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Essays of Warren Buffett : Lessons for Investors and Managers -- Paperback (3 REV ED): Cunningham, Lawrence A.: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Essays of Warren Buffett : Lessons for Investors and Managers -- Paperback (3 REV ED)
Essays of Warren Buffett : Lessons for Investors and Managers -- Paperback (3 REV ED)
Publisher : Wiley
Published Date : 2009/01
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780470824412

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Experienced readers of Warren Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. have gained an enormously valuable informal education. The letters distill in plain words all the basic principles of sound business practices.

FOREWORD. INTRODUCTION. PROLOGUE. I. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE. A. Owner-Related Business Principles. B. Full and Fair Disclosure. C. Boards and Managers. D. The Anxieties of Plant Closings. E. An Owner-Based Approach to Corporate Charity. F. A Principled Approach to Executive Pay. II. CORPORATE FINANCE AND INVESTING. A. Mr. Market. B. Arbitrage. C. Debunking Standard Dogma. D. "Value" Investing: A Redundancy. E. Intelligent Investing. F. Cigar Butts and the International Imperative. III. ALTERNATIVES TO COMMON STOCK. A. Junk Bonds. B. Zero-Coupon Bonds. C. Preferred Stock. D. Unconventional Commitments. IV. COMMON STOCK. A. The Bane of Trading: Transaction Costs. B. Attracting the Right Sort of Investor. C. Dividend Policy and Share Repurchases. D. Stock Splits and Trading Activity. E. Shareholder Strategies. F. Berkshire's Recapitalization. V. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS. A. Bad Motives and High Prices. B. Sensible Share Purchases Versus Greenmail. C. Leveraged Buyouts. D. Sound Acquisition Policies. E. On Selling One's Business. F. Advantages in Acquisitions. VI. ACCOUNTING AND VALUATION. A. A Satire on Accounting Shenanigans. B. Look-Through Earnings. C. Economic Goodwill Versus Accounting Goodwill. D. Owner Earnings and the Cash Flow Fallacy. E. Intrinsic Value, Book Value, and Market Price. F. Aesop and Inefficient Bush Theory. VII. ACCOUNTING POLICY AND TAX MATTERS. A. The Purchase-Pooling Debate. B. Stock Options. C. "Restructuring" Charges. D. Segment Data and Consolidation. E. Deferred Taxes. F. Retiree Benefits. G. Distribution of the Corporate Tax Burden. H. Taxation and Investment Philosophy. EPILOGUE. AFTERWORD AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. INDEX. CONCEPT GLOSSARY. DISPOSITION TABLE.