The Deals of Warren Buffett: Volume 1, The First $100m

Harriman House - But it was not all plain sailing - buffett made mistakes along the way - and Arnold shows how Buffett learned through success and failure how to select companies worth backing. In revealing detail, and with a lucid descriptive style, experienced author and investor Glen Arnold explains Buffett's thinking behind these investment deals and shows how his cumulative returns compounded his wealth over time.

In this formative period, from 1941-78, Buffett developed and honed the investment philosophy that would lead him to become so successful as his career progressed. With stories and analysis drawn from decades of investing experience, join Glen Arnold and delve deeper in The Deals of Warren Buffett! It took the world's greatest investor, Warren Buffett, nearly four decades to make his first $100m.

The Deals of Warren Buffett: Volume 1, The First $100m - The deals of warren buffett - Volume 1 charts the series of investments that made up that journey. Investments featured in this first volume include: GEICO, See's Candies, Berkshire Hathaway, American Express, Disney, and The Washington Post. Arnold also includes insightful 'learning points' at the end of each chapter, which reveal how investors can learn from the craft of Warren Buffett to improve their own investing.





Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments Bloomberg

Bloomberg Press - Much more than just anecdotal diversion, these stories set the basis for the book's critical focus: learning from mistakes. Investing can be a rollercoaster of highs and lows, chris sacca, whether you're managing a few thousand dollars or a few billion, and the investors detailed here show just how low it can go; stories from Warren Buffet, Jack Bogle, John Maynard Keynes, Bill Ackman, Mark Twain, and many more illustrate the simple but overlooked concept that investing is really hard, failures and losses are part of the game.

A must-read for any investor looking to maximize their chances of Success Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments explores the ways in which the biggest names have failed, and reveals the lessons learned that shaped more successful strategies going forward. These investors all recovered from their missteps, and moved forward armed with a wealth of knowledge than can only come from experience.

Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments Bloomberg - Lessons learned through failure carry a weight that no textbook can convey, and in the case of these legendary investors, informed a set of skills and strategy that propelled them to the top. Research-heavy and grounded in realism, this book is a must-read for any investor looking to maximize their chances of success.

Big mistakes: the best investors and Their Worst Investments provides an incomparable, invaluable resource for investors of all stripes. Learn the most common ways even successful investors fail learn from the mistakes of the greats to avoid losing ground Anticipate challenges and obstacles, and only take the smart risks While learning from your mistakes is always a valuable experience, and develop an advance plan Exercise caution when warranted, learning from the mistakes of others gives you the benefit of wisdom without the consequences of experience.





The Acquirer's Multiple: How the Billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market

Ballymore Publishing - The book shows how investors warren Buffett, Carl Icahn, David Einhorn and Dan Loeb got started and how they do it. Carlisle combines engaging stories with research and data to show how you can do it too. Written by an active value investor, The Acquirer’s Multiple provides an insider's view on deep value investing.

The acquirer’s multiple covers: how the billionaire contrarians invest how warren buffett got started the history of activist hedge funds how to Beat the Little Book That Beats the Market A simple way to value stocks: The Acquirer's Multiple The secret to beating the market How Carl Icahn got started How David Einhorn and Dan Loeb got started The 9 rules of deep valueThe Acquirer’s Multiple: How the Billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market provides a simple summary of the way deep value investors find stocks that beat the market.

The Acquirer's Multiple: How the Billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market - The acquirer’s multiple: how the billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market is an easy-to-read account of deep value investing.





The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts

Latticework Publishing Inc. - I'm really glad this exists in the world and I can see that I will be recommending it often. Matt mullenweg, founder and CEO of Automattic. And most people are going through life with little more than a hammer. Until now. The great mental models: general thinking concepts is the first book in The Great Mental Models series designed to upgrade your thinking with the best, most useful and powerful tools so you always have the right one on hand.

The old saying goes, "To the man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. But anyone who has done any kind of project knows a hammer often isn't enough. The quality of your outcomes depends on the mental models in your head. You will discover what forces govern the universe and how to focus your efforts so you can harness them to your advantage, rather than fight with them or worse yet— ignore them.

