By US Investor: It took me years to understand the true meaning of risk. It comes from Buffett's definition which is - "Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing". The academic definition of risk as beta or standard deviation is woefully inadequate in helping us understand risk. Show More Summary
By Jae Jun: Graham vs Buffett. Both value investors, but both incredibly different. Not just in terms of the stocks they purchased and the way they thought about businesses, but also diversification. The main thing that comes to mind when you compare Graham and Buffett side by side is their investment style. Show More Summary
All-time investing great Warren Buffett is well-known for taking large positions in stocks he likes, and his top holdings naturally include many of the market’s most familiar names. Yet as a
Warren Buffett is one the best investors in the world. He has coined the term mistakes of commission. Basically, mistakes of omission are those situations where you have identified a company to invest in, but you fail to pull the trigger. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett is known as the sage of investing for his quotes on everything from business, life, investing, success, and failure.
Just because Warren Buffett is a billionaire doesn't mean his advice does not apply to the average individual investor.
Warren Buffett is full of insight on how to make money in the stock market. And he has three simple suggestions for how we can all get great returns.
By Jonathan Weber: Among the outstandingly successful investors, Warren Buffett is, in all likelihood, the most famous one. The sage of Omaha bought shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) towards the end of 2012. I will lay out his reasoning...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett loves risk, assuming of course that he can identify and price it. That's likely why he remains a fan of this risk analytics company.
Although they are friends, Bill Gates ignored this critical advice from Warren Buffett.
By Jeff Miller: Can you beat the market? If you think so, you must not believe in the efficient market hypothesis. Join Warren Buffett, who has famously stated that he would be standing on a corner selling pencils from a tin cup if markets were efficient. Show More Summary
By James Saft (Reuters) – Jack Ma and Warren Buffett embody two great and contrasting businesses in finance. One sells lottery tickets and the other sells insurance. Ma pulled off the largest-ever IPO last week when he floated Alibaba in what might be called the most successful lottery in history, at least from the ticket […]
Warren Buffett is famous for his impecable ability to pick profitable stocks, which brought him the title of Oracle of Omaha. However, among the vast portfolio of equity holdings, Buffet’s company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) Hathaway, has one position that is compromising Mr. Show More Summary
Warren Buffett might best be known for his financial advice (which is usually very simple ), but we might also learn a few things from him about productivity and achieving our goals. Read more...
Warren Buffett is a hero of mine. I certainly don’t claim to have his investing knowledge or mental abilities, but I enjoy studying the best of the best in our field of investing. In 1950 at age 20, Buffett had a net worth of $9,800....Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc isn't AIG's biggest competitor and AIG handles all its rivals in a very effective way, former AIG Chief Executive Robert Benmosche told Bloomberg TV. "I think his last ten years isShow More Summary
By Smead Capital Management: A great deal of confusion exists today about the merits of passive investing as compared to well-researched active management. An added layer of confusion arose in March when Warren Buffett explained that 90% of his widow's money would be invested in a low-cost S&P 500 index fund. Show More Summary
A year to the day after welcoming its first affiliate, franchisor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announced the addition of the 1,000th office to its network with the conversion of Torrance, California-based Prudential California Realty. When the three-office, 160-agent firm officially transitions to the brand...
At the Morningstar ETF Conference last week, Eugene Fama dismissed active management as a “fallacy,” saying that passive management is the only rational response to an efficient market. Not surprisingly, active managers have a thing or two to say in response to Fama. Today, Bill Smead, chief investment officer of Smead Capital Management, has a [...]
Avenue Capital Says Raising 200 Million Pounds for Debt Fund (BusinessWeek) Avenue Capital Group LLC, the U.S. hedge fund founded by billionaire Marc Lasry and his sister Sonia Gardner, said it plans to raise 200 million pounds ($328 million) for a fund buying European corporate loans and distressed debt. Avenue Capital Credit Opportunities Ltd. will […]