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  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 11:56 PM ET

Daughter of Buffett Mentor Gives $128M to Pennsylvania School with Profits from Early Berkshire Hathaway Investment

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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."  »Read more
  Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 4:22 PM ET

Berkshire's Charles Munger Donates Stock Worth Over $20 Million to Pair of LA-Area Schools

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 10:47 AM ET

Warren Buffett's Company Forcing Jet-Setters to Fly 'Green'

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 9:32 AM ET

Is Buffett Making a Statement or Making Money with PetroChina Sale?

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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? »Read more
  Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 5:30 PM ET

This Is Your Brain ... This is Your Brain on Greed

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 3:36 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Named 'Most Respected' in Barron's Survey

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 12:00 PM ET

Why Warren Buffett is Riding the Rails

Posted By: Alex Crippen
WBW has been reporting extensively on Warren Buffett's repeated purchases of Burlington Northern stock. Today there are a couple of pieces on the web exploring what makes Burlington and the railroads attractive. »Read more
  Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 10:42 PM ET

Omaha PD Tells CNBC Buffett House Incident Being Taken "Very Seriously"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
CNBC's On the Money program started its newscast tonight with the latest on what police suspect was an attempted robbery at the Omaha home of Warren Buffett last night. Omaha Police Department Deputy Chief Eric Buske told our Melissa Francis in a live telephone interview that while can't be sure about the suspect's motives until they apprehend him, they are treating the incident as a robbery attempt and taking it "very seriously." »Read more
  Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 7:17 PM ET

Warren Buffett Tells CNBC He's "Fine" After Incident at House

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett told CNBC's Becky Quick a short time ago by phone that both he and his wife are "fine" after an incident last night at his Omaha home that's being described as an attempted break-in. »Read more
  Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 2:39 PM ET

Security Guard Foils Break-In At Warren Buffett's Home

Posted By: Alex Crippen
A security guard prevented an attempted break-in at Warren Buffett's Omaha home last night.  Police reportedly say a man with camouflage paint on his face and a fake gun fled the scene after a scuffle with a security guard at Buffett's home.  The suspect is being sought. Mr. Buffett and his wife were home at the time.  They were not injured. »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.