Interesting reads 14 Sept 2013 – Warren Buffett, and John Templeton


1. The Hershey Company and the Power of Brands – http://bit.ly/1d4A241
An excellent case study on one of Warren Buffett’s great investments. There is a lot of information on what is a moat and how it is measured in with this company. I havent read this in full yet.

2. See’s Candy – The Prototype of the Wide Moat Company – http://bit.ly/12FeWFH
One more excellent case study on one of Warren Buffett’s great investments. There is a lot of information on what is a moat and how it is measured in with this company. I havent read this in full yet.

3. A Dozen Things I Learned from John Templeton about Investing – http://bit.ly/19JVKs8
A nice distillation of John Templeton’s investment tenets by Tren Griffin – Talks about buying businesses priced lower than intrinsic value, contratian approach, being optimistic in a pessimistic environment, pointers on selling and more. A nice read

4. The Warren Buffett formula: How you can get smarter – http://bit.ly/18yYzek
A nice article on how Warren and Charlie accumulated their wealth – the knowledge to create wealth – READING. A nice quote on how reading also increases our knowledge just like compound interest.

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