The Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)(NYSE:BRK-B) annual meeting is like Coachella for investors. But unlike the music festival's attendees, devotees of Berkshire will come away from the event with more than just sunburn and hangovers. Investors will be looking to mine philosophical nuggets from the holding company's guru-CEO, Warren Buffett, and his equally quote-worthy copilot, Vice Chairman Charlie Munger.
Given the chance to speak to Buffett and Munger directly, what might you ask them?
A short-term investor may focus his or her questions on why Berkshire Hathaway has trailed the market in four of the past five years.
But we Fools aren't short-term investors.
Yet we are curious about Buffett and Munger's insights on investing, whether they're about rock-solid Berkshire holdings like Coca-Cola or even if -- gasp -- the company might eventually invest in a tech stock. So we asked some colleagues what they hope to learn from Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting and what they would ask the conglomerate's chiefs were they given the chance to grab the mic:
What's one question you'd like Buffett to address at this year's annual meeting?
Tell us what you'd ask Buffett and Co. in the comments and find links to all our Foolish questions below.
Warren Buffett just bought nearly 9 million shares of this company
Imagine a company that rents a very specific and valuable piece of machinery for $41,000... per hour (that's almost as much as the average American makes in a year!). And Warren Buffett is so confident in this company's can't-live-without-it business model, he just loaded up on 8.8 million shares. An exclusive, brand-new Motley Fool report details this company that already has over 50% market share. Just click HERE to discover more about this industry-leading stock... and join Buffett in his quest for a veritable landslide of profits!
Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool recommends Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.