Warren Buffett Speaks

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    Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to purchase chemical company Lubrizol in a $9 billion cash deal worth $135 per LZ share, the two companies said Monday.

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    "I'm on my way to an unknown destination in Asia where I'm going to look for a cave," Warren Buffett  joked. "If the U.S. Armed forces can't find Osama bin Laden in 10 years, let Goldman Sachs try to find me."

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    The nuclear disaster in Japan is likely to have major effects on US energy policy, according to billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

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    "We have not exhausted our potential for significant acquisitions, that's for sure," Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, told CNBC.

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    The Japanese disaster may speed improvement in relations between South Korea and Japan, the mayor of South Korea's third largest city told Warren Buffett today.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Billionaire Warren Buffett on Tuesday said he is looking to invest in large countries like India, China and Brazil, but added that restrictions on foreign ownership in India's insurance industry could act as a deterrent in the sector.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Warren Buffett told CNBC Thursday that the collapse of the euro zone's single currency is far from "unthinkable." "I know some people think it's unthinkable...I don't think its unthinkable," Buffett said.

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    Warren E. Buffett has a favorite saying: “Lose money for my firm, and I will be understanding. Lose a shred of reputation for the firm, and I will be ruthless.”  But as speculation of insider trading swirls around Mr. Buffett’s onetime heir apparent, David L. Sokol, it has to be asked: Why hasn’t Mr. Buffett been ruthless?,  reports the New York Times.

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    Despite what many people seem to believe, Warren Buffett did not spring fully formed from the mind of Zeus. He, too, was born of woman and today the old guy celebrates his 81st birthday.

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    A lot of people have wondered about the haste with which The World's Greatest Investor, Warren Buffett, decided to buy $5 billion of preferred equity and warrants from Bank of America. To hear the Oracle tell it, the idea came to him in the bathtub. Not too long later he was dictating terms to the bank.

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    Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jesse Eisinger raises an important point about Bank of America—and the banking system in general.

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    The Obama administration said over the weekend it would be incorporating a so-called “Buffet Rule” to tax millionaires more by denying certain tax deductions.

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    The crisis in the euro zone has exposed the flaws of the 17-member currency union, and its leaders will need to take urgent action if they want the euro to survive, Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday.

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    He's not known for the night life but last night Warren Buffett was hanging with Jay-Z.

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    Warren Buffett tells CNBC that when it comes to possible acquisitions, there aren't many "elephants" out there and not all of them want to be in the Berkshire Hathaway "zoo."  Appearing live from Omaha on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Buffett tells Becky Quick he doesn't have any "high probability" deals in the works now.  While he's not necessarily scared away by higher stock prices, they do make it harder to find a deal now than two years ago.

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    Buffett apppeared live on Squawk Box on March 2, 2011.

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    Live on Squawk Box