This Day In Market History: Warren Buffett Buys First Shares Of Berkshire Hathaway

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By the time Buffett bought his first 2,000 shares of Berkshire Hathaway, he’d already been trading about 21 years.

But his play in the former textile manufacturing company has become his most significant.

Buffett bought in at $7.50 a share, and with the Class A stock now worth $297,240, the initial, $15,000 investment is valued around $594,480,000, representing returns of about 39,631 percent…. CLICK for complete article