Matching your record up against the greats can make you feel like the market is no place for amateurs, or for those who have a day job that isn't in the markets. That's why it's important to remember that no one's perfect, not even the giants in the industry.
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Mayo Shattuck is guilty of a laundry list of flub-ups, blunders and catastrophes.
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The retailer reverted to its classic logo after sharp criticism, but Cramer said the whole thing won't make a difference for the stock.
Ed Asner is cast as Warren Buffett in an upcoming movie about the financial crisis, recalling Buffett's resemblance to the character voiced by Asner in Pixar's Up.
Warren Buffett says it is "quite clear stocks are cheaper than bonds" right now, but notes that relationship will change eventually when confidence in the economy is inevitably restored.
With gold hitting all-time highs, talk about a gold bubble grows increasingly louder. The skeptics say that this commodity cannot go higher and a crash is inevitable. Abandon this tangible asset before it's too late, they cry. I disagree.
Value investor Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners shares his top stock picks for the fourth quarter.
Warren Buffett calls today's meeting in Beijing with 50 Chinese business and philanthropy leaders a "tremendous success" as he and Bill Gates "learned a great deal about the good work that is already underway" in China.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC that any decision by Berkshire Hathaway to buy a bigger stake in China's BYD "would depend on the price." He made the comment in an airborne interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, who is traveling in China with Buffett, Bill Gates, and a delegation of Berkshire officials.
Warren Buffett's Billionaires' Road Trip has spent the day in Shenzhen, but most of the attention is going to a dinner to be hosted tomorrow night in Beijing by Buffett and Bill Gates.
Warren Buffett and his traveling companions started their visit to China earlier today in Shenzhen with a show of support for electric-car maker BYD. Berkshire Hathaway owns a 10 percent stake in the company.
Warren Buffett's backing gave Chinese battery and automaking tycoon Wang Chuanfu a huge boost, and on paper represents at least a six-fold return on the investment.
This is a transcript of Warren Buffett's complete interview with CNBC's Becky Quick on Wednesday, September 22, 2010. Portions of their conversation aired today (Thursday) on Squawk Box.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC he doesn't buy the argument that raising taxes for the rich would derail the nation's economic recovery. "When a country needs more income, and we do -- we're only taking in 15 percent of GDP ... they should get it from the people that have it."
Warren Buffett tells CNBC that the "normal regenerative capacity of American capitalism" will play a much bigger role in the country's emergence from recession than the government's stimulus of the economy. While he acknowledges that while it is "important" to have the "right" fiscal and monetary policies, "We have had many recessions in the history of this country when nobody even heard of fiscal policy or monetary policy. The country always comes back."
Warren Buffett tells CNBC that by his own "common sense" definition, the United States is "still in a recession." In a taped interview airing this morning on CNBC's Squawk Box, Buffett says, "I think we're in a recession until real per capita GDP gets back to where it was before." While Buffett continues to believe the U.S. will eventually emerge from its economic downturn, "We're not gonna be out of it for awhile."
Warren Buffett keeps his #2 slot on the new Forbes 400 list of the Richest Americans, released tonight (Wednesday). The magazine estimates Buffett's fortune at $45 billion. That's $5 billion more than last year's $40 billion.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.