Should Berkshire Hathaway Be in the Dow?

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, discusses topics across the investing world.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is one of the largest companies in America. Yet, it's not in the Dow. Anand gives his thoughts on whether Berkshire deserves to be included on this list of iconic companies.

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