Buffett Beyond Value: Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 4, 2010 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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A detailed look at how Warren Buffett really invests

In this engaging new book, author Prem Jain extracts Warren Buffett's wisdom from his writings, Berkshire Hathaway financial statements, and his letters to shareholders and partners in his partnership firms-thousands of pages written over the last fifty years. Jain uncovers the key elements of Buffett's approach that every investor should be aware of.

With Buffett Beyond Value, you'll learn that, contrary to popular belief, Warren Buffett is not a pure value investor, but a unique thinker who combines the principles of both value and growth investing strategies. You'll also discover why understanding CEOs is more important than studying financial metrics; and why you need an appropriate psychological temperament to be a successful investor.

  • Reveals Buffett's multifaceted investment principles
  • Discusses how Buffett thinks differently from others about portfolio diversification, market efficiency, and corporate governance
  • Highlights how you can build a diverse and profitable investment portfolio

With this book as your guide, you'll learn how to successfully invest like Warren Buffett.

  

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EXCELLENT BOOK on Warren Buffett.
Even this single one is sufficient to know Buffett Investing ( Value + Growth Investing)
More relevant as just published last yr.
But would recommend 2 more books
to know WB investing thoroughly
The New Buffettology by Mary Buffett & David Clark
The Warren Buffett Way by Robert Hagstorm
 

Review: Buffett Beyond Value: Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing

User Review  - Daniel G. - Goodreads

This book explains that Buffett is not a value investor, as many people believe, but a Renaissance investor. This means he uses a full suite of investment philosophies based on what will work best. Easy to read, understand and has changed my ideas of how I approach investing in businesses. Read full review

Contents

Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part One INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
1
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Two BUFFETT INVESTING VALUE + GROWTH
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Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Three OTHER PEOPLES MONEY
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Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Four SUCCESS IN RETAILING MANUFACTURING AND UTILITIES
113
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Five RISK DIVERSIFICATION AND WHEN TO SELL
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Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Six MARKET EFFICIENCY
175
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Seven PROFITABILITY AND ACCOUNTING
193
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Eight PSYCHOLOGY
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Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Part Nine CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
249
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Notes
283
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing About the Author
295
Why Warren Buffett Looks to Growth and Management When Investing Index
297
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About the author (2010)

PREM C. JAIN is the McDonough Professor of Accounting and Finance at the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C. He has previously taught at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. His research has been published in many prestigious finance and accounting journals including the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Accounting Research. Jain received a doctorate from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in applied economics from the University of Rochester. He is also a CPA in the state of Florida.

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