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A few days ago, Warren Buffett took part in a question-and-answer session with business college students during the “Emerging Issues and Trends in Real Estate” forum and educational conference at the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri.

The session was conducted over a video conference. These are some points from Warren Buffett:

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Warren Buffett on CNBC Squawk Box

A few days ago, Warren Buffett had a live appearance and interview session on CNBC Squawk Box with Becky Quick. The session was pretty long and a part of it was for Warren to answer a series of email questions from CNBC’s readers. I’m producing a summary of some points from the interview. Some of these are his replies to questions from the emails:

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Warren Buffet in Canada

Last week, Warren Buffett answered questions for almost 90 minutes during his appearance in Toronto to promote Business Wire’s expansion into Canada.

He covered quite a bit on ground on credit, currency and the economy. Warren Buffett also revealed that he made “several hundred million dollars” owning the Canadian dollar, then sold, and now wishes he had kept his holdings in the Loonie.

Click here to listen to the entire Warren Buffett Question and Answer session.

Transcripts are here (part 1) and here (part 2).

Warren Buffett mentioned in an interview with CNBC this morning that he has a plan to help the troubled bond insurance situation, but so far it’s not getting a very warm reception.

Warren Buffett had offered to reinsure $800 billion in municipal bonds now insured by Ambac, MBIA and FGIC, effectively giving them a AAA credit rating. Due to problems with subprime mortgages and other loans, those insurers are in danger of losing their AAA credit ratings.

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Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments

Recently, there have been a spate of sovereign wealth funds buying big stakes in distressed financials. Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and GIC, China’s China Investment Corp, and middle eastern funds flush with oil dollars have all injected cash into Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, UBS and Bear Stearns.

In an interview on CNBC, Warren Buffett mentions that he has been approached by some financial companies about buying a stake too but he has not seen anything that has caused him to be interested. Here’s a short extract from the interview:

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A few days ago, Warren Buffett was in San Francisco doing a fund raising campaign for Hillary Clinton. While he was there, he was interviewed by CNBC’s Becky Quick on Squawk on the Street.

These are some of the points covered during the interview:

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CNBC’s Becky Quick recently traveled to Omaha, Nebraska to shoot additional material for her one-hour special focusing on Warren Buffett’s whirlwind tour of Asia.

While Becky was there, Warren Buffett gave her a tour of the Berkshire Hathaway offices. He talked about some of the mementos he’s collected and their personal significance to him, and to his investing style. Here are some points from the conversation:

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Some people paid hundreds of thousands of dollars just to have lunch with Warren Buffett. Becky Quick of CNBC is one lucky lady. Recently, she had the good fortune to accompany Warren Buffett on a week long trip to China and South Korea.

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Warren Buffett continues to speak out against the unfair tax treatment for high networth individuals. In an interview with Tom Brokaw on NBC Nightly News Monday night, he calls for higher taxes on very wealthy Americans.

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Following up on my previous post which contained Warren Buffett’s warning on China, I have found an audio recording of the interview (conducted in English with mandarin translation) that Warren Buffett did in China. Here’s what was covered:

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