Five stocks Buffett might buy, if he could

We assembled bits of wisdom from Warren Buffett and found a blueprint for stock picking

Karen Wallace 28 May, 2019 | 2:00PM

"Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill." --Warren Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett is probably as famous for analogies like these as he is for his success as an investor. You can find Buffett quotes about life and money on everything from decorative plaques to needlepoint pillows.

But what's so compelling about these little bits of wisdom is that they often contain a simplified blueprint of Buffett's success in one concise and witty package.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B182.90 USD2.29
Expeditors International of Washington Inc77.58 USD0.74
Ingersoll-Rand PLC91.64 USD1.50
Jack Henry & Associates Inc181.53 USD-0.42
Magellan Midstream Partners LP41.02 USD1.56
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc232.23 USD-1.57

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Karen Wallace

Karen Wallace  Karen Wallace, CFP® is Morningstar’s director of investor education.

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