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  Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 4:08 PM ET

FLASH - New York Times Says Warren Buffett Among Investors Talking With Bear Stearns About Taking Minority Stake

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 10:41 PM ET

Berkshire Hathaway Buys a Few More Burlington Northern Shares

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 10:56 AM ET

"Beloved" Buffett's Net Worth Rises to $52 Billion

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 10:38 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Adds to Burlington Northern Options

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 9:40 PM ET

Buffett's Been Selling More PetroChina Than You Might Have Thought

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 9:43 PM ET

Warren Buffett Trims PetroChina Stake in Third Filing

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has once again trimmed its stake in PetroChina. The sale of 28 million shares for roughly $40 million reduces his stake to 8.93 percent from just over 11 percent earlier this year.  The selling comes amid calls by human-rights activists for Buffett to divest from PetroChina due to the government-controlled company's ties with Sudan.  Buffett, however, has said he couldn't influence the Chinese if he wanted to and most analysts think he's locking in profits. »Read more
  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 11:45 PM ET

Warren Buffett: A 'Very Happy Story With a Happy Ending'

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 2:00 PM ET

Warren Buffett to CNBC: "I Don't Care" If the Fed Cuts Rates

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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. »Read more
  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 11:49 PM ET

Warren Buffett to CNBC: Fed Rate Decision Won't Affect My Investment Decisions

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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." »Read more
  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

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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