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5 top wires last month

Alex Cowie

In case reporting season kept you busy, we've summarised five top wires in February for you. Peter Quinton’s top ten picks for 2017, our fund manager earnings results review, and Buy Hold Sell with ‘Quality stocks on sale’ all deliver useful stock ideas. On big picture thinking, we bring you... Show More

Highlights from Buffett’s 2017 letter

Patrick Poke

Having just consumed Buffett’s most recent letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors, I thought I’d share some of the most interesting parts with Livewire readers. Buffett is clearly not familiar with the concept of ‘talking your own book’ (an industry term for unabashedly talking up one’s own investments), happily taking swipes... Show More

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Buffett, Gross, Soros, Lynch: The key to their success

Patrick Poke

We’ve posted about the issue of sticking with your investment strategy before – see here: https://www.livewiremarkets.com/admin/wires/33581 and here: https://www.livewiremarkets.com/wires/33932 But it’s a topic that’s worth revisiting. AQR Capital, manager of over US$170B has released a research paper on exactly this subject. They look at Berkshire Hathaway, PIMCO’s Total Return Fund... Show More

Buffett’s 2015 annual letter to shareholders

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Warren Buffett has released his 2015 annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, with points of interest including the operating results from the ‘Powerhouse Five’, succession planning, and the prospects for more big deals. As Buffett has invested in more capital-intensive businesses to help absorb Berkshire’s $18bn of annual free cash... Show More

Its Super watching Buffett

Clime Asset Management

While Warren Buffett’s recent investment in IAG Limited suggests that parts of the Australian equity market represent a growth opportunity, it also exposed how inefficient the Australian capital market has become. In this context, efficiency is not measured by price movement or price performance; rather it is measured by the... Show More

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