10 Books As Gifts For Investors
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10 Books As Gifts For Investors

Here are 10 gift ideas for an investor, or someone who likes to invest. Gifts for investors are often inexpensive and all investors can use more knowledge.  Below, are list several books that would be suitable as gifts, for a range of investors from beginners, stock investors, real estate investors, etc.  Please note that the books are in no particular order. . 1. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing.  A...

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My Best Investments Of The Decade P1-3 (Wells Fargo preferred shares during the financial crisis)

In the previous article, I described the worst investments (investment decisions) that I have made within the past decade.  The best investments will be broken into a 3 part series, as the selections were very close.  I want to illustrate in detail the original circumstances/context/situations of the time, the thought processes, why I think they were the best, and also the key investment aspects of each. In this manner, I hope that my...

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Salida Capital Corp Wins Warren Buffett Auction Lunch

A Toronto, Canada, hedge fund firm Salida Capital Corp. won this year’s charity auction lunch with Warren Buffett.  The company’s winning bid was $1,680,300 USD, which includes up to eight guests.  The company stated that each partner will personally pay for their share, which is also tax deductible.  Proceeds of the auction will go to the Glide Foundation, a San Francisco based charity. . The company’s CEO had these...

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Bank Valuation VIII

We have finally reached the end of the info packed Bank Valuation series.  Congratulations to all that have made it, I hope you were able to take away something useful. In this last article I will discuss calculating the intrinsic value of a bank. So far we covered the following:: – Net Interest Margin (NIM) – Return On Assets (ROA) – Loan Loss Reserve, and losses related to the loan portfolio – Return On...

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Warren Buffett's Recent Investments

[Article updated Oct 2 2008, to include GE investment] [Article updated Oct 1 2008, to include BYD investment] – September has been quite a month for Warren Buffet and his Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) subsidiary companies. . September 18 2008: – MidAmerican, a Berkshire subsidiary agreed to acquire Constellation Energy Group for $4.7 Billion cash.  In the tentative deal, Constellation would get $1 Billion cash, while...

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