Posts Tagged ‘Warren Buffett’

  • Love Birds M & A Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions: A Comeback

    Mar 2, 13 • 237 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 • 503 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 • 282 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]

  • 16556_3.24_000011088049XSmall

    Taxing Decisions

    Aug 16, 11 • 209 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]

  • 16217_2.27_000000751657XSmall

    A Warren Buffett Story

    Feb 27, 11 • 248 Views • No Comments

    If you had purchased Berkshire Hathaway stock on December 6, 1976, you paid approximately $77. At yesterday’s closing price, one share of the same firm (BRK/A) was $127,550. (Looking at the BLS CPI inflation calculator, $77 in 1976 is equal to the...  [read more]