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Investing Warren Buffett Watch


  Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | 1:28 AM ET

Warren Buffett's Video Tour of Berkshire Hathaway Headquarters

Posted By: Alex Crippen
PART ONE: CNBC's Becky Quick traveled to Omaha, Nebraska recently to shoot additional material for her one-hour special focusing on Warren Buffett's whirlwind tour of Asia.  While she was there, Buffett gave Becky an on-camera tour of the Berkshire Hathaway offices. He talked about some of the mementos he's collected and their personal significance to him, and to his investing style. Here on Warren Buffett Watch, you can see the entire walk-and-talk with Buffett and Becky.  This is the first part of that conversation. »Read more
  Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 11:48 AM ET

Best of Times for Buffett-Style Value Buying?

Posted By: Alex Crippen
"Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy only when others are fearful." That's the classic advice from Warren Buffett. This morning on CNBC's Squawk Box, Becky Quick spoke with Oak Value Fund co-manager Larry Coats, Jr., who is a Buffett-style investor.  The main question: With stock prices down and increased worries on Wall Street, is it now time for value investors to be greedy?  Coats has some stock picks to share. »Read more
  Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

A Visit to Warren Buffett's Favorite Restaurant

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Tonight's CNBC one-hour special on Warren Buffett focuses on how Buffett is increasingly looking overseas for investment opportunities, a trend highlighted by his recent whirlwind trip to China and South Korea. CNBC Squawk Box co-anchor Becky Quick had an "all-access" pass during that journey, traveling with Buffett the whole way.  But it's not all international travel and cuisine in tonight's program. This morning, Becky showed a short clip taking us to Warren Buffett's favorite restaurant in his home town of Omaha: Piccolo's, also known as Piccolo Pete's. »Read more
  Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 2:30 PM ET

Warren Buffett Going Global: Becky's Video Diary

Posted By: Alex Crippen
When CNBC Squawk Box co-anchor Becky Quick traveled with Warren Buffett to Asia, she took a video camera along for the trip. Some of the material she shot will be appearing in the one hour CNBC special Warren Buffett: The Billionaire Next Door - Going Global that premieres tomorrow night (Friday, November 30) at 9p ET.   In this web-only video clip shot with my own trusty minicam, you'll see some additional footage from Becky's "video diary" as she tells us what really happens "behind-the-scenes." »Read more
  Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 3:28 AM ET

Apple's Jobs is Most Powerful Businessman: Fortune

Posted By: Reuters
Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the man behind the popular iPod, is the world's most powerful businessman, according to Fortune Magazine's list of the 25 most influential executives. »Read more
  Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 1:21 PM ET

Warren Buffett to Host Second Hillary Clinton Fund-Raiser

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett will be hosting a second fund-raiser for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign next month. The first one, in New York last June, is said to have raised about one million dollars for Clinton.   The second fund-raiser will be held at lunchtime on Tuesday, December 11 at the San Francisco Hilton. It's billed as a "lunch and conversation with Mr. Buffett and Mrs. Clinton." »Read more
  Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | 3:51 PM ET

UK's Telegraph: Warren Buffett Is "Potential Buyer" of Northern Rock

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper says today that Warren Buffett "has emerged as a potential buyer of Northern Rock," the U.K. bank that's been slammed by the global credit crunch.  Without further identifying its source or sources, the newspaper says it "has learned that Buffett ... has held talks with three of the bidders for the bank with a view to joining one of the consortia." »Read more
  Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 3:20 PM ET

Back to Basics: Morningstar's "Five Simple Steps" to Buffett-Style Investing

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Lately we've been covering a lot of ground here on Warren Buffett Watch, including Warren Buffett's defense of estate taxes before Congress, a whirlwind tour of Asia, a supermodel, and even Buffett's advice to a big-time baseball star.  Today, Morningstar's Paul Larson brings us back to basics, with a concise list of Five Simple Steps to Investing Like Buffett. »Read more
  Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 2:28 PM ET

Fortune: Warren Buffett Didn't Buy CarMax

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Fortune senior editor Alex Taylor III writes in his column today that we shouldn't pay too much attention to Berkshire Hathaway's addition of CarMax to its portfolio because Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett "wasn't directly involved in the purchase."  But does it really make sense for imitators to try to distinguish between Buffett and his holding company? »Read more
  Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 12:07 PM ET

A-Rod to CNBC: "Warren Buffett is the Smartest Man in the World"

Posted By: Alex Crippen
In a CNBC Exclusive video interview, baseball star Alex Rodriguez talked with our own Becky Quick about how he wants to play for the Yankees and about his friend, Warren Buffett, who appears to have played a role in getting A-Rod back with the Bronx Bombers. »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