The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.
We've heard a lot from Buffett over the past week. In his recent letter, Berkshire Hathaway seems to be doing well, and its investments have been performing well. Why then has its stock been underperforming over the past two years? Jason and John consider some reasons, and then wonder whether now is a good time to pick up shares.
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