Alex Crippen is senior coordinating producer at CNBC.com. He started with CNBC television in 1990. Crippen began his media career in affiliate TV and news radio. He holds a degree in economics from Wesleyan University.
A group that's been urging Warren Buffett to divest Berkshire Hathaway's PetroChina holdings is "applauding" today, even if it might not like Buffett's stated reason for selling the entire stake.
During a visit to Toronto for a fundraiser, Warren Buffett predicts the Canadian dollar will continue to strengthen against the U.S. dollar over the next five years.
The Wall Street Journal's widely followed Heard on the Street column today focuses on Warren Buffett's big PetroChina sales in recent weeks, even as the stock has rallied to new highs. It neatly recaps the question we've been asking here at WBW: Is Buffett selling because he thinks PetroChina has become overvalued after an enormous run-up or is he selling in response to human-rights activists who see divestment as a way to pressure China over its ties to Sudan, which is accused of supporting mass killings in Darfur?
Warren Buffett may be making big cuts in his PetroChina holdings, but another very well-known international investor is sticking with the big Chinese energy company. Mark Mobius says just because Buffett is selling, don't assume the stock is going lower. Indeed, Buffett may have something very different in mind.
The PetroChina selling continues and continues to accelerate at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. In a filing with the SEC made public just moments ago, Berkshire reveals that as of September 30 its controversial stake in the Chinese energy company had dropped to just 3.1%. That follows a flurry of selling in September that brought the holdings from from just under 10% when the month started.
Another filing reveals that Warren Buffett's sales from his controversial PetroChina stake are accelerating. Is he going to get rid of all his holdings amid pressure from human rights activists?
More U.S. railroads, less Chinese energy. That's the trend in just five words based on the latest filings from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway raises its Burlington Northern Santa Fe stake by exercising 7.8 million options to buy stock.
Should rumors and speculation about what Warren Buffett is, or might be, buying be ignored completely? The recent stock moves of supposed Buffett "targets" suggests the speculation could actually be a sell signal.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway holding company has cuts its controversial stake in PetroChina to just under 8%. His motives for selling remain a matter of speculation between making money and making a statement.
This is an unofficial transcript of all three hours of Warren Buffett's live appearance on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday.
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