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  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 12:55 AM ET

Berkshire Hathaway to Buy Marmon Stake

Posted By: Reuters
Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate headed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, said on Tuesday it planned to buy 60 percent of manufacturing and services group Marmon Holdings for $4.5 billion. »Read more
  Sunday, 30 Dec 2007 | 5:37 PM ET

2007: The Year in Warren (The Countdown Begins)

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Don't count out Warren Buffett. Even as he enters his 78th year, the Buffett style of investing remains as relevant and successful as ever. In keeping with the year-end tradition of journalists everywhere, it's time to look back at 2007: The Year in Warren.   Here, in reverse order, are #10 through #6 of the top 10 trends and events of the year, as reported here on Warren Buffett Watch. »Read more
  Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 6:19 PM ET

Fast Money's Jeff Macke Blasts Barron's Over "Sell Buffett" Call

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Fast Money's Jeff Macke strongly rejects Barron's weekend call to "Sell Buffett" because it could be "dead money for at least a year." The stock suffered its biggest drop today in three years on the heels of that article.  Macke says don't listen to Barron's. »Read more
  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 3:02 PM ET

Berkshire Hathaway Shares Down 5% As Barron's Says Sell, But Bulls See Buying Opportunity

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Berkshire Hathaway shares closed down 4.6 percent today (Monday) at $136,400 after a cover story in Barron's over the weekend recommended, "Sell Buffett: Sorry, Warren, Your Stock's Too Pricey." That erased just over $7 billion in Berkshire's market value in one day.  Buffett-bulls, however, see a buying opportunity in today's decline. »Read more
  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

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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