Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2013

Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2013 Author Carol J. Loomis
ISBN-10 1591846803
ISBN-13 9781591846802
Year 2013-12-31
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Portfolio
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Warren Buffett built Berkshire Hathaway into something remarkable andFortunejournalist Carol Loomis had a front row seat for it all When Carol Loomis first mentioned a little known Omaha hedge fund manager in a 1966Fortunearticle she didnt dream that Warren Buffett would one day be considered the worlds greatest investornor that she and Buffett would quickly become close personal friends As Buffetts fortune and reputation grew over time Loomis used her unique insight into Buffetts thinking to chronicle his work forFortune writing and proposing scores of stories that tracked his many accomplishmentsand also his occasional mistakes Now Loomis has collected and updated the best Buffett articlesFortunepublished between 1966 and 2012 including thirteen cover stories and a dozen pieces authored by Buffett himself Loomis has provided commentary about each major article that supplies context and her own informed point of view Readers will gain fresh insights into Buffetts investment strategies and his thinking on management philanthropy public policy and even parenting Some of the highlights include The 1966 A W Jones story in whichFortunefirst mentioned Buffett The first piece Buffett wrote for the magazine 1977s How Inf lation Swindles the Equity Investor Andrew Tobiass 1983 article Letters from Chairman Buffett the first review of his Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letters Buffetts stunningly prescient 2003 piece about derivatives Avoiding a Mega Catastrophe His unconventional thoughts on inheritance and philanthropy including his intention to leave his kids enough money so they would feel they could do anything but not so much that they could do nothing Bill Gatess 1996 article describing his early impressions of Buffett as they struck up their close friendship Scores of Buffett books have been written but none can claim this works combination of trust between two friends the writers deep understanding of Buffetts world and a very long term perspective

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