Warren Buffett tells our Becky Quick, with a chuckle, that maybe he has "lost his touch" as some critics have suggested, after a 30 percent decline in Berkshire Hathaway stock over the past 12 months.
But, the way he sees it, Berkshire beat the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 index, making it not such a bad year after all.
Berkshire's book value, Buffett's favored measure, fell 9.6 percent in 2008. The S&P's decline was much greater: down 37.0 percent.
Here's Becky's report from this morning's Squawk Box, including an extensive excerpt of her on-camera conversation with Buffett over the weekend:
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