Warren Buffett tells CNBC that Congress is playing a "silly" game of "Russian Roulette" by threatening not to raise the nation's debt limit as it debates deficit reduction.
Stocks closed to the upside in another thin trading session Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off a handful of weak economic news and looked ahead to Friday's employment report in addition to earnings season, which kicks off next week.
Stocks were modestly higher in another thin trading session Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off a handful of weak economic news and looked ahead to Friday's employment report in addition to earnings season, which kicks off next week.
Warren Buffett will be live from Sun Valley tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 8am ET with Becky Quick on CNBC's Squawk Box. He's in Idaho for the annual Allen & Company conference that attracts big media moguls who often wind up making deals.
Stocks edged higher in another choppy, thin-volume session Wednesday after investors largely shrugged off news that ISM non-manufacturing index slipped last month and China's latest interest rate increase.
Perspective is more important than prediction, according to Andrew Goldberg, market strategist with JPMorgan, who unveiled a guide to the markets, a framework for recognizing and understanding the economy as well as emerging markets.
Futures were lower Wednesday as traders were disappointed by China's latest attempt to slow inflation and some bad news from the jobs market.
The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.
Reverse mergers might have gotten a bad reputation because of questionable deals from China, but don’t write off the entire business, say industry insiders.
Plus, Cramer's calls on Berkshire Hathaway, Corning and more.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Demand for business jets could be flying high once again, as the economy slowly recovers and emerging global markets enter the fray. While business might not be picking up full throttle just yet, there is “cautious optimism” based on three important industry markers.
After a one-day relief rally, stocks resumed their decline yesterday. Although Tuesday's consumer-spending report beat expectations, it marked the first year-over-year monthly decline since June 2010, as higher gasoline and food prices weighed on Americans....a report from TheStreet.
An anonymous bidder topped his or her own winning offer to set a new record in this year's Warren Buffett charity lunch auction.
Stocks rebounded Thursday after a six-day selloff to close higher for the first time in June, after investors cheered the international trade report and following the Greek Cabinet's decision to support a new round of austerity measure for its debt-ridden nation.
Stocks rallied to session highs in the final hour of trading Thursday as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks following the international trade report and after the Greek Cabinet supported a new round of austerity measures for the debt-ridden nation.
Stocks advanced Thursday, buoyed by banks and energy, seeking to reverse a six-day losing streak as investors were encouraged report showing that exports hit a record high in April, narrowing the U.S. trade deficit.
The $4 billion Sequoia Fund, rated five stars by Morningstar, is being cautious, taking small positions in companies here and there and sticking with what it knows, said David Poppe, the fund's co-manager.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
After less than 24 hours, bids for lunch with Warren Buffett are already approaching the record $2.6 million paid last year by an anonymous winner.