Thoughts on investing in Berkshire? Buffet is great and everything, but past returns aren't imprèssive compared to tech. or banks. Am I missing something?

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A family member (ex hedge fund manager) suggested I put some of my IRA funds in it as a safe/reliable long-term investment. So I own some BRKB, but also some tech, banks, and other stocks - you should always diversify.

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Wait tech companies like WeWork? He likes boring business that fair well in most economic environments. I’d rather buy the stocks that his shares.

FAANG isn’t typical Silicon Valley. Those are business that actually make money.

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