Warren Buffett's track record and the performance of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway speaks for itself. No can question the high-quality businesses that he has assembled under one umbrella. AIG , on the other hand, served as a prime example of a low-quality and poorly managed business during the financial crisis.
However, as AIG cleans itself up and looks toward the future, is its stock a more attractive long-term play than Buffett's giant? In this video, Motley Fool financials analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer debate which stock offers investors the most opportunity.
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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