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Better Buy Right Now: Warren Buffett or AIG?

By David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer - Apr 14, 2013 at 9:00AM

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Would you rather buy Berkshire Hathaway or AIG as a long-term investment?

Warren Buffett's track record and the performance of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B -0.65%) speaks for itself. No can question the high-quality businesses that he has assembled under one umbrella. AIG (AIG -1.71%), on the other hand, served as a prime example of a low-quality and poorly managed business during the financial crisis.

However, as AIG cleans itself up and looks toward the future, is its stock a more attractive long-term play than Buffett's giant? In this video, Motley Fool financials analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer debate which stock offers investors the most opportunity. 

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Stocks Mentioned

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Quote
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
BRK.A
$413,844.10 (-0.48%) $-2,005.90
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Quote
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
BRK.B
$275.69 (-0.65%) $-1.81
American International Group, Inc. Stock Quote
American International Group, Inc.
AIG
$51.13 (-1.71%) $0.89

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