How Warren Buffett Turned $10.6 Million Into $221 Million While Others Were Embracing The EMT

Johnny HopkinsStocks, Warren Buffett Comments

As a value investor it is important that you read every word of every letter ever written by Warren Buffett in his Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Letters. One great example of what you can learn comes from his 1985 Chairman’s letter in which he discusses his intrinsic value calculation of The Washington Post and how he turned $10.6 million into $221 … Read More

Warren Buffett: It’s A Huge Bargain To Buy Stocks Now If Interest Rates Stay Where They Are, Here’s Why

Johnny HopkinsWarren Buffett

In a recent CNBC interview Warren Buffett said, “The most important item, over time, in valuation is interest rates”. He added, “It’s a huge bargain to buy stocks now if you knew interest rates would stay at this level”. In terms of investing in bonds Buffett said, “Anybody that prefers bonds to stocks is making a big mistake”. Here’s the … Read More

Warren Buffett: Berkshire’s Earnings Aided By America’s Economic Dynamism

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One our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple – Stock Screener is of course Warren Buffett. One of the best resources for investors is Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Reports and the associated Chairman’s Letters which are are full of investing nuggets. Berkshire’s recently released 2016 Annual Report provides lots of great commentary and investing gems including the following on why the … Read More

Warren Buffett – Wall Street Makes Billions From Wealthy Investors With A ‘Superiority Complex’

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 8 Mar, 2017]) One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple – Stock Screener is Warren Buffett, and one of the best resources for any investor are the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Shareholder Letters. In his 2016 letter Buffett explains how Wall Street firms generate billions from wealthy investors with a ‘superiority complex’. It’s a must … Read More

Warren Buffett – Bubbles Happen When Price Action Overtakes Common Sense

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 7 Mar, 2017]) One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple – Stock Screener is Warren Buffett. I recently re-read an awesome interview that Buffett did with the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission back in 2010, where the commission was charged with the task of understanding the causes behind the 2009 financial crisis. Part of this … Read More

Buffett scorns tricky Wall Street accounting, but defends buybacks

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 1 Mar, 2017]) One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Warren Buffett. I just read a great article on Reuters where Buffett shares his thoughts on two things; corporate America’s misuse of GAAP accounting principles, and share re-purchases. Here’s an excerpt from that article:

Warren Buffett – Derivatives Are Financial Weapons Of Mass Destruction

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 19 Feb, 2017]) One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Warren Buffett. As a value investor, one of the most important free investing resources is Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letters. Each contains hidden gems of value investing wisdom. One of my favorite gems is in the 2002 shareholder letter in which Buffett describes derivatives as … Read More

Warren Buffett – How to Calculate Intrinsic Value

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 16 Feb, 2017]) One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Warren Buffett. Yesterday I provided and excerpt from Buffett’s ‘Owner’s Manual’ – In June 1996, Berkshire’s Chairman, Warren E. Buffett, issued a booklet entitled “An Owner’s Manual” to Berkshire’s Class A and Class B shareholders. The purpose of the manual was … Read More

Warren Buffett – An Owner’s Manual

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 15 Feb, 2017]) One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Warren Buffett. In June 1996, Berkshire’s Chairman, Warren E. Buffett, issued a booklet entitled “An Owner’s Manual*” to Berkshire’s Class A and Class B shareholders. The purpose of the manual was to explain Berkshire’s broad economic principles of operation. It’s a … Read More

Warren Buffett – How Charlie Convinced Me To Break My Cigar-Butt Investing Habit

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(Image Source, Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-g-taft/the-warren-buffett-effect_b_5577685.html, [Accessed 9 Feb, 2017]) One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple is of course Warren Buffett. As a value investor, one of the most important free investing resources is Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letters. Each contains hidden gems of value investing wisdom. One of my favorite gems is in the 2014 shareholder letter in which Buffett explains … Read More

Warren Buffett – Thoughts On Market Forecasting – 1966 Partnership Letter

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One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple is of course Warren Buffett. As a value investor, one of the most important free investing resources is Buffett’s earliest partnership letters. Each contains hidden gems of value investing wisdom. One of my favorite gems is in his 1966 partnership letter which contained his views on ‘market forecasting’, it’s a must read … Read More

Here’s Why Warren Buffett is Buying Airline Stocks

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Unless you’ve been living on another planet, you’ll know that CNBC reported Berkshire Hathaway recently released SEC filings showing that the company has taken a stake in three of the four major airline companies — American Airlines, United Continental Holdings and Delta Air Lines. CNBC also reported exclusively that Berkshire also has taken a stake in the fourth major carrier, Southwest … Read More

The Ultimate Guide on How to Value a Business – Warren Buffett

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If you haven’t read Warren Buffett’s letters to his shareholders at Berkshire Hathaway, you’ve missed some of the best lessons ever provided to investors. In Buffett’s year 2000 letter to shareholders he explained how to value a business. It’s a must read for all value investors. Here’s an excerpt from his year 2000 shareholder letter:

Warren Buffett on Benjamin Graham

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Much has been written about Warren Buffett’s relationship with Benjamin Graham. But one of my favorites is from an article he wrote for the Financial Analysts Journal back in 1976. I think it sums up their relationship perfectly. My favorite Buffett quote is, “And if encouragement or counsel was needed, Ben was there. Walter Lippmann spoke of men who plant trees … Read More