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  • It's becoming increasingly apparent that Warren Buffett is in the process of putting a big bet on the Burlington Northern freight railroad.  In an SEC filing late tonight, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway indicates it plans to raise its stake to 17% and it has told Burlington its stake could hit 25%.

  • Warren Buffett Boosts Stake in Rail Company Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 10:29 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's company has bought 10.1 million shares of Burlington Northern Santa Fe since Thursday, increasing the legendary investor's stake in the nation's No. 2 railroad to nearly 14.8%.

  • Warren Buffet

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has just revealed its portfolio holdings for the second quarter.  New additions:  Bank of America and Dow Jones, plus increased stakes in some healthcare names.

  • Rail Stocks Rally After Another Warren Buffett Buy Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | 4:48 PM ET

    Burlington Northern and two other rail stocks owned by Warren Buffett rallied strongly today (Monday) after another vote of confidence from Mr. Buffett.  As we first reported late Friday, Warren Buffett appears to remain bullish on Burlington. His Berkshire Hathaway holding company revealed in an SEC filing that it bought another 1.4 million shares last week at $76.50 and $78.96.

  • Buffett Boosts Bet on Burlington Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 11:43 AM ET

    Burlington Northern shares are picking up speed on Wall Street, after Warren Buffett added to his bet on the railroad. Buffett's apparent optimism on the rails gives Fast Money's Guy Adami an idea.  PLUS: Why Geico's Gecko may be going back to Massachusetts.

  • Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Boosts Its Burlington Stake Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 11:17 AM ET

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought 1.62 million shares of Burlington Northern Santa Fe in the past few days, according to a filing late Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • On the Line: Union Pacific CEO Jim Young Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 7:44 PM ET

    After spending decades out of the Wall Street limelight, the rails are seeing some spectacular growth. UNP's chief tells us why.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stronger than expected earnings from IBM helped to push the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record close above 14,000 for the first time - just two days after the Dow broke above that level on an intraday basis.  The S&P 500 also closed at a record high.

  • Pricing Lifts Union Pacific Quarterly Profit Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 9:14 AM ET
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    Union Pacific, the biggest U.S. railroad, reported a better-than-expected rise in profit Thursday due to improved efficiency and strong pricing despite slower U.S. economic growth and bad weather.

  • Stop Trading! Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 5:26 PM ET

    It has been an interesting day for Union Pacific. Plus, did Home Depot get its mojo back?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • The Breakdown on Buffett: Part 2 Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    If you can find a stock that both Buffett and Cramer agree on, you’ve probably got yourself a winner.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • General Electric Chairman and Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt said his "green" ecomagination unit is on track to "blow away" its 2010 sales target of $20 billion as demand for environmental products and services surges.

  • The Week on Wall Street Friday, 18 May 2007 | 6:28 PM ET

    Stocks ended the week mostly higher as strong economic data, soothing comments from Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke and continued M&A action kept buyers in the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the week with gains of 1.7% while the S&P 500 traded up 1.1%. Both indexes closed higher for the seventh straight week. Not so for the Nasdaq, however, which fell 0.2%.

  • Mergers and acquisitions are headed for another record year, fueled by a seemingly endless cascade of private-equity money.  “I can’t think of anything that’s off limits,” says Michael Kelly, managing director at Hamilton Lane. "There are good companies in any industry."

  • Billionaire Buying Spree Friday, 18 May 2007 | 6:16 PM ET

    Amid the roaring bull market, three big investors disclose details of some big trades within their huge portfolios.

  • Hedge Funds Take On SEC Over Disclosure Requirements Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 1:15 PM ET

    Two funds are leading a charge to overturn the rules that require them to file quarterly holdings information, maintaining that such disclosures are trade secrets.

  • No.1 - Billionaire Boys Go Buying Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 12:52 PM ET

    Over the last 2 days The Street’s most admired investors all revealed they were purchasing more stocks. Warren Buffett, George Soros, Carl Icahn and Eddie Lampert disclosed holdings that ranged from drugs to railroads. Click here to find out exactly what they’re buying and why.

  • Buffett Divulges Details on Berkshire Railroad Holdings Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 7:59 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett revealed the names of two railroad stocks recently purchased by his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Buffett Makes Big Bets on Healthcare, Railroads Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

    Warren Buffett, known for buying undervalued stocks, is boosting his bet on health care, a sector known more for growth than value.

  • Stocks Stage Broad Rally As Dow Sees Triple-Digit Gains Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 4:51 PM ET

    Stocks moved broadly higher and the Dow logged triple-digit gains as investors were encouraged by large investments revealed by several billionaire investors. "We're in a bull market without any question," said Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management. "You can't deny this market because there is so much money being invested."