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    Warren Buffett and President Barack Obama are related, according to genealogists at Ancestry.com.  But you have to go back a few hundred years to make the connection.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has cut its stake in Moody's to 13.5 percent after selling another 3.5 million shares of the credit rating agency.

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    Looking back at his performance during the global financial crisis of the past two years, Warren Buffett tells the Wall Street Journal, "We didn't do all the smartest things. We didn't do anything really dumb."

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    A special Burlington Northern Santa Fe shareholders meeting has been scheduled for February 11 to vote on the railroad's planned $26 billion acquisition by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.

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    Berkshire Hathaway stake in Moody's has dropped just below 15 percent, after Warren Buffett's company sold more than 2.7 million shares over two days, raising almost $68 million.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has received FTC and Justice Department antitrust clearance for its planned $26 billion purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has set January 20 as the date for a shareholders meeting related to its planned acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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    A funny thing happened on the way to Armageddon. The world did not end.  While many of us preached doom a year ago, some were sellin’ the hope. Here are predictions for 2010, which are also a bit bold and optimistic.

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    In keeping with Warren Buffett's long-term way of looking at things, we bring back our timeless and time-tested predictions to mark the coming new year.

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    Warren Buffett is losing his decade-long $1 million "big bet" against a collection of hedge funds, but it's still early in the race.  Buffett hopes his "tortoise" will catch up over the next nine years, erasing an early lead for the "hare" after a tough year for everyone.

  • Yes, and the pay is good. Plus, get calls on medical companies, coal miners and more.

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    An amended SEC filing by Berkshire Hathaway this afternoon indicates Warren Buffett's company did not have any 'secret' stock holdings as the third quarter ended on September 30.

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    In 2003 Buffett gave me the opportunity to write what would become The Snowball, the book he will never write himself. I jumped at the chance. People couldn’t get enough of his witty, insightful nuggets of wisdom. And yet I was certain even more business lessons could be learned by observing him at close range. Not only that, I wanted a peek behind the curtain at the real man behind the elusive billionaire’s public image," writes Alice Schroeder, author of "The Snowball."

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    Warren Buffett may be the nation's most beloved investor, but that hasn't helped make his first name any more popular with parents around the United States over the past few decades.

  • In U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to Asia-Pacific leaders at the APEC Summit in Singapore over the weekend, he highlighted the importance of a strong China economy in the context of global growth.

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    It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras.  During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics.  Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'

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    Warren Buffett doesn't want Congress to "fool around" with the Federal Reserve's political independence.  Here's a CNBC.com exclusive 'web extra' video clip recorded before last week's Warren Buffett & Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.

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    After first staunchly defending its outsize profits and pay, and then bristling at calls for restraint in these tough economic times, Goldman is trying a new tack: It is apologizing for past mistakes that led to the financial crisis — and sharing at least some of its riches. The New York Times reports.

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    Warren Buffett will be one of three co-chairmen for a just-announced $500 million Goldman Sachs initiative to help small businesses around the United States, and perhaps, the firm's damaged public image.