Amit Kumar, founder of Artham Capital Partners, recently published Short Stories from the Stock Market, which serves as a guide for value investors who are interested in broadening their horizons beyond a long-only strategy. Read this article for a review of the book.
Ronald W. Chan’s latest book, The Value Investors: Lessons from the World’s Top Fund Managers, is an excellent compilation of interviews with twelve highly successful value investors from very different backgrounds. Read this article for a brief review of the book.
We recently had the opportunity to review a new subscription based newsletter published by Mariusz Skonieczny, founder and president of Classic Value Investors. Mr. Skonieczny is the author of Why Are We So Clueless About the Stock Market? which we reviewed in 2009 as well as a useful e-book on understanding financial statements which we reviewed in 2010.
Jan 7 2012 | Posted in Reviews
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With the large number of books related to Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, nearly everyone needs to be selective when it comes to choosing which books are worthy of attention. Readers who wish to gain insight into entrepreneurship from a successful CEO who sold his business to Berkshire Hathaway should consider Barnett Helzberg’s 2003 book “What I Learned Before I Sold to Warren Buffett”. Read this article for a review of the book.
In-N-Out Burger requires no introduction for residents of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah as well as dedicated fans in other states who often make a special point to visit one of the chain’s 246 locations whenever possible. From its humble origins in 1948 at a tiny location in Baldwin Park, California, In-N-Out reached cult status through its slow growth approach of providing “quality, cleanliness, and service” to customers while maintaining an unusually good relationship with employees and suppliers. However, nothing proves the power of In-N-Out’s brand more clearly than a series of disasters that left the company without good succession plans. Read this article for a review of Stacy Perman’s recent book, In-N-Out Burger.