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What can one share of Berkshire Hathaway buy you?

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren E. Buffett (R) and New York Stock Exchange CEO John Thain (2nd R) applaud during the ringing of the opening bell above the trading floor March 20, 2006 in New York City.

This final note today, in which I confess to sometimes -- in idle moments around here -- perusing the website Buzzfeed.

Saw this today, kind of wish we had thought of it ourselves: A list of what one share of a company's stock might buy you at that company.

(Though earlier today we did enumerate a bunch of the things you could buy with Apple's cash.)

Here's a couple of highlight's from Buzzfeed's stock price list:

  • Lululemon closed at about $67 today, for which you could by a yoga mat.
  • Gap, at $45, gets you one pair of printed shorts.
  • Berkshire Hathaway, at $174,000, with which you could buy 50,000 Dairy Queen Blizzards or 23,000 boxes of See's Candies lollipops.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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