Posts Tagged ‘Warren Buffett’

  • Everyday economics and Warren Buffett investment advice

    Some Warren Buffett Investing Wisdom

    Nov 5, 14 • 368 Views • No Comments

    Guilty of probability neglect, we should listen to Warren Buffett's advice on investing and use cost/benefit analysis whenever emotions overwhelm logic....  [read more]

  • Love Birds M & A Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions: A Comeback

    Mar 2, 13 • 248 Views • No Comments

    By Alexandra Kaiser, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and undergraduate at New York University I have been reading many news articles on recent mergers and acquisitions. 2013 started off with companies spending $219 billion on M&A. Compared to the...  [read more]

  • Ketchup

    Oligopoly: A Ketchup Story

    Feb 16, 13 • 554 Views • No Comments

    Called the “Ketchup Conundrum” by journalist Malcolm Gladwell, we have many mustards but only one ketchup. Grey Poupon transformed the mustard market. Originally a delicacy in the gourmet section, Grey Poupon was selected over French’s in...  [read more]

  • Unless We Look More Closely at Women in the Global Labor Force, We See Only the Tip of the Iceberg.

    US Economic Growth: Buffett and Gates

    Feb 10, 13 • 302 Views • No Comments

    My story starts yesterday with a Penn Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Explaining that an image of the history of the universe could emerge from two celestial bodies, he added that similarly, we could describe the US economy through Warren Buffett...  [read more]

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    Taxing Decisions

    Aug 16, 11 • 226 Views • No Comments

    According to The Atlantic’s Megan McArdle, all of us should know about the Fallacy of Chesterton’s Fence before we decide how we feel about taxes. Picture a fence extending across a road. 2 people approach it. The first says, “I don’t...  [read more]