sábado, maio 21, 2005

Buffetology

O melhor livro sobre o método de investimento de Buffet elaborado com a colaboração de uma sua ex-nora.

Buffettology: The Previously Unexplained Techniques That Have Made Warren Buffett The Worlds

Americans are infatuated with the stock market. The number of households that own stock has increased from around 20 percent in the early 1980s to over 40 percent today. The market offers the hope of quick wealth and early retirement, and just about everyone who is in the market is looking for an edge, from sources such as CNBC and Wall Street Week to the Beardstown Ladies and "The Motley Fool." So it should be no surprise the most successful investor of our time--Warren Buffett--has been the subject of dozens of books and magazine articles. The value of Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, has increased from $18 per share in 1965 to over $70,000 per share today. The interest in Buffett has spawned an approach to investing called "Buffettology," which is the subject of a book by the same name written by Buffett's former daughter-in-law, Mary Buffett.
In Buffettology, Mary Buffett, with the help of David Clark, details Warren Buffett's approach to investing. It's a style of investing based on the work of Benjamin Graham and one that requires a quality that most investors lack--discipline. Mary Buffett writes, "As you read through this book you will come to see that having a business perspective on investing is more about discipline than philosophy.... In short, other people's follies, brought on by fear and greed, will offer you, the investor, the opportunity to take advantage of their mistakes and benefit from the discipline of committing capital to investment only when it makes sense from a business perspective.... You will find that almost everything that relates to business perspective investing is alien to Wall Street folklore.

Buffettology examines Buffett's methods for valuing companies and selecting stocks--it even encourages you to buy a calculator and work through the valuation formulas that Buffett uses when researching companies to buy. The book not only serves as a useful guide to understanding how Buffett invests, it's an excellent primer to investing in stocks, whether you plan to become a Buffettologist or not. Highly recommended. --Harry C. Edwards, Business editor--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Review
Stevin Hoover Hoover Capital Management
Absolutely the best book ever written on Warren Buffett's investment methods.

Outros Livros:
The New Buffettology by Mary Buffet
The Warren Buffett Way, Second Edition by Robert G. Hagstrom
How to Think Like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett by Lawrence A. Cunningham
The Warren Buffett Portfolio : Mastering the Power of the Focus Investment Strategy by Robert G. Hagstrom
The New Buffettology: How Warren Buffett Got and Stayed Rich in Markets Like This and How You Can Too! by David Clark
Trade Like Warren Buffett (Wiley Trading) by James Altucher

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