Billionaire investor Warren Buffett announced he will buy $3 billion in G.E. preferred stock, "G.E. is the symbol of American business to the world... They have strong global brands and businesses with which I am quite familiar. I am confident that GE will continue to be successful in the years to come.” G.E.'s stocks dropped this morning. Eight days ago, he invested $5 billion in Goldman Sachs. In the meantime, the Senate will vote on bailout legislation tonight and stocks are basically unchanged from yesterday.