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Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in the world besides always be introduced as “legendary investor”. Furthermore, he is also one which is ranked among the world’s wealthiest people. In 2008, he was the world’s wealthiest person but his ranking was dropped and he was the third wealthiest person in world as of 2011. “Wizard of Omaha”, “Oracle of Omaha” or “Sage of Omaha” are the names those calls Warren Buffett. Warren Buffett is famous with his adherence to the value investing philosophy and his frugality despite his large wealth. Warren Buffett is also a popular philanthropist which has pledged to give 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, for example of the Gates Foundation. Warren Buffett was born on August 30, 1930. He is the only son to Howard which is a stockbroker-turned-Congressman. Warren Buffett began his education at Rose Hill Elementary School in Omaha. He continued his education at Alice Deal Junior High School after finished elementary school. In 1947, he was graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. He was excellent in managing money and business at a very early age. When Warren Buffett was only six years old, he purchased 6 packs of Coca Cola from his grandfather’s grocery store with price of twenty five cents and resold each of the bottles for a nickel with earning five cents. When Warren Buffett was eleven years old, he bought three shares of Cities Service that was sold at $38 per share for both himself and his older sister. It fell to a price of $27 per share. Warren Buffett was frightened but still held his shares until the price rebounded to $40 per share. He sold them and earned $13 per share. In 1954, Warren Buffett accepted a job at Benjamin Graham’s partnership with a salary of $12000 per year. At 1956, Benjamin Graham closed this…...

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Warren Buffett

...ලයන 31ක !  .. ඔහ අවසන වශෙයන තරැණ පරපර සඳහා අවවාද හ    ු පයක ෙදන  නටත  අමතක කෙළ නෑ..  ණය කා පත වලන ෙදන    න... ආෙයජනය කරන න... 1.  දල වලන ෙසක තැය ෙනාහෑ. මතක තබා ගන ම     න...  දල ම  මාණය කෙල සා !!!  2. සරල තයක ගත කරන  න. 3. අනනට උවමනා ෙද අසා සන ඔබට උවමනා ෙද , ෙහාඳ යැ සෙතන  ි න. ි ෙදම කරන න. 4. ෙවලඳ නාම වලට ෙනාවෙටන ඔබට ව පහස ෙද අන පලන න. ස  න න. 5. අනවශ ෙදට යද කරන  දල අවශතා ඇෙයක පතග ම , ට කරන න. 6. ඔෙ තය... ඔෙ දහෙස ෙගවන ් න... අෙනෙකක ඔබ පාලනය ට මට ඉඩක ෙනාතබන  න... ෙලකෙය සත ම ෙවෙසන  සත ෙලකෙය ෙහාඳම හැමෙද ෙගාඩ ගසා ් න නන ව ් නැත... ඔවන සත ු  ෙටන සෙ රහස ඔවන ඔවන සත ෙද අගය ම සහ ි ු  ු   සෑහ මට පත ම...  ෙ සන  , ෙලකෙය ෙදවන ප ධනවතා Warren Buffett !!!!!! මටත ි ෙන ් සි  හ ෙතනවා... ඔහ ධනවත !!! ෙලකෙය හැමෙකෙනක   ් ටම වැය.... ෙහ ව ඔහ ත  ලඟා ෙකාට ෙගන සන සරල, සාමකා සැනසල යක තය අන ඔහ ි ි   ඉතා ෙපාෙහාසත සා....  ...

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Warren E Buffett, 2005

...Warren E. Buffett, 2005 Teaching Note Synopsis and Objectives Suggested complementary case about investment managers and superior performance: “Bill Miller and Value Trust” (Case 2). Set in May 2005, this case invites the student to assess Berkshire Hathaway’s bid, through MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, its wholly owned subsidiary, for the regulated energy-utility PacifiCorp. The task for the student is to perform a simple valuation of PacifiCorp and to consider the reasonableness of Berkshire’s offer. Student analysis readily extends into the investment philosophy and the remarkable record of Berkshire’s chair and CEO, Warren E. Buffett. The case is an introduction to a finance course or a module on capital markets. The analytical tasks are straightforward and intended to provide a springboard into discussion of the main tenets of modern finance. Thus, the case would be useful for: • setting themes at the beginning of a finance course, including risk-and-return, economic reality (not accounting reality), the time value of money, and the benefits of alignment of agents and owners • linking valuation to the behavior of investors in the capital market • modeling good practice in management and investment using Warren Buffett as an example by returning to the image of Buffett repeatedly during a finance course to ask students what Buffett would likely do in a situation • characterizing stock prices as equaling the......

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