Tag: Warren Buffett

The Last Double


No one is intuitive with compound interest. Learn some helpers.

Investment Basics


You invest to earn what you need. The market is a flawed indicator of your success

Understanding Investing


Buffett has a fascinating view of investing and investments.

Homelessness and Investing


What do you do with homeless dollars?

A Different Application Of GAAP


In February 2001, legendary financial writer Carol Loomis, commented on Warren Buffett’s age in a piece for Fortune.  Jack Welch was just retiring at GE and the question of Buffett’s retirement was implicit.  How long should the chairman remain? I wrote a letter to… Continue Reading “A Different Application Of GAAP”

Can You Know Too Much?


The answer is an unqualified maybe.  It depends on what you “Know.” Consider the Warren Buffett thought from the 1996 letter to shareholders. “To invest successfully, you need not understand beta, efficient markets, modern portfolio theory, option pricing or emerging markets. You may, in… Continue Reading “Can You Know Too Much?”

Big Time Charity


There is recently an interest in large scale philanthropy.  The charge is being led by The Gates family, Warren Buffet and many others.  It may have begun in 1997 with Ted Turner’s billion dollar pledge to the UN. The December 2 issue of Forbes… Continue Reading “Big Time Charity”

Without A CFA, You Can Still Find Good Stocks


When seeking investment opportunities you have ways available that do not require advanced training and deep research. They are indicators not conclusions. You will still need to think about financial stability, industry position and other factors but it is better to start looking for… Continue Reading “Without A CFA, You Can Still Find Good Stocks”

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