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Invest Like Buffett: Tips From the Oracle

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

After completing a $26 billion purchase of Burlington Northern Railroad, Buffett is down to his last $20 billion in cash. What will he do in 2010? He always finds a way to make money.

Buffett's Shareholder Letter Synopsis

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Warren Buffett's eagerly anticipated annual letter to shareholders was released. Here are the highlights.

Berkshire Hathaway Stock Affordable: Mainstream Investors Can Now Buy Buffett

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Berkshire Hathaway Stock Split: Shareholders Approve 50-To-1 Split

DailyFinance | DAN BURROWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Have you been itching to invest in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B), but didn't have the $3,400-and-change it would cost to buy a s...

Warren Buffett's Hilarious Housing Solution: 'You Could Have 13-Year-Olds Cohabitating' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Speaking to CNBC at Berkshire Hathaway's special shareholder meeting, billionaire Warren Buffett blasted President Obama's proposed tax on the nation'...

Buffett, Bonuses and Executive Greed

Alice Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alice Schroeder

Warren Buffett is such an important voice in the business world that, single-handedly, he could influence the way Corporate America is paid.

Warren Buffett and the Business of Life: Part 1 of 7

Alice Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alice Schroeder

Warren Buffett is never more himself than when he is given the chance to invest in something he wants at a price of his choosing.

Warren Buffett Firm, Berkshire Hathaway, Sees Profits Triple

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway said its net profit was $3.2bn (£1.9bn) in the three months to September, compared to $1.1bn in the same period last year....

Warren Buffett's Biggest Weakness: Interview With Alice Schroeder, Buffett Biographer | Mac Greer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

o what about Buffett the person? What's his biggest weakness? Does anyone in his circle openly disagree with him? How does he measure his success? In ...

The Best Risk Reward Proposition

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

This will be a different kind of inflationary cycle. The dollar will decline, but Real estate prices will not be going up because few property owners can raise rents right now.

Steve Burke Elected To Warren Buffett's Board

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Comcast COO Steve Burke yesterday got the professional equivalent of a double when he was elected to a coveted seat on the board of Warren Buffett's B...

Warren Buffett and the Business of Life: Part 2 of 7

Alice Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alice Schroeder

Buffett would always love reading newspapers, but his investing was tightly focused on simple businesses that were as close to immortal as possible. Newspapers no longer qualified.

Warren Buffett and the Business of Life: Part 3 of 7

Alice Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alice Schroeder

Buffett had indeed learned through experience that "when in doubt keep holding"; he said, "I've made most of my money sitting on my ass."

Buffett Calls Ken Lewis The "Ironic Hero" Of The Financial Crisis

Sep. 16, 2009 | Colin Barr, Senior Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Buffett, the billionaire investor who runs Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA, Fortune 500), said Tuesday at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit in San Diego t...

Warren Buffett Cell Phone Skills: Did They Doom Lehman?

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Could a voicemail that languished for months inside Warren Buffett's cellphone have saved Lehman Brothers? This is the tale recounted from Time's Kare...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Buys Koenig & Strey Real Estate

NBC Chicago | ANDREW GREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet got a piece of Chicago this morning. Buffet's company, Berkshire Hathaway, today acquired Koenig & Strey Real Estat...

Warren Buffet Saved By Bailout: Reuters

KAJA WHITEHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Were it not for government bailouts, for which Buffett lobbied hard, many of his company's stock holdings would have been wiped out. Berkshire Hathaw...

A Warren Buffett Cartoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Buffett will speak to us in the first of a series of promotional interviews for a new online animated series called Secret Millionaire's Club. Th...

Warren Buffett's Web Cartoon: The Secret Millionaire's Club (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Warren Buffet talks, the world listens. Now you can throw children into the legions of people who follow Buffett's advice. CNBC is reporting toda...

Warren Buffet On Economy: 'We've Had No Bounce' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an interview with CNBC this week, legendary investor Warren Buffett offered a rather grim assessment of the economy. In other words, forget all the...

Durbin Sold Stocks Just As Market Plunged | James Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 13 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin, sold more than $115,000 worth of stocks and mutual-fund shares as U.S. stock markets ...

Michael Lewis on Warren Buffett

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The irony of Buffett is that his talent and his will are unfathomable, but his flaws are not. The one thing we can truly understand about him is the part of him that's just like the rest of us.

The Exception

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Yvette Kantrow

At a time when the financial press is in the doghouse for cozying up to CEOs and failing to see the economic disaster ahead, Buffett remains above the fray.

Charlie Munger: 'Venal Banks Need Reform'

Seeking Alpha | Trader Mark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One thing about many quite old people is they have a lot of wisdom and are not afraid to speak their minds. Via this Bloomberg article, we have Berksh...

Derivatives: The Crystal Meth of Finance

Thomas A. Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Thomas A. Bass

The world economy sits on top of the world financial markets, and there is no hope of engineering an economic recovery without a functioning financial system.