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  • OMAHA, Neb.— Billionaire Warren Buffett didn't end the speculation about his eventual successor, but he reiterated Monday that Berkshire Hathaway's board has a plan in place. Berkshire's Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spurred renewed interest in the replacement for the 84- year-old Buffett over the weekend because he singled out two candidates in his own...

  • NEW YORK, March 1- Warren Buffett, at a news conference in Bengaluru in 2011, lavishly praised Berkshire Hathaway executive Ajit Jain for smoothly running much of the conglomerate's insurance businesses. Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire, said he would also support Jain if ever he decided to seek Buffett's post.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— The crowd at this year's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting is likely to top 40,000 as the company marks 50 years of Warren Buffett's leadership. Berkshire investors routinely fill Omaha's downtown arena and overflow rooms at the conference center and a hotel across the street for the meeting. Not long before the arena doors open at 7 a.m. on May 2, a...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 28- In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett has transformed a failing textile company into a sprawling conglomerate that has vastly outperformed most of the rest of corporate America. Within 10 to 20 years, Buffett said, Berkshire's girth could require whoever then runs the Omaha, Nebraska- based company to consider steps...

  • In the 84- year-old's annual shareholder letter released on Saturday, Buffett said Berkshire has grown so large- 751,000 times its original net worth per share- that the future pace of gains "will not come close" to those of the past. "I think Berkshire will outperform the average American company, but our advantage, if any, won't be great." Buffett, also addressing one...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 28- In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett has transformed a failing textile company into a sprawling conglomerate that has vastly outperformed most of the rest of corporate America. Within 10 to 20 years, Buffett said, Berkshire's girth could require whoever then runs the Omaha, Nebraska- based company to consider steps...

  • Berkshire Hathaway's 4Q profit declines 17 percent Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 9:23 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that its fourth quarter profit slid 17 percent because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts. Berkshire's quarterly profit declined to $4.16 billion, or $2,529 per Class A share, on $48.3 billion in revenue. Those were $3.96 billion, or $2,412 per share, which is up from $3.78...

  • Feb 28- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said fourth-quarter profit declined 17 percent as investment gains declined, but operating results improved. Net income fell to $4.16 billion, or $2,529 per Class A share, from $4.99 billion, or $3,035 per share, a year earlier. Quarterly operating profit rose 5 percent to $3.96 billion, or $2,412 per...

  • Cramer Remix: What was Buffett thinking on IBM? Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 7:37 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Jim Cramer has his ears open to look for these answers from Warren Buffett this weekend, which could change the game for your portfolio.

  • Cramer game plan: Rest up—this will charge higher! Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    Jim Cramer was happy to take a breather on Friday, as he thinks this will create plenty of excitement next week.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apple Inc s fell $1.96 or 1.5 percent, to $128.46. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 83 or 2.4 percent, to $34.84. International Business Machines Corp. rose $1.07 or. 7 percent, to $161.94.

  • Midday Glance: Computer companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    Apple Inc s fell$. 64 or. 5 percent, to $129.78. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 80 or 2.4 percent, to $34.81. International Business Machines Corp. rose $1.05 or. 7 percent, to $161.92.

  • 9 companies that put your cash to good use Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 12:25 PM ET

    There are nine companies that have reported return on equity last calendar year of an impressive 60 or higher. USA Today reports.

  • Early Glance: Computer companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Apple Inc s fell$. 29 or. 2 percent, to $130.12. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 52 or 1.5 percent, to $34.53. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $161.28.

  • Cramer: 'I'm a happy camper'—Thanks, Europe! Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), looks on as he unveils a new twenty-euro banknote at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 24, 2015.

    Jim Cramer wants to be negative about what's happening in the market right now but with this evidence, he can't!

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose $1.63 or 1.3 percent, to $130.41. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 66 or 1.9 percent, to $34.01. International Business Machines Corp. fell $1.94 or 1.2 percent, to $160.87.

  • US stocks close narrowly mixed as energy, data weigh Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed, with stocks near recent highs, as lackluster economic data and oil concerns weighed on investor sentiment.

  • IBM's Rometty: We're focusing on high growth Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Virginia 'Ginni' Rometty, CEO, IBM

    IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told CNBC about the company's drive for growth, and strategy for the future.

  • Midday Glance: Computer companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose $1.11 or. 9 percent, to $129.90. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 53 or 1.5 percent, to $34.14. International Business Machines Corp. fell $2.57 or 1.6 percent, to $160.24.

  • Early Glance: Computer companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    Apple Inc s fell $1.67 or 1.3 percent, to $127.12. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 33 or 1.0 percent, to $34.34. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 98 or. 6 percent, to $163.79.