Category Archives: Book reviews

Book Review: Berkshire Beyond Buffett

It’s time to change what Warren Buffett supposedly said about his mentors: “I’m 85% Ben Graham, and 15% Phil Fisher.” For those who don’t know, Ben Graham is regarded to be the father of value investing, and Phil Fisher the father of growth investing.  Trouble is, Warren Buffett changed in his career such that this […]

Book Review: Panic, Prosperity, and Progress

I love economic history books, and I believe that most investors should read economic history.  History offers a broader paradigm for analyzing investment situations than mathematical models do. Mark Twain is overquoted on this, but only because he deserves to be quoted: “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” You can get a lot […]