Investor Glossary-warren buffettInvestor Glossary-warren buffettInvestor Glossary-warren buffettInvestor Glossary-warren buffettInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Warren Buffett

The HTML to link to this page
 

Warren Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 30, 1930. Called "the Oracle of Omaha" for his uncanny ability to invest in undervalued companies, Warren Buffett took his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, to near the top of Fortune 500 list. Warren Buffett graduated in Economics from Columbia University, New York where he came under tutelage of the legendary investor Benjamin Graham.
"Buffettology", as the investment philosophy of Warren Buffett is called, goes beyond Graham's value-investing by looking at the intrinsic value of company as a whole for acquisition. Warren Buffett scouts for established companies that are grossly undervalued. Berkshire Hathaway, the flagship textile company Warren Buffett bought in 1962, provided the capital for his future acquisitions. Since then, Warren Buffett has diversified into a variety of companies such as American Express, Coca-Cola, and Gillette.



Rate this Warren Buffett definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: balance sheet, Zero Cost Collar, LIBOR, implied volatility, wholly-owned subsidiary, inflation, per diem, Key Rate Duration, open position, limit order, 144a, ex-dividend, covered put, EBITDA, option premium, retained earnings, annual return, quality assurance, diluted share, labor relations, ex-dividend date, 401a, average price per share, deferred revenue, 1035 exchange, risk management, in escrow, command economy, required rate of return, liquidity ratio, minority interest, cancelled check, current ratio, reverse mortgage, FTSE, 1031 exchange, real GDP, FICO score, stock split, irrevocable trust, margin rate, APR, VIX, phantom income, stock market close, deferred tax, dividends payable, debt service coverage, class C shares


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2015 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use