The Warren Buffett Way

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 13, 2004 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Buffett is back . . . and better than before!

A decade has passed since the book that introduced the world to Warren Buffett -- The Warren Buffett Way by Robert Hagstrom -- first appeared. That groundbreaking book spent 21 weeks on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list and sold over 1 million copies.

Since then, Warren Buffett has solidified his reputation as the greatest investor of all time -- becoming even richer and more successful, despite the wild fluctuation of the markets. How does this value investing legend continue to do it? That's where Robert Hagstrom and the Second Edition of The Warren Buffet Way come in. This edition is a completely revised and updated look at the Oracle of Omaha -- comprising Buffett's numerous investments and accomplishments over the past ten years, as well as the timeless and highly successful investment strategies and techniques he has always used to come out a market winner. This edition is especially accessible as Buffett's basic tenets of investing are presented and illuminated with relevant and up to date examples.

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The book is easy to read and gives ample insight into Mr. Buffett's idealogy as a value investor. You are not going to get any secret tips on how to carry out value investing!!
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in the book, I found some of the examples were repetitive to serve as illustrations for his tenets. This may be because I am already following him and his investments through Berkshire Hathaway through other articles.
It is really good for a person who doesn't know much about Mr. Buffett who wants to get into trading to understand the pitfalls of his idealogy and encourage him to follow all or some of the tenets given in the book to mitigate his risks and improve his rewards.

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Hagstrom doesn't understand Buffet too much. It's not surprising that Legg Mason fund lost money.
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1 The Worlds Greatest Investor
2 The Education of Warren Buffett
3 Our Main Business Is Insurance The Early Days of Berkshire Hathaway
4 Buying a Business
5 Investing Guidelines Business Tenets
6 Investing Guidelines Management Tenets
7 Investing Guidelines Financial Tenets
8 Investing Guidelines Value Tenets
10 Managing Your Portfolio
11 The Psychology of Money
12 The Unreasonable Man
Afterword Managing Money the Warren Buffett Way

9 Investing in FixedIncome Securities

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About the author (2004)

ROBERT G. HAGSTROM is Senior Vice President of Legg Mason Capital Management and the portfolio manager of the Legg Mason Growth Trust. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia. The Warren Buffett Way sold more than 1,000,000 copies worldwide and spent twenty-one weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Robert lives with his family in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

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