In this engaging new book, author Prem C. Jain extracts WarrenBuffett’s investment wisdom from Berkshire Hathaway annualreports, Buffett’s letters to shareholders and partners inhis partnership firms, and as many of Buffett’s otherwritings as he could find—thousands of pages written over thepast fifty years. Through this effort, Jain uncovers the keyelements of Buffett’s approach and offers an accessible wayto apply it to your own investment endeavors.
With Buffett Beyond Value, you’ll quickly learnthat, contrary to popular belief, Warren Buffett is not a purevalue investor, but a unique thinker who combines the principles ofboth value and growth investing strategies. You’ll alsodiscover why Buffett emphasizes the importance of high-qualitymanagement above many other metrics when evaluating a companyhe’s interested in.
Written for anyone serious about stock market investing, thisunique guide skillfully outlines the proven principles Buffett hasfollowed over the course of his long and successful career andshows you what it takes to make them work for you. Topicsinclude:
How to build a diverse and profitable portfolio the WarrenBuffett way
Why you need an appropriate psychological temperament to be asuccessful investor
Buffett’s thoughts on market efficiency and the ways inwhich you can incorporate them into your investment decisionmaking
How issues related to profitability and accounting can provideyou with a perspective that is uncommon in investing circles
Why Buffett thinks differently from others about portfoliodiversification, corporate governance, and much more
If there’s one person worth listening to when it comes toinvesting—whether you’re an individual investor, astudent, an academic, or a professional portfoliomanager—it’s Warren Buffett. And with Buffett BeyondValue as your guide, you’ll gain valuable insights thatcould enhance your understanding of investing and improve yourability to make more profitable decisions in today’smarkets.
“This is required reading for all Buffettologists lookingfor more than just sound bites and folk wisdom in their quest topeer into the mind of one of the greatest investors of all time.Read this book slowly and savor every page while sipping a CherryCoke!”
—ANDREW W. LO, Harris & Harris Group Professor,MIT Sloan School of Management
“What better way to become a successful investor than tostudy the teachings of Warren Buffett? And, what better way tostudy those teachings than to read Buffett’s forty-yearwritings contained in his annual reports? Prem C. Jain jump-startsthose lessons by culling Buffett’s most salient investmentsecrets and summarizes them in a wonderful and easy-to-readbook.”
—HOWARD M. SCHILIT, author of FinancialShenanigans; founder, Financial Shenanigans Detection Group
“Post the 2008-2009 financial crisis, everyone from NewYork to New Delhi is looking for investment advice. The advice hasjust arrived! Prem C. Jain’s lucid, accessible encapsulationof Buffett’s investment wisdom is apage-turner—it’s full of investment nuggets andentertaining anecdotes, and yet the write-up is faithful toeconomic theory. Buffett’s investment thesis is now out inthe open, and therefore may a thousand Buffetts bloom!”
—S.P. KOTHARI, Managing Director, Blackrock; Gordon YBillard Professor of Management, Sloan School of Management,Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Looking at the positive reviews, you can tell they were all written by friends or colleagues of the author, because none of them give any indication of having read the book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mike Finn
Many good insights here for investors, specifically: intrinsic value methods, importance of good management, short term investments most often to be avoided, look long term with... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard Boettcher
The author clearly captures Buffet's strategies through intensive research of his annual letters. He is convincing in his analysis of why long term market beating returns are a... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kusum Narang
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is a good primer for the investor looking to understand Warren Buffett and his methodologies.Published 17 months ago by Sterling P. Anders Jr.
There are many good chapters and you'll want to keep this on your bookshelf to revisit annually. I particularly appreciated chapter 5 on calculating intrinsic value.Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is the best on Warren Buffett's investment strategies that I have read so far. And I have read many...
The part I like most was the chapter on financial ratios. Read more
In order to be comfortable with your investments, you need to learn what investment style fits you best. Read morePublished on December 17, 2012 by DonaldAlden