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Warren Buffett


Top 10 Posts from 2021: The Buffett Indicator, GameStop, Inflation!

What articles most resonated with readers in 2021? Aswath Damodaran on the COVID crucible, career tips from Eric Sim, CFA, and more.

Book Review: Warren Buffett

This should not be a one-time read but rather a guide for the rest of one’s investing career.

Top 10 Posts from 2019: Damodaran, Marks, Shiller, and Buffett

The leading Enterprising Investor articles from 2019 feature insights from some of the top luminaries in all of finance.

Warren Buffett: The Greatest Factor Investor of All Time?

From a factor perspective, what has driven Berkshire Hathaway's outperformance?

Book Review: Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett

In four parts, author Yefei Lu covers specific cases from Warren Buffett’s career. Lu digs through old annual reports, Moody’s Investors Service manuals, and partnership letters to provide the reader with the key data points and metrics that Buffett would have seen when he first researched the 20 businesses. This kind of valuation work should be of great interest to equity analysts and value-minded portfolio managers.

Does the Buffett Bet Signal the End of Active Management?

Warren Buffett and Protégé Partners entered into a 10-year bet on whether an index fund would outperform a portfolio of hedge funds. With two years remaining, Buffett leads by a wide margin. So what does that mean for the active vs. passive debate?

The C-Suite Speaks: Warren’s Wisdom

Last week was a slow one for earnings calls, but Warren Buffett did do an interview with CNBC that featured classic Buffett wisdom.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Family Businesses, Pensions, and the Gekko Effect

Most studies of the impact of family ownership indicate that, on balance, family control is a good thing for stockholders. Family-controlled firms typically maintain a long-term perspective and strong balance sheets, and boast corporate cultures that have won the admiration of Warren Buffett. Credit Suisse has added to the body of research on family-controlled firms with the recent release of The Family Business Model, a global study which sought to better understand why family-run businesses outperform.

Weekend Reads for Global Investors: What Drove Chinese Stocks Up 128% Last Year?

By now you might have seen the sensational headlines from all major financial news outlets: The Chinese stock market has finally crashed!