Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett

An American investor and businessman. In 1962, Buffett began buying shares in Berkshire Hathaway, eventually taking a controlling stake in the company. He expanded Berkshire Hathaway's business into insurance and used the proceeds to finance other investments. These investments turned Buffett into a billionaire in 1990. In 2008, he was the richest man in the world, but dropped to second place in 2009.

Nicknamed the "Oracle of Omaha," Buffett is a major proponent of value investing, which holds that it is better to invest in companies based on their intrinsic values rather than their technical information. This philosophy generally has been highly profitable for Buffett. Between 2000 and 2010, under Buffett's guidance, Berkshire Hathaway returned 76% to shareholders.
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The Oracle of Omaha received $464,011 in total compensation in 2014.
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As the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet, has often been quoted, "What matters is not the return on your money, but the return of your money".
You'll find him postulating about how happy he was in the 1970s that academia adopted the efficient markets theory--in essence removing thought from the investment process--which apparently allowed the Oracle of Omaha to do especially well by engaging his brain while others took theirs out to lunch.
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Widely known as the Oracle of Omaha, Buffett, 81, is considered the greatest celebrity in investing because of his many profitable decisions.
Many investors, however, consider emerging markets funds an essential part of their portfolio and it's no surprise that Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha, recently told journalists that he was thinking of investing in Indian businesses.
The announcement of his "Giving Pledge" is little more than grandstanding by the so-called Oracle of Omaha who appears now to be relishing the wealth spotlight from which he used to hide.

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