Warren Buffett turned 88 last Thursday.
Over the past half century, Oracle of Omaha turned a flailing textile company into a wide-reaching conglomerate. Buffett’s success in the stock market has been largely unmatched, enabling him to amass a fortune of more than US$85 billion today. On Friday, we celebrated his birthday by sharing eight of our favourite quotes from Buffett himself.
There’s so much more to learn from Buffett. Below is a collection of articles that investors may find to be useful as we search for investing success.
Some of the best advice that Buffett has given to investors can be found in his little sound bites during interviews or his letters to the shareholders of his company.
We are lucky to have such a successful investor, as such Buffett, who is willing to share his secrets to success through the numerous interviews and letters he has written.
He has an investing track record with Berkshire Hathaway which stretches over 50 years from 1965 till today. Throughout each of those years, he has written an annual letter to his shareholders. Within these letters are nuggets of wisdom, which includes useful advice for investors.
Warren Buffett has been an inspiration for professional and individual investors alike. Despite his success, he constantly takes time to talk to journalists to impart his vast amount of knowledge to eager listeners.
In May this year, tens of thousands of investors made the journey to Omaha, Nebraska, to attend Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholders’ meeting to hear the company’s top-two leaders – Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger – spend hours fielding questions and waxing lyrical about investing and life. The meeting has become something of a bucket-list event for die-hard investors.
Every year, the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, releases the annual report of his conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway. In it, readers can find a treasure trove of information. This year was no exception.
During the five-plus decades from 1965 to 2016, the world had seen numerous stock market booms and busts, with the most recent big-crash being the 2008 financial crisis. Despite all the volatility, Warren Buffett had stuck with his investment philosophy while holding the firm conviction that “this too shall pass” when confronted with huge macroeconomic issues or major stock market falls.
Warren Buffett’s track record makes him one of the investing community’s all-time greats. In Buffett’s 1989 letter to his shareholders, he shared his key considerations when evaluating a company as an acquisition opportunity.
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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore writer Chin Hui Leong owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway.