On the surface, long-term "sensible" investor Warren Buffett and "Mad Money" trader Jim Cramer appear to have two very different styles and you wouldn't expect much agreement between them. But Stockpickr (a subsidiary of TheStreet.com) president James Altucher did some analysis of Cramer's take on Buffett's stocks and found a lot of common ground.
The Oregon State baseball team is in Omaha for the College World Series. John Canzano, covering the team for "The Oregonian" newspaper, stopped by Warren Buffett's famously unpretentious house, chatted with the neighbors, and found "common ground" between the billionaire and the baseball team.
This is a new kind of blog for CNBC.com. Its focus isn't a CNBC personality, but he is someone almost everybody knows: Warren Buffett. My goal is to keep an eye on Warren Buffett, and what people are reporting, blogging or saying about Warren Buffett and his investments. He is, after all, one of the most successful investors of all time and his easy-going, plain-folks persona has made him a hero to many.
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.