Here’s How Successful Investors Dampen Down Their Investing ‘Cocaine Brain’ – Pabrai, Spier

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As investors we all know the excitement we feel when we come across what we think is an undervalued opportunity that seems to have been overlooked by most other investors. The feeling of exhilaration that we get is called “cocaine brain.” Neuroscientists have found that the prospect of making money stimulates the same primitive reward circuits in the brain that cocaine does. The … Read More

Great Investors Create Their Own Version Of Omaha – Buffett, Munger, Klarman, Pabrai

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One of the biggest problems facing investors is the amount of ‘noise’ that we get from the financial media and commentators. Financial news sections, the internet, and podcasts are continually bombarding us with the latest ‘hot stock’ or miracle investing strategy. Meanwhile investors get caught up in the noise checking their stocks daily to see what’s performing well and what’s … Read More

Guy Spier on Mohnish Pabrai and ‘That’ Meeting With Warren Buffett

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One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Guy Spier. Spier is the founder and managing partner of Aquamarine Capital, an investment partnership styled after the original 1950’s Buffett partnerships. In 2008 he, along with Mohnish Pabrai, had lunch with Warren Buffett after submitting the winning bid for Buffett’s annual Glide charity auction. He completed his undergraduate … Read More