The 2017 Berkshire Hathaway AGM is done and dusted.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield and his travelling partner, Standard Bank Wealth’s Chris de Klerk, reported back after returning, bleary eyed, from Omaha.
They gave a broad overview and shared some key learnings.
Listen to the two of them in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
These guys are funny! They have a career in sit-down comedy if this investing thing doesn’t work out for them.— Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show
They made more good decisions than bad ones.— Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show
The best active investor in the world says ‘I want to invest my money in passive funds’.— Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show
They structure their portfolios to handle stresses over the long-term.— Chris de Klerk, Standard Bank Wealth
They take a long time to choose the stock they want to invest in.— Chris de Klerk, Standard Bank Wealth
Buffett had three cans of Coke during the session.— Chris de Klerk, Standard Bank Wealth
Some pictures of Omaha (to the tune of the Counting Crows song "Omaha"):
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