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Title:
J.K. Lasser's pick stocks like Warren Buffett
Author:
Boroson, Warren.
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Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
Physical Description:
x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780471397748
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Book

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Author Notes

Warren Boroson is a syndicated financial columnist with the (Morristown) Daily Record, a Gannett newspaper, in New Jersey.


Table of Contents

Introduction: What Investors Can Learn from Warren Buffettp. vii
1 It's Easy to Invest like Warren Buffettp. 1
2 The Achievement of Warren Buffettp. 9
3 Buffett: A Life in the Stock Marketp. 17
4 The Influence of Benjamin Grahamp. 23
5 The Influence of Philip Fisherp. 33
6 How Value and Growth Investing Differp. 45
7 Buffett's 12 Investing Principlesp. 53
8 Don't Gamblep. 55
9 Buy Screaming Bargainsp. 61
10 Buy What You Knowp. 69
11 Do Your Homeworkp. 73
12 Be a Contrarianp. 77
13 Buy Wonderful Companiesp. 83
14 Hire Good Peoplep. 91
15 Be an Investor, Not a Gunslingerp. 97
16 Be Businesslikep. 115
17 Admit Your Mistakes and Learn from Themp. 121
18 Avoid Common Mistakesp. 127
19 Don't Overdiversifyp. 135
20 Quick Ways to Find Stocks That Buffett Might Buyp. 141
21 William J. Ruane of Sequoiap. 145
22 Robert Hagstrom of Legg Mason Focus Trustp. 153
23 Louis A. Simpson of GEICOp. 157
24 Christopher Browne of Tweedy, Brownep. 161
25 Martin J. Whitman of the Third Avenue Fundsp. 171
26 Walter Schloss of Walter and Edwin Schloss Associatesp. 177
27 Robert Torray of the Torray Fundp. 185
28 Edwin D. Walczak of Vontobel U.S. Valuep. 197
29 James Gipson of the Clipper Fundp. 205
30 Michael Price of the Mutual Series Fundp. 209
31 A Variety of Other Value Investorsp. 221
32 Putting Everything Togetherp. 237
Appendix 1 Wanted: Cheap, Good Companiesp. 243
Appendix 2 Berkshire Hathaway's Subsidiaries (2000)p. 245
Appendix 3 Quotations from the Chairmanp. 246
Appendix 4 "65 Years on Wall Street"p. 255
Appendix 5 Martin Whitman on Value Versus Growthp. 265
Appendix 6 A Weekend with the Wizard of Omaha: April 2001p. 268
Appendix 7 "If You Own a Good Stock, Sit on It."--Phil Carretp. 274
Glossaryp. 279
Indexp. 283