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  • Book cover of When Money Dies by Adam Fergusson

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC today that he'd "never heard" of an obscure 35-year-old book on German hyperinflation in the 1920s until a reporter called a few days ago to ask about a report he's recommending it to friends.

  • Warren Buffett with President Barack Obama at the White House

    Warren Buffett got a sit-down meeting with President Obama at the White House, complete with a new tie.  A White House official says Obama noticed that Buffett's tie was frayed when he arrived to discuss the economy and job creation.  That prompted the president to give Buffett a new, gift-wrapped red tie.

  • Cramer went Off the Charts to find out.

  • Forest River President and CEO Peter Liegl.

    A former executive of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Forest River, who claims he "lost his job and had his reputation destroyed" because he followed Berkshire's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, wants Warren Buffett to be questioned under oath in the case.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been downgraded to 'sell' by Stifel Nicolaus analyst Meyer Shields and his team.  Shields previously had a 'hold' recommendation on the stock.  He discussed his call in a live appearance on CNBC's Fast Money Halftime today.

  • Our Fast Money traders are looking at the fundamentals of individual stocks—here's their faves!

  • Tony Hayward and Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett says Tony Hayward should not continue as BP's CEO, so that the American people can "feel better" about the company's response to its massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  In a videtaped interview with Willow Bay for the Huffington Post and Yahoo News, Buffett says it is not in the interest of either BP or the nation for Hayward to keep his job.

  • Michael Cuggino, president of Permanent Portfolio Funds, told CNBC on Friday he likes the higher yields of dividend paying stocks, and noted they offer many ways to earn a return. David Dietze, president of Point View Financial Services, strongly disagreed.

  • Warren Buffett

    Anytime a company becomes less of what it was, investors need to rethink how it's valued and why they own it. If nothing else, it's an important discussion point that takes nothing away from Berkshire or Warren Buffett.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, along with other companies in similar circumstances, won't have to put up any collateral for existing derivatives contracts, according to a letter written by two of the key FinReg lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

  • Bill Gates, left, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett pose for a picture after a press conference Monday, June 26, 2006 in New York.  Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, recently announced his intention of giving 10 million shares of his company to charitable organizations, the majority going to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Warren Buffett's annual gift of Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is worth about $1.6 billion dollars this time around, lifting his total donation to $8 billion over five years .. and there's more to come.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway may need $6 to $8 billion in collateral for its multi-billion dollar collateral contracts, if the financial regulation bill passes Congress in its current form.  That's the estimate of Barclays Capital analyst Jay Gelb in a note to clients today, although we won't know for sure until the dust settles.

  • Cramer thinks these two stock groups may offer some great protection in this disappointing market.

  • My expectation is that this time 1040 will give way, says Carter Worth of Oppenheimer. Find out why and where he thinks it's going!

  • The Russell Index annual rebalancing is causing a lot of excitement and speculation.

  • The Dodd-Frank bill (that's what it's being called, folks): bad, but it could have been worse. That's what most Wall Street traders and analysts I have spoken with this morning say about the financial regulatory reform bill passed in the wee hours of the morning.

  • The Russell indices is set to rebalance on Friday, which could cause some major market moves. What kind of shakeups should investors expect to see? Robert Gasser, CEO of Investment Technology Group, shared his insights.

  • Chinese Yuan and US Dollar

    China has finally bowed to international pressure, and this move is seen as an attempt by China to placate the West and ease international criticism of its rigid currency policy ahead of the G20 leaders meet in Toronto this coming weekend; a face-saving way of giving in to pressure from the US, EU and international financial institutions to allow its currency to appreciate.

  • The Shanghai Index rose 2.9 percent, and most European bourses are up 1 to 2 percent as China has allowed the yuan to rise against the dollar for the first time since 2008.