The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts - Upgrade your mental toolbox and get the first volume today!Here's what people have to say about the book. The more tools you have at your disposal, the more likely you'll use the right tool for the job — and get it done right. The same is true when it comes to your thinking. This volume details nine of the most versatile, productivity, all-purpose mental models you can use right away to improve your decision making, and how clearly you see the world.





The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History

Dey Street Books - National bestseller “offers an entertaining look at Kerkorian’s outsize life… an interesting portrait of a billionaire. Wall street journal the rags-to-riches story of one of america’s wealthiest and least-known financial giants, movie mogul, risk-taker, self-made billionaire Kirk Kerkorian—the daring aviator, and business tycoon who transformed Las Vegas and Hollywood to become one of the leading financiers in American business.

Kerkorian combined the courage of a World War II pilot, the fortitude of a scrappy boxer, the cunning of an inscrutable poker player and an unmatched genius for making deals. Three times he bought and sold the fabled MGM Studios, forever changing the way Hollywood does business. His early life began as far as possible from a place on the Forbes List of Billionaires when he and his Armenian immigrant family lost their farm to foreclosure.

The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History - That’s because what Kerkorian valued most was his privacy. How he went on to become one of the richest and most generous men in America—his net worth as much as $20 billion—is a story largely unknown to the world. They arrived in los Angeles penniless and moved often, staying one step ahead of more evictions.

Now, court documents, rempel meticulously pieces together revealing fragments of Kerkorian’s life, collected from diverse sources—war records, business archives, news clippings and the recollections and recorded memories of longtime pals and relatives. His very private life turned to tabloid fodder late in life when a former professional tennis player falsely claimed that the eighty-five-year-old billionaire fathered her child.





Buy Then Build: How Acquisition Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game

Lioncrest Publishing - Despite the popularity of entrepreneurship, we haven’t engineered a better way to start. Almost all startups either fail or never truly reach a sustainable size. Until now. What if you could skip the startup phase and generate profitable revenue on day one?In Buy Then Build, acquisition entrepreneur Walker Deibel shows you how to begin with a sustainable, profitable company and grow from there.

You’ll learn how to: ● buy an existing company rather than starting from scratch● use ownership as a path to financial independence● Spend a fraction of the time raising capital● Find great brokers, generate your own “deal flow, ” and see new listings early● Uncover the best opportunities and biggest risks of any company● Navigate the acquisition process● Become a successful acquisition entrepreneur● And moreBuy Then Build is your guide to outsmart the startup game, live the entrepreneurial lifestyle, and reap the financial rewards of ownership now.

Buy Then Build: How Acquisition Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game - Entrepreneurs have a problem: startups.





The Bank Investor's Handbook

- Others might go further and tap their inner Michael Moore and talk about how banks are greedy and evil. It’s our belief that banks aren’t just places to store idle savings on which you receive virtually nothing in interest or to cash checks, but that they should be an integral part of an investor’s portfolio.

For many people the word “bank” evokes images of receiving a toaster upon opening an account, or thoughts of security related to the storing of precious items in a safety deposit box. There are a lot of misconceptions about banks, including understanding what they are and what they do. The goal of this book is to provide you with a foundation and framework with which you can both begin to understand banks, but also learn the basic tools used to analyze banks as investments.

The Bank Investor's Handbook - . Yet, most likely you interact with a bank every time you’re paid and when you pay your bills. Banks facilitate the flow of money through the economy and even if you don’t interact with a bank daily, the businesses you deal with on a daily basis do. For all the interaction people have with banks, few understand how they work or why they work.

Quick! name an industry that touches people’s lives on an everyday or frequent basis. Even fewer understand why they should consider including bank stocks in their investment portfolio. Perhaps you thought of grocery stores or something sexy like internet retailing, but chances are you didn’t think of banking.





The Warren Buffett Shareholder: Stories from inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Harriman House and Cunningham Cuba LLC - Beyond the famous q&a with warren buffett and Charlie Munger, these experts reveal the Berkshire Meeting as a community gathering of fun, fellowship and learning. The contributors whisk readers through the exciting schedule of surrounding events--book signings, panel discussions and social gatherings--and share the pulse of this distinctive corporate culture.

