Are you scared of the super-fast, stock-trading robots? Warren Buffett isn't. The Oracle of Omaha recently told CNBC that high-frequency trading "doesn't make a difference if you own stocks for long periods of time." 

In the video below, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss high-frequency trading and Buffett's bold proclamation. If stock market robots have your blood pressure soaring, this HFT breakdown may be just what the doctor ordered. 

Thanks to the savvy of investing legend Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's book value per share has grown a mind-blowing 586,817% over the past 48 years. But with Buffett aging and Berkshire rapidly evolving, is this insurance conglomerate still a buy today? In The Motley Fool's premium report on the company, Berkshire expert Joe Magyer provides investors with key reasons to buy as well as important risks to watch out for. Click here now for instant access to Joe's take on Berkshire!

 

The article Buffett's Right: Don't Fear the Robot Overlords originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool recommends Berkshire Hathaway and Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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