This is part eight of a ten-part series on the life and career of Charlie Munger, value investor, lawyer, philanthropist, Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation and Warren Buffett’s right hand man. He is also chairman of theDaily Journal Corporation and a director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Parts one through seven of this series can be found at the links below.
- Charlie Munger — Part One: The Beginning
- Charlie Munger — Part Two: Quality Over Value
- Charlie Munger — Part Three: Sit On Your A$$
- Charlie Munger — Part Four: Investment Advice
- Charlie Munger — Part Five: Checklist Investing
- Charlie Munger — Part Six: The Daily Journal
- Charlie Munger — Part Seven: Poor Charlie’s Almanack
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Charlie Munger — Part eight: Berkshire at 50
In part seven of this series, I looked at the book Poor Charlie’s Almanack, a compilation of Charlie Munger’s speeches, presentations and letters. One essay that wasn’t included in Poor Charlie’s Almanack (mainly because it was written almost a decade after the book was published — it’s still essential reading) is Charlie Munger’s contribution to the Berkshire Hathaway 50th anniversary letter.
Across five pages of the Berkshire Letter, Charlie Munger takes a look at the factors have been key to Berkshire’s success over the years.
And the commentary from Charlie Munger really does offer an invaluable insight into how Berkshire operates. However, these reflections are not just relevant to Berkshire. Charlie’s observations can also help the average investor improve their investing process.
Read the full article here: http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/04/charlie-munger-berkshire-at-50/