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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's Top Stock Holdings: How to Trade Them

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today we're going to look at how to trade the top five stock holdings in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) portfolio.

These holdings are Wells Fargo (WFC - Get Report) , Coca Cola (KO - Get Report) , International Business Machines (IBM) , American Express (AXP) and Procter & Gamble (PG) .

Last week class A shares of Berkshire Hathaway traded to an all-time intraday high of $205,169.00, while the class B shares (BRK.B) hit an intraday high of $136.82.

The top five holdings represent 66% of the Berkshire portfolio, and four are components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which set an all-time intraday high at 17,151.56 on July 17.

Courtesy of MetaStock Xenith

The weekly chart for the Dow Jones Industrial Average shows the index above its five-week modified moving average at 16,793 but with declining 12x3x3 weekly slow stochastics. The uptrend going back to the low in March 2009 through the low of October 2011 comes in at 14,766 this week with the 200-week simple moving average at 13,761. I show a monthly pivot at 16,871 with quarterly and semiannual risky levels at 17,753 and 18,533, respectively. The downside risk is to semiannual and annual value levels at 16,301 and 14,835, respectively.

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