Wednesday, December 2, 2015


Mark Zuckerberg plans to give away 99% of his Facebook shares during his lifetime (currently worth about $45 billion) (LINK)

Interestingly, at the time of Warren Buffett's announcement in 2006, his net worth was also about $45 billion. And if the roughly 500,000 A shares he held at the time were priced at today's prices, that $45 billion would be worth over $100 billion, which would make him the world's richest person by more than $20 billion. Those claim checks that will be given back to society continue to compound.

U.S. Embassies Are Obsessed With Warren Buffett’s Chocolate [H/T Linc] (LINK)

Vishal Khandelwal interviews microcap investor Ian Cassel (LINK)

The Persistence of Growth (LINK)

Einhorn's 20.6 pct loss puts fund on course for down year [H/T Will] (LINK)

David Tepper sent out a rare angry letter about one of his undisclosed stock positions [H/T Will] (LINK)

Beyond Disruption - by Ben Thompson (LINK)


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