Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) suffered a rare "loss" vs. the S&P 500 in 2011, slipping 4.7%...

|About: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A)|By:, SA News Editor

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) suffered a rare "loss" vs. the S&P 500 in 2011, slipping 4.7% while the index ended the year unchanged. Still, since 1990, Berkshire has gained about 17-fold while the S&P has nearly quadrupled, highlighting the tough task new investment manager Ted Weschler may face should he succeed Warren Buffett.