We all admire Warren Buffett. We would do well to learn from his example. We might even look at his holdings as a starting point for investing ideas. But anyone who buys stocks because of a prediction of what Buffett might buy next is asking for trouble.
The Fool's Matt Koppenheffer has more in the following video.
Thanks to the savvy of investing legend Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's book value per share has grown a mind-blowing 586,817% over the past 48 years. But with Buffett aging and Berkshire rapidly evolving, is this insurance conglomerate still a buy today? In The Motley Fool's premium report on the company, Berkshire expert Joe Magyer provides investors with key reasons to buy as well as important risks to watch out for. Click here now for instant access to Joe's take on Berkshire!
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