The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Inv...
John Wiley & Sons: An updated edition of the bestselling collection of timeless wisdom from the world′s greatest investor Readers of Warren Buffett′s letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders have gained an enormously valuable informal education in the art of investing. Broad in scope and long on wisdom, Buffett′s letters explain his principles on sound investing, selecting managers, valuing businesses, using financial information profitably, and other vital topics for investors. This newly updated Fourth Edition includes Buffett′s latest wisdom on such topics as the financial crisis, the housing bubble, corporate governance, Berkshire Hathaway′s acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the role of oversight in heavily regulated industries, today′s best investing opportunities, and the weaknesses of popular option valuation models. Features investing advice in plain English from one of the world′s most legendary investors Includes Buffett′s insights on the current financial crisis and recession Offers new and potent insight on good corporate governance and other issues vital to executives and managers For investors, corporate executives, managers, and Buffett fans, The Essays of Warren Buffett, Fourth Edition features the kind of wisdom on investing, finance, and leadership that can be found nowhere else.
From the Back Cover
A gold mine of investing advice from the most successful investor in history When Warren Buffett speaks, people around the world listen. And with good reason: Buffett, or "The Sage of Omaha" as he is popularly known, is arguably, the most successful investor in history. How successful? In addition to being one of the wealthiest people in the world, with a personal fortune currently estimated at US$60 billion, he was named the "Top Money Manager of the Twentieth Century" by the prestigious Carson Group, and he was listed among Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the world. Through three successive editions, The Essays of Warren Buffett has maintained its stature as the definitive guide to Buffett's investment philosophy, and this Fourth Edition of that international bestseller is no exception. Fully revised and updated to include Buffett's views on recent events, both within the financial arena and beyond, this edition, like its predecessors, features commentaries by internationally recognized Warren Buffett expert, Lawrence Cunningham. As reviewersincluding Warren Buffett himselfhave noted, Professor Cunningham's commentaries are a priceless source of insight and sound advice for all serious investors. " The book on Buffett. A superb job." Forbes "Extraordinary." Money "A classic on value investing and the definitive source on Buffett." Financial Times One of "the smartest books we know." Fortune
About the Author
Lawrence A. Cunningham is a Professor at George Washington University, Washington, DC, and a leading authority on value investing. He originally prepared this collection as the centrepiece of a symposium featuring Buffett's letters, held when he was Director of The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance at Cardozo Law School, New York City. His numerous books include What Is Value Investing? , Outsmarting the Smart Money , and How to Think Like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett .