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Of permanent value: the story of Warren Buffett

Author: Kilpatrick, Andrew Publisher: AKPE, 1998.Language: EnglishDescription: 890 p. : Photos ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0964190524Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Book Asia Campus
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Print HC100 .B84 K55 1998
(Browse shelf)
Available 900199896
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Includes index


Of Permanent Value The Story of Warren Buffett Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. A Silver Lining The Umbrella--A Handwritten press release Scooping Up International Dairy Queen Of Permanent Value--$10,000 into about $250 Million-- AFTER TAX "Who's Warren Buffett?"--A Traveling Man Roots--Politics, Commerce and Media "Warren Couldn't Put a Nut on a Bolt...but he could add 20 two-digit numbers in his head."--Don Danly Youth--"I was conceived during the stock market crash." Chess with Five-Year-Old Jonathan Brandt "I Make No Further Provision for My Son, Warren." Buffett Partnership --A $100 Investment and a 49-Cent Ledger from Woolworth's Cornering the Market on 1954 Blue Eagle Four-Cent Airmail Stamps--"If one likes a negative return, plus a 40-year time span, this was an investment hard to beat."--Tom Knapp Appearance and Style--The Personification of Folksy, Corn-Fed, Homespun... Tomato Soup and a Strawberry Milkshake Golf Outings (Warren's World) Dinner at Senator Daniel Moynihan's Home Warren Buffett, Jimmy Buffett--Parrotheads, "Berk" Heads "All My Children"..."Thought he checked alarm systems." "My Dad Couldn't Run a Lawnmower...(but) he once told me it takes a lifetime to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it." --Howard Buffett Berkshire's History--A Textile Giant That Went Bust How Far Will Berkshire Go?--"Through chances various, through all vicissitudes, we make our way." The Stock Price--Berkshire Class A: Downpayment on a House American Express--Buffett Peeks in the Cash Register Grinnell College--An Education in Investing The Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group--Float that is "Tantamount to Equity" 3 7 13 17 27 33 37 45 73 75 77 99 103 129 131 137 139 143 149 153 167 169 177 179 181 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. Protection Against the Big One Boys Town--"I told our editor to get a copy of the Boys Town filing."--A Pulitzer Prize Media Connections--Charles Peters, Jay Rockefeller, Kay Graham, et al The Washington Post--A,Perfect Pitch GEICO--"More than ever, insurance is our core strength." A Look at GEICO by a Not-Your-Average 21-Year-Old Coca-Cola's Don Keough--"Warren, are you buying a share or two of Coca-Cola stock?" The Coca-Cola Company-8% of a Billion Servings a Day Writing Coke Puts Quick, How Could You Turn $2 Million Into $2 Trillion? Charles Munger Seeks Educational Reform by Posing a Riddle. Midnight at McDonald's Climbing the Fast-Food Chain and Then Selling The Walt Disney Company-- "I advise you to keep your stock." Diversified Retailing--A Small Stream Runs into a Mighty River, and Ultimately into an Ocean. Blue Chip Stamps--"Maybe we should buy into another dying business." Wesco--"A Tourist-Class Ticket" Kansas Bankers Surety Co.--Go to a Party; Buy a Business Berkshire's "Sainted Seven," Eight, Nine...Businesses See's Candies--Nancy Reagan and Sally Field Like See's. The Buffalo News--A Large Newshole Nebraska Furniture Mart--A Million Square Feet of Selling Space Scott and Fetzer --"Scott Fetzer to Acquire Berkshire Hathaway." Kirby--"It leaves the others in the dust." World Book--"I bought World Book, too." J.P. Tan's Analysis of Scott Fetzer "Other"--It's Not a Bad Berkshire Subsidiary if a $37 Million Profit in 1997 Means Anything to You. Fechheimer--In This Corner, Patrick Byrne Borsheim's--A Jewel H.H. Brown Shoe--"When a single steer topples, they know." /Lowell Shoe Dexter Shoe--"There's no business like shoe business." Helzberg's Diamond Shops--"I like hearing from you guys once in a while." R.C. Willey Home Furnishings of Utah Landing FlightSafety Star Furniture Co.--A Rising Star WPPSS Bonds--"If we wanted Moody's or Standard and Poor's to run our money, we'd give it to them." 193 197 199 201 221 233 237 241 265 267 279 283 289 301 305 309 317 319 321 327 333 343 345 347 353 361 365 369 379 381 385 389 393 397 399 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. RJR Nabisco Bonds-- "Junk bonds will one day live up to their name." 401 $10.3 Billion in Fixed-Income Securities 405 Before the Sale of Salomon 409 The Gillette Company--Getting the Edge 427 US Airways--"Phone Mr. Wolf" 439 MandT Bank Corp.--"Convert and Keep" 445 American Express Redux--"On the back nine I turned buyer." 447 Freddie Mac 455 The Body of His Work--"Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes."--Ralph Waldo Emerson 459 The Press Clippings--"Investment Genius...Fallen Angel... Science Fiction...God...International Icon...False God...Folk Hero of U.S. Capitalism" 483 "I Wouldn't Want to Own Berkshire." 491 A Thinly Traded Stock 493 Oversexed Man 495 Phil Carret--"The Grandfather of Value Investing" 497 Sequoia Fund's Bill Ruane 501 A Who's Who Shareholder List: Roger Staubach, Ted Koppel, Bill Gates 505 George Buffett and a Beauty Pageant 511 Ann Landers Has a Date with Buffett..."Behaves Shamelessly." 