At Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, Warren Buffett continued to warn against a debt default but remained positive on the economy.
FORTUNE -- As Congress scrambles to lift the nation's borrowing limit and avoid the risks of defaulting on its debt, billionaire investor Warren Buffett joined critics of the debt ceiling, calling the 1930s law originally intended to give the government more flexibility to borrow funds "a weapon of mass destruction."
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A letter to Katharine Graham offers an early window into how Warren Buffett thinks about investing.
FORTUNE -- One of the (many) things that surprised people about the recent $250 million sale of the Washington Post to Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos was the health of the Washington Post's pension plan. At a time when most pension plans are struggling, the Post has $1 billion more than it needs. (As part of the MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Aug 15, 2013 7:00 AM ET
Despite his recent acquisitions, Warren Buffett may not be as optimistic about the future of print as some people think.
FORTUNE -- With the sale of the Washington Post, Warren Buffett is once again showing the limits of his love affair with newspapers.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) is the largest outside investor in The Washington Post Co. (WPO) and has held the stock for four decades. Berkshire holds just over 1.7 MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Aug 6, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The company made more money from both its investments -- which have outperformed the market overall -- and in its operating businesses than it did a year ago.Stephen Gandel, senior editor - Aug 2, 2013 6:47 PM ET
Berkshire Hathaway spent some time promoting its sneaker brand Brooks at its annual meeting.
FORTUNE -- I ran three miles in Warren Buffett's shoes.
For the first time, this past weekend, Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) hosted a five-kilometer run on the Sunday of its annual meeting. I ran. Buffett did not.
But he was there to shoot the starting gun, give out awards and add, of course, some folksy charm. Berkshire has owned sneaker MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 9, 2013 1:46 PM ET
Warren Buffett's chief lieutenant, Charlie Munger, says Brown-Vitter won't work.
FORTUNE -- Add Charlie Munger to the list of top financial executives who think the nation's biggest banks should be broken up.
In an interview with CNN at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting, Munger, who is Warren Buffett's chief lieutenant, said he thinks the big banks are still too complicated and dangerous for the economy. But he doesn't think a recently proposed bill MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 6, 2013 6:00 AM ET
Famed hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman blasts fellow investor Bill Ackman on his Herbalife bet.
FORTUNE -- The pile on continues.
Yet another legendary investor is calling out Bill Ackman for his controversial bet against Herbalife (HLF). Late last year, Ackman made a public presentation calling the nutritional supplements company a pyramid scheme. He also said he had bet $1 billion against the company.
Leon Cooperman, who runs hedge fund firm Omega Advisors, MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 5, 2013 10:47 AM ET
Buffett is worried about health care costs, not banks.
FORTUNE -- At Berkshire Hathaway's (BRKA) annual meeting on Saturday, Warren Buffett fielded questions from investors, journalists, analysts and, for the first time, invited onto the stage one investor, Doug Kass, who is betting against Berkshire's stocks. ("You haven't convinced us yet to sell our stock, but keep working," said Buffett in response to one question.) The questions ranged from those MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 4, 2013 5:07 PM ET
Says he admires Ben Bernanke but thinks the Fed chief may have overplayed his hand.
FORTUNE -- Warren Buffett has a piece of advice for Ben Bernanke: It's easier to buy than it is to sell.
Buffett, speaking on Saturday at Berkshire Hathaway's (BRKA) annual meeting in Omaha, said he is worried about what will happen when the Federal Reserve tries to wind down its recent efforts to stimulate the economy. Via MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 4, 2013 3:17 PM ET
In Omaha, some of the Buffett faithful aren't particularly bullish on Berkshire's stock but they see value in Europe and Apple.
FORTUNE -- Be cautious about U.S. stocks and, especially, bonds. Europe is a good value. Berkshire Hathaway's stock is no longer a buy, but Apple may be. That was the general feeling of investors gathered here in Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.
The mood about the market matched the weather, MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 4, 2013 11:22 AM ET
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