Another hero-off-the-pedestal story, about the effect on the shareholder meetings.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 10:31
by Ben Berkowitz Monday April 25, 2011
"After key lieutenant resigns under cloud, some asking if it’s time for Buffett to go." Here's the story. My bottom line: The old Berkshire era has ended, to the dismay of many and the delight of others. Whatever your feelings, it will never be the same.
Monday, April 4, 2011 - 22:11
From the New York Times, Tuesday April 4th by Geraldine Fabrikant.
Friday, March 4, 2011 - 08:32
Andrew Hill of the FT had a good story on this subject a few days ago. He pulls some Snowball material into his description of Buffett to make a point about the man that has been rarely grasped.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 10:13
Miguel titled this section of the interview "Will the Real Warren Buffett Please Stand Up?"
Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 10:12
In the third part of this interview, Miguel Barbosa asks me some insightful questions about my first encounters with Warren Buffett and I tell the story in detail.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 10:09
In this interview, Miguel Barbosa talks with me about my time at Morgan Stanley, and the other foibles of Wall Street.
Monday, November 1, 2010 - 21:55
Recently I sat down with Miguel Barbosa of Simoleon Sense for a 5 part interview that is by far the most detailed and comprehensive one I've ever given on Buffett, The Snowball, investing, and my story. Here's part one. Miguel's a great interviewer and managed to get me to talk about a lot of things that are new information to nearly everyone.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 21:42
Matthew Schifrin of Forbes.com says that Todd Combs reminds him of the story recounted in The Snowball about Buffett visiting Lorimer Davidson at GEICO to learn about insurance. He has this to say about Buffett's choice of investment manager: "[T]he most important thing that investors can learn from this Buffett announcement may very well be that insurance stocks are a damn good place to park your cash. Assuming Mr. Combs doesn’t veer too far from what he does best, then you should read Warren’s choice of successor as a big bet on insurance, asset management and...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 15:05
By Alex Konrad, contributorJuly 9, 2010: 2:44 PM ET
FORTUNE -- Summer is in full swing. For most people, this means hitting the beach, firing up the barbecue, and relaxing poolside -- or at least daydreaming about it from the office. For CEOs, it may mean retreating to a Tuscan villa, docking the yacht in a remote island, or putting out fires in the boardroom. Regardless of their destination, C-suite executives are using a little downtime to catch up on their reading.
Fortune polled a number of executives to find out what's on their reading list. They're diving into everything from the glut of books about the financial crisis, to the latest management self-help books, to tomes on history's great leaders....