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.
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.
Lots of skepticism after today's New York Times report that Warren Buffett is among several investors talking with Bear Stearns about possibly taking a minority stake in the brokerage.
Omaha Police Department Public Information Office tells me today that there is a "possible suspect" in the attempted break-in at Warren Buffett's home earlier this month. The OPD says that as part of their ongoing investigation, "detectives obtained a surveillance photograph from a store" of the possible suspect.
Just minutes ago, the New York Times reported on its web site that Warren Buffett, and several other outside investors, are in "serious talks" with Bear Stearns about buying a minority stake of as much as 20% of the troubled Wall Street firm. Our own Charlie Gasparino speaking on CNBC TV, however, says he doesn' know anything for sure, but he doubts that Buffett would want to buy a stake in Bear Stearns.
Warren Buffett's Burlington Northern increased its stake in freight railroad Burlington Northern Santa Fe again .. but not by much. That is, if you consider a half-million dollars to be not that much, and when you're talking about Warren Buffett, I suppose it really isn't.
The annual Forbes 400 ranking of the richest Americans is out, and Warren Buffett is keeping his number two slot with an estimated net worth of $52 billion, $7 billion behind Microsoft's Bill Gates with $59 billion.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway holding company has bought some more call options on Burlington Northern Santa Fe, but not nearly as many as revealed in another filing earlier this month.
Reacting to an article suggesting Warren Buffett has lost his touch, CNBC's Cramer looks at Berkshire Hathaway stocks.
Over the years, Warren Buffett has had a series of successful investments. But lately, Buffett has not been doing well.
In a video created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Warren Buffett gives the school's chancellor some good advice on writing tweets.
Warren Buffett's sister, Doris, is offering a free online course on getting good value for the money you give away to charities.