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.
We don't know for sure why Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been reducing its stake in PetroChina, but he's been selling more shares than you might have thought. One group that's been urging Buffett to divest as a protest against China's "funding of the genocide in Darfur" thinks there's a message in the "steady series" of sales.
The daughter of Warren Buffett's mentor and business partner David Dodd is giving $128.5 million over a period of twenty years to the George School in Newtown, Pennsylvania. It's being called "one of the largest single gifts to an existing independent school in the United States."
In a live telephone interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, Warren Buffett said today's decision by the Federal Reserve on interest rates won't make "any difference whatsoever" to his investment decisions. He said even if he knew exactly what the Fed's announcement will be at around 2:15pm ET today, he would "change a single buy or sell order."
In a transcript of a CNBC interview, Warren Buffett talks about a $128 gift being given to a Pennsylvania school by the daughter of a man who had an "enormous impact" on his life and investing style.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC that when it comes to stock investing, he "doesn't care" if the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates. Read a transcript of his comments to Becky Quick about the Fed, his investing strategies, and the price of oil.
Warren Buffet's investing partner and Berkshire Hathaway Vice-Chairman Charles Munger has made a couple of very big donations to a pair of schools in the Los Angeles area.
If you want to fly with Warren Buffett's private-jet company in Europe, you're going to have to fly 'green.' NetJets Europe, a Berskhire Hathaway subsidiary, has announced that it will be charging customers $5500 a year to pay for carbon-offsets.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has sold some more of its stake in PetroChina. The question is: Is Buffett selling for the profits or to make a statement against China's human-rights record in Darfur?
One hallmark of Warren Buffett's incredibly successful investment style is that he tries to keep his emotions out of it. Buffett gets a substantial mention in USA Today's review of a new book on how money, and more importantly the prospect of money, physically affects the brain.
Warren Buffett was ranked #5 by Vanity Fair last week in its annual list of powerful people. Today, Mr. Buffett's holding company sits at number one in the third annual Barron's ranking of the world's most respected companies.
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.