Tips by Warren Buffett

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The sad fact is that most major acquisitions display an egregious imbalance: They are a bonanza for the shareholders of the acquiree; they increase...
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The new issue market is ruled by controlling stockholders and corporations who can usually select the timing of offerings. Understandably these...
Why potential buyers even look at projections prepared by sellers baffles me. Charlie and I never give them a glance, but instead keep in mind the...
The distortion du jour is the "restructuring charge," an accounting entry that can, of course, be legitimate but that too often is a device for...
What we do is not beyond anybody else's competence. It is just not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.
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Of all our activities at Berkshire, the most exhilarating for Charlie Munger and me is the acquisition of a business with excellent economic...
My conclusion from my own experiences and from much observation of other businesses is that a good managerial record (measured by economic returns) is...
Investing in a market where people believe in efficiency is like playing bridge with someone who has been told it doesn't do any good to look at the...
Investing is not like Olympic diving where if you can do a very difficult dive, the payoff is greater - if you do it well - than if you do some very...
I don't try to jump over 7-foot bars, I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
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