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  Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 9:53 AM ET

Warren Buffett Watch with Alex Crippen

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett became one of the wealthiest people in the world by making predictions and putting money behind them. Every time he buys a stock, he's forecasting the future.  Judging by the incredible returns of his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett and his colleagues are very good at making those predictions. Of course, it helps when you can give your predictions plenty of time to come true.  With that in mind, here's what you need to know for 2008, and 2009, and 2010 ... »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:44 PM ET

Warren Buffett Warning In CNBC Interview: Recession Possible If Unemployment Picks Up Significantly

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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In a live interview this afternoon on CNBC with Hillary Clinton standing by his side, Warren Buffett again warned that the U.S. could fall into recession, if unemployment increases significantly. But he said he's not sure that will happen and he's been surprised that the employment market has held up as well as it has so far. The interview followed a San Francisco fund-raiser for Senator Clinton's presidential bid.

His comments echo what he told Becky Quick earlier today in a separate live CNBC interview.

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  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:46 PM ET

Warren Buffett Hosts San Fran Fund-Raiser for Clinton's Presidential Bid

Posted By: Alex Crippen
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Warren Buffett hosted a fund-raiser in San Francisco for Senator Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

Here's a video excerpt in which he describes how he surveyed his office staff and found they all pay a higher tax rate than he does.

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  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 3:27 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Complete CNBC Interview: Video and Transcript (2 of 2)

Posted By: Alex Crippen
This is a transcript and video clip of the second part of Warren Buffett's live interview this morning on Squawk on the Street with CNBC's Becky Quick.  In this section, Buffett talks about the super-SIV proposal, the Bush administration's plan to encourage lenders to freeze some variable mortgage rates and about why he supports Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for president. »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 8:09 PM ET

Warren Buffett's Complete CNBC Interview: Video and Transcript (1 of 2)

Posted By: Alex Crippen
This is a transcript and video clip of the first part of Warren Buffett's live interview this morning on Squawk on the Street with CNBC's Becky Quick, in which he talks about the Federal Reserve, the U.S. dollar, the economy, and how his retail businesses are doing this holiday season.   A transcript from the rest of the interview will also be posted here on Warren Buffett Watch.   »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:48 PM ET

Warren Buffett Tells CNBC He Sees "Enormous Divergence" Ahead for Financials

Posted By: Alex Crippen
In a live interview with CNBC's Becky Quick a few minutes ago on Squawk on the Street, Warren Buffett predicted "enormous divergence" ahead in the stock performance for financial companies.  In response to a question about whether financials might be the best-performing stock sector next year, Buffett advised against buying financials as a group.  He said some will do well but others have done some "really dumb things."  »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:49 PM ET

Warren Buffett to CNBC: Giving Money to Charity Isn't a Tax Dodge

Posted By: Alex Crippen
In this video clip from a "First on CNBC" taped interview with Warren Buffett, the billionaire rejects suggestions from critics that his support of the nation's estate tax is hypocritical because he is sheltering his own enormous wealth by giving it to charity. »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:49 PM ET

Warren Buffett to CNBC: Fed Rate Moves Shouldn't Matter to Long-Term Investors

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett did a taped interview in San Francisco with CNBC's Becky Quick last night. Buffett is in that city for today's fund-raiser on behalf of Senator Hillary Clinton's presidential bid.  Becky showed some excerpts from her taped chat on Squawk Box earlier today.  In this clip, she asks for Buffett's thoughts on today's upcoming Federal Reserve decision on interest rates. »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:50 PM ET

Warren Buffett Will Appear Live on CNBC and CNBC.com Three Times on Tuesday

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett will be appearing live three times on CNBC and CNBC.com Tuesday in connection with the fund-raiser he's hosting in San Francisco for Hillary Clinton's presidential bid.   The first live interview on CNBC is scheduled for 10:15a ET, with a joint Buffett-Clinton interview planned for late in the afternoon.  The fund-raiser itself will be streamed live on CNBC.com »Read more
  Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 6:26 PM ET

CNBC's Gasparino: Warren Buffett May Be Called to Testify By Both Sides in AIG Case

Posted By: Alex Crippen
CNBC's Charlie Gasparino reports this afternoon that Warren Buffett may be called to testify by at least one of the defendants in the upcoming AIG fraud trial. We learned earlier this week in a court filing that the prosecution plans to ask Buffett to the witness stand. That means there's a possibility (not a certainty by any means) that both sides may be looking to Buffett to testify in the case. »Read more

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  • 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.

 

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  • Warren Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway