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Buffett donates $2.8 billion to Gates, family charities

BY Jonathan Stemple, Reuters

(Reuters) – Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire’s plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. 175 more words

Wind power: a "wolf in green clothing"

It’s clean, it’s “green,” and it wants your land and your money too

Here from The Hill, a US blog for policy-makers, a posting on wind power and the US form of subsidy, the Production Tax Credit. 705 more words

5 Books to Give you a Head Start in Fund Management

I’m often asked by people new to the industry what books they should be reading to prepare for a career fund management. I’ve always struggled with this question, since there are so many great books that I want to recommend, and the list soon becomes unmanageable. 724 more words

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Q&A: The Intelligent Investor – Chapter 19: Shareholders and Management: Dividend Policy

Below are my reflections and answers to the discussion questions posted at Modern Graham for chapter 19 – Shareholders and Managements: Dividend Policy – of the Intelligent Investor written by Benjamin Graham. 180 more words

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The Importance of a Mentor

Think about the person you professionally respect the most. Got a nice image in your head? Good. Okay, now think about whom that person professionally respects the most. 447 more words

Unnecessary

On Money Managers

“Benjamin Graham was the rare academic who was both a theoretician and working practitioner. At a personal level, Graham was a caricature of the absent-minded professor, a devotee of the classics, a student of Latin and Greek, and a translator of Spanish poetry who could dress for work in mismatched shoes and who evidenced little interest in money. 1,055 more words

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Cynk's sinking shares prove Buffett's advice is timeless

A famous quote from billionaire investor and stock guru Warren Buffett is, “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” Cynk Technology investors wish they’d taken the Oracle of Omaha’s sage advice. 296 more words

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