The probability that you or I will be the next Warren Buffett is about 1 in 7 billion -- the latter is roughly the population of the planet earth. And even that likely overstates our chances, given that Buffett is arguably not only the greatest investor alive today, but perhaps the greatest of all time.
The fact that few investors will ever replicate his success doesn't mean, however, that we can't learn from him. And one of the best ways to do this is to simply examine his portfolio. With this in mind, the following infographic offers a cursory look at Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK-A) equity portfolio and how well its own stock has performed over the last couple decades.
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