Here are all the books that were recommended from 2006 to 2016 with quotes from the annual report on why buffett picked each one. Eightyfiveyearold warren buffett shows up in the top ten of many lists for wealth and power. Jan 08, 2019 the berkshire annual letters are the best source. Warren buffetts management secrets audiobook youtube. Billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the best. Berkshire hathaway 2016 annual letter by warren buffett my. Here are all the books that were recommended from 2006 to 2016. Warren buffett is a proponent of value investing, which looks to find stocks that are undervalued compared to their intrinsic value. Warren buffett best book he read in 2016 business insider.
Curated collections of video clips with warren buffett speaking about a wide variety of specific topics and themes that have shaped his business career and his life. The 10 best investment books for beginners vintage value. This is truly a wonderful and wellmanaged company at a reasonable price. Apr 30, 2016 annual meetings morning session 2016 meeting. Wit and wisdom from the worlds greatest investor, second edition, by janet lowe, with warren buffett the warren buffett way, third edition by robert g. Feb 9, 2016 when warren buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or pages a day. Books recommended by warren buffett score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Feb 9, 2016 when warren buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 pages a day. In addition to providing an astounding case study on berkshires success, buffett shows an incredible willingness to share his methods and act as a.
A commemorative book first sold at the 2015 annual meeting and now for sale on ebay. Brown could not have predicted how resonant his book would become in 2016. For warren buffett, the billionaire chairman of the berkshire hathaway conglomerate, reading entails 80% of his working hours. Shareholder letters from 1977 to 2016 are available free to all on the berkshire hathaway website. Warren buffett is an american business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and. The books talk about the success factors of the ceo. The two main contenders right now are greg abel, who heads berkshires non. Microsoft cofounder bill gates asked warren buffett for a book recommendation, and this was it. In interviews and shareholder letters, legendary investor warren buffett reveals his top book recommendations. If you want to be like warren buffett and bill gates.
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Known as the oracle of omaha, warren buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. Heres a full list of every book warren buffett has recommended this decadein his annual letters. Nov 03, 2016 billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the best business book ever written. Hagstrom warren buffett reading list business books. Apr 30, 2015 warren buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isnt shy about sharing his book recommendations. If warren buffett werent the worlds best stock picker, how would he plan for retirement. Miller draws a number of lessons from the letters that are potentially just as actionable for investors today as they were for mr. Mastering the power of the focus investment strategy this book has been recommended by both buffett and munger on a few occasions. Oct 20, 2017 recommended by warren buffett, ceo of berkshire hathaway. This book compiles the full, unedited versions of every one of warren buffetts letters to the shareholders from 1965 to 2018, including 19651976 letters not available on berkshires website.
When the information is available we also note where, when and why buffett. Warren buffett is 87 and has not yet named a successor. Warren buffett gives great book recommendations each year in his companys annual report. Even now, he says he still spends about 80% of his day reading. Recommended by warren buffett, ceo of berkshire hathaway. Two things we learned from billionaire warren buffetts. Warren buffetts 15 biggest money mistakes and what you can. Buffett recommended this book in his 2014 annual shareholder meeting. Buffett has been called the oracle of omaha for his impressive investing prowess. Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading. This book, about our aging electrical grid, fits in one of my favorite genres. Billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the. Buffett says that the former secretary of the treasurys book about the financial crisis is a mustread for any manager.
Warren buffett is on record saying that the company discussed in this months newsletter is very very special. Naturally, speculation is rife about who will replace him. The best book i read last year was shoe dog, by nikes phil knight. If you are newer to value investing and stock research, a more basic book like those by mary buffett such as the tao of warren buffett. Books about mundane stuff that are actually fascinating. Microsoft cofounder bill gates asked warren buffett for. When warren buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 pages of a book a day. Weiss is the founder and editor of the ways to wealth, a certified financial planner, husband and father of three. This highly influential book was put together classically to guide ceos and private equitytype investors. It was one of the luckiest moments of his life, he said, because it gave him the intellectual framework for investing. Financial metrics like price book pb, priceearnings pe. Buffett runs berkshire hathaway, which owns more than 60 companies, including insurer geico.
Luckily for us, warren buffett, billionaire investor and berkshire hathaway ceo, has recommended a handful of books in several of his annual. While a summer reading list or a best books of the year list is nothing new, a book recommendation means something entirely different when it comes from warren buffett. Warren buffetts 6 best longterm picks investopedia. Warren buffett hasnt held back with his regrets over buying dexter shoe co. What are some of the best quotes by warren buffett. In fact, when warren buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, read 500 pages like this every day.
He and charlie munger also look at how amazon has disrupted plenty of people, and buffett explains how geico is being affected by an increase in the automobile death rate, even as cars become safer. Nevertheless, the stock trades at just 10x earnings. Nov 02, 2015 buffett says that the former secretary of the treasurys book about the financial crisis is a mustread for any manager. Warren buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isnt shy about sharing his book recommendations. Warren buffetts 15 biggest money mistakes and what you. Buffett studied under the legendary benjamin graham at columbia university. Why warren buffett recommends index funds to everyday. Morning session 2016 meeting warren buffett archive. You can see how his thoughts and opinions have changed, or remained constant, over the years. Books by warren buffett author of the essays of warren buffett. Oct 25, 2019 warren buffett is a proponent of value investing, which looks to find stocks that are undervalued compared to their intrinsic value.
His name comes to mind when the phrase smart investor enters in conversations around the globe. Here are 11 books hes heaped praise on through the years. Nov 03, 2015 18 book recommendations from billionaire warren buffett the legendary investor, who spends about 80 percent of his day reading, believes that these titles provide timeless financial lessons. Warren buffett and charles munger class of 2016 youtube.
Warren buffetts most popular book is the intelligent investor. Jeremy millers new book, warren buffetts ground rules, does an excellent job of putting the buffett partnership letters into context. As of september 2007, he was the third richest person in the world. To help you get into the mind of the billionaire investor, weve rounded up 18 of his book recommendations over 20 years of interviews and shareholder letters. When the information is available we also note where, when and why buffett recommended these books. Warren buffett is asked how berkshire might be affected if donald trump is elected president. Here are three top recommendations by bill gates, warren buffett, and jeff bezos, straight from bookauthority. A guide to the intelligent investor, security analysis, and the wealth of nations paperback june 6, 2012. Warren buffetts 15minute retirement plan the motley fool. Berkshire hathaway 2016 annual letter by warren buffett.
When buffett was 19, he picked up a copy of legendary wall streeter benjamin grahams the intelligent investor. Top 5 warren buffett book recommendations adam fayed. Here are the top 10 warren buffett stocks by number of shares held as of dec. Heres a list of every book warren buffett has recommended this. Recommended reading list over warren buffetts lifetime, the oracle of omaha has suggested several books that he thinks is valuable to the investor. In his 2016 letter, buffett called shoe dog the best book i read last year. Dec 28, 2016 before you quit your job by robert kiyosaki. Buffett, the oracle of omaha, was born on august 30, 1930.641 2 80 1271 621 657 1399 829 1201 941 295 300 1016 1222 918 503 940 1168 1358 29 1233 471 1109 840 574 261 1396 267 1161 611 2 662 278 1442 400 10