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By Philip Jenks

A set of the main memorable prices on cash, wealth, funding, and enterprise luck, from a wide selection of assets. together with: - mythical traders: Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Jim Slater - Old-time billionaires: John D. Rockefeller, J. Paul Getty, Andrew Carnegie - vast swinging dicks: invoice Gates, Chris Gent, Allan Leighton - marketers: Sam Walton, Ray Kroc, Jeff Bezos - Wits: H.L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker - Comedians: Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Stephen Fry - Bankers and economists: Milton Friedman, J.K. Galbraith, John Maynard Keynes - Statesmen: Napoleon, Churchill, Thatcher - Rogues: Robert Maxwell, Ivan Boesky, Al Capone - Philosophers: Hegel, Goethe, Aristotle and lots of extra! Ordered by means of topic, with a entire index, this booklet comprises sharp insights, witty one-liners, and considerate observations of the top calibre. even if you will have whatever enjoyable to dip into, otherwise you are looking to pepper your dialog and writing with apercus on the way to have your viewers gasping in admiration, this is often the resource.

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All told, Primecap manages $77 billion in mutual funds, plus $17 billion more in pension and endowment money for big outfits such as General Motors and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But it isn’t gunning for more assets. The firm has 25 clients, and it is not eager to acquire more. “The managers want to limit the number of clients they have to a manageable number so they don’t have to deal with a lot of client interaction and sales-type stuff, because that would be a distraction,” says David Kathman, a Morningstar analyst who has followed the firm and its funds since 2006.

S. economy is doing better than the rest of the world,” says John Toohey, who directs stock investments for USAA. It attracts foreign investors, who can convert their dollar-denominated winnings into more of their local currencies. S. IS THE ENGINE OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH. But that doesn’t mean that investors (especially those with intestinal fortitude) can’t find good buys abroad. Europe is fertile bargain-hunting ground. “The sell-off in Europe has been vicious,” says Paul Christopher, a strategist at Wells Fargo Advisors.

But I believe that in most cases, inventors won’t invent unless they can profit from their work. Yet engineers rarely have the skill to protect their rights in court. Thus, Acacia’s business, which delegates the job of protecting an inventor’s rights to a firm full of patent attorneys, resonates with me. For a time, many other investors loved Acacia, too. 50 in October 2008, hit $46 in 2011. , reported record earnings in 2012. 50. I did so knowing that Acacia’s earnings would be “lumpy”—that is, inconsistent.

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