Fast Money Madness: Goldman Sachs vs. Berkshire Hathaway


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Tonight, we bring you the showdown you’ve been waiting days for! Goldman Sachs (GS) vs Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) Yes, the legendary Wall Street firm is going head-to-head with “The Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett.

The winner takes a spot in our final four. But first, take a look at how they got here.


Round 1:

Berkshire Hathaway vs. Fortress (FIG) Dylan Ratigan said veteran Berkshire Hathaway slowing it down on Fortress and ultimately winning a blowout 4-0 among the traders

Round 2:

Berkshire Hathaway vs. JP Morgan (JPM) Dylan Ratigan said Warren Buffett, leader of the top seeded Berkshire Hathaway sending home JP Morgan one of the oldest names in the business.

Sweet 16:.

Berkshire Hathaway vs. Morgan Stanley (MS) Eric Bolling said at $108k per share it’s a steal. Own it. Dylan declared the #1 seed the winner and BRK advanced to the elite 8, setting up an extraordinary match up.


Round 1:

Goldman Sachs vs Citigroup(C ) Dylan Ratigan said that Citigroup falls in the first round to Goldman Sachs.

Round 2:

Goldman Sachs vs. AIG (AIG) Dylan Ratigan said the #10 seed Goldman Sachs proved it wasn't affected by the sub prime injury bug and took down the # 2 seed in the category AIG.

Sweet 16:

Goldman Sachs vs. Aetna (AET) Dylan Ratigan said Goldman is smoking Aetna, and GS advances to the elite 8. It wasn’t even close. An unadulterated blowout!

TONIGHT’S MATCH-UP Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) vs Goldman Sachs (GS)

Guy Adami says BRK was an unbelievable stock, but they’re old. GS is his pick.

Tim Strazzini says BRK is a better stock for the balance of the year.

Jeff Macke picks BRK because Warren Buffet is much faster money.

Eric Bolling goes with GS because they are the best traders in the world.

In a tie, The Commissioner decides. Dylan Ratigan says Warren Buffet has simply made too much money and BRK advances.


Questions? Comments?

*The teams were seeded using analyst ranking data from the Wall Street blog

Trader disclosure:
On MAR 27, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders Bolling Owns (XOM), (NMX),(DIS), Gold, Silver, Soybeans, is Short Natural Gas, is Short Corn. Strazzini owns (SNDK), (MER),(MO), (NBG), (TIN), (WMT), (YHOO)