Legendary Investor Warren Buffett
's Berkshire returns beat the S&P 500 in 2012. In this video, Bloomberg analyzes Berkshire's performance vs. the S&P 500 in 2012. Buffett was able to beat the S&P 500 even without any big elephant acquisitions. His $88 billion dollar of stock portfolio was the key driver of Berkshire's performance. Wells Fargo (WFC
), American Express (AXP
) and Bank of America (BAC
) were the keys stocks which drove the performance. Performance was also driven by some good stock picks by Buffett's new hires Todd Combs and Ted Weschler
Credit and source: www.bloomberg.com, Bloomberg
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