Published in the Baltimore Business Journal on August 15, 2019
Warren Buffett. Whether you are a day-trader, or you don’t know the first thing about the stock market, odds are you have heard of him. Arguably the world’s most famous investor of all-time, he is best known for his uncanny ability to pick stocks for the company he acquired more than 50 years ago, Berkshire Hathaway. Whenever he is featured live on one of the major news outlets, Wall Street, financial advisors, and even the general public give their attention to listen.
But, since the end of the 2008 financial crisis which marked the beginning of the current bull-market, Warren Buffett has lagged the S&P 500. How much exactly?