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From Butler to Buffett

the story behind the Buffalo news

by Murray B. Light

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buffalo news (Buffalo, N.Y. : Daily)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-399) and index.

    StatementMurray B. Light.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4899.B9165 B845 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination422 p. :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3288904M
    ISBN 101591021804
    LC Control Number2004001574
    OCLC/WorldCa54279828

    He was also impressed by the fact that The News had almost twice the daily circulation as the Courier-Express and 75 percent more advertising revenue. On the basis of his own experience working with Vanguard clients, Bogle attempts to help readers use index investing to build wealth. In an off-the-cuff talk, he said: "I will tell you the secret of getting rich on Wall Street. The News, although it had been the dominant media outlet on the Niagara Frontier for many years, was not a big profit center. These are decisions, he always has said, that can properly be evaluated and made only by editors of the paper. Has any pop star identified this particular strain of existential crisis better than Mr.

    Central Park is right there. Significantly, in the eyes of prospective purchasers, the paper did not publish a Sunday edition, the fastest-growing sector for newspapers in a period when daily circulation was declining. The key to being a good investor was to recognise the value of things when 'everyone' knew they weren't worth much. Heinz in He draws heavily on his own mistakes and what he learned from them. Buffett was certain that his investment in The News was a good one at the negotiated price and what he believed was the untapped potential of the newspaper.

    Schmit also of the Eagles likened them to Deadheads, the way Grateful Dead fans would follow that band. For years, Kate Butler, owner of The Buffalo Evening News, repeatedly had rejected the advice of her attorneys that she take steps to minimize the tax consequences that would occur upon her death. He would sometimes bet a quarter of Berkshire's capital on one stock, so sure was he that its true value would see the stock rise. Other Broadway offers came and went.


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From Butler to Buffett book

He built his own tour buses, because it costs five times more to rent equipment than to own it yourself. Who has been such a folk hero of workaday boredom and 9 to 5 drudgery?

In one respect they were similar, both interested in the profitability of the enterprise. Buffett's favourite food is the cheeseburger, and he is famous for guzzling Cherry Cokes. Many people who grew up reading The News will enjoy this book.

In his letter to Berkshire's shareholders, Buffett called The Outsiders an "outstanding book about CEOs who excelled at capital allocation. This book is clearly intended for the longtime Buffalo News reader and Light makes no attempt to vary the writing style he has employed during his lengthy career there.

From Butler to Buffett: The Story Behind the Buffalo News

This book contains the biographies of the various executives of Berkshire Hathaway, all of whom have thrived under Buffett's "hands-off" management policy. For years, Kate Butler, owner of The Buffalo Evening News, repeatedly had rejected the advice of her attorneys that she take steps to minimize the tax consequences that would occur upon her death.

SETTING THE STAGE FOR WARREN BUFFETT TO BUY THE NEWS

Obviously, they couldn't afford them--the people providing the financial advice were in a better position to splurge than the people who followed the advice. He still remembers who got him here.

Buffett thought would be fun and memorable. Howard Buffett eventually ran a successful stock brokerage and also achieved a surprise election to Congress in as a Republican.

Can you hear its anthem? Butler's death, prospective buyers were amazed how little profit it had made in the prior decade. Buffett and the musicians he endorses?

On the first day we met, back in October, in New Orleans, the morning after opening night of the musical, he showed up on time at 9 a.

The ocean is often so far away. Many of his forebears at The News that are portrayed here also possess exteriors of leather. This rule banned a company from owning a newspaper and a TV station in the same town.

However, it's still full of useful wisdom. It was time to restart rehearsals after the holiday break. Look at the business you run as if it were the only asset of your family, one that must be operated for the next fifty years and can never be sold. Buffett managed an investment partnership that was disbanded in The task of finding a purchaser was given to Vincent T.

Heinz in The result is "a rarity, a useful book," Buffett reportedly said. Buffett told him. He never worried if the market price of a stock he had bought experienced a big drop because it was obvious to him that the fundamentals would see it rise again.Back inBill Gates asked Buffett what his favorite book was.

To reply, Buffett sent the Microsoft founder his personal copy of "Business Adventures," a collection of New Yorker stories by. Buffett says that the former secretary of the U.S. Treasury's book about the financial crisis is a must-read for any manager.

Lots of books have been written about how to manage an organization. May 03,  · Warren Buffett has a lengthy list of books for you to read. Buffett has taken to singling out a book or two (and occasionally more) in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

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