The Essays of Warren Buffett by Warren E. Buffett
Lessons for Corporate America

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In the third edition of this international best seller, Lawrence Cunningham brings you the latest wisdom from Warren Buffett’s annual letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. New material addresses:

the financial crisis and its continuing implications for investors, managers and society; the housing bubble at the bottom of that crisis; the debt and derivatives excesses that fueled the crisis and how to deal with them; controlling risk and protecting reputation in corporate governance; Berkshire’s acquisition and operation of Burlington Northern Santa Fe; the role of oversight in heavily regulated industries; investment possibilities today; and weaknesses of popular option valuation models. Some other material has been rearranged to deepen the themes and lessons that the collection has always produced: Buffett’s “owner-related business principles” are in the prologue as a separate subject and valuation and accounting topics are spread over four instead of two sections and reordered to sharpen their payoff.
 

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Lawrence A. Cunningham, editor and publisher since 1997 of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, is the Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor at George Washington University. Cunningham's dozen books include The AIG Story and How to Think Like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett. His extensive writings, on a wide range of business and legal topics, appear in leading university journals as well as periodicals such as The Baltimore Sun, The Financial Times, The New York Post, and The New York Times. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.
 
Published March 1, 2013 by Carolina Academic Press. 320 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction
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