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  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 5

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part five of a transcript of his comments.

  • Dow 17,000 by 2013?

    Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, discuss two bullish calls on stocks and the direction of the market.

  • Should You Bet Like Buffett?

    Should investors bet like billionaire Warren Buffett? Thomas Russo,Gardner, Russo & Gardner, and Vahan Janjigian, Greenwich Wealth Management, weigh in.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 4

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part four of a transcript of his comments.

  • Buffett Bullish on Housing

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on what's fueling billionaire investor Warren Buffett's bullish outlook on housing.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 3

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part three of a transcript of his comments.

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    While he criticized the Bowles-Simpson budget plan early on, President Obama is now adopting many of the plan's major tenets,  The New York Times reports.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 2

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon. This is part two of a transcript of his comments.

  • Ask Warren Buffett | The Transcript Part 1

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, February 27, 2012, for his annual "Ask Warren" three-hour marathon.  This is part one of a transcript of his comments.

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    Warren Buffett's annual letter this week covered many topics. But perhaps the most telling passage discussed the very clear succession plan laid out by the Oracle of Omaha.

  • During his live "Ask Warren" appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Warren Buffett recounted some advice he gave to Apple CEO Steve Jobs several years ago. Jobs, however, did not take that advice.

  • Buffett: Congress Owes a Vote on Simpson/Bowles

    Weighing in on why he thinks Simpson/Bowles will pass Congress, with Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. Buffett also discusses GOP candidate Mitt Romney's tax return and says he faults the U.S. Congress to allow such a low tax rate for the super wealthy.

  • Buffett on Banks: Wells Fargo A Good Asset

    Around the world banks are not in good shape but the American banking system has had a remarkable comeback in the last three years, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO. Buffett says if he had to own just one bank it would be Wells Fargo.

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    Warren Buffett says CEOs of major companies don't need to put their political beliefs into a "blind trust."During his "Ask Warren" live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box, a viewer's email suggested a CEO of a major company has a fiduciary responsibility to shareholders to "not get into such a public and antagonistic debate," such as the fight over taxes.Buffett 's response: "I don't think you give up your citizenship."

  • Warren Buffett and Becky Quick in Omaha

    Warren Buffett says along with equities, single-family homes are a very attractive investment right now.  Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box, Buffett tells Becky Quick he'd buy up single family homes if it were practical to do so.  He also revealed he put 175 million euros into each of eight European stocks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway at the end of 2011.

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    Along with serious subjects like CEO succession and a continuing "depression" in the housing market, Warren Buffett's new letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders also reveals a "new activity" for this year's annual meeting. Buffett writes that he will "take on all comers" in a "Newspaper Tossing Challenge."

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    Warren Buffett writes in his annual letter to shareholders that the company's board is  "enthusiastic" about a person chosen to eventually take over as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.  But Buffett does not name that person, saying only that it's "an individual to whom they have had a great deal of exposure and whose managerial and human qualities they admire."  There are also "two superb back-up candidates."

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    It's one of the surefire signs that spring is coming. Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released tomorrow (Saturday) morning. In that letter, Buffett will let us know how the company is doing, brag about his successes, admit his mistakes, and share a folksy aphorism or two.

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    Chris Christie, New Jersey's Republican Governor, tells CNN that Warren Buffett should "just write a check and shut up" on his call for higher tax rates on the super-rich.

  • In his annual investor letter Warren Buffett expressed his disinterest in gold, but also sang the praises of other investments he considers “productive assets,” of which he lumped companies, real estate, and farms. With the release of his most recent 13F filing, it is apparent that Buffett has been putting his words into practice.