RWH033: Lessons From Buffett & Berkshire w/ Chris Bloomstran Image

RWH033: Lessons From Buffett & Berkshire w/ Chris Bloomstran

17 September 2023 - 1 hour 10 mins
Podcast Series We Study Billionaires - The Investor’s Podcast Network

In this episode, William Green speaks with Chris Bloomstran, President & Chief Investment Officer of Semper Augustus. This conversation has been divided into two episodes. Here, in Part 2, Chris discusses what we can learn from studying Berkshire Hathaway & Warren Buffett; weighs the risks of Berkshire’s huge Apple stake; discusses Berkshire’s valuation; & explains why the stock should beat the S&P 500. He also talks about avoiding charlatans and living with integrity.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

00:00 - Intro

02:38 - Why Chris Bloomstran says it’s so valuable to study Berkshire Hathaway.

05:04 - How Warren Buffett thinks about intelligent asset allocation.

06:59 - How share buybacks...

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