Stocks to Watch Now: and Berkshire Hathaway

In this segment from Tuesday's Investor Beat, Motley Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Mike Olsen each discuss one stock popping up on their radar this week. Mike looks at the curiosity that is (NASDAQ: AMZN  ) , the behemoth that defies all prediction of how big it can one day get. Meanwhile, Morgan points out that at just around 1.3 times book value, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B  ) is one of the last places investors can go for value on the market today.

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  • Report this Comment On April 15, 2014, at 11:21 PM, DukeMontrose wrote:

    With respect,can this fool introduce a couple of "novel" concepts into our discussion?

    I mean, the idea that multi-baggers, like AMZN, also have a season for everything = including maturing, after a long ascent. In other words = everything has an end.

    (except the sausage which has two, as per old-time Viennese wags).

    Maturity= where the momentum of past rapid expansion still carries on but slows, then stops at some point.

    The other?

    When management has repeatedly pleaded guilty to criminal + other charges, this old fashioned fool considers it a criminal enterprise, to be shunned as a leper. Especially as the criminal conduct has zero consequences. The criminals are still in charge, collecting their multi-bagger compensations!

    Nay, Wall Street keeps rewarding them = by issuing repeated buy recos for their criminal enterprises.

    Call me a hopelessly outdated old fool.

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