shared his market outlook.
The investment strategist who profitably shorted Berkshire Hathaway's stock in 2008 has a bold forecast for 2010. Appearing as guest host on this morning's CNBC Squawk Box, Seabreeze Partners' Doug Kass predicted Warren Buffett will step down in the coming year.
Year-end is high season for market and economic outlooks. Douglas Kass, founder and president of Seabreeze Partners Management shared his 20 predictions for 2010 with CNBC on Monday
What does the record high yield curve means for your investments in 2010? Tom Lydon, editor of ETFTrends.com, and Jim LaCamp, portfolio manager at Macroportfolio Advisors, offered their market insights.
Warren Buffett is in talks to purchase GMAC's Residential Capital, according to a report in today's New York Post. But the story also quotes a source who's "considering buying" ResCap as saying he would be "surprised" if Buffett bought the firm now because its debt is seen as overpriced.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway continues to trim its stake in Moody's with another reported sale. This latest reduction, however, is relatively small compared to recent days.
This decade looks like it will be the worst ever for stocks, but Robert Froehlich, senior managing director at The Hartford, he expects 13,000 on the Dow by the end of 2010. How should investors prepare their portfolios?
Can the recovery turn into a self-sustaining expansion where the markets continue to rise? Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, shared his outlook.
The U.S. Dollar Index has been trading higher in the last few days, while stocks have been rocky. Is the “tether” between the markets and the dollar being stretched or broken? Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.
Warren Buffett and President Barack Obama are related, according to genealogists at Ancestry.com. But you have to go back a few hundred years to make the connection.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has cut its stake in Moody's to 13.5 percent after selling another 3.5 million shares of the credit rating agency.
Tiger Woods has just made life a whole lot tougher for athletes looking to score big deals to pitch a company's products or services.
Many investors have been piling their money into the emerging markets, but is this the right move? Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer, and Ronald Weiner, president and CEO of RDM Financial Group, shared their market outlooks and investment strategies.