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First of all, investing means different things to different people. That is why it seems so confusing? What most people call investing is not really investing? People are all talking about different things yet they often think they are talking about the same thing.
No One Is an Expert at Everything
Investing means different things to different people. There is no one person who can possibly be an expert at the entire subject. There are many different investment products and many different investment procedures.
Everyone Has a Bias
A person who is good at stocks will say, “Stocks are your best investment.” A person who loves real estate will say, “Real estate is the basis of all wealth.” Someone who hates gold will say, “Gold is an obsolete commodity.”
Then you add procedure bias and you really become confused. Some people say ‘Diversify. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket,” and still others such as Warren Buffet, America’s greatest investor, says, “Don’t diversify. Put all your eggs in one basket and watch that basket closely.”
All of this personal bias from so-called experts adds to the confusion that shrouds the subject of investing. Read more
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Warren Buffett was born in Nebraska, Omaha USA on the 30th of August in 1930. He is one of the worlds richest men, with a fortune that is only surpassed by Bill Gates of Microsoft fame. He is considered one of the most successful investors of all time and has picked up the nickname of the “Oracle of Omaha”.
Buffett was born to Leila and Howard Buffett and was the second of three children, he being the only boy. Buffett’s father, Howard was a stockbroker and also became a member of congress. He showed early signs of being entrepreneurial through being involved in various business dealings as a child, including purchasing bottles of cola cheaply and selling them for a profit. and made his first investment in the stock market when he was just 11 years old.
In his eduction life, Buffett began studying at the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, but transferred to the University of Nebraska where he graduated. He then went on to the Columbia University to do a Masters in economics. This was where he met the influential value investor Benjamin Graham, the person that change his career. Read more