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  • Warren Buffet & Becky Quick

    This is part five of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011. In this section, Buffett reveals that "Harold" refers to IBM, and tells us why Berkshire Hathaway has bought almost $11 billion of IBM common stock this year.

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    This is part four of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011.  In this section, Buffett says the Occupy Wall Street movement doesn't have clear enough goals to spark real change and he drops a mysterious hint on what he's been buying: "Harold."

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    This is part three of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011.  In this section, Buffett discusses the MF Global situation. He also speaks more generally about what should happen to CEOs who take big risks that fail, requiring government intervention.

  • Buffett Buying IBM

    The "apple" of Warren Buffett's eye is another tech giant, IBM. Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, weighs in.

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    This is part two of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011.  In this section, Buffett talks about the possibility of more quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve and says GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has the best chance of beating President Barack Obama in the 2012 election.

  • Warren Buffet & Becky Quick

    This is part one of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011.  In this section, Buffett speaks extensively about Europe and also talks about a 'depression' for Berkshire companies related to the still-struggling U.S. housing market.

  • Buffett: Never Spoke to IBM About Investment

    Weighing in on his investment in IBM shares Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO, who says he hasn't seen a large company such as IBM, that shares its business strategy roadmap.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway releases its end-of-Q3 stock portfolio snapshot later today, but during his live appearance on Squawk Box this morning Buffett revealed its big secret: Berkshire has bought $10.7 billion worth of common stock in IBM.

  • Buffett Increases Investment in IBM

    Insight on why Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO has bought about $10.7 billion in IBM stock and 64 million shares of the company this year.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett says it's not clear Europe has the will or ability to do "whatever it takes" to resolve its debt crisis.  Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Buffett says he looks at European sovereign debt every day but has not gotten back into it.

  • Warren Buffett on Europe & Economy

    "It's not clear who can say we'll do whatever it takes over there, it still has to be clear on who will do what and that they will do it," says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO, who says he feels better about the developments in Italy and Greece but not the situation. Buffett also discusses why the residential construction business is in a depression.

  • Warren Buffett

    While sinking markets and renewed fears of a global recession were enough to drive many out of equities in the third quarter, Warren Buffett invested the most in 15 years for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

  • Warren Buffett

    One of Warren Buffett's favorite rules of investing is that the lower prices get, the more he's likely to buy.  We now have another indication Berkshire Hathaway has indeed been doing more buying as stock prices plunged in the third quarter.

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    Operating earnings at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased by 36.8 percent to $3.81 billion in the third quarter.   A reported "loss" of $1.59 billion for Berkshire's derivatives positions, however, contributed to a 23.8 percent drop to $2.29 billion for the company's net earnings.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's "five-minute" plan to fix the nation's deficit problem .. delivered with a laugh during a live interview on CNBC in July .. has gone viral.  What's missing, however, is the laugh.

  • Warren Buffett's Strategy for Success

    A look at Warren Buffett's fundraising efforts for President Obama and what, exactly, he's been buying lately, with John Reese, Validea CEO.

  • With Chinese automaker BYD opening its US headquarters in Los Angeles today, much of the attention will be focused on Berkshire Hathaway, the investment firm that owns 10% of BYD.

  • The Secret Millionaires Club

    Warren Buffett is about to hit the small screen. No, he hasn’t decided to give up being a bazillionaire investor for the life of a struggling actor – he’s launching a animated series called the “Secret Millionaires Club.”

  • Options Action: Whirlpool

    Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald with the options play on rumors billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking a stake in Whirlpool.

  • Warren Buffett has told a Republican Congressman that his adjusted gross income last year came to $62,855,038, with taxable income of $39,814,784. He also paid $15,300 in payroll taxes.