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  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
  Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 5:22 PM ET

Burlington Northern: Just What's Warren Up To?

Posted By: Alex Crippen
It's the day after all the reports of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hatahway buying some 10.1 million shares of Burlington Northern. CNBC's Becky Quick led the on-air discussion of what the 'Oracle of Omaha' may be up to. Take a listen if you will. (BRK now owns 14.8% of BNI.) »Read more
  Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Still Riding the Rails with $800 Million Stock Buy

Posted By: Alex Crippen
For the third time this month, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway holding company has reported boosting its stake in the freight railroad Burlington Northern, more evidence that Mr. Buffett sees the stock as undervalued.  And this third round of purchases is much bigger than the previous two. »Read more
  Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 12:10 PM ET

Musician Peter Buffett's Life Lesson from his Father Warren

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Peter Buffett has a new CD of songs from his heart, a billion-dollar foundation working to avoid what he calls "philanthropic colonialism," and an invaluable life lesson from a very famous father named Warren that's brought wisdom, if not great wealth.  PLUS Free MP3 download of the song Reminder from Peter Buffett's Staring at the Sun. »Read more
  Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 1:16 PM ET

Warren Buffett & Countrywide Speculation Ripples

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Countrywide shares are cooling substantially today, after jumping 10% yesterday on the Wall Street Journal's speculation that the troubled mortgage company could be looking very attractive to Warren Buffett. Today, there are conflicting opinions on whether that speculation will turn into reality. »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