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Warren Buffett is in New York City today to host the high bidders from last year's "lunch of a lifetime" charity auction. Canada's Salida Capital paid $1.68 million for the steak meal, and the opportunity to have eight guests ask Buffett questions, with no time or subject-matter limit.
For the third straight year, Warren Buffett will be answering your questions during a special three-hour live appearance starting at 6a ET, Monday, March 1 on CNBC's Squawk Box. Our Becky Quick will be in Omaha for the event. Here's how you can tell us what you want to know.
In contrast to Warren Buffett's long-term optimism for America's economic future, Charlie Munger has a more gloomy outlook. Buffett's long-time business partner and 'right-hand man' is getting some online interest with a parable "about how one nation came to financial ruin."
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway dramatically cut its stakes last fall in two of the nation's biggest oil companies. It also significantly reduced its holdings of Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.
Markets struggled on Friday on China’s surprise tightening of its lending standards and concerns about the global recovery. How should investors position their portfolios? Joseph LaVorgna, chief U.S. economist and CNBC contributor at Deutsche Bank and Brent McQuiston, vice president at Wealth Trust-Arizona discussed their insights.
After the close Berkshire Hathaway was added to the S&P 500. Now that they're finally in, what must you know?
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been welcomed into the benchmark S&P 500 index with a surge of trading just before today's close at the New York Stock Exchange.
Warren Buffett’s company will join the S&P 500 on Friday. Find out why Cramer thinks you should own it.
Warren Buffett's "bet on America" is now official. Berkshire Hathaway has just issued a news release announcing the "closing of the merger of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation ('BNSF') with and into a subsidiary of Berkshire.
Markets fell sharply on Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. How is China’s move affecting the U.S. dollar, gold and commodities? Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their insights.
Expect a little more volume than normal Friday: Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares are going into the S&P 500 today. This is attracting an unusual amount of interest from the trading community, due to the large size of the addition. About $1 trillion is indexed to the S&P 500.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
European leaders at Thursday's EU meeting in Brussels vowed to help Greece survive its mounting debt crisis. How will markets digest the news? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe shareholders have voted to approve the railroad's proposed acquisition by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, with less than two percent of non-Berkshire owned shares voting against the deal. 70 percent of shares were voted in favor of the deal, a few points above the 66-2/3 percent margin needed.
In "extremely preliminary" results announced this morning, Burlington Northern shareholders show a slight preference for Berkshire Hathaway stock, rather than cash, as payment in the proposed Berkshire-BNSF merger.
Fitch is downgrading its ratings on Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, ahead of the company's planned acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe. The market, however, may upgrade the company's stock price Friday after the deal closes and just before the Baby B shares are formally added to the S&P 500.
'Black Swan' author Nassim Taleb's latest comment about Warren Buffett's luck has generated some heat, including this email from Buffett author Janet Tavakoli. She writes, "Warren Buffett loves luck as much as the next man, but he doesn’t rely on it."
Stocks fell further on Wednesday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined the Fed's exit strategy for its unprecedented economic stimulus measures. How should investors be positioned? Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager at Leader Capital shared their insights.
Video clips of Warren Buffett and Hank Paulson discussing the credit crisis and the economy in an appearance before the Greater Omaha Chamber on Tuesday, February 9, 2010.
Warren Buffett has made no secret of his opposition to President George W. Bush's policies and actions during his eight years in the White House. But Buffett said today that after reading former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's new book on the credit crisis, he has a greater appreciation of Mr. Bush's understanding of the crisis and the president's willingness to do what was needed to prevent a complete economic collapse.