Berkshire Hathaway Acts as S&P 500 Index Fund

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Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- In today’s “Chart of the Day,” Bloomberg’s Alix Steel looks at the performance of Berkshire Hathaway in relation to the S&P 500. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.”

Most successful investors in the world and he is best known for value investing.

Another thing you might be known for -- index fund.

Bloomberg correspondent alix steel has more details on this.

When you think of warren buffett, you think of conservative investment and companies we eat or use, newspapers, razor blades, but when it comes to berkshire hathaway's performance, you might want to look at the s&p. class a stock versus the s&p over the last year, you can see they pretty much move in tandem, semper class b shares, which were actively traded.

To have a correlation of almost one.

Buffett is a laws that index or because his stock picks wind up mirroring the market benchmarks.

Paris goes one step forward and says do not waste your time in investing in a closet index.

He says the spy is one of the largest etf's in the world and is actually the better bet.

I should point out that over time, berkshire hathaway has trumped the s&p, over 30 years of, over 4000%. what do companies in the u.s. and europe.

It offers a different diversification than just looking at the s&p. alix steel, thank you on that.

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