To learn about what makes buffett’s shareholders tick and all the happenings at the Berkshire Meeting, and to reminisce about past Meetings, make this delightful book your companion. Includes work by these bestselling authors:- robert hagstrom- Robert Miles- Jason Zweig- Joel Greenblatt- Vitally Katsenelson- Jeff Matthews- Charlie Tian- Whitney Tilson- Prem Jain- Karen Linder.

The Warren Buffett Shareholder: Stories from inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting - In this engaging collection of stories, 43 veterans of the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting explain why throngs attend year after year. Spanning decades, the book offers glimpses of the past and ideas of what lies ahead.





Pitch the Perfect Investment: The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street Wiley Finance

Wiley - Learn the overlooked skill that is essential to Wall Street success Pitch the Perfect Investment combines investment analysis with persuasion and sales to teach you the "soft skill" so crucial to success in the financial markets. Persuade potential investors, bankers, analysts, make money, and employers source, expand your company, value, students, clients, and pitch your ideas for stocks and acquisitions Get hired, salespeople, executives, analyze, and win business Craft the perfect investment into the perfect pitch Money managers, executives, and individual investors alike stand to gain massively by employing the techniques discussed here.

It doesn't matter how great your investment ideas are if you can't convince anyone to actually invest. You'll gain world-class insight into search strategy, and risk assessment and management to help you uncover the perfect opportunity; you'll then strengthen your critical thinking skills and draw on psychology, data collection and research, securities analysis, argumentation, and informal logic to craft the perfect pitch to showcase your perfect idea.

Written by the leading authorities in investment pitching, this book shows you how to develop and exploit the essential, career-advancing skill of pitching value-creating ideas to win over clients and investors. This book gives you in-depth training along with access to complete online ancillaries and case studies so you can master the little skill that makes a big difference.

Pitch the Perfect Investment: The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street Wiley Finance - Ideas must come to fruition to be truly great, and this book gives you the tools and understanding you need to get it done. The ability to effectively pitch an investment is essential to securing a job on Wall Street, where it immediately becomes a fundamental part of day-to-day business. If you're serious about success and ready to start moving up, Pitch the Perfect Investment shows you how to make it happen.





How to Profit from Special Situations in the Stock Market: The Authorized Edition

- This book contains his explanation and examples of this exciting field for value investors, including Schiller's jewel of a paper, "The Influence of the SEC and Present Market Conditions, " published here for the first time. They were created by maurece Schiller 1901-1994, an all-but unknown investment advisor toiling alone.

Special situations make the impossible possible: to obtain almost riskless profits. Warren buffett wrote the editor: "Never met Schiller, but read some his stuff. Contains not only schiller's 100+ examples, but also 8 detailed modern case studies to illustrate special situations today.





Am I Being Too Subtle?: Straight Talk From a Business Rebel

Portfolio - At the same time, his razor-sharp instincts are legendary on Wall Street, and he has sponsored over a dozen IPOs. He’s known as the grave dancer for his strategy of targeting troubled assets, yet he’s created thousands of jobs. From finding a market for overpriced playboy magazines among his junior high classmates, to investing in often unglamorous industries with long-term value, to buying real estate on the cheap after a market crash, Zell acts boldly on supply and demand trends to grab the first-mover advantage.

Self-made billionaire Sam Zell consistently sees what others don’t. If everyone is going left, look right, ” Zell often says. He credits much of his independent thinking to his parents, who were Jewish refugees from World War II. The traits that make sam zell one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs also make him one of the most surprising, enigmatic, and entertaining mavericks in American business.

Am I Being Too Subtle?: Straight Talk From a Business Rebel - A media firestorm ensued when the Tribune Company went into bankruptcy a year after he agreed to steward the enterprise. Zell’s got a big personality; he is often contrarian, and irreverent, blunt, and always curious and hardworking. Talk to any two people and you might get wild swings in their descriptions of Zell.

And he can find opportunity virtually anywhere—from an arcane piece of legislation to a desert meeting in Abu Dhabi. He’s the guy who told the wall street journal in 1985, “If it ain’t fun, we don’t do it.