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  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
  Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 3:01 PM ET

Warren Buffett Gets #5 Power Ranking from Vanity Fair

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett is #5 on the just-released Vanity Fair 100 list, the magazine's annual "power ranking." That's up one slot from last year's #6 ranking, dislodging his good friend Bill Gates. The ranking appears in the new October issue which features, inexplicably, Nicole Kidman on the cover rather than Mr. Buffett. (What were the editors thinking!) »Read more
  Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 10:45 AM ET

Warren Buffett Buyback Stocks

Posted By: Alex Crippen
At TheStreet.com's Stockpickr, James Altucher singles out some stocks that have two things going for them. First, they have big stock buybacks underway .. and second, they're already in Warren Buffett's portfolio. »Read more
  Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 11:14 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Moves to Boost Burlington Stake Yet Again

Posted By: Alex Crippen
It's becoming increasingly apparent that Warren Buffett is in the process of putting a big bet on the Burlington Northern freight railroad.  In an SEC filing late tonight, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway indicates it plans to raise its stake to 17% and it has told Burlington its stake could hit 25%. »Read more
  Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 10:57 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys Burlington For Fourth Time This Month

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett's Burlington Northern has bought more shares in the freight railroad Burlington Northern, the fourth round of buying this month. »Read more
  Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 7:14 AM ET

Happy Birthday, Warren Buffett!

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett Watch celebrates Mr. Buffett's 77th birthday today. »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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