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Before there was Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett, before there was George Soros or David Swensen, there was John Maynard Keynes.
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Standing on the hurricane barrier, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has his back to the former Berkshire Hathaway mill complex in the Wall Street Journal photo published a few days ago.
An index measuring returns adjusted by price fluctuations shows the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has done better than every long-lived U.S. stock and mutual fund.
But some of the $10.1 billion in funding for that program could also benefit one of the nation's largest freight railroads.
"The golden rule of investing: no asset is so good that you should invest irrespective of the price paid," writes GMO's James Montier in a new White Paper.
In Brooklyn, New York, there is a bar called Sharlene's. At Sharlene's, a Jameson-and-soda costs $7, and I was on my second of the night when a friend, Derek, told me that if I listed Sleeping Beauty among my favorite movies on OkCupid, I would attract creeps and weirdos.
This year has been favorable for stocks; the return of the S&P 500 index year-to-date is at 26.27 % while one year return of the index is at 27.17 %, these compared to 13.81% the average annual return for the last three years and an average annual return of 16.23% for the last five years.
America's top billionaires have been declared by Forbes and it appears that the year has been kind to the Walton family.
By MATT CAMARA firstname.lastname@example.org NEW BEDFORD - Mayor Jon Mitchell says he hopes a recent Wall Street Journal article will be enough to spare from demolition the South End Berkshire-Hathaway mill where billionaire Warren Buffett's storied investment career began.
In the past, experts routinely said you needed to replace 70% to 80% of your pre-retirement income for your golden years.
You may not remember interviewing me a couple of times over the years. I still catch your show.
Eaton's latest quarter was quite impressive, with the company posting good revenue growth, outpacing the industry average of 10.4%.
The synergies were obvious - the merger would create, again in Buffett's words, "the greatest consumer products company in the world."
"Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2 : Never forget rule No.1." -Warren E. Buffett Every serious value investor is aware of the above famous rules from the Oracle of Omaha.
Ever since then, the news media has fixated on Berkshire Hathaway's hunt to bag that elephant to fuel its future growth.
Fayez Sarofim made a fortune investing in brand-name consumer product companies and energy stocks.