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    Stocks close out the best first quarter of this century so far Thursday, despite a long list of worries that doesn't seem to be able to hold the market down.

  • David Sokol

    Stocks target highs with jobs on the horizon, Irish banks quake in their boots, GNC faces the market—and what's happening in Omaha? Here's what we're watching …

  • David Sokol

    In an "unusual", to say the least news release tonight, Warren Buffett announced the sudden resignation of David Sokol, the Berkshire Hathaway executive who had been widely expected to eventually succeed him as Berkshire's CEO. 

  • Sokol's Sudden Resignation

    CNBC's Becky Quick offers an update to David Sokol's sudden exit, particularly since he was seen as a potential heir apparent to Warren Buffet. Some of Sokol's trading activity in Lubrizol, executed prior to Berkshire's offer, may have had something to do with his decision. Andrew Ross Sorkin, NY Times; Tom Curran, attorney with Peckar & Abramson; Jeff Matthews, Ram Partners; and James Altucher, Formula Capital, discuss what they believe may have happened.

  • If shares of Berkshire Hathaway sell-off more than 1% in the wake of recent developments top hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson says the stock is a buy.

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    Jamie Dimon just might be named this year's Fast Money Madness MVP. On Wednesday he took down the Oracle of Omaha!

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    It appears Jamie Dimon's got game and Lloyd Blankfein doesn't. Goldman Sachs is out of the Fast Money Madness tournament.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett told CNBC Thursday that the collapse of the euro zone's single currency is far from "unthinkable." "I know some people think it's unthinkable...I don't think its unthinkable," Buffett said.

  • The Oracle's India Tour

    CNBC's Becky Quick has the highlights from billionaire investor Warren Buffett's trip to India.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • The mega-deal is back, but it turns out you don't have to be a mega-bank to play. Boutique banks have infiltrated the ranks, grabbing assignments on four of the five biggest deals announced this year.

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    This round was all about the stocks traders love to hate. We're talking about the financials. Which stocks advanced and which went down?

  • Mumbai, India

    Billionaire Warren Buffett on Tuesday said he is looking to invest in large countries like India, China and Brazil, but added that restrictions on foreign ownership in India's insurance industry could act as a deterrent in the sector.

  • A factory building has collapsed in Sukagawa city, Fukushima prefecture, in northern Japan. A massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake shook Japan, unleashing a powerful tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns.

    The G7 intervened to weaken the Yen last Friday in an attempt to stabilize the Japanese currency’s dramatic rise since the catastrophic earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster. Europe’s central banks, the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Canada followed the Bank of Japan’s Yen sales, pushing it down against the US dollar.

  • Warren Buffett

    "We have not exhausted our potential for significant acquisitions, that's for sure," Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, told CNBC.

  • Warren Buffett

    The nuclear disaster in Japan is likely to have major effects on US energy policy, according to billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

  • Warren Buffett

    "I'm on my way to an unknown destination in Asia where I'm going to look for a cave," Warren Buffett  joked. "If the U.S. Armed forces can't find Osama bin Laden in 10 years, let Goldman Sachs try to find me."

  • Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway will not exercise its $5 billion of warrants in Goldman Sachs immediately, even though doing so would result in a profit of nearly $2 billion.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks ended off the highs of the day on Friday, and lower for the week, amid a still uncertain global environment rocked by uncertainty in the Middle East and Japan, although bank stocks got a lift as institutions began announcing dividend increases. JPMorgan and Caterpillar rose, while Travelers fell.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks traded off the highs of the day before the close amid a still uncertain global environment rocked by uncertainty in the Middle East and Japan, although bank stocks got a lift as institutions began announcing dividend increases.  JPMorgan and Caterpillar rose, while Travelers fell.