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  • Musicians Akon and Peter Buffett pose for a photograph as they announce a socially conscious musical collaboration and website.

    Two musicians with very different styles who didn't know anything about each other are now working together to promote social action.  One of them is Akon, the internationally famous Senegal-born "soul singer."  The other musician is Peter Buffett, son of the internationally famous investor Warren Buffett.

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    InBev has made an unsolicited $65-a-share cash offer to acquire Anheuser-Busch, the American brewing giant said after markets closed Wednesday.

  • InBev, the giant Belgian beer company, is moving closer to making an unsolicited bid for Anheuser-Busch, people close to InBev have told CNBC.

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    Warren Buffett is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at tonight's (Wednesday's) Kansas City Royals game.   Hometown fans may be hoping some of Buffett's success as an investor will rub off on the Royals, who haven't been having much success on the field.

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    Warren Buffett is putting real money on the line, about $320,000 from his own pocket, in a 10-year bet to back his long-held argument that "experts" won't do better than the stock market as a whole. As a result, says Buffett, the fees that "helpers" charge investors usually aren't justified. This morning, Carol Loomis of Fortune Magazine, Buffett's friend and editor of his annual letter to shareholders, reveals in a piece headlined Buffett's Big Bet that the Omaha billionaire was an official wager going with Protégé Partners LLC of New York City.

  • Plus, the greatness of Woodward Governor.

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    Why does Warren Buffett seem to be "everywhere" lately? USA Today tries to answer that question today and comes up with five possible explanations.  Buffett replies to the newspaper with his own take.  Is he overexposed?

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    Short seller Doug Kass renewed his attack on Berkshire Hathaway, placing another bet against the stock by going short again yesterday and writing critically today about "some bombs in Buffett's book."

  • Billionaire investor Warren Buffett helps Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., raise campaign funds in San Francisco, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007. Bufffett, who has said he would be happy with either Clinton or Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., as the next president, already helped Clinton raise at least $1 million during a June event in New York. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway closed today (Friday) at a 12-week high.  The stock ended the day (and week, and month) at $134,650, up 1.9 percent on the day.

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    A member of the founding family of Anheuser-Busch said any talks with Belgian brewer InBev should be based on shareholder value rather than the Busch family's legacy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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    Warren Buffett's son Peter sees a bright future for the "girl effect."   Today, he and his wife are joining with Nike in a $100 million investment to help "adolescent girls in developing countries bring unprecedented social and economic change to their families, communities and countries."

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    Warren Buffett summarizes the three "bedrock" ideas that he learned at age 19 and have helped make him the world's most successful investor.

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    Blame for the sub-prime crisis lies at the feet of banks who took too many risks in mortgage lending, Warren Buffett told a Madrid newspaper. Earlier, the billionaire investor said he expected a "long, deep" recession. 

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    Warren Buffett's news conference in Milan, Italy, divided into four video clips.

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    So here’s the deal from the insiders I’ve talked to. All these leagues obviously have the right to reject any candidate they want, but there’s a number where it could be hard to consider anything but selling the team to a foreign owner.

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    Warren Buffett told reporters in Italy today that the high price of oil doesn't really affect his investment decisions.  In response to a question from CNBC Europe's Anna Martin, Buffett said that while oil does affect his operating businesses, it has a similar effect on his competitors.  "There's a real impact on society, but not much on our investment decisions."

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    Day 4 of the Warren Buffett European offensive, and expectations of an imminent bid have been managed down. Mr Buffett says he is not stalking targets, he wants companies that meet his criteria to call him. He even gave out his phone number on a number of occasions during the Lausanne press conference.

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    CNBC.com is planning live coverage from Milan of Warren Buffett's fourth news conference in four days.  It's scheduled for 11:45a ET.You can see the entire event on our Live Video player.

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    Warren Buffett's news conference in Madrid, Spain, divided into four video clips.

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    Warren Buffett's European media blitz continues today with a news conference in Madrid. It's the third time he's met with reporters in as many days.  With his customary bottle of Coca-Cola in front of him and a scratchy voice, Buffett said there would be no deals announced today or tomorrow, or anytime soon, as a direct result of his trip.