Weighing in on why he thinks Simpson/Bowles will pass Congress, with Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. Buffett also discusses GOP candidate Mitt Romney's tax return and says he faults the U.S. Congress to allow such a low tax rate for the super wealthy.
United Technologies is expected to benefit from its purchase of Goodrich last September, and the bulls are getting on board now.
Around the world banks are not in good shape but the American banking system has had a remarkable comeback in the last three years, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. Buffett says if he had to own just one bank it would be Wells Fargo.
Insight on his decision to buy the Omaha World-Herald and why big businesses are doing well and the economy is coming back, though slower in home construction, with Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. There are all kinds of opportunities in the United States and we have the cash to take advantage of those opportunities, Buffett adds.
People have generally thought that people with combined average income of $270 million were probably paying a rate that was equal, according to Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. The code has shifted into the favor of the extremely wealthy, he says.
Responding to New Jersey governor Chris Christie's comment about sending in a check, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO says "it is a touching response to $1.2 trillion deficit, that the American people will just send in checks and take care of it." Buffett says the American economy is resilient, adding, "this economy works wonderfully, and it is coming back from a terrible shock in the Fall of 2008 but look how far its come back."
Insight on the choice of his ultimate replacement, with Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO, who answers questions from viewers, including whether he thinks higher gas prices will derail an economic recovery.
Now is a good time to buy a home and finance it with a 30-year mortgage, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. Buffett discusses why he wants to invest in more businesses, explains why he bought eight European stocks at the end of 2011 and also shares why he decided to invest in the Omaha World-Herald.
Investors looking for leaders to continue the market rally should stop looking at miners, despite their recent performance, Nick Nelson, European equity strategist at UBS, told CNBC.
Stocks face the challenge of rising oil prices and headline risk from Europe, but it could end up being the fresh economic reports on U.S. manufacturing and the consumer that drive markets in the week ahead.
It is the hot topic from the gas pump to Washington to the trading pits at the New York Mercantile Exchange: Will rising tensions with Iran push energy prices back above 2008 record levels this spring? Fund managers are apparently betting that they will.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how in a low rate environment, some investors turn to corporate bonds in a rush for yield, and fail to recognize the fundamental ability of companies to reinvent themselves and do the right thing by returning bountiful stock dividends to shareholders.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Andrew Littlefair, Clean Engergy Fuels CEO, discusses building out natural gas fueling stations along major U.S. trucking corridors, with Mad Money's Cramer.
David Demers, Westport Innovations CEO, discusses the future of alternative energy and natural gas powered engines, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how a rise in oil prices and the euro caused the averages to meander around and do very little in Friday's trading session, and a look at what investor should keep an eye on next week, including Yelp's IPO.
It's one of the surefire signs that spring is coming. Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released tomorrow (Saturday) morning. In that letter, Buffett will let us know how the company is doing, brag about his successes, admit his mistakes, and share a folksy aphorism or two.
One of the challenges investors face today is how to reconcile seemingly conflicting messages coming from different markets. Is Dow 13,000 consistent with a 10 year U.S. Treasury at 2% and gold at almost $1,800? Is $125 Brent oil consistent with cyclically low implied volatility in many market segments, as well as widening CDS spreads for Middle Eastern oil producers?
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in another lackluster session Friday as investors hesitated to remain long ahead of the weekend, but the major indexes still posted gains for the week with the S&P logging its best finish since June 2008.
Sprint is walking away from a potential MetroPCS deal, with CNBC's David Faber.