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  • As the Fed concludes its two-day meeting, most on Wall Street expect interest rates to remain low for the immediate future. But will that cause asset bubbles in stocks, real estate and currency markets? Beth Ann Bovino, senior economist at Standard & Poor’s, shared her outlook.

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    Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick that Berkshire Hathaway has talked to five big financial firms about buying their tax credits.  Buffett says he can't name any names due to confidentiality agreements, but notes that Berkshire has been buying tax credits since 1990 and will continue to do so in the future.

  • Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway is going to acquire Burlington Northern in a $44 billion deal and said he is “betting on America.” Is it really the right time to bet on U.S. companies? Thomas Russo, partner at Gardner, Russo & Gardner, shared his insights.

  • How can you invest along the same principles as Warren Buffett? James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital, shared his insights.

  • The S&P closed higher on Tuesday after Warren Buffett stunned the Street and purchased Burlington Northern in what the billionaire investor called a bet on the U.S. economy.

  • Stocks finished mixed Tuesday as techs struggled after a downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad. Industrials also gained after this week's encouraging manufacturing reports.

  • Companies including TD Ameritrade, Coach and Turkey's Turkcell could be on Warren Buffett's radar, according to a quantitative screen by Standard & Poor's.

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    Just minutes after this morning's announcement that Berkshire Hathaway is paying $26 billion to acquire the 77 percent of Burlington Northern Santa Fe it doesn't already own, Warren Buffett spoke live by phone with Becky Quick and Joe Kernen on CNBC's Squawk Box.  This is the complete transcript of their conversation.

  • It's not quite merger Monday but we saw another fresh wave of mergers and acquisitions activity on Wall Street today.

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    Warren Buffett's surprise Burlington Northern acquisition is justifiably getting a lot of attention today, but there may also be a sliver of news on his reading of the current state of the economy.   Instead of exactly repeating his recent statements that there's been no "bounce" for Berkshire Hathaway's businesses, today he tells CNBC "they might be doing just a tick better."

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    Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, following a topsy-turvy session on Monday where markets staged a late rally. How should you be positioning your portfolios? Ernie Ankrim, senior markets advisor at Russell Investments and Anita Clemons, vice president and manager of investments at Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company shared their market insights.

  • Railroads are up: Union Pacific and CSX up 7 percent, Norfolk Southern up 5 percent — and it's not because everyone thinks all the railroads will be bought out.

  • Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway announced Tuesday it will acquire the remaining 77 percent stake in Burlington Northern Santa Fe that it doesn't already own for $100 a share in cash and stock. Art Hatfield, a transportation analyst with Morgan Keegan shared his insights on the decision.

  • Stocks tumbled Tuesday, led by techs after an analyst downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad.

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    Warren Buffett tells CNBC his $26 billion acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe is a "bet on the country."  Berkshire Hathaway surprised the financial world this morning with word it is buying the roughly 77% of Burlington Northern shares it doesn't already own for a combination of cash and Berkshire Hathaway shares.

  • While the Burlington Northern deal is getting a lot of attention, it has not brought pre-open trading in the S&P futures into positive territory yet. Risk aversion has become a more prominent theme since last Wednesday, when the S&P 500 dropped below its 50-day moving average for the first time since July.

  • With the markets in volatility mode, investors will likely be focusing on the Federal Reserve Tuesday, even though the 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting that begins this afternoon won't conclude until Wednesday. 

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway unloaded just over one million more shares of Moody's last week after the credit rating agency's stock price rebounded to the mid-$20s.

  • How should investors be positioning their portfolios for the new week and new month? Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading, and Charles Bobrinskoy, vice chairman and director of research at Ariel Investments,  shared their insights.

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    Warren Buffett has come out ahead of Pimco's Bill Gross as the world's best investor, according to a poll of Bloomberg terminal subscribers.