The 2016 Global Edition of “How To Invest Like Warren Buffett” is now available on Amazon Kindle. Discover the wisdom of Warren Buffett, the world’s greatest wealth creator.
“We don’t play trends – they just don’t mean that much. There is too much money to be made year to year rather than waiting for the big trends to impose themselves.” Warren Buffett.
Alec Hogg is a veteran financial journalist and publisher of BizNews.com. He is seasoned pilgrim to Warren Buffett’s annual Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting, and an expert on the investment philosophy of Warren Buffett.
What’s Inside This Book
1. Hard-wired for Capitalism
Learn about the young Buffett and what shaped him into an investment master.
2. Benjamin Graham – and the Book that Changed Buffett’s Life
Read about Benjamin Graham, the investment genius who became Buffett’s greatest influence.
3. Cigar-butt investing
What ‘cigar-butt’ investing is all about and how Graham, and subsequently Buffett applied it to investments.
4. The Margin of Safety
Buffett believes that the margin of safety is the “the central concept of investment”. What is it and how it works.
5. Mr Market – Don’t Serve Him
By letting Mr Market influence decisions, you are allowing yourself to be affected by what Buffett describes as ‘other peoples’ errors of judgment’.
6. Fisher and Munger – Buffett’s Other Major Influencers
Learn how Phil Fisher, the “investment scientist”, and Charlie Munger, Buffet’s business partner for half a century, affect Buffett’s investment decisions.
7. The Berkshire Hathaway Story
How Buffett turned a poor investment in textile company Berkshire Hathaway into an investment house that is now the fifth most valuable company in the world.
8. Buying Smart – See’s Candy and GEICO
There are two amazing businesses that, together with the insurance operations, have been the backbone of the Berkshire business over many years. One is a chocolates-in-the-box operation called See’s Candy, which Buffett calls “a prototype of a dream business”, the other is motor insurance business GEICO.
9, Buffett’s Big Four Share Investments
Buffett’s “Big Four” stocks account for 60 per cent of the value of the company’s 7-billion share portfolio. Read about each of the “Big Four”.
10. Buffett’s Investment Basics
Buffett’s belief is that private investors have an advantage over professionals – as long as they do their homework. Found out why.
11. Becoming a Superior Investor
Many of Buffett’s principles are common sense. Provided you follow his investment guidelines, anyone with even a sliver of life experience will be able to avoid many of the share market pitfalls.
12. The Rarest Event – Buffett Calls the Market
Buffett refuses to call markets. Well, most of the time. The exceptions are so rare they’re worth revisiting.
13. Katharine Graham and the Media Business
Buffett’s thoughts, insights and wisdom about the Media Business.
14. Buffett on Life
For many, the real appeal of Warren Buffett stretches far beyond his sensible, wealth-creating investment advice. Buffett’s accessibility, humility and old-fashioned Midwest values make him a role model for millions of people around the world.
Buffett’s views on a range of subjects, from derivatives to acquisitions.