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  • Buffett predicts 'there will be entitlement reform'

    The country should have a "sustainable path," says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, but Congress should "fight it out" without putting the nation's credit at risk.

  • US is like a very rich family: Buffett

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says that "it's very possible" the country will get back to higher rates of growth, but we're not getting rich at quite the same rate as we had before.

  • Buffett: It would be asinine to jeopardize US credit

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, explains why he is concerned the "full faith and credit" of the U.S. is at risk because of the stalemate Washington.

  • Berkshire's $1.1 billion acquisition

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, discusses his company's recent acquisition of a British vending machine company and the billions more he has and will spend on acquiring other companies.

  • DC's 'political weapon of mass destruction': Buffett

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says not raising the debt ceiling is an "improper" weapon to use against the American people. This is like "poison gas," he added.

  • Buffett: It's not a mistake to buy stocks now

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says despite the "mess" in Washington, there are still long-term investment opportunities in the U.S.

  • Will US politicians find an agreement?

    Patrick Spencer, director of international institutional equity sales at Baird, says that while Treasury trading has slowed, markets expect U.S. politicians to "come to their senses".

  • Bond portfolios will be re-positioned by year-end

    Cheuk Wan Fan, MD & Head of Research Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse Private Banking expects the U.S. 10-year yield to trade between 2.5 to 3 percent but warns some re-positioning make take place.

  • Possibility of US default is still low: Pro

    Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group, says a U.S fiscal deal is possible but adds that Fitch' decision to put America's AAA rating on rating watch negative is not a surprise.

  • 1-month & 6-month T-bills not received well

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports auction of 1-month and 6-month T-bills are not being received well by the markets.

  • Fed to the rescue?

    Treasury markets are trading relatively calmly in the face of a looming default because many believe the Fed can come in and ease the pain of the shutdown, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Washington deal is going to happen: Pro

    David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, says he doesn't doubt that Washington will reach a deal on the debt ceiling as it tries to meet its obligations to the country and the rest of the world.

  • Political stunts need to stop: Sen. Tester

    Sen. Jon Tester, (D-MT), says the tactics that the Tea Party has used over the past several weeks has probably done some great things for fundraising but hasn't done much for our country.

  • Lawmakers playing with fire on debt ceiling: Sen. Tester

    Sen. Jon Tester, (D-MT), provides his views on why the sequester has not worked and what needs to be done to reach a deal on the budget.

  • Sen. Tester more hopeful on deal

    Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) tells Simon Hobbs he's increasingly hopeful Senate leaders are getting close to a deal to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government.

  • US ranks fifth in oil security: Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economic, discusses the launch of his oil security index and the outlook for the U.S.

  • Roubini: Overweight developed markets

    You may want to be underweight in government bonds, says Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Global Economics co-founder and chairman, weighing in with his play on the global recovery.

  • Outlook on bank earnings: Analyst

    Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets analyst, weighs in on what he is expecting to see in the financial sector this week as refinancing activity weakens and interest rates rise.

  • What happens if debt bill doesn't pass? Massive disruptions: Pro

    Peter Fisher, BlackRock Investment Institute, explains why some investors are "selling off" their short-term bonds, as uncertainty continues over whether the government will default on its debt, which Fisher thinks is highly unlikely.

  • Trade of the day: How to invest in Africa?

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.