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Tune in Saturday for continuing coverage of Buffettpalooza, otherwise known as the

Berkshire Hathaway

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annual meeting.


Contributing Editor

Christopher Edmonds

is in Omaha and will be filing dispatches from the all-weekend affair. Should be a festive occasion. The stock is up 45% since March 10.

Bershire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett may have lost some of his stock-picking magic, but he still has mythical qualities with investors.

Edmonds writes about the incongruities at the annual meeting, and the danger of falling in love with the Chairman.

Omaha's stock-picking Oracle says the market party's over. Check out

Edmonds' coverage of the seven-hour-long question-and-answer session with billionaire investor Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.

Amidst the champagne, strawberries and shopping bags from glitzy jeweler Borsheim's, there was tension in the air in Omaha Friday evening at the first official gathering of this weekend's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. As

Edmonds reports, shareholder disappointment -- if not outright discontent -- was palpable.

For an advance look at the weekend's festivities, see Christopher Edmonds'

Buffett Hosts 'Capitalist Woodstock' in Omaha.

And if you are a Buffett admirer who can't afford the $59,900 price tag for a class A share of Berkshire Hathaway stock, see our regular Saturday Screen, which will search for mutual funds that invest "The Buffett Way."

We'll also have our regular Saturday personal finance coverage. Among the highlights:

  • Tax Forum examines what happens when you send your tax return to the wrong address.
  • We update the progress of our four TSC Portfolio Planners, each of whom has been nurturing a model portfolio that began with $100,000 on Jan. 1, 1999. We'll also do a portfolio makeover for a California couple who plan to retire in three years.
  • Contributor Anne Kates Smith talks with the manager of the undefined Scudder 21st Century Growth fund about changes in his tech-focused, small-cap growth portfolio since the Nasdaq started tumbling in March.

And, of course, we'll have columns from

Jim Cramer


Gary B. Smith

and more.