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  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
  Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 6:26 PM ET

Anti-Tax Critics Attack Warren Buffett and His 'Tax the Rich' Crusade

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett's high-profile visit to Washington last week is generating some criticism from some of those opposed to his "Tax the Rich" campaign.  Here's a sampling. »Read more
  Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 9:10 AM ET

Warren Buffett Helps Bring A-Rod Back to the Yankees

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Warren Buffett knows baseball, knows money and has a lot of common sense.  So it shouldn't be a surprise that baseball star Alex Rodriguez would turn to the Omaha billionaire when he found himself needing some common sense advice about baseball and money. »Read more
  Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 4:14 PM ET

Berkshire Vice Chair Munger Sells Small Slice of Stock

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Charlie Munger, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett's longtime investing partner, has sold a very small slice of stock in Buffett's holding company.  In a filing a short time ago with the SEC, Munger discloses that he sold a 200 Class A Berkshire shares yesterday and today, generating $27,256,400. »Read more
  Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 2:04 PM ET

Professors Prove Buying What Warren Buffett Buys Will Make You Money

Posted By: Alex Crippen
A new study by two university professors proves what a lot of savvy investors have known for years: buying the stocks Warren Buffett buys will make you a lot of money.  And they say, you don't even have to do the "imitation" buying immediately after Buffett discloses his purchases. »Read more
  Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 4:47 PM ET

Carmax Shares Rally After Warren Buffett Reveals 6.4% Stake

Posted By: Alex Crippen
Berkshire Hathaway's nearly 14 million shares of Carmax are worth substantially more at today's closing bell than they were 24 hours before. The big rally follows the revelation in an SEC filing by Warren Buffett's holding company that it held 13,981,800 shares of the nation's biggest used-car retailer as of September 30, the end of Berkshire's third quarter. »Read more
  Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 8:12 PM ET

Buffett Buys Carmax, Cuts Railroad Stakes

Posted By: Associated Press
Billionaire Warren Buffett's holding company bought nearly 14 million shares in Carmax , the largest specialty used-car retailer in the United States. »Read more

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