What Did Warren Buffett Just Spend $5.6 Billion On?


The following video is from Thursday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Andy Cross and Matt Koppenheffer discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Shares of NV Energy rose more than 22% Thursday morning on news that it's being acquired by Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary MidAmerican Energy. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett says NV Energy is a great fit. What does the deal mean for investors? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the move.

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