Warren Buffett Watch


  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
  Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 12:50 PM ET

Mark Mobius vs. Warren Buffett

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett may be making big cuts in his PetroChina holdings, but another very well-known international investor is sticking with the big Chinese energy company.  Mark Mobius says just because Buffett is selling, don't assume the stock is going lower.  Indeed, Buffett may have something very different in mind. »Read more
  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 5:40 PM ET

Warren Buffett's PetroChina Stake Slashed to 3.1%

Posted By: Alex Crippen
The PetroChina selling continues and continues to accelerate at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.  In a filing with the SEC made public just moments ago, Berkshire reveals that as of September 30 its controversial stake in the Chinese energy company had dropped to just 3.1%. That follows a flurry of selling in September that brought the holdings from from just under 10% when the month started. »Read more
  Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 11:22 AM ET

PetroChina Selling Accelerates at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway - Stake Now 5.4%

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Another filing reveals that Warren Buffett's sales from his controversial PetroChina stake are accelerating.  Is he going to get rid of all his holdings amid pressure from human rights activists? »Read more
  Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 1:57 PM ET

Buffett's PetroChina Stake Falls Below 7% as Sales Accelerate in September

Posted By: Alex Crippen
More U.S. railroads, less Chinese energy. That's the trend in just five words based on the latest filings from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. »Read more

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