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2 Things That Could Undermine Warren Buffett's Empire

By David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer – Mar 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

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Warren Buffett's energy business and reinsurance business could ultimately feel some pain.

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The service aims to identify businesses trading a deep discounts to their true values -- such recommendations have included Berkshire Hatahway (BRK.A -2.76%) (BRK.B -2.81%), Markel , Bank of America, and even non-traditional value stocks like

Joe Magyer is the lead advisor of the Inside Value service. Joe recently sat down with the guys from The Motley Fool's everything-financial show, Where the Money Is, to discuss a wide range of topics. The guys discuss long-term business risks to the Berkshire Hathaway business model, the genius behind Markel, and lessons Joe has learned since moving to Australia in early 2013.

In this segment of the interview, Joe addresses two possible risks that could strike Berkshire Hathaway's long-term potential. 

David Hanson owns shares of Markel. Joe Magyer owns shares of, Berkshire Hathaway, and Markel. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, and Markel. The Motley Fool recommends, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, and Markel. The Motley Fool owns shares of, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, and Markel. 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.

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