Description : With an insider's view of the mind of the master, Mary Buffett and David Clark have written a simple guide for reading financial statements from Buffett's successful perspective. They clearly outline Warren Buffett's strategies in a way that will appeal to newcomers and seasoned Buffettologists alike. Inspired by the seminal work of Buffett's mentor, Benjamin Graham, this book presents Buffett's interpretation of financial statements with anecdotes and quotes from the master investor himself. Destined to become a classic in the world of investment books, Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements is the perfect companion volume to The New Buffettology and The Tao of Warren Buffett.
Description : Warren Buffett's Stock Portfoliois the first book to take readers deep into Warren Buffett's investment portfolio. Each of Buffett's current stock investments is analyzed in detail with information as to why Buffett found these attractive businesses and how he determined that they are good long-term investments. Each company will analyzed using the criteria outlined in Buffettologyand Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements. The reader can then apply these techniques to a variety of other stocks and see if they meet Buffett's criteria. Although information about Warren Buffett's stock portfolio is available on-line, it is merely listings of the stocks Warren owns. No one else explains the criteria Warren uses to determine how and when to buy and sell. In addition this book will include stocks that are too new to be on-line. The authors will also look at a few top-performing stocks that Warren has sold in the last ten years.
Description : Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach him to arbitrage, and he will eat for a lifetime' Warren Buffett Warren Buffett and the Art of the Stock Arbitrageis the first book to explore the secret world of Buffett's arbitrage and special situations investing. Long considered one of the most powerful and profitable of Buffett's investment operations, but the least understood, these special types of investments have been the edge that has made Warren Buffett the world's greatest investor. This book examines Buffett's special brand of arbitrage investing,which involves taking advantage of short term price discrepancies that often occur when one company offers to buy another companyary Buffett and David Clark, the authors of four best-selling books on Warren Buffett's investment methods, take the reader deep into the world of Buffett's arbitrage and special situation operations, giving us his strategies, his equations for determining value, and dozens of examples of his investments in this very lucrative segment of Buffett's investment operations. They offer detailed analysis and explanations of Buffett's arbitrage and special situations operations and techniques for the first time ever.
Description : Timeless Investing Strategies for Any Economy For five decades, Warren Buffett has been making himself one of the wealthiest men in the world, amassing more than 30 billion dollars by investing in the stock market. Remarkably, he did it by spurning popular Wall Street trends, adhering instead to his own unique discipline, one the world has come to know as Buffettology. In The Buffettology Workbook, internationally acclaimed writer and lecturer Mary Buffett has again joined forces with David Clark, the world's leading authority on Warren Buffett's investment methods, to create an in-depth, step-by-step guide to the concepts and equations Warren Buffett uses to create fantastic wealth. Here you will learn: The difference between a great company and a great undervalued company How the short-sightedness of Wall Street pundits can work to your advantage Where to look for investments with long-term, consistent, and extraordinary growth potential To perform the same financial calculations Buffett uses, and apply them to stocks you'd like to buy
Description : 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.
Description : This book provides a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of academic and practitioner approaches to equity security valuation. Guided by historical and philosophical insights, conventional academic wisdom surrounding the ergodic properties of stochastic processes is challenged. In addition, the implications of a general stochastic interpretation of equity security valuation are provided. Valuation of Equity Securities will also be a good reference source for students and professionals interested in the theoretical and practical applications of equity securities.
Description : The book is divided into several sections covering Warren Buffett's personal business management: . Managing one's life - focuses on Buffett's insistence on a good education, picking one's heroes early in life, and staying away from things that damage you personally. The authors also discuss Buffett's belief that challenges make life interesting. . Managing One's Career - Buffett believes that you should work at something that you are passionate about. Do what you like and you will find a way to make money. Do what you hate and you will be miserable even if you are rich. . Managing Employees - place honesty on the same level as intelligence as a managerial attribute. How to keep managers inspired and working hard. . Managing the Business - Buffett has learned that companies that have a durable competitive advantage over their competitors consistently earn more money year after year and are the easiest to manage. . Managing of Personal Money - discover the simple rules that Buffett uses for buying other businesses and how he has incorporated them into his own personal investment style.
Description : Discover success in finance as you examine today's most relevant financial concepts in PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE, Fourth Edition, by leading authors Besley/Brigham. This reader-friendly, practical survey text combines coverage of financial markets and institutions, investments, and managerial finance with an emphasis on the financial tools you need for personal financial success. You will immediately see the relevance and value of the information you are learning. New features in each chapter clearly demonstrate how topics relate to your personal financial needs and can influence both immediate and long-term common financial decisions. Expanded coverage of spreadsheets within relevant chapters, appendices, and an end-of-book tutorial ensure you know how to maximize this critical tool for financial decisions. Find the diversity of coverage and practical financial strengths for success in today's course and your future beyond with Besley/Brigham's PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE, Fourth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Berkshire Hathaway, the $300 billion conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, is among the world's largest and most famous corporations. Yet, for all its power and celebrity, few people understand Berkshire, and many assume it cannot survive without Buffett. This book proves them wrong. In a comprehensive portrait of the corporate culture that unites Berkshire's subsidiaries, Lawrence A. Cunningham unearths the traits that assure the conglomerate's continued prosperity. Riveting stories of each subsidiary's origins, triumphs, and journey to Berkshire reveal how managers generate economic value from intangibles like thrift, integrity, entrepreneurship, autonomy, and a sense of permanence. Rich with lessons for those wishing to profit from the Berkshire model, this engaging book is a valuable read for entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, family business members, and investors, and it is an important resource for scholars of corporate stewardship. General readers will enjoy learning how an iconoclastic businessman transformed a struggling textile company into a corporate legacy.