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Warren Buffett doesn't look at Wall Street as "evil," but he does believe both "carrot" and "stick" incentives are needed to make sure people "behave well" while they are trying to get rich.
Warren Buffett says we've seen "enormous progress since a year ago" on the economy, but he's not making any specific predictions about what might happen in the next quarter or two. The comments were made in an interview conducted last month, and released today, to promote a new web site from Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary.
One year ago, even though the financial world was "a mess" and would probably get messier, Warren Buffett wrote in the New York Times that he was buying U.S. stocks to lock in a "slice of America's future at a marked-down price." One year later, the benchmark S&P 500 is 14.9 percent higher than it was the night before Buffett's "Buy American" op-ed was published. But that's beside the point.
Stocks fell on Tuesday after the Dow closed near the 10,000 mark on Monday. What is the best move for investors now? Roy Williams, CEO of Prestige Wealth Management, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared their investment insights.
Stocks tumbled on the first day of the quarter and Dave Rovelli, managing director at Canaccord Adams, and Warren Meyers, CEO of Walter J. Dowd, said this may be an opportunity for bears to seize control.
The S&P 500 could continue to push higher as investors "climb a wall of worry," said Phil Roberts from Barclays Capital.
During October and November, we could see up to a 10 percent correction in developed equity markets and 20 to 25 percent in emerging equity markets, said Bob Parker from Credit Suisse.
Stocks tumbled Thursday after disappointing ISM manufacturing and initial jobless claims reports. Is the economy taking a breather or should investors prepare for a possible second "dip" in the recession? John Lonski, chief economist at Moody’s Investors Service shared his outlook.
Warren Buffett's warrants to buy almost 135 million General Electric common shares are still worthless, as they have been for almost the entire time since Berkshire Hathaway's $3 billion investment in the company was announced exactly one year ago today. That's in sharp contrast to Buffett's Goldman Sachs warrants, now worth about $3 billion. But the primary motivation for both deals, a 10 percent annual return on a total of $8 billion in loans to the two company, is still paying off handsomely.
Warren Buffett tops the list of the biggest losers among America's richest billionaires, with an estimated $10 billion drop in his personal wealth over the past twelve months. That's the result of Berkshire Hathaway's 20 percent stock decline. But Buffett's remaining $40 billion is still enough to maintain his number two ranking on the annual Forbes 400 ranking of the country's wealthiest people.
Mergers and acquisitions, rising Japanese yen and the Judaic Day of Atonement: what do they mean for stocks? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.
"Is it too late for me to invest in Berkshire Hathaway class B shares since they have run up so much already?" That's the question from a reader that USA Today's Matt Krantz tackles in his daily column this morning.
Kraft CEO Irene Rosenfeld has promised employees she won't let "animal spirits" take over as the company pursues its proposed acquisition of Cadbury. That's the phrase Warren Buffett used in a CNBC interview last week as he said Kraft's $16.4 billion stock offer is a "full price."
A fictional version of Warren Buffett assembles a "cadre" of "super-rich" billionaires to "fix" the U.S. government and return "power to the people," in a new book by political candidate and activist Ralph Nader.
Paulson, Bernanke back on Capitol Hill to sell the bailout. Fed coordinates with Australian and Scandinavian central banks to keep global finance running. Goldman Sachs sells $5 billion in common shares.
During the height of the financial crisis, investors flocked to the safety of U.S. treasury debt and many on Wall Street are now calling the top in treasurys. So have bonds turned too risky? Kevin Giddis, managing director of Morgan Keegan and Michael Pond, strategist at Barclays Capital shared their insights.
It's 12 months later and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is $3 billion richer. Exactly one year after Buffett stunned Wall Street with his massive vote of confidence for Goldman Sachs, his bold bet is producing gigantic profits.
Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke head to Capitol Hill to sell the $700 billion bailout plan. Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Goldman Sachs. WaMu talks to suitors about a takeover.
Pro investor Whitney Tilson saw the crisis coming and made the right moves. Find out where he sees weakness now.
September, a traditionally weak month for stocks, has contrarily been strong for markets in the last several trading sessions, but how far will the rally continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.