Warren Buffett





Warren Buffett

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born
in Omaha, Nebraska, The United States
August 30, 1930

gender
male

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influences


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Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, industrialist and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful investors in the world. Often called the "legendary investor, Warren Buffett", he is the primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2008 and is the third wealthiest person in the world as of 2011.

Buffett is called the "Oracle of Omaha" or the "Sage of Omaha" and is noted for his adherence to the value investing philosophy and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth. Buffett is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to phil...more


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The Essays of Warren Buffet...
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 1,685 ratings — published 1998 — 13 editions
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Berkshire Hathaway Letters ...
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Buffett Partnership Letters
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Warren Buffett Speaks
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Thoughts of Chairman Buffet...
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Invest Like a Billionaire: ...
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The Oracle Speaks: Warren B...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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The Warren Buffett Way   In...
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Warren Buffett Talks to MBA...
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“Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. If you hire somebody without [integrity], you really want them to be dumb and lazy.”
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“Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don't expect it from cheap people.”
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“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”
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