Becky Quick Sings 'Close to You'

Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 11:25 AM ET

The big Buffett story of the day is his conversation this morning with the Squawk Box team and Squawk co-host Jack Welch (former General Electric chief) about Merrill Lynch's big write-down, the U.S. economy, railroads, and baseball among other things.

You can see the video of the entire appearance here or read the transcript here.

Buffett & Welch
Two of the greatest business leaders in the world were on CNBC this morning, and they shared their thoughts on a variety of topics. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a closer look.

This afternoon, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera summed it all up in a report on Power Lunch. That clip is to the left.

Around the World with Warren Buffett
CNBC's Becky Quick phones in and gives an update on her trip to China with Warren Buffett

About an hour before the Buffett-Welch chat, Becky Quick reported live on Squawk from China about the trip there and the enthusiastic reception Buffett is getting in that country, including huge sparklers in a tent and an enormous lotus flower. Becky singing a snippet of the Carpenter's "Close to You" is a highlight!

Becky will continue to report on her experiences On the Road with Warren Buffett both on CNBC's Squawk Box (6a-9a ET weekdays) and here on Warren Buffett Watch.

Questions? Comments? Email me at buffettwatch@cnbc.com