“Everyone seems to believe it..”

A few years ago, when I was in Warsaw for my CFA level I preparation course, an “academician” (professor) knowing my passion for Warren Buffett asked me: “So what do you do? Do you “copycat” what he buys, strictly following his ‘moves'(investments), and his portfolio?” I said “No, of course not! One of the first…

“Paths to wealth through reading”

I encouraged my 14 years old son to read with me chapter 8 and chapter 20 of the “Intelligent Investor”. Just 2 pages a day but consistently, everyday for roughly 20 days. Here’s what happened. We really enjoyed sharing together in a world of wisdom that “neither derives pleasure from being with the crowd or…

Walter Schloss introduced to my son

Among the “Superinvestor” of Graham and DoddsVille one of the most interesting one was Walter Schloss. Schloss passed away in 2012 and he has to be introduced and known by young kids and young adults because of his old-fashioned style of investing that really intrigues me a lot. His adversion to lose money and his…

Generosity of immigrants and Focus

The story of Mrs. B from Nebraska Furniture Market is a story known very well to every Buffett student and Berkshire shareholder. Starting from scratch and becoming the greatest furniture mall of the Country is a perfect example of how big can be the generosity of an immigrant determined to establish herself in a new…

Buy the unpopular

Year 2000 is approaching: at 70 years old Buffett was considered obsolete and old. His time over, his gold touch gone in the face of the new tech wave of companies which prices had sky-rocketed as much as their popularity. Berkshire had not a single tech stock in portfolio.The price of BRK at his lowest.…

90 years and still rockin’

It’s 90 years and the best is yet to come. Many people, individual investors and business entities of all kinds in America and all over the world thank you today Mr. Buffett.  They will do it in many ways. My personal tribute today is celebrating 1 year of this little blog that would be an…

Don’t bet against Buffett

And at last I felt to write down my “no surprise” feelings about what happened in March at Berkshire, and about what has been said at the Sharholders meeting last May the 2nd. “We didn’t find anything attractive”. In his own words continues: “That could change very quickly or it may not change”. It’s the…