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.
Right now, we know all about Buffett's big four stocks: Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo, American Express, and IBM. Buffett built up a big position in IBM, even though he's been traditionally leery of tech stocks. This company has performed extremely well as of late, however, and Berkshire now owns 5.5% of shares outstanding. Jason likes the stock as well, and he walks us through the bullish case.
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At the time thisarticle was published Jason Moser and John Reeves both own shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway, International Business Machines, Coca-Cola, and Wells Fargo; and has the following options: short APR 2012 $21.00 puts on Wells Fargo, short APR 2012 $29.00 calls on Wells Fargo, short OCT 2012 $33.00 puts on Wells Fargo, and short OCT 2012 $36.00 calls on Wells Fargo.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmerican Express, Berkshire Hathaway, Coca-Cola, and Wells Fargo & Company. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.
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