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Berkshire Hathaway’s Stock Price Is Too Much for Computers – The Wall Street Journal

Warren Buffett won’t split shares, which are fast approaching Nasdaq’s limit

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is trading at more than $421,000 per Class A share, and the market is optimistic. Thats a problem.
The price has grown so high, it has nearly hit the maximum number that can be stored in one common way exchange computers handle digits.
On Tuesday, Nasdaq Inc. temporarily suspended broadcasting prices for Class A shares of Berkshire over several popular data feeds. Such feeds provide real-time price updates for a number of online brokerages and finance websites.
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