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  Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 12:45 AM ET

WSJ on How "Warren Buffett Can Make a Lot of Money from Fear"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Today's Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street column quotes some unnamed "people familiar with the matter" as saying Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway could make big profits by throwing a "lifeline" to bond insurers hurt by excessive fears over credit market losses. »Read more
  Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 11:24 PM ET

Buffett Could Reap Gains From Credit Turmoil: WSJ

Posted By: Reuters
Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, may cash in from the credit market turmoil and worries surrounding the financial strength of bond insurers, including Ambac Financial Group  and MBIA, the Wall Street Journal said in its online edition on Monday. »Read more
  Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 4:39 PM ET

Warren Buffett Heading to Washington to Defend Estate Taxes

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett will be heading to Washington next Wednesday, to testify against eliminating the nation's estate taxes.  It appears to be part of Buffett's "billionaires like me don't pay enough in taxes" campaign, which has not exactly caught on among his fellow members of the Forbes 400 club. »Read more
  Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 4:45 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Fellow Billionaires Don't Bite on Million Dollar Tax Challenge

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Some of Warren Buffett's fellow bilionaires in the Forbes 400 speak out on his million-dollar challenge over tax rates and the very wealthy.  So far, no takers. »Read more
  Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 4:24 PM ET

Supermodel Gisele Not in Buffett's Bear Camp on Dollar After All, Manager Tells CNBC

Posted By: Alex Crippen
It turns out that supermodel Gisele Bundchen isn't siding with Warren Buffett as a U.S. dollar bear after all, her manager tells CNBC. »Read more
  Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 3:52 PM ET

Warren Buffett and Supermodel Gisele Bundchen on Same Side of U.S. Dollar Trade

Posted By: Alex Crippen
They're both famous, they're both very wealthy and they both don't want to get paid in U.S. dollars right now if they can avoid it.  One major difference:  she dresses better. »Read more
  Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 8:58 AM ET

WSJ: Warren Buffett Increasingly Turning to "Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
The Wall Street Journal points out this morning that Warren Buffett has been increasingly selling derivatives, which he described a few years ago as "financial weapons of mass destruction." »Read more
  Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | 4:36 PM ET

Time Magazine Editor's Plea to Warren Buffett: "Adjust My Bra"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Lots of people call on Warren Buffett for support. But this particular call for support is, well, somewhat unusual. In the new issue of Time Magazine, Senior Editor Belinda Luscombe, writes an open letter to Mr. Buffett, calling on his support on behalf of "the women of America" because "they need you. Badly." »Read more
  Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 6:11 PM ET

Weak Insurance Biz Pressures Berkshire Hathaway's Operating Earnings in Third Quarter

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Operating earnings at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fell slightly in the third quarter, with a big drop in profits for its insurance-underwriting operations.But the company posted a big increase in net earnings due to a $2 billion dollar one-time gain  from sales of investments (PetroChina!) »Read more
  Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 2:26 PM ET

Web-Only Video: CNBC's Becky Quick Reveals What She Learned On the Road with Warren Buffett

Posted By: Alex Crippen
In a web-only video clip, CNBC's Becky Quick tells Managing Editor Tyler Mathisen what she learned during her whirlwind tour of Asia last week with Warren Buffett, including one of his daily habits that helps make him a great investor. »Read more

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  • Warren Buffett is arguably America’s most-admired and most-followed investor. Buffett is the largest shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and one of the world’s most famous and most generous philanthropists. Legions of investors - from all walks of life - follow Buffett's homespun investment philosophy: invest in what you know, invest in value. Here on CNBC.com's Warren Buffett Watch, we’ll keep you up to date on what the “Oracle of Omaha” is doing by following Buffett's trades, words and deeds.

 

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  • Warren Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway