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Warren Buffett and the Art of Stock Arbitrage: Proven Strategies for Arbitrage and Other Special Investment Situations

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FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, DISCOVER HOW WARREN BUFFETT HAS MADE UNHEARD-OF PROFITS IN THE WORLD OF ARBITRAGE AND SPECIAL INVESTMENTS, AND HOW TO BE A PLAYER IN THESE VENTURES.

Investors around the world recently learned that from 1980 through 2003 Warren Buffett’s arbitrage operations produced an astronomical average annualized rate of return of 81.28%. Even more am
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Published November 9th 2010 by Scribner (first published October 27th 2010)
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Being known as America’s most famous investor means there are a lot of books about you. Biographies, profiles, “lessons from” tomes, you name it. Buffett is this generation’s most famous money man. But a new book on the subject zeros in tightly on where the Oracle of Omaha makes his biggest killings these days – stock arbitrage.

Authors Mary Buffett (Buffett’s former daughter-in-law) and (Omaha business writer) David Clark obviously have a special window in to the world of Buffett and according t
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Clement Ting
The ideas are pretty general. You could probably figure the techniques out if you have some basic understanding on how the stock market works. Its just that simple. Nothing new or interesting, though I must commend the author for taking the time to give a great general view on how to arbitrage. It is definitely a good book for beginners. I would have given it a 5 star rating if the idea of arbitrage is totally new for me. For those that are already familiar with the idea, no harm spending 3 or 4 ...more
Geoff
Warren Buffets special investment situations strategy.

Time arbitrage, not market arbitrage in this book. Calculates returns in annual terms.


Certainty of the deal. Not potential profits or speculation. A guaranteed $2 return better than a $10 spec. If deal is certain, he will use leverage to amplify returns.
Merger & Acquisitions: Does not participate in M&A when the acquirer is a buyout firm or private equity group like KKR. Prefers business buying competitors or adding to the company; e
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Joo Parn Ong
A very easy to read book about stock arbitrage with various of examples and explanation.

A glimpse of what's inside:" A certain $2 profit is better than a speculated 1 million profit"
Julian Bu
basic intro about risk arbitrage, not much Buffett in it.
Thomas Müller
As a non-professional reading this book I felt a little guru-ed into buying it. I don't see how people on a good salary can exploit techniques obviously only suited for the already-rich. Then again, maybe it wasn't targeted at me...
Angela Keddy
It's likely better for someone who hasn't studied finance. I found it a bit basic, and couldn't really get into the formulas since I was listening to it as an audiobook. But, it was interesting enough.
Anthony
Not the best book ever, but a good introduction to arbitrage.
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