Buffettology has ratings and 67 reviews. David said: A beginners guide to value investing21 April I just clicked on Mary Buffett’s name on. Download the eBook for Buffettology by Mary Buffett, David Clark. Read excerpts, book reviews, & watch videos at Simon & Schuster. David Clark and Mary Buffett’s bestselling book Buffettology, as the name suggests, belongs to the latter category, but the reason it stands out is.

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Jul 25, Anurag rated it it was amazing. You can calculate this rate of return using the following formula:. This explains basic compounding and the importance of role played by ROE in an investment decision etc. Warren Buffett has always believed that the time to buy stocks is when nobody else wants them.

Warren found that no matter how intelligent a person is, the nature of the beast controls the investor’s actions. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Building from the ground up, Buffett chose wisely and picked his stocks with care, in turn amassing the huge fortune for which he is now famous. Buffettology is worth your time to learn. The most successful investor of all time. Since then we’ve seen the internet bubble burst, the collapse of Enron, and investors scrambling to move their assets — what remains of them — back to the safety of traditional blue chip companies.

The greatest flaw in my opinion was that some of the calculations are repeated a few times too many and also that the formula’s aren’t provided. But you get the point.

This one will remind you, that when buying great I picked up this little book Buffettology last year in early Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Applying the RoE model to this as well, revealed that there are certainly areas where I could get a better return — or the awareness that I may not even know my current RoE. Price may vary by retailer. Additionally, I did not particularly care for the informal, peppy tone of the authors. There are some good points in this book, like not forgetting about taxes and inflation, which most people do not consider in their calculations when determining if they made a profit.



But if you follow Warren Buffett, then you know that very little of his investment philosophy is truly ground-breaking, but that’s the point.

In order to earn serious money on the stock market, you need a serious sum of money to start with. T or F Consumer monopolies have the strong economic engines. Yes, some pay lip service to the importance of long-term investing, but in truth they are stuck on making fast money. Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements: Learn how Warren Buffett did it—and how you can too.

Its just a small part. Designed to teach investors how to decipher and use financial information the way Buffett himself does, this book guides investors through opportunity-rich bear markets, walking them step-by-step through the equations and formulas Buffett uses to determine what to buy, what to sell — and when.

What this book does is that it explores Warren Buffett’s strategy of investing in companies that are undervalued, a term known as value investing, at a point in time when the company is going ‘cheap’: The math is easy even though I took all this type of math in college she makes it easy for anyone not familar but ready to learn what it means.

Warren Buffett did not have such a sum of money himself, so he decided to use the money of others instead! Predictable product, predictable profits. Bestselling authors Mary Bugfett and David Clark examine seventeen companies that Warren Buffett has bought for himself and for his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, as durable investments and explain why these companies are once again selling at prices that offer great long-term growth prospects.

Lessons from Buffettology (Summary)

Jan 07, Christian rated it really liked it. Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements: This brilliant maneuver has allowed Buffett to maximize his returns by minimizing the amount of taxes he has to pay. People interested in finance. All the true advice in the book is pretty obvious and better available elsewhere. Don’t think that you can pick stocks like buffet by reading this. The other issue that I have with the book was the calculations that were being put forward, and these were using a term call ‘future value’ which is a vague figure at some point in the future which only comes about through predictions and speculations.


Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. It is not difficult to see why, because retained earnings is the money that a company can reinvest into the company for future growth, and the return on equity determines to a large extend the extra income that will be generated from these investments.

In the end if that company collapses in a heap of debt, then in that piece of paper or the representation of that piece of paper is absolutely worthless. That’s why his favorite holding period is forever. This sounds more difficult than it really is. Thank you Mary Buffett for sharing with the world. His ideas of how to value companies were all shaped by how the Great Crash and the Depression almost destroyed him, and he was always a little afraid of what the market can do.

Buffett has worked in a wide range of businesses including extensive work as a consultant to several Fortune companies. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

For five decades, Warren Buffett has been making himself one of the wealthiest men in the world, amassing more than 30 billion dollars by investing in the stock market. Books by Mary Buffett. She has been the principal speaker for prestigious organizations around the world. To figure this out, you’ll need to estimate how much a company should realistically be worth five years from now, and such an estimate is only possible if a company has consistent earnings.

Price may vary by retailer. My copy never leaves my desk. However, be wary of the fact bufefttology this figure is highly susceptible to manipulation by management.