Bull vs. Bear: Berkshire Hathaway

With his 82nd birthday right around the corner and his recent admission of prostate cancer, Warren Buffett is nearing the end of his nearly 40 years as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A  ) (NYSE: BRK-B  ) . The Oracle of Omaha, one of the top investors and businessmen of his generation, has set a succession plan in motion. Yet with plenty of uncertainty around the management transition and the reality that, at $200 billion, Berkshire's best growth days are behind it, can Berkshire Hathaway still be a market-beating stock?

Fools Buck Hartzell and Matthew Argersinger debate. Watch the following video to get their insights and let us know in the comments section below what side you're on. And if you have another stock you'd like to see Fool analysts do a bull-bear discussion on, let us know that, too!

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