Warren Buffett Watch


  Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 11:17 AM ET

Warren Buffett: "I Can Spend Money Faster than Imelda Marcos"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
With asset prices falling and the markets in turmoil, there's been lots of speculation that this could very well be Warren Buffett's 'opportunity time' as the "last buyer standing."  Today, the Wall Street Journal focuses on Buffett's potential opportunities. He tells the Journal, "I can spend money faster than Imelda Marcos when things are right" .. but when it comes to specifics it's up to everyone else to just keep guessing. »Read more
  Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | 4:48 PM ET

Rail Stocks Rally After Another Warren Buffett Buy

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Burlington Northern and two other rail stocks owned by Warren Buffett rallied strongly today (Monday) after another vote of confidence from Mr. Buffett.  As we first reported late Friday, Warren Buffett appears to remain bullish on Burlington. His Berkshire Hathaway holding company revealed in an SEC filing that it bought another 1.4 million shares last week at $76.50 and $78.96. »Read more
  Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | 4:54 PM ET

Warren Buffett Boosts Burlington Northern Stake .. Again

Posted By: Alex Crippen
In a filing with the SEC late today (Friday) reported first by CNBC, Berkshire Hathaway reveals that as the stock price of Burlington Northern fell in recent days, Warren Buffett was adding to his stake in the freight railroad. PLUS More on how Buffett is keeping his 'neutrality' as the great Hillary-Obama battle warms up. »Read more
  Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | 10:30 AM ET

Buffett to CNBC: Market Chaos Will Probably Create Opportunities

Posted By: Alex Crippen
In an exclusive interview with CNBC's Becky Quick last night in Omaha before his Barack Obama fundraiser, Warren Buffett said the current market chaos and turmoil will probably create buying opportunities for him and Berkshire Hathaway.  UPDATED AT 9:45am et WITH VIDEO CLIPS OF BECKY'S SQUAWK BOX REPORTS. »Read more
  Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 9:13 PM ET

CNBC.com Video: Warren Buffett Says Market Chaos Can Create Opportunities

Posted By: Alex Crippen
A video dispatch filed from Omaha by CNBC's Becky Quick has just arrived. In it, she reports on her exclusive interview with Warren Buffett ahead of tonight's fundraiser for Barack Obama .. and we hear from Mr Buffett on the tax code and how market chaos can create opportunities. »Read more
  Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 5:53 PM ET

Buffett Hosts Obama Fundraiser Tonight, Becky Quick Previews from Omaha

Posted By: Alex Crippen
As Warren Buffett Watch gears up for our real-time coverage of Warren Buffett's fundraiser for Barack Obama tonight, here's a video clip preview from CNBC's Becky Quick in Omaha. »Read more
  Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 11:51 AM ET

Who Sold Warren Buffett His Dow Jones Stake?/ Buffett's Obama Fundraiser Coverage Tonight

Posted By: Alex Crippen
One of the more interesting aspects of last night's Berkshire Hathaway portfolio filing is the appearance of just under 3 million shares of Dow Jones stock.  We now know who sold those shares to Warren Buffett.   PLUS: A preview of tonight's real-time coverage as Buffett hosts a fundraiser in Omaha for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. »Read more
  Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 3:18 PM ET

Warren Buffett Buys Banks, Healthcare, and Dow Jones Shares

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has just revealed its portfolio holdings for the second quarter.  New additions:  Bank of America and Dow Jones, plus increased stakes in some healthcare names. »Read more
  Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 3:16 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reveals Holdings for Second Quarter

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has just revealed its portfolio holdings as of the end of the second quarter in a filing with the SEC.This is a summary of the changes in his portfolio between the end of the first quarter on March 31 and the end of the second quarter on June 30. »Read more
  Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | 7:31 AM ET

Cooking Up Warren Buffett-Style Stock Picks

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Can you create a cookbook for investing using the recipe for success created by "Chef" Warren Buffett?  Standard and Poor's Quantitative Services has been doing it for more than 12 years and has served up some tasty results. They're just out with a list of 55 stocks that they say fit the bill. »Read more

About Buffett Watch

  • 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.