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  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will appear before the 10-member bi-partisan panel created by Congress to look at the financial crisis.

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    Online bidding on EBay for the annual "Power Lunch" with Warren Buffett begins Sunday evening, June 6 and ends Friday, June 11 at 10:30p ET.

  • Nearly every large-cap U.S. company has some form of exposure to Europe and some are significantly more at risk than others. So which ones are the most affected and by how much? Roberto Pedone, contributor at TheStreet.com shared his insights.

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    Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld doesn't appear to be concerned after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway slashed its stake in the food giant by almost a quarter during the first quarter.  She tells Reuters she is "quite confident" Buffett will change his mind on the deal, going from criticism to congratulations in "far less" than five years.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett latest SEC filings to the SEC show that those that say he's an investment dinosaur simply don't understand how the mind of the Omaha Oracle works. Truth is, he is so much more of a tactical investor than many people realize and there are lessons to be learned from his latest investment decisions.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold a lot of stock during the first three months of the year, including a reduction of over 31 million shares for its stake in Kraft Foods spacer. That sale follows his outspoken criticism of Kraft and its management for acquiring Cadbury's.  Berkshire has also been raising money to pay for its now-completed $26 billion acquisition of the freight railroad Berkshire Hathaway Santa Fe.

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    We'll get some fresh data on what Warren Buffett has been buying and selling later today (Monday), when Berkshire Hathaway releases details of its stock portfolio.  Expect more selling than buying, as Berkshire continues to raise money for its $26 billion acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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    MidAmerican Energy Holdings Chairman David Sokol, widely seen as a frontrunner to follow Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway, talks about the key lesson he's learned from Buffett, in this excerpt from the new book Behind the Berkshire Hathaway Curtain: Lessons from Warren Buffett's Top Business Leaders by Ronald W. Chan.

  • It's graduation season and you know what that means — time to trot out our top leaders of business, politics and pop music to offer the kids advice as we send them off into the cruel, cruel world. Here are the 10 Best Graduation Speeches — From Will Ferrell to Steve Jobs!

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Is the notion of "buy-and-hold" or "set it and forget it" approach to investing dead? Is it time to question the wisdom of this approach?

  • Warren Buffett

    Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway scored their biggest one-day gain in a year, with a lot of help from today's powerful overall stock market rally.  Both the B and A shares soared just over 5 percent today, outperforming the benchmark S&P's 4.4 percent rally.

  • Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.

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    India's largest business newspaper reports today that Warren Buffett is "keen on acquiring a majority stake in a state-owned general insurance company," but current rules limit foreign ownership.  The Business Standard, quoting sources involved in the planning of Buffett's visit to India next March, says he will "take up the issue" with the government during the trip.

  • The Dow held onto a solid 400-point gain Monday afternoon after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend. Industrials and financials, the hardest hit last week, led the pack.

  • Stocks shot out of the gate Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a massive rebound on Wall Street after European Union finance ministers agreed to a $1 trillion global emergency rescue package over the weekend.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway continued to sell shares of Procter & Gamble during the first three months of the year. It's likely the sales are part of Buffett's efforts to raise money for his big acquisition of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

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    Warren Buffett's high-profile defense of Goldman Sachs has provoked sharp negative reactions this week, but there is also at least one prominent defender.