The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA discusses topics across the investing world.

Really, does Warren Buffett really secretly hope his stocks crash? Yes, everything but the "secretly" part, at least. In his latest shareholder letter, Buffett lays out why he hopes for low share prices on stocks he already owns. Anand explains why both Buffett and Buffett's mentor, Ben Graham, can think this way.

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