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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett gestures during an interview with Liz Claman on the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb., Monday, May 5, 2014.
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett gestures during an interview with Liz Claman on the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb., Monday, May 5, 2014.
(Nati Harnik/AP)

Will Buffett’s legacy be a Berkshire breakup?

The most celebrated investor on the planet shows no signs that he is ready to pack in his remarkable career and devote himself full-time to contract bridge, one his few other passions. But Warren Buffett’s famously devoted followers are beginning to raise serious questions about the direction of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Not after the 83-year-old eventually retires, but right now, while he’s still at the helm of his huge ocean liner of a company.