515 "I Asked If He Knew of My Father, Hank Greenberg, and He said '1938--Hit 58 Home Runs, Had 183 RBIs in 1937'..." --Glenn H. Greenberg 517 "From Margin Clerk to Millionaire"--The Difference in Bill Scargle's Life 519 High School Dropout, Male Model, Construction Worker, Firefighter: "I'm a millionaire, thanks to Warren." --Neil McMahon 521 Recollections of a Joy Ride from Ed Prendeville, a Train Collector 523 Arthur Rowsell: A Trader for Buffett, Munger and Guerin-- "Does Warren Buffett have an account at the bank?"... "Well, he owns the bank." 525 "Hey, Jerry, Drive Slow...I wanted to interview him as long as possible." --Omaha World-Herald's Jim Rasmussen 529 Arthur Clarke: 2+2=4 531 Notes from the Desk of Chris Stavrou 533 The Matthew Troxel Story 539 A View from Australia 541 "Who Was Going to Go into a Foxhole with Me?" 545 The Berkshire Annual Meeting--"Buffett has left the building." 549 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. Phil Swigard's Newsletter Gorat's--"I'll have what he's having." Generics: Business School in an Electrifying Two Minutes Poetry Section The Berkshire Annual Report--"Our gain in net worth in 1997 was $8 billion."n ",UACK" Berkshire's Web Site--"But how will I know what color the annual report is?" The Berkshire Annual Report for 2030 A Shareholder's Dream--Compounding at 23% Torchmark--"I'll look at Torchmark." Time Warner--"If he had become a major shareholder, we probably would not have gone through what we did." --J. Richard Munro. "Excuse Me. Aren't You Warren Buffett?" Low-Income Housing: Warren Edward Buffett Talks with President George Herbert Walker Bush. What Do You Think the Markets Will Do?..."Well, the President (Clinton) didn't tell us anything about what the markets will do." PS Group Wells Fargo--"A Dead Duck" Soars Like an Eagle Guinness --A Merger While Waiting For the World Recovery General Dynamics--So Much For, "We-Don't-Understand-, Technology." UST. Money in the Weeds--Just Slide a Pinch Between Your Cheek and Gum. Bristol-Myers Squibb--For Market Headaches, Take Two Bufferin. Gannett: Extra! Extra! Newspapers Still Make Money! PNC--An East Coast Bank Burlington Northern Sante Fe--All Aboard Mattel--Newly Shaped Barbie, Cabbage Patch Kids, Hot Wheels Arrow Electronics American International Group Stakes in Other Companies World Headquarters The Indispensable--"It's shameful how much I love it." Charles Munger--"The main risk we face as we scrabble on is not going broke but going crazy." Munger's Atonement Lou Simpson--"That's the fella." Tightwad--"Fees specified for exhibits are $5.00." Ad to Buy Businesses--Looking for a $5-10 Billion Elephant [or Gorilla] His Personal Portfolio--Buffett Is Richer Than You Think Mrs. Susan Buffett--Wife, Board Member, Heiress, Singer, and Anonymous Donor 573 581 585 589 593 605 607 613 615 617 619 623 625 627 631 641 645 649 651 653 655 657 659 661 663 665 669 675 679 693 695 699 701 705 707 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151. 152. 153. 154. 155. 156. 157. Index The Omaha Royals--"Gravitational Waves" What's Berkshire Really Worth?--"Run naked through the money." Berkshire's Intrinsic Value--An Abe Lincoln Signature Going Online with Yellow BRK'ers, Doshoes A Message From Buffett's Daughter The Bunny Farm (A lesson in rational exuberance) Washington and Lee University Gets 1,000 Shares of Berkshire.-- "That's what Warren Buffett did for me." "Sir, What If You Die?"--"It wouldn't be as negative for the holders as it will be for me." The Buffett Foundation--To Be the Largest Charitable Foundation on Earth All-American Alabama Football Player Kermit Kendrick Tackles Buffett for an Autograph Buffett Picks Up a Penny--"The beginning of the next billion." Harvard-Rejectee Returns in Triumph--Harvard Flunks Spelling Test "Something's Happened, Doug. I've Lost Touch with the Warren Buffett in Me." The Wit of Warren Buffett--" million... two million...three million." The Wisdom of Warren Buffett--"The fact that people will be full of greed, fear or folly is predictable. The sequence is not." Lunch With Warren Buffett--"I'll have a Coke." "Attaboy!" Louis Rukeyser Has Lunch with Warren Buffett A $70,000 Stock--"I've made more money with my rear end than with my head." "A Do-It-Yourself Stock Split" The Second Richest Person in the World So Long John Jacob Astor, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller "Is It Okay with You If He Shows Up at Your Book Signings?" A Letter to Shareholders--The Boston Tea Party A Full and Happy Life With or Without Purchase-Accounting Adjustments... THE RECORD--"The best is yet to come." Berkshire's Stock Tables: "Show Me the Money."--Cuba Gooding --Jerry Maguire "What's the Combined IQ of Warren Buffett and Charles Munger?" Expanding or "Shrinking"? Overheard Debbie Reynolds, Warren Buffett Not To Wed "My God, He Was Old." "He Rests...He Has Traveled."--James Joyce. "Maybe Just Once." An Exalted Journey. Back to Ben Graham 711 715 731 733 743 745 749 753 763 769 773 775 777 779 793 823 829 833 835 837 839 841 845 847 851 853 857 859 861 863 865 869 873

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