Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)…the Best Investments for the Next Half-Decade

Berkshire isn’t lacking in stock ideas, either. In 2011, Berkshire started picking up shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) like nobody’s business. Now Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) owns 6.1% of the company. The stock has gained about 15% since Buffett started buying.

The management of the well-diversified conglomerate of exceptional businesses hasn’t lost its touch at capital allocation, which will ultimately be the driver of future growth.

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I think these could be among the best investments over the next half-decade. In fact, I’ve made outperform CAPScalls on both stocks. Do you think these stocks are great bets for the next five years? What are some of your favorite bets?a

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