5 thoughts on “The Essays of Warren Buffett

  1. Cunningham organizes the essays within seven sections between Buffett’s Prologue (Pages 27-28) and his Epilogue (Pages 273-282):

    I Corporate Governance
    II Corporate Finance and Investing
    III Alternatives to Common Stock
    IV Common Stock
    V Mergers and Acquisitions
    VI Accounting and Valuation
    VII Accounting Policy and Tax Matters

    As Buffett explains in his Prologue, members of Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholder group receive communications directly “from the fellow you are paying to run the business.

  2. Another masterpiece. There are some books of 200 pages that take me more time to read than books of 400 pages. I read and then re-read every line to ensure that I don’t miss one single insight. The book more than lived up to its promise. I recommend any investor, analyst and particularly accounting professionals to read it.

  3. It is difficult to judge this as a book, because it really is just a collection of Warren Buffet’s letters to the shareholders. There is a very nice introduction that sums up Buffet’s views, and is great for people who have not been exposed to, or are not very familiar with value investing.

    The books lacks flow, with the order that the letters are listed in sometime jumping back and forth by a decade and two without preparing the reader to make the appropriate context switch. Since these are lett

  4. If, when I bring up that this is a “greatest hits” of excerpts from Berkshire Hathaway annual reports written by Warren Buffet, you are already wishing you clicked away from this to anywhere else on the Internet — ANYWHERE, PLEASE — then mentioning that Buffet is actually not too hard to read won’t help much. Nevertheless, Buffet states and re-states his principles clearly and succinctly and often provides amusing anecdotes or related jokes, and if you’re at all interested in how businesses sh

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