Mini Bio Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is one of the most respected investors in the world. He is very rich and great business man, born on the August 30th, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska. Early on his childhood he demonstrated being a knack for financial business matters. He visited his father’s stock brokerage business where at the age of 11 year bought shares at 38 dollars per share where he sold his shares at 40 dollars and later regretted the decision after the shares shot to 200 dollars. This taught him patience in investing. Friends said that as a young boy he was a genius at mathematics and could keep large columns of numbers in his head, and was greatly talented.
In 1956, he later enrolled in the university at the age of 16, and lately joined Columbia University for his advanced degree. In 1952, he married Susan Thompson and had three children, where after two years he started Buffett Partnership Ltd in Omaha, he purchased a five bedroomed house in Omaha and still lives there now. Buffet was announced to have prostate cancer, but he has battled through it.
Warren Buffet Worth
The brilliant man is worth was approximated at 62 billion dollars where he was termed as the richest man in the world after donating billions of dollars to charity that showed his generosity.
Warren Buffet Company
Recently Buffet purchased HJ Heinz for 28 billion with the private equity group, and praised this company for making great products, and for their good management in the past years. He is the CEO and the founder of Berkshire Hathaway Company and owns part of Anheunser-Busch InBev. Buffet termed as a giving person some of his contribution from the Buffet foundation was 3.8 million dollars went to the Planned Parenthood, which involves itself directly to the clinic level. Buffett foundation also supported International projects assistance services, and contributed 2.5 million dollars that would enable the IPAS Company to increase its capacity. Recently the company provides grants to a few international organizations and a large range of United States organizations.
Warren Buffet Books
As a financial Guru Warren Buffet wrote a list of books. Some of his three favorite books are; A security analysis, a guide to the intelligent investor and the wealth of nations. 42 books were printed in his name, where the United States president and other political leaders were the most persons named in his books title.
10 Best Quotes By Warren Buffett
1>Rule No. 1: never lose money; rule No. 2: don’t forget rule No. 1
2> I try to buy stock in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run them. Because sooner or later, one will.
3>It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
4>Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
5>Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
6>I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
7>Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.
8>There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
9>Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
10>I sent one e-mail in my life. I sent it to Jeff Raikes at Microsoft, and it ended up in court in Minneapolis, so I am one for one.