Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A - Get Report) (BRK.B - Get Report) has followed a path to its all-time high. From its humble beginnings with a stock price of $2,900 to its high of $270,365 on August 23, 2017, watch as we navigate its rise and the various factors that have led to its success. In 1996, Berkshire Hathaway took over Geico insurance for $2.36 billion and bought Fruit of the Loom in 2002. At Barack Obama's inauguration, the shares dropped to $86,250 but by the time of Donald Trump's inauguration, shares were at $240,280.
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