The Making of an American Capitalist

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Ranked #24 in Stocks, Ranked #30 in Investmentsee more rankings.

Starting from scratch, simply by picking stocks and companies for investment, Warren Buffett amassed one of the epochal fortunes of the 20th century -- an astounding net worth of $10 billion and counting. That awesome record has made him a cult figure.

This illuminating biography reveals a man whose conscientiousness, integrity, and good humor exist alongside an odd emotional isolation. Buffett also masterfully traces his life: his enormously successful partnership; his early, inspired investments in American Express and Geico; his companionship and investment with...

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Bill Gates CEO/MicrosoftOther books have been written about Warren Buffett and his investment strategy, but until Warren writes his own book, this is the one to read. (Source)

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