Warren Buffett made an appearance at the "Fortune Most Powerful Women Conference" and while he acknowledged that the financial crisis was like nothing we had ever seen, he nonetheless said he remains very optimistic about the future of the economy:
I know it'll get better. We've been through all kinds of economic problems in this country for a couple hundred years. Our genius in the United States is not in avoiding problems, it's in overcoming problems. We've overcome every problem we've ever faced... Three of four years from now everything will be fine.