The Smartest Move Warren Buffett Ever Made

With the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting this weekend, we pose a bunch of Foolish questions for leaders Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.

Matt Koppenheffer
Matt Koppenheffer
Jun 1, 2014 at 9:27AM
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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 come away from the event with more than just sunburn and hangovers. Investors look 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 the smartest move Buffett ever made?

Tell us what you'd ask Buffett and Co. in the comments and find links to all our Foolish questions below.

 

What would you ask Warren Buffett at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting?

What's one stock you'd like to hear Buffett talk about?


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