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Using the letters Warren Buffett wrote to his partners between 1956 and 1970, a veteran financial advisor presents the renowned guru's "ground rules" for investing - guidelines that remain startlingly relevant today.
In the 14 years between his time in New York with value-investing guru Benjamin Graham and his start as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett managed Buffett Partnership Limited, his first professional investing partnership. Over the course of that time - a period in which he experienced an unprecedented record of success - Buffett wrote semiannual letters to his small but growing group of partners, sharing his thoughts, approaches, and reflections.
Compiled for the first time, and with Buffett's permission, the letters spotlight his contrarian diversification strategy, his almost religious celebration of compounding interest, his preference for conservative rather than conventional decision making, and his goal and tactics for bettering market results by at least 10 percent annually. Demonstrating Buffett's intellectual rigor, they provide a framework to the craft of investing that had not existed before: Buffett built upon the quantitative contributions made by his famous teacher, Benjamin Graham, demonstrating how they could be applied and improved.
Jeremy Miller reveals how these letters offer us a rare look into Buffett's mind and offer accessible lessons in control and discipline - effective in bull and bear markets alike and in all types of investing climates - that are the bedrock of his success. Warren Buffett's Ground Rules paints a portrait of the sage as a young investor during a time when he developed the long-term value-oriented strategy that helped him build the foundation of his wealth - rules for success every investor needs today.
©2016 Jeremy C. Miller (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers
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By Matthew on 08-18-16

Absolutely fantastic

At a young age Warren Buffett knew (and now taught me through this book) multiple important tenets to success:
1) incentives must be aligned or you get left holding the bag
2) compound interest is indeed the 8th wonder of the world
3) nice guys can finish first
4) you can't start investing early enough (see #2)
5) it's not how much you make, it's how much you keep that matters

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By Tyler on 09-08-17

Good but too repetitive

The content is good but there's lots of repetitive information.

It would be nice if there were more people with the character Warren Buffet has. It's clear to see through his partnership letters.

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