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LRPC’s Monday Morning Minute for this week, “Buffett’s Investing Advice From His 2017 Shareholder Letter” (presented below) comes to you courtesy of ThinkAdvisor. As an independent, objective Registered Investment Advisory firm, Lawton Retirement Plan Consultants, LLC has access to research from many sources. Be assured that I will share enlightening, useful information with you each week.
Every year Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholder letter contains insights on investing from Warren Buffet that many eagerly await reading. You may be surprised at some of Mr. Buffet’s thoughts this year outlined below.
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Buffett’s Investing Advice From His 2017 Shareholder Letter
By Janet Levaux, Editor in Chief, Research Magazine
According to Chairman Warren Buffet, the market value of Berkshire Hathaway’s shares has roared ahead at a compound annual growth rate of 20.8% since 1965 — more than double the S&P 500’s 9.7%. In 2016, Berkshire shares soared 23.4%, beating the S&P’s 12.0% improvement. A year earlier, the shares dropped 12.5%, while the S&P gained 1.4%.
While the information on returns is always welcome by investors and market watchers, it is the Oracle of Omaha’s musings on a variety of topics that are eagerly anticipated. Read on for the top eight nuggets of wisdom gleaned from this year’s 28-page letter to investors: [Read more…]