Inside The Investments Of Warren Buffett

Author: Yefei Lu
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231541686
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Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the twentieth century's most profitable, trendsetting companies. But how did they know they were making the right investments? What did Buffet and his partners look for in an up-and-coming company, and how can others replicate their approach? A gift to Buffett followers who have long sought a pattern to the investor's success, Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett presents the most detailed analysis to date of Buffet's long-term investment portfolio. Yefei Lu, an experienced investor, starts with Buffett's interest in the Sanborn Map Company in 1958 and tracks nineteen more of his major investments in companies like See's Candies, the Washington Post, GEICO, Coca-Cola, US Air, Wells Fargo, and IBM. Accessing partnership letters, company documents, annual reports, third-party references, and other original sources, Lu pinpoints what is unique about Buffett's timing, instinct, use of outside knowledge, and postinvestment actions, and he identifies what could work well for all investors in companies big and small, domestic and global. His substantial chronology accounts for broader world events and fluctuations in the U.S. stock market, suggesting Buffett's most important trait may be the breadth of his expertise.

Being Warren Buffett

Author: Nic Liberman
Editor: Hardie Grant Books
ISBN: 1743582641
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Is there a secret to Warren Buffett's success? Surprisingly, little is known about what really makes Warren Buffett so extraordinarily successful as an investor. So Nic Liberman set out to uncover the essence of his genius and, along the way, found that this cheerful billionaire has a unique combination of character traits. Being Warren Buffett is not a guide to investing. It is a thought-provoking investigation into the value of self-awareness, and how pairing our personalities to our endeavours could be the key to leading a fulfilling life.

Of Permanent Value

Author: Andrew Kilpatrick
Editor: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9780071370806
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A thorough update and expansion of the biography of the world's greatest investor, chock full of fascinating facts, compelling stories and almost 300 rare photos. The new edition includes a complete update on Buffett's latest investments, including his purchase of Executive Jet and General Re. The key is that despite some recent difficulties, Buffett remains one of the most important investors of the 20th century. His record of success, which can be traced back more than three decades, is the longest of just about any other investor in history.

The Warren Buffett Shareholder

Author: Lawrence A. Cunningham
Editor: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 0857197010
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In this engaging collection of stories, 43 veterans of the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting explain why throngs attend year after year. Beyond the famous Q&A with Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, these experts reveal the Berkshire Meeting as a community gathering of fun, fellowship and learning. The contributors whisk readers through the exciting schedule of surrounding events--book signings, panel discussions and social gatherings--and share the pulse of this distinctive corporate culture. Spanning decades, the book offers glimpses of the past and ideas of what lies ahead. To learn about what makes Buffett’s shareholders tick and all the happenings at the Berkshire Meeting, and to reminisce about past Meetings, make this delightful book your companion. Includes work by these bestselling authors: - Robert Hagstrom - Robert Miles - Jason Zweig - Joel Greenblatt - Vitally Katsenelson - Jeff Matthews - Charlie Tian - Whitney Tilson - Prem Jain - Karen Linder

The Tao Of Warren Buffett

Author: Mary Buffett
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416544267
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A collection of pithy and inspiring sayings from America's favorite businessman that reveal his secrets of success Like the sayings of the ancient Chinese philospher Lao-tzu, Warren Buffett's worldly wisdom is deceptively simple and enormously powerful in application. In The Tao of Warren Buffett, Mary Buffett -- author of three books on Warren Buffett's investment methods -- joins noted Buffettologist and international lecturer David Clark to bring you Warren Buffett's smartest, funniest, and most memorable sayings with an eye toward revealing the life philosophy and the investment strategies that have made Warren Buffett, and the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, so enormously wealthy. Warren Buffett's investment achievements are unparalleled. He owes his success to hard work, integrity, and that most elusive commodity of all, common sense. The quotations in this book exemplify Warren's practical strategies and provide useful illustrations for every investor -- large or small -- and models everyone can follow. The quotes are culled from a variety of sources, including personal conversations, corporate reports, profiles, and interviews. The authors provide short explanations for each quote and use examples from Buffett's own business transactions whenever possible to illustrate his words at work. As Warren says: "You should invest in a business that even a fool can run, because someday a fool will." "With enough inside information and a million dollars, you can go broke in a year." "No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant." "Our method is very simple. We just try to buy businesses with good-to-superb underlying economics run by honest and able people and buy them at sensible prices. That's all I'm trying to do." The Tao of Warren Buffett inspires, amuses, sharpens the mind, and offers priceless investment savvy that anyone can take to the bank. This irresistibly browsable and entertaining book is destined to become a classic.

Benjamin Graham On Value Investing

Author: Janet Lowe
Editor: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140255348
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Examines Graham's investment theories in the context of his life and work, exploring how he became one of the world's most influential investors

The Warren Buffett Ceo

Author: Robert P. Miles
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471430452
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The first book to fully explore the Warren Buffet investment philosophy introduces readers to the strategies and fundamentals adopted by this successful management team.

The Midas Touch

Author: John Train
Editor: Harpercollins
ISBN:
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The investment formula of Warren Buffett--the only member of Forbes 400's billionaire group to earn his money solely from investments. From the author of The Money Masters.

The Winning Investment Habits Of Warren Buffett George Soros

Author: Mark Tier
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466852771
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Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn, and George Soros all started with nothing---and made billion-dollar fortunes solely by investing. But their investment strategies are so widely divergent, what could they possibly have in common? As Mark Tier demonstrates in this insightful book, the secrets that made Buffet, Icahn, and Soros the world's three richest investors are the same mental habits and strategies they all practice religiously. However, these are mental habits and strategies that fly in the face of Wall Street's conventional mindset. For example: -Buffett, Icahn, and Soros do not diversify. When they buy, they buy as much as they can. -They're not focused on the profits they expect to make. Going in, they're not investing for the money at all. -They don't believe that big profits involve big risks. In fact, they're far more focused on not losing money than making it. -Wall Street research reports? They never read them. They're not interested in what other people think. Indeed, Buffett says he only reads analyst reports when he needs a laugh. In The Winning Investment Habits of Warren Buffett & George Soros you can discover how the mental habits that guided your last investment decision stack up against those of Buffett, Icahn, and Soros. Then learn exactly how you can apply the wealth-building secrets of the world's richest investors to transform your own investment results.

Warren Buffett Speaks

Author: Janet Lowe
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470189819
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When Warren Buffett Speaks. . . people listen. "If people want to improve their investing skills, it has to help to study how the Master does it. This short book outlines Buffett's philosophy and techniques." —Peter S. Lynch, Fidelity Investments "Common sense with a deft irony . . ." —John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and author, The Little Book of Common Sense Investing "It was Warren Buffett's thoughts and philosophy that first captivated investors. Janet Lowe has done us all a great service by collecting and arranging Warren Buffett's wit and wisdom in an easy-to-read and enjoyable book." —Robert G. Hagstrom, Portfolio Manager, Legg Mason Growth Trust mutual fund, and author, The Warren Buffett Way, Second Edition "A must-read. Buffett's wit and wisdom is a roadmap for anyone looking to succeed in business, investing, and life." —Steve Halpern, Editor, www.thestockadvisors.com