Warren Buffett Watch


  Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 1:53 PM ET

Warren Buffett Reveals "Most Powerful Force in the Universe"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
What does Warren Buffett think is the most powerful force in the universe? It's certainly not money. Here's what he told a group of 98 Harvard students who went to Omaha over the weekend "in search of business wisdom," as reported this morning by the Harvard Crimson. »Read more
  Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 2:27 PM ET

Getting Ready to Go On the Road with Warren Buffett, Rock Star

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Becky Quick is ready for her whirlwind trip to Asia with Warren Buffett. I just ran into her in the hallway and she tells me she's leaving for Omaha in just a few minutes.  Earlier this morning, she previewed the voyage on CNBC's Squawk Box, which she co-anchors, and which will be featuring her TV reports from the road.  Here's the video clip and a transcript. »Read more
  Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 2:26 PM ET

Warren Buffett Calls Korean Stocks "Still Attractive" Despite Gains

Posted By: Alex Crippen
On the eve of an Asian trip that will include his first-ever visit to South Korea, Warren Buffett says the stock market there generally looks good, despite big price gains in recent years. »Read more
  Sunday, 21 Oct 2007 | 4:32 PM ET

Human-Rights Group Disappointed Darfur Not Factor in Buffett's PetroChina Sales

Posted By: Alex Crippen
While the Save Darfur Coalition mildly "applauded" Berkshire Hathaway's PetroChina sales, even if they weren't driven by human-rights concerns, another group that's been urging Warren Buffett to divest is more direct in its criticism. »Read more
  Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 2:24 PM ET

"Applauding" the Outcome, If Not the Motivation, as Warren Buffett Sheds PetroChina Stake

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 2:26 PM ET

CNBC Exclusive: Warren Buffett Taking Our Becky Quick Along on Asia Trip

Posted By: Alex Crippen
CNBC's Becky Quick will be traveling to Asia with Warren Buffett next week.  Exclusive reports on CNBC and here on CNBC.com's Warren Buffett Watch. »Read more
  Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 6:09 PM ET

Warren Buffett Sold Entire PetroChina Stake Due to Price Rise; Darfur Not a Factor

Posted By: Alex Crippen
The biggest headline out of Warren Buffett's interview with FBN today: he has sold his entire PetroChina stake and he sold it not because of human-rights concerns over Darfur, but because the stock's price had gone up so much. »Read more
  Sunday, 30 Dec 2007 | 7:14 PM ET

Warren Buffett Was Selling Two Railroads As He Bought a Third

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway cut back on its holdings in two railroads during the second quarter of this year.  Even as Berkshire was increasing its stake in Burlington Northern, it was cutting back on two other railroads: Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific. »Read more
  Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | 1:06 PM ET

Warren Buffett Sees Greater Strength Ahead for Canadian Dollar

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 9:50 AM ET

WSJ Puts Spotlight on Motivation for Buffett's PetroChina Sales

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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? »Read more

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