Buffett's Right: Don't Fear the Robot Overlords

Are you scared of the super-fast, stock-trading robots? Warren Buffett isn't. The Oracle of Omaha recently told CNBC that high-frequency trading "doesn't make a difference if you own stocks for long periods of time." 

In the video below, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss high-frequency trading and Buffett's bold proclamation. If stock market robots have your blood pressure soaring, this HFT breakdown may be just what the doctor ordered. 

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  • Report this Comment On March 07, 2013, at 10:17 PM, BDF958 wrote:

    Of course he is right, technically. Where he is wrong is that you won't have his patience, ability to move markets, and deep pockets to recover when the @£$ hit the fans. So while he is correct, you will prove him wrong. And let's say you win a couple times, then you start believing you are him, double down and pouf, its all gone. Another article, piece of advice to fool you into thinking you can invest like Buffet.

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