Profile: Charles Munger

http://youtu.be/pqzcCfUglws I probably don’t enjoy anything as much as reading Charles Munger, but this is my absolute favorite piece of Munger-material (link to the whole speech): "The model I like—to sort of simplify the notion of what goes on in a market for common stocks—is the pari-mutuel system at the racetrack. If you stop to … Continue reading Profile: Charles Munger

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Profile: Henry Singleton

"By the way, you may not know, but the Michael Jordan of stock buybacks was Henry Singleton at Teledyne. Henry began Teledyne in 1961 with approximately seven million shares outstanding and grew the company through acquisitions while shares outstanding peaked in 1972 at 88 million. From 1972 to 1987, long before stock buybacks became popular, … Continue reading Profile: Henry Singleton

Profile: John Malone

John Malone is a legendary financial engineer. He’s value oriented, specialized in the entertainment and media industry (most notably cable) and known for being exceptionally shrewd when it comes to special situations. An awesome lecture by Dr. John Malone: http://youtu.be/v5QfCLeloEg   John Malone talks of his past and future: Part One This is a great … Continue reading Profile: John